What: NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS CLUB
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Marie Callender’s Restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road
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Info: The Newcomers and Friends Club of Modesto is a social club where ladies have the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. It is open to anyone, whether you have lived here 10 days or 10 years. There is also a monthly no-host luncheon at a local restaurant. For more information, call Barbara at (209) 551-2968 or Caren at (209) 551-8504.
What: LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Family Connections Christian Adoptions, 1120 Tully Road
Info: At the monthly meeting of the Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association, guest speakers will be Assistant District Attorney Carol Shipley and Debbie Johnson, executive director of the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office. The topic of discussion will be “Human Trafficking.” RSVP to LRieb@gianelli-law.com by Monday.
What: PENCIL CASE OR SUPPLY BOX CRAFT
When: Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Turlock branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 550 Minaret Ave.
Info: Attendees will have the opportunity to decorate and personalize pencil and supply containers for school or home use. Empty VHS boxes can be transformed with stickers, duct tape, felt and more ... all of which are provided. Children will supply the ideas and imagination. Books will be displayed and available for checkout. For more information, call the Turlock library at (209) 664-8100.
What: ACCORDION MUSIC AND SOCIAL
When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Ave.
Info: At the Good Time Accordion Club monthly music and social event, accordion fans and accordionists of all levels are welcome. Admission is $5 at the door. Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Gayle Certini at (209) 526-3627.
50 YEARS AGO: Stanislaus district exhibitors in the 4-H and Future Farmers of America division of the California State Fair won two awards. In the 4-H swine competition, Cori Couture of the Stanislaus Community 4-H Club exhibited the champion Poland sow and Debbie Rutherford of Valley Home exhibited the champion Hampshire boar.