PURPLE HEART MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: JC's Restaurant, 500 Kansas Ave.
Info: The Military Order of the Purple Heart will hold its monthly meeting. For more information, call 576-8208.
SEASONAL ALLERGY PRESENTATION
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Generations Women's Wellness Center, 3133 McHenry Ave., Suite B
Info: Walter Orlinsky, a licensed acupuncturist, will speak about treating seasonal allergies using acupuncture, herbs and naturally based food supplements. For more information, call 577-2735 or 544-8424.
YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP
When: Monday through July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: California State University, Stanislaus, 1 University Circle
Info: Students from the fifth through eighth grades are eligible to register for the 16th annual Young Writers' Workshop of the Great Valley Writing Project. Participants will receive in-depth writing instruction, structured workshop time, and interact with visiting writers and journalists. The $250 registration fee covers all class materials and activities. For more information, call 667-3490, go to www.csustan.edu/gvwp or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
REYN FRANCA SCHOOL GRAND OPENING
When: Today, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Reyn Franca School, 4033 Main St., Denair
Info: The renovated Reyn Franca Nonpublic School will re-open with a ceremony for parents and the community today. The school, operated by the nonprofit Creative Alternatives, serves emotionally disturbed and autistic students from throughout Stanislaus County.
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