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  • FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS

When: Friday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 Ninth St.

Info: Doctors Behavioral Health Center will offer free depression screenings and consultation with a clinician. The screenings are anonymous and confidential, and participants must be at least 18 years or older. Walk-ins are accepted and encouraged.

  • MOFEST FILM FESTIVAL
  • When: Saturday, 2 and 6 p.m.

    Where: State Theatre, 1307 J St.

    Info: PFLAG Modesto will be hosting the fourth annual MoFest Film Festival. The all-day event includes première screenings of short and feature films celebrating the diverse lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Tickets are $10 for each show, or $15 for those attending both. Tickets can be purchased from PFLAG members or at the door. For more information or to help, call 527-0776.

  • OKTOBERFEST
  • When: Friday, 7 p.m.

    Where: Elks Lodge, 645 Charity Way

    Info: Elks Lodge 1282 invites you to the annual Oktoberfest. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. For reservations, call 524-4421.

  • SEARCH AND RESCUE FUND
  • When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

    Where: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St.

    Info: The Laci and Conner Search and Rescue Fund will hold a fund-raiser, "Laughing for Laci," featuring comedians Wendy Liebman, Jeff Caldwell, and Colin & Brad. CNN's Larry King will host the benefit. To purchase tickets, call 527-5224.

  • DINNER AND DANCE
  • When: Friday, 7 p.m.

    Where: Jacob's Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave.

    Info: Crows Landing Road of Stanislaus County Comerciantes Unidos invites you to the third annual Appreciation Dinner and Dance. Cost is $30 per person or $240 for a table of eight. Proceeds will be used to purchase toys for the children of south Modesto at Christmas. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 312-0516.

  • DAVIS HIGH CHEERLEADER ALUMNI NIGHT
  • When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Johansen High School Football Field

    Info: Cheerleaders who graduated from Grace High School are invited to cheer at the Homecoming Game. Please wear your cheerleading uniform. For more, call Diane Heppner at 524-6140.

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  • AIRPORT FLY-IN
  • When: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where: Mariposa/Yosemite Airport, 5020 Macready Way,off Highway 49 North

    Info: The Mariposa Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association 1261 is sponsoring the eighth annual Mariposa/Yosemite Airport Fly-in. Classic, antique, home-built and production aircraft and classic car displays. Young Eagle flights for kids 8-18. Purchase a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m., Max's tri-tip barbecue or hot dog lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to airport is free.Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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