LEGAL PROFESSIONALS MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Appetez Restaurant, 825 W. Roseburg Ave.
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Info: The Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association will hold its monthly meeting with speaker Attorney Jeeni R. Phillips. The topic is "Combating and Preventing the Trafficking of Women and Children for Sexual Exploitation." For reservations, contact Ann today at 521-1800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEMONADE STAND FUND-RAISER
When: Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Dale Commons Assisted Living Community, 3900 Dale Road
Info: The staff and residents of Dale Commons are hosting a fund-raiser benefiting Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, which funds pediatric cancer research at top children's hospitals around the country. Drive through, leave a donation and pick up a cup of lemonade. For more information, call Karen at 526-2053.
MYSTERY TRIP TO THE COAST
Info: The Big Valley Travel Club has a mystery trip scheduled to the coast to escape the heat. The cost is $55. For more information, call 634-6804 or e-mail BVTravelClub@charter.net.
When: Thursday, 6 p.m.
Where: El Palomar, 3105 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Central Valley Social Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays for a social hour. For more information, call Wendy at 579-7108.
MODESTO NEUROPATHY MEETING
When: June 15, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Memorial Medical Center Health, Education and Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Modesto Neuropathy Support Group has moved the place of its meetings. The mission is to provide support and information to those who may be suffering from peripheral neuropathy and connect with the health care community. For more information, call Marilyn at 863-8859.
When: June 15 through Aug. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Info: Modesto Junior College Community Education is offering 10-week-long day camps for kids ages 5 to 11 that cover arts and crafts, science, dance, music, cooking, photography, theater, etiquette and more. Early morning and late afternoon extended hours are available. For more information, visit www.MJC4Life.org or call 575-6063.
When: June 20 deadline
Where: Mistlin Gallery, 1015 J St.
Info: Central California Art Association and the Mistlin Gallery are seeking submissions for the "So I Paint" show celebrating the art of painting. Fee per entry is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information, call 529-3369 or email@example.com.
BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS
When: Tuesday, 10 to 11 a.m.
Where: Emanuel Medical Center Education Training Room,
East Wing, 825 Delbon Ave.
Info: Retired nurse members of the Emanuel Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary will offer free blood pressure checks. No reservation required. For more information, call 664-2580.
When: Friday deadline
Where: Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association, 202 W. Main St.
Info: Join others in the community celebrating independence and enter the American Legion's Patriotic Parade, which will be held July Fourth at 10 a.m. Neighborhood groups, service clubs and businesses are encouraged to enter showing their best red, white and blue decorations. To apply, call TDPOA at 634-6459 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
RUN TO BENEFIT VISION-IMPAIRED
When: Saturday, register 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., race 8 a.m.
Where: Galaxy 12 Theatre, 2525 Patterson Road
Info: The first Keep Moving Forward 5K Run and Walk benefits Vision Impaired Persons Support. The run or walk starts and finishes at the Galaxy Theatres and includes some gently rolling hills. Registration, including a goodie bag and T-shirt, is $30. Register at www.active.com. For information, call Brian Elliott at 521-1028 or email@example.com.
When: June 15-19, 9 to 11 a.m.
Where: Community Pool, Seventh and Stanislaus streets
Info: The city's Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Lifeguard in Training class for children ages 11 to 15. Skilled staff will instruct and demonstrate lifeguarding techniques. The cost of the class is $50. For more information, call 869-7010 or go to the Recreation Office at 6707 Third St.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Info: After several years without a Friends group, there is an effort under way to re-establish the Friends of the Riverbank Library. For more information, call 869-7008.
PINECREST LAKE FISH FAIR
When: June 20, 7 a.m. to noon
Where: Pinecrest Lake
Info: Children up to age 16 can take part in the free event, which features fishing and casting contests; lessons on fishing ethics and ecology; storytelling; and more. Participants must be accompanied by adults and bring their own gear; those who are 16 must have fishing licenses. They can register at the Pinecrest Amphitheater from 7 to 9 a.m. and fish until 11 a.m. A hot dog lunch will follow. It's free to registered kids and $3 for others. The 15th annual event is sponsored by Pinecrest Lake Resort and the Stanislaus National Forest. For more information, call 965-3434 or visit www.r5.fs.fed.us/stanislaus.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB MIXER, POTLUCK
When: Saturday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Info: The Tuolumne County Democratic Club is holding a mixer and potluck. Nonmembers are welcome. Membership is $24 per year. For more information and to find out the location of the event, call 536-0449.
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