Around the Region (07/22/14)

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Modesto

What: SIR MONTHLY LUNCHEON

When: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Elks Lodge, 645 Charity Way

Info: Sons In Retirement Branch 103, an organization of retired men who have joined together to avoid boredom, is holding a monthly luncheon. Guest speaker will be Glenn Mount of the Commemorative Air Force. The group also participates in a variety of other activities, including golf, fishing, bowling and computers. For more information, call Bob Kredit at (209) 275-9530.

What: SENIOR DAY AT McHENRY MANSION

When: Thursday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Where: McHenry Mansion Visitor Center and Gift Store, 924 15th St.

Info: Seniors are invited to meet at the McHenry Mansion Visitor Center and Gift Store to take a free guided tour of the McHenry Mansion and the McHenry Museum. CareMore will be on hand to provide cool water and light refreshments. For more information, call Linda Van Artsdalen at (209) 762-2770.

What: COMPUTER USERS GROUP WORKSHOP

When: Thursday, 6:15 p.m.

Where: Denny’s restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: At the Modesto PC Users Group general meeting, the program will feature Bob Myer, who will host and coordinate a discussion or “show and tell” of a tech gadget, a widget, an idea, a “work-around,” etc., from the membership to share with those in attendance. The group will have Internet access to project on the big screen any website to show off the “cool stuff.” For more information, call Terence Fix at (209) 524-8062.

What: PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

When: Monday, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Sutter Gould Health Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B

Info: The Us-Too Prostate Support Group for men diagnosed with prostate cancer meets the fourth Monday of each month. This month’s program will feature members sharing their personal journeys with prostate cancer. Friends and family are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Dean at (209) 527-3528 or Jim at (209) 848-2200.

What: NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH AND ALLIANCE MEETING

When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road

Info: The DelWood Neighborhood Watch and Neighborhood Alliance will meet. The group is made up of volunteers who work together to make the neighborhood a safe and better place to live. For more information, email delwoodneighborhoodalliance@gmail.com.


Turlock

What: GUITAR CLINIC

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hendrickson’s Turlock Music, 223 N. Center St.

Info: Speed guitar picking record holder Randall Padilla will be part of a free, half-hour-long guitar clinic for beginners through advanced players. Three teachers will each give a 10-minute lesson to the group. Guitar picks and other prizes will be distributed. For more information, call (209) 632-3927.


Salida

What: MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Nick W. Blom Salida Regional Library, Community Room, 4835 Sisk Road

Info: The Salida Municipal Advisory Council meeting features a presentation by Juan Tejada, city of Modesto water conservationist. Tejada will share water conservation information and tips. For more information, visit salidamac.weebly.com.


YESTERYEARS

25 YEARS AGO: The Ceres Unified School District board of trustees was considering a dress code similar to one that the Modesto City Schools board of education recently had voted on. The Ceres board directed Superintendent Bruce Newlin to present a dress code policy at its next regular board meeting in September.

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