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Around the Region (10/04/14)

Modesto

What: DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING

When: Today, 11 a.m.

Where: The Lion Sports Bar and Grill, 1445 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Democratic Women’s Club of Stanislaus County monthly meeting features guest speaker Lee Lundrigan, Stanislaus County clerk-recorder, registrar of voters and commissioner of civil marriage. Lundrigan will give an “Election 2014 Update.” Also featured at the meeting will be candidate endorsements. For more information, email DemWomensClub@gmail.com.

What: COMMUNITY FLU CLINIC

When: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Evelyn Hanshaw Middle School, 1725 Las Vegas St.

Info: The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency’s Public Health Services is holding a community flu vaccination clinic. Vaccination will be available to anyone 6 months or older. Suggested cost is $27 adults, $10 children, but no one will be turned away for inability to pay. Additional clinics will be held through November. For more information on additional clinics or vaccination information, call Stanislaus County Health Services Agency at (209) 558-8320.

What: GIFT STORE OPEN HOUSE

When: Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: McHenry Mansion gift store, 924 15th St.

Info: Visitors may sample teas and enjoy the Halloween display, all while browsing items available in the gift shop. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.

What: ‘CAREGIVER COLLEGE: NEW TO MEDICARE?’

When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Library, 1500 I St.

Info: The Modesto Library and Community Hospice are offering free programs for caregivers of aging parents. Learn practical information to become a better family caregiver to your aging parents. This month, we will discuss the Medicare options and the Medicare enrollment process. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, call Community Hospice at (209) 578-6300.

What: CHEER TRYOUTS

When: Friday, 10 a.m.

Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus practice field, 435 College Ave.

Info: Modesto Junior College will hold a cheerleading tryout for students who would like to be on the team that will cheer during the basketball season. MJC is seeking individuals with either cheerleader or dance experience. Auditions are open to men and women. Selected students must enroll in a minimum of 6 units for the spring semester. There will be a cost for uniforms. For more information, call Linda Cabral at (209) 634-6846 or email cabrall@mjc.edu.


Ceres

What: COUPONING PRESENTATION

When: Today, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Ceres branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 2250 Magnolia St.

Info: Participants can learn how to be an “extreme couponer.” Modesto Money Mavens Dawn Shaeffer and Rita Lopez will give a fun and informative presentation about couponing and saving money. For more information, call the Ceres library, (209) 537-8938.


YESTERYEARS

100 YEARS AGO: It was announced that the great Edison railroad drama “The President’s Special” would be shown at the Star theater.

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