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Modesto

What: THINK TANK CLUB

When: Saturday, 3 p.m.

Where: Denny’s Restaurant, 2052 W. Orangeburg Ave.

Info: The topic of discussion at the Think Tank Club meeting will be street survival. The club meets each Saturday at 3 p.m., and meetings are open to all.

What: SENIOR COALITION MEETING

When: Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Aging & Veterans Services Office, 121 Downey Ave., Suite 102

Info: Those interested in participating in the Senior Coalition of Stanislaus County, a group of organizations and individuals working collaboratively to provide education and leadership to create awareness of senior and persons with disability issue, are invited to attend a monthly meeting. Meetings generally are held the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Erlinda Bourcier, Senior Coalition coordinator, at (209) 523-2800 or ebourcier.healthyaging@gmail.com.


Turlock

What: NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS LUNCHEON

When: Monday, 11:15 a.m.

Where: Latif’s Restaurant, 111 N. Golden State Blvd.

Info: The Turlock Newcomers and Friends are holding their monthly luncheon. The program will feature guest speaker Cynthia Flesher, who will speak on Organo Coffee. The event is free and open to the public. A no-host lunch can be ordered from the menu. For more information, call Louise Budworth at (209) 668-7023.


Keyes

What: BATMAN DAY

When: Thursday, 3 p.m.

Where: Keyes Library, 4420 Maud Ave.

Info: Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the comic-book character Batman at the Keyes library. Children can play Pin the Symbol on Batman, make superhero crafts and pose for pictures as Batman makes an appearance. Participants are invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero, but costumes are not required. Cake and light refreshments will be available while supplies last. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. For more information, call the Keyes library at (209) 664-8006.


YESTERYEARS

75 YEARS AGO: A report on California independent retail store sales showed Modesto establishments enjoyed a 17.4 percent dollar volume increase over the total for the corresponding month the previous year. Modesto was fourth in increase for cities having populations of 10,000 to 24,999 in California.

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