Around the Region (05/31/14)

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05/30/2014 11:07 PM

Modesto

What: CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECK

When: Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Los Amigos Tire, 1700 Crows Landing Road

Info: Child safety seat checks will be provided for parents and families. The event is an opportunity to learn about child safety seat information. It is open to the public, and no one will be asked to show a driver’s license or identification. For more information, call Councilman Tony Madrigal at (209) 579-4776 or email tmadrigal@modestogov.com.

What: “AWAKENING YOUR INNER GENIUS” PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP

When: Sunday, 10 a.m.

Where: Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave.

Info: Will Tuttle, pianist, composer, educator and author, will present the message “Awakening Your Inner Genius,” featuring two piano solos and meditation. Following the service, from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuttle will lead a workshop, “Opening the Intuitive Gate,” and will follow up with a piano concert on Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All events are open to the public and admission is free; an offering will be collected. For more information, call Diana Smith, (209) 634-8059.

What: PARENTS, FAMILY & FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS EVENT

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: PFLAG Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays – is having a First Tuesday event featuring a Healthy TRANSitions program. For more information, call (209) 566-2468.


Turlock

What: SENIOR FARMERS MARKET COUPON DISTRIBUTION

When: Friday, 8 to 11 a.m.

Where: Turlock Farmers Market, Broadway at Main Street

Info: The Area Agency on Aging and Veterans Services will distribute coupon booklets for seniors 60 and older with a limited income of $1,799 for an individual or $2,425 for a couple. Coupons may be used like cash to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs or honey at certified farmers markets. Supplies are limited and coupons are dispersed on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (209) 525-4611.


Salida

What: SINGLES MEETING

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Where: Perko’s Cafe, 4642 Kiernan Ave.

Info: Weekly social meeting of Valley Super Singles, a nonprofit social club for singles age 50 and older. New members are welcome. For more information, call Chuck Behr, (209) 579-2347.


YESTERYEARS

100 YEARS AGO: Under the management of Manager Price and Assistant Manager Hunsucker, Modesto’s second new hotel was thrown open for public inspection. An estimated 2,000 to 2,500 people were shown through the building.

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