SUPPORT GROUP FOR GAY TEENS: A support group for gay and lesbian teens meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 7 to 9 p.m., at College Avenue Congregational Church,
1341 College Ave. For more information, call Ed or Elizabeth at 524-1169 or the Stanislaus Pride Center at 338-0853.
HEALTH AND NUTRITION INFORMATION: Celebrate National Nutrition Month by learning to make good food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. A panel of dietitians will speak on the subject from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sutter Gould Medical Foundation's Health Education and Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B, McHenry Village. To register for the free event, call 548-7860.
MENTAL ILLNESS EDUCATION COURSE: The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Stanislaus, has a free program scheduled for Saturdays through May 24 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 500 N. Ninth St. The course is for people who want to manage their serious mental illness. It covers mental health awareness, coping strategies, relapse prevention and more. A free snack is provided after each class. To register or for more information, contact Jim at 521-5559 or email@example.com or Nancy at 551-5068.
FREE SELF-HELP LEGAL DOCUMENT CLINIC: Staff members from A Legal Place and KJ's Form Preparation will conduct a free self-help legal document clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Smyrna Park on Moffet Road. Staff members will help those seeking assistance with their initial form preparation in divorces, child custody, restraining orders and modifications. Only 50 appointments will be available; call 556-3819 to book a reservation.
FOR KIDS: American Indian magician Tamaka will perform at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverbank Library, 3442 Santa Fe Ave. Tamaka will entertain with comedy, storytelling, music and magic through his stories about American Indian culture. The program is offered to help kick off the spring session of StoryTimes, offered at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Children attending the magic show will receive a book to take home. Space and books are limited, so families are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, call 869-7008.
CALLING ALL CRAFTERS: The Gold Country Peddler's Faire is coming up, and there are spaces available for antiques, collectibles and craft booths. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27. For seller's space, call 881-3217. The cut-off date for vendor applications is April 1.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.