What: MJC REPUBLICAN CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College student center, 435 College Ave.
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Info: Jack Mobley, Republican candidate for state Assembly District 21, will speak at the MJC Republicans Club meeting. There will be a question-and-answer period, also. The event is open to the public. For more, call club Vice President Grant Hurst at (209) 247-7037 or club Vice President Jacob Holleman at (209) 605-4740.
What: WEIGHT-LOSS WORKSHOP
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus County Library, 1500 I St.
Info: Chris M. Cake, D.C., wellness consultant and local volunteer with the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, will present a free workshop titled “How to Turn Your Body into a Fat Burning Machine.” It is open to the public and will cover five tips to weight loss. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot, call Cake Chiropractic & Wellness Center at (209) 622-1760.
What: FAMILY & FELLOWSHIP FOURTH
When: Friday, 4 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 2619 Berkeley Ave.
Info: A Fourth of July celebration featuring jazz and praise music by Jim Martinez and Friends will be followed by a potluck in the picnic area at 6:30 p.m. The evening will end with a fireworks display. Bring a dish to share: last names A-J bring a salad or side dish; K-Z bring a main dish or entree. For more, call (209) 632-2324.
50 YEARS AGO: William M. Nicholson Jr., manager of the installment loan department of the main Modesto branch of the Bank of California, was to become the new president of the Modesto Junior Chamber of Commerce.