What: Korean War Veterans Meeting
When: Monday, 1 to 2 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus Veterans Center, 3500 Coffee Road
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Info: The Korean War Veterans Post 316 will be holding its monthly meeting at the Stanislaus Veterans Center. Korean War veterans, Korean Defense Forces who served in Korea and their widows, are invited to attend. For more information call 209-558-7380.
What: American Red Cross Heroes
When: Through May 30
Where: Online: www.redcross.org/local/california/gold-country
Info: The American Red Cross Gold Country Region seeks heroes of Stanislaus County to be honored at a special 100 Years of Heroes recognition event. The event will take place July 12 at the Double Tree by Hilton in Modesto. If you know of someone who has demonstrated an act of heroism in the last year, now is your chance to place that person in the spotlight. We will honor our everyday heroes as we celebrate one hundred years of the Red Cross in Stanislaus County. Submit the story of your hero and why s/he should be recognized. For more information about the event, contact Kris Kirkpatrick at 916-993-7081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Calaveras Community Band
When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Murphys Community Park, Algiers St.
Info: The Calaveras Community Band presents a special Memorial Day concert under the direction of conductor Mic Harper. There is no admission charge for the program that will honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces in the past and those currently stationed around the world. For more information, call 209-728-8183, or vists visitmurphys.com and click on the Community Club link.
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