What: MAT PILATES
When: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays through Aug. 28
Where: Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St.
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Info: Build core strength, improve flexibility and muscle control with Pilates workouts. Cost is $30 for 10 sessions or $50 for 20 sessions. Register in person at the Modesto Senior Center or at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400. Participants may also register online at www.modestogov.com/econnect. For more information, refer to the summer 2014 Activity Guide at www.modestogov.com/prnd/activityguide or call (209) 341-2974.
What: PFLAG EVENT
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.
Info: PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is having a First Tuesday event featuring the TRANSitions program. For more information, call (209) 566-2468 or visit www.pflagmodesto.org.
What: INDEPENDENCE DAY CRAFT
When: Wednesday, 1 p.m.
Where: Keyes Library, 4420 Maud Ave.
Info: Celebratory craft making for the Fourth of July is on tap. Children will have the opportunity to make confetti popper rockets that will pop open with flying confetti. For more information, call the Keyes Library at (209) 664-8006.
50 YEARS AGO: Turlock native and high school student Mel Andrew de la Motte, 17, was elected lieutenant governor for the American Legion Boys State. He would be second behind the conclaves governor, Mark Herron, 16, of Manhattan Beach near Los Angeles.