DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING
WHEN: Today, dinner, 6 p.m.; program, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Fuddruckers, 3848 McHenry Ave.
INFO: The Central Valley Democratic Club will hold a meeting featuring guest speaker Marjorie Irons. It also is collecting new or gently used blankets for the homeless and shoes for school-age children. Please bring items to the meeting. The program begins after dinner.
WHEN: Today, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Great Valley Center, 201 Needham Ave.
INFO: The Valley Futures Forum will host guest speaker Dr. Nick Pinhey, who will present "Water Supplies and the Changing Climate." For more information, go to www.valleyfuturesforum.org.
WHEN: Through June 4
WHERE: Mark Twain Junior High School, 707 S. Emerald Ave.
INFO: Mark Twain Junior High is running a program called "Earn a Bike." The school needs donations of gently used bikes, helmets, bike locks and cash. To earn a bike, students must volunteer 20 school days helping clean up around the campus, behaving well and earning passing grades. To make a donation, contact Curtis King at 985-5814.
WHEN: Jan. 28, 4 to 8 p.m., members only; Jan 29, 9 a.m.
to 7 p.m.; Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 1660 Arbor Way
INFO: Friends of the Turlock Public Library will hold its annual winter used-book sale. Friends memberships will be sold at the door. Sale proceeds will benefit library children's programs, furniture, periodical subscriptions, book acquisitions and more. For more information, call 632-4692.
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