What: Us too Prostate Cancer Support Group
When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sutter Memorial Conference Center, McHenry Village
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Info: Stephen Blakemore, certified audiologist and owner of the Blakemore Center for Hearing and Balance, will be the speaker. Following the program, attendees break into men’s and women’s sharing circles, and wrap up with snacks and socializing. Everyone is welcome. To learn more, call Ken Willmarth at 209-521-6468.
What: Vaccination clinic for dogs, cats. Also, pet adoptions.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: In front of Patterson Dog Park, 16651 Ward Ave.
Info: Patterson Veterinary Hospital Semiannual Vaccination Clinic. Vaccinations, de-worming, microchips, flea and tick products. Also pet adoptions/rescue booths. For more information, call 209-892-8387.
What: “Family Friday”: Say Yes to the Mess
When: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Where: Friday, 7 to 8 p.m.
Info: Summer is the best time to try really messy art projects. Take part in an energetic evening spent spraying, splattering and stomping with paint. Participants will get wet, get paint on their hands and feet, and have lots of fun, so dress appropriately. The event is free as part of the Carnegie’s “Family Friday” series of monthly programs designed to provide fun, educational and creative activities for families. Sponsored by Off Center Thrift and Gift. For more information, call 209-632-5761, ext. 101.
50 YEARS AGO: It was announced that the State Highway Commission would work with the city of Modesto in its effort to build two highway rest stops along U.S. 99, on land that was left over from the freeway construction. However, the State Department of Public Works said under state law, the land must be sold for fair market value. State Assemblyman John G. Veneman of Stanislaus County asked the commission to hold back the two parcels of land until the end of the 1967 legislative session and to provide to him, in writing, the legal reason why the State Division of Highways could not return the property to the city.