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Modesto

What: PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP

When: Wednesday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road

Info: The Modesto Parkinson’s Support Group monthly meeting is open to all who have Parkinson’s disease, caregivers or anyone who wishes to learn more about Parkinson’s. The rogram will feature a presentation of “Living With Parkinson’s.” For more information, call John Snelling at (209) 529-2465 or email modestoparkinson@outlook.com.

What: TRAVELEERS TRAVEL CLUB

When: Friday, 11 a.m.

Where: Denny’s Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Traveleers Travel Club meeting will feature a presentation from Grand Circle Travel on upcoming river cruises on the Rhine in October and the Seine next year. Special pricing is available for early bookings. For more information, call Mark Baptista at (209) 996-5242 or Ann Burkett at (209) 529-5896.

What: JOURNEY WITH HEALING, CRYSTAL BOWLS

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave.

Info: The Rev. Lennis Baugh will present an evening of healing the mind, body and soul as he plays crystal bowls. No cost to attend; love offering. For more information, call (209) 578-5433.


Turlock

What: SOCK HOP

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway

Info: The Carnegie Arts Center’s Family Friday series will present an oldies sock hop. Tami Stark-McQueen, founder and dance instructor with One Performing Arts Company, will lead attendees in dances from the ’50s forward. Open to kids of all ages, parents and grandparents. Event is free. For more information, call (209) 632-5761.


Sonora

What: SONORA WRITERS GROUP

When: Today, 10:30 a.m.

Info: The Sonora Writers Group meets the second Saturday of each month. Beginners and published writers, authors and poets are welcome. For more information or to learn the location of the event, call Jill Klajic at (209) 743-8097.


YESTERYEARS

100 YEARS AGO: It was announced that the irrigation of alfalfa grew by 137 percent between 1909 and 1914, according to figures gathered by M.W. Demerest of the water superintendent’s office.

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