Around the Region (06/28/14)

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Modesto

What: ROD AND CUSTOM CAR SHOW

When: Sunday, 9 a.m.

Where: Elks Lodge, 645 Charity Way

Info: Classic cars and custom hot rods. Food and beverages available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit Modesto Elks and Alzheimer’s Foundation. For more information, call (209) 529-0366.

What: COUNSELING SERVICES

Info: Catholic Charities – Family Counseling Department provides low-cost prevention and early intervention outpatient counseling services in Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Tuolumne counties. Clinical services utilize a holistic approach, integrating biological, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of patients. For more information, call (209) 593-6113 or (209) 340-3218.


Newman

What: COMFORTING KIDS CAR SHOW

When: Sunday, 9 a.m.

Where: Pioneer Park, 1250 Tulare St.

Info: Sixth annual Comforting Kids Car Show featuring classic cars, motorcycles, DJ, food, vendors, raffles and awards. Tri-tip barbecue. Free to spectators. For more information, call (209) 627-6486.


Patterson

What: DIA FAMILY BOOK CLUB

When: Thursday, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Patterson library, 46 N. Salado Ave.

Info: A reading and discussion of “Guacamole: A Cooking Poem,” by Jorge Argueta and Margarita Sada, is followed by a children’s craft making guacamole. The program is geared to students in kindergarten through third grade and their families. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Patterson library at (209) 892-6473.


YESTERYEARS

100 YEARS AGO: Through the efforts of the entertainment committee of the Chamber of Commerce, led by S.P. Elias, it was arranged for a group of dentists, heading to the Yosemite Valley for a conference by train, to make their only stop in Modesto. The committee members were to meet dentists at the train and present to each of them a glass of lemonade and ice cream cones with slips of paper reading, “Modesto Welcomes the Tooth Pullers.”

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