What: SAFETY CENTER GROUNDBREAKING
When: Friday, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Stanislaus County Sheiff’s Department, 250 E. Hackett Road
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Info: The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Adam Christianson, along with other state and local officials, will hold a groundbreaking for the public safety center expansion. The event is open to the public.
What: AGENDA 21 MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Centre Plaza, Ash Room, 1000 L St.
Info: The Stanislaus County Tea Party is hosting a presentation by Debbie Bachagalupi, avid researcher and speaker for freedom, liberty and private property rights, who will present a program on the topic, “What has been the progress with Agenda 21? And is this something we can stop.” Agenda 21 is a nonbinding U.N. resolution, signed by Republican President George H.W. Bush in 1992, that urges nations to conserve open land and steer development toward more populous areas.
What: HOT AUGUST NIGHT CAR SHOW
When: Saturday, 4 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Keyes Park, 10th Street and Lucinda Avenue
Info: The Hot August Night Car Show features classic and custom cars, craft vendors, a 50/50 raffle and barbecue. The event will include an appearance by Spider-Man from 4 to 5 p.m. After the car show, there will be a free movie presentation in the park.
What: ANIME DAY
When: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Salida branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: Teens and tweens are invited to celebrate the art of Japanese animation with an anime party featuring fun activities, including making candy sushi, watching an anime movie and making a number of anime-related crafts. Guests are invited to attend in costume as their favorite anime or comic book character. For more information, call (209) 588-7810.
50 YEARS AGO: The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors approved realignment of the five trustees according to school districts. The change from alignment with supervisorial districts was decided by the county committee on school district organizations in a previous meeting.