Around the Region (08/09/14)

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Modesto

What: GIFT STORE OPEN HOUSE

When: Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.

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

Info: The public is invited to come and sample teas while browsing the McHenry Mansion Gift Shop for unique and special items. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.

What: LATINO EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING

When: Friday 8:15 a.m.

Where: El Concilio Community Center, 1314 H St.

Info: Meeting of the LEC (Latino Emergency Council) featuring guest speaker Joe Irwin, co-owner and lead instructor for SaveHeart CPR. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dale (209) 613-1058.


Ceres

What: HEALTH FAIR

When: Thursday, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Ceres branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 2250 Magnolia St.

Info: Free community health fair attendees may have blood pressure checks, vital signs taken and have a free chair massage. Services will be provided by San Joaquin Valley College. United Way staff will be available to provide information regarding Covered California, California’s health insurance exchange. For more information, call the Ceres library at (209) 537-8938.


Keyes

What: DAY OF PLAY

When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.

Where: Keyes branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 4420 Maud Ave.

Info: Children can participate in sports, games, crafts and other activities that encourage children to be physically active and to engage their minds through reading. For more information, call the Keyes Library (209) 664-8006.


Salida

What: BACK-TO-SCHOOL WITH PETE THE CAT

When: Tuesday, 4 p.m.

Where: Salida branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 4835 Sisk Road

Info: Participants will enjoy rocking out with Pete’s School Shoes. Children can learn school skills and make a pencil case while having fun with Pete and Friends. For more information, call the Salida Library (209) 543-7353.


YESTERYEARS

100 YEARS AGO: The Chamber of Commerce President F.A. Cressey, Jr. invited the head officers of the various dairy breeders and creamery organizations to Modesto, set for the following week, for a conference regarding the conventions and dairy show to be held in Modesto in October. The purpose of the meeting was for fair planning and program scheduling.

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