What: PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
When: Wednesday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road
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Info: The Modesto Parkinson’s Support Group monthly meeting is open to all who have Parkinson’s disease, caregivers or anyone who wishes to learn more about Parkinson’s. The rogram will feature a presentation of “Living With Parkinson’s.” For more information, call John Snelling at (209) 529-2465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: TRAVELEERS TRAVEL CLUB
When: Friday, 11 a.m.
Where: Denny’s Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Traveleers Travel Club meeting will feature a presentation from Grand Circle Travel on upcoming river cruises on the Rhine in October and the Seine next year. Special pricing is available for early bookings. For more information, call Mark Baptista at (209) 996-5242 or Ann Burkett at (209) 529-5896.
What: JOURNEY WITH HEALING, CRYSTAL BOWLS
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave.
Info: The Rev. Lennis Baugh will present an evening of healing the mind, body and soul as he plays crystal bowls. No cost to attend; love offering. For more information, call (209) 578-5433.
What: SOCK HOP
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Info: The Carnegie Arts Center’s Family Friday series will present an oldies sock hop. Tami Stark-McQueen, founder and dance instructor with One Performing Arts Company, will lead attendees in dances from the ’50s forward. Open to kids of all ages, parents and grandparents. Event is free. For more information, call (209) 632-5761.
What: SONORA WRITERS GROUP
When: Today, 10:30 a.m.
Info: The Sonora Writers Group meets the second Saturday of each month. Beginners and published writers, authors and poets are welcome. For more information or to learn the location of the event, call Jill Klajic at (209) 743-8097.
100 YEARS AGO: It was announced that the irrigation of alfalfa grew by 137 percent between 1909 and 1914, according to figures gathered by M.W. Demerest of the water superintendent’s office.