Around the Region (8/6/16)


What: Latino Community Roundtable luncheon

When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Red Event Center, 921 Eighth St.

Info: The panel discussion “Law Enforcement: Building Bridges to Protect our Community” will include Modesto police Chief Galen Carroll, Ceres police Chief Brent Smith, Turlock police Chief Rob Jackson and Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Jim Gordon. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for networking, and lunch will be at noon. RSVP to by Monday. Buffet lunch cost is $12. For more information, call 209-585-6590 or email


What: Back-to-school craft

When: 4 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Turlock branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

Info: Crafters will use VCR cases and other upcycled materials to make unique pencil cases. Children under 4 must have direct parental supervision.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 209-578-2330; fax 209-578-2207; or email


100 YEARS AGO: The Modesto Theater announced it would be showing two films. The first was a Frank Keenan feature, “The Phantom,” on five reels. The second was the Keystone comedy “Poor Papa,” on two reels. The cost was 15 cents for adults and 5 cents for youths.