What: DOCUMENTARY FILM PRESENTATION
When: Thursday, 7 to 8:45 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, Forum 110, 435 College Ave.
Info: The documentary “Dark Girls,” which examines the prejudice women with darker shades of skin color face around the world, will be presented. The event is free and open to the public. After the film will be a discussion including guest speaker Dr. Cheryl Williams-Jackson, mental health clinician and MJC professor of child development. For more information, call Jason Wohlstadter at (209) 575-6180.
What: PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sutter Gould Health, Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B
Info: The Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting features “Fork ’n’ Feast” – share and sample an array of home-prepared or purchased foods that can tempt and treat and still be healthy. If a recipe, package or story is involved, please bring it as well. Plates, utensils and napkins are provided. After this mini-buffet, the group will gather into support circles divided by gender and share knowledge and concerns regarding prostate cancer. For more information, call Ken Willmarth at (209) 521-6468.
What: NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIANCE MEETING
When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The DelWood Neighborhood Alliance will hold its monthly meeting for those interested in making their neighborhood a better place to live.
What: MOTLEY FOOL CO-FOUNDER SMART MONEY PROGRAM
When: Feb. 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: California State University, Stanislaus, Snider Recital Hall, 1 University Circle
Info: David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool, will present a program titled “Eight Foolish Thoughts in Investing, Business and Life.” The event and parking are free. Seating is limited. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 667-3131.
What: NONCOMPETITIVE 5K AND 10K ALMOND BLOSSOM WALK
When: Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon
Where: Ripon Recreation Area parking lot, at Parallel and Reynolds avenues
Info: The Delta Tule Trekkers will host a noncompetitive 5K and 10K walk during the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival. The walk will be on paved, dirt and gravel trails along the Stanislaus River and over a pedestrian bridge. Portions of the walk also will tour the downtown area of Ripon. Delta Tule Trekkers is affiliated with the American Volkssport Association and members enjoy “walking for the health of it” with other members and friends. For more information, call (209) 825-0204 or visit www.deltatuletrekkers.org.
What: AUDUBON SOCIETY PRESENTATION
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: Tuolumne County Library community room, 480 Greenley Road
Info: A Central Sierra Audubon Society presentation will feature Steven Umland of Sonora, who will discus his experiences at Kruger National Park in South Africa. For more information, call (209) 532-1106.
40 YEARS AGO: Construction of the Keyes Community Center was underway. Modesto contractor Bill Menini, working under a $129,846 revenue-sharing contract from the county, was expected to have the Hatch Road center ready for community use by July.