What: Society for disAbilities Yard Sale
When: Through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Society for disAbilities Thrift Store, 1129 8 St.
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Info: The Society for disAbilities will be having a “Parking Lot” yard sale at its thirft store. All proceeds go to supporting the society’s programs to help youth and young adults with special needs. For more information 209-524-3536.
What: Sons in Retirement Meeting
When: Thursday, 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Sons in Retirement, Branch 144, Ladies Day Luncheon will feature entertainment by Jason Winfree & Gary Vessel, co-founders from the Award Winning bluegrass group, Red Dog Ash. For more information, call Sam Graham (209) 552-0960.
What: Modesto Computer Users Group Technology Workshop
When: Thursday, 6 p.m.
Where: Round Table Pizza, 3848 McHenry Ave., No. 145
Info: Guest speaker Terry Fix will present; "Common Sense Cyber Security for Average Users—and perhaps—Experienced Users." He is hoping to alert average users about email fraud, identity theft, phishing, scams, Facebook frauds, pop-ups, etc. The public is invited to attend; admission is free. For more information, call Terence Fix at 209-524-8062 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Beyer/Sylvan at the Lakes annual community meeting
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Beyer High School, 1717 Sylvan Ave. Little Theater
Info: Residents, business owners and educators in the area bordered by Oakdale Road, Floyd Ave., Coffee Road and Claratina Ave. are invited to the annual community meeting. Elected and law enforcement officials will be on hand to speak and answer questions. There also will be an update on efforts to build The Awesome Spot, an all-inclusive playground, at Beyer Park. For more informatuion email BeyerSylvanLakesCommunity@gmail.com.
What: Latino Emergency Council Meeting
When: Friday, 8:15 a.m.
Where: El Concilio Community Center, 1314 H St.
Info: The Latino Emergency Council will be meeting in the conference room of El Concilio. The meeting will feature special guest speaker Sheri Blankenheim, Senior Services Coordinator CAL-OES, Earthquake and Tsunami Program. Blankenheim will discuss earthquake disasters and their aftermath. For more information contact Dale Butler, 209-613-1058.
What: Community meeting
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Council boardroom, City Hall, 156 S. Broadway
Info: The City of Turlock is seeking community input in updating its Economic Development Strategic Plan. Are residents hoping for more shopping opportunities, more entertainment options, more office space, more jobs? City leaders will use the information in developing plans for the city's next direction. For more information contact Maryn Pitt 209-668-5542, ext. 2227 or email Mpitt@turlock.ca.us.
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