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What: NEUROPATHY SUPPORT GROUP
When: Monday, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Rooms 502/503, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The Modesto Neuropathy Support Group monthly meeting features the topic of how certain vitamins and minerals affect our health, particularly those experiencing peripheral neuropathy. For more information on the meeting or the support group, call Monte, (209) 531-3838.
What: GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
When: Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County meeting features Jeff Jardine, Modesto Bee columnist, who will present the program “Writing Family History from a Journalist’s Perspective.” The program will be preceded by an ice cream social. For more information, call Bev Johnson, (209) 526-5009, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: PFLAG SOCIAL
When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.
Info: PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is having a Third Tuesday Social. The event will feature bingo, refreshments and prizes. Call (209) 566-2468 or visit www.pflagmodesto.org.
What: LATINO EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING
When: Friday, 8:15 a.m.
Where: El Concilio Community Center, 1314 H St.
Info: The Latino Emergency Council meeting features Luis Molina, Patterson mayor, who will speak on the topic of emergency preparedness and partnership with LEC. For more information, call Dale, (209) 613-1058.
What: HOPPIN’ AT THE HANGAR
When: Friday, 5:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: CAF Hangar, Hangar 1-S, 700 Tioga Dr.
Info: The Commemorative Air Force Central California Valley Squadron second annual Hoppin’ at the Hangar. Dance to 1950s and ’60s rock ’n’ roll music. There will be a catered dinner and old-fashioned soda fountain treats, and classic airplanes and cars. $25 per person. Advance purchase is required; tickets are not sold at door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (209) 605-4313.
What: GARDEN CLUB SALAD LUNCH
When: Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Where: Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave.
Info: Oakdale Garden Club is having a salad bar luncheon to fund scholarships for Oakdale High School graduates. Cost is $8 per ticket, or a table of eight reserved in advance for $80. The event will also feature a raffle, silent auction and plant sale. Tickets are available from Oakdale Garden Club members or at the door. For more information, call Marilyn, (209) 848-8746.
What: AUDUBON SOCIETY POTLUCK
When: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Where: Jamestown Community Hall, 8250 Main St.
Info: The Central Sierra Audubon Society will hold its annual potluck, which will feature the 2014 scholarship winners and the election of new officers for the 2014-15 year. Members and guests are encouraged to bring a dish to share and their own table setting. Dinner presentation will be Barry Bolton, who will show a short video series of birds in action. For more information, call Jan, (209) 532-1106.
100 YEARS AGO: The Modesto Reds opened their season at home, playing host to San Leandro. The Professor Jones Boys Band was to play at the game and lead a procession at 2 p.m. from Lesher’s corner to the ball park.
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