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BUSINESS TO BUSINESS TRADE SHOW

When: Tuesday, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 Ninth St.

Info: The Modesto Chamber of Commerce's annual Business-to-Business Trade Show is known for its high volume of attendees as well as exceptional sales opportunities. In its fifth year, this event gives chamber members a way to reach business leaders, network, expand relationships and build customers. The event is free and open to the public. If you would like to participate, there are still spots available for rent. For more information, call the chamber at 577-5757.

WORKSHOP AND DINNER

When: Tuesday, 3 to 9 p.m.

Where: Elks Lodge, 645 Charity Way

Info: California Society of Tax Consultants, Central Valley Chapter, is having a workshop and dinner. The workshop is from 3 to 6 p.m. The topic is marriage and divorce, community property and income-splitting, given by Teresa Brady. Dinner is from 6 to 9 p.m. The dinner topic is head-of-household filing status with guest speaker Bonnie Hoyle. Ticket prices range from $25 to $45 for members and $50 to $70 for nonmembers. For more information, call Karen DeVaney at 524-4345.

PFLAG BINGO-SOCIAL

When: Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: There will be bingo, a social and a special program honoring Wanda Revelli, in memorial, with a panel featuring MaryRose Shelton, Helen Martin and Marylou Hacker. For more information, call 527-0776 or go to www.pflagmodesto.org.

MJC BIOLOGY CLASS AT POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, 435 College Ave., Science Building 226.

Info: Modesto Junior College will offer the opportunity to study the marine and coastal environment along the Point Reyes National Seashore as a biology field studies class this summer. The two-unit class will be led by biology professors Catherine Greene and Teri Curtis and will take place June 8-12. To enroll, participants must register for MBIO 151B -- Section 1171. Current MJC students may register via touchtone phone at 549-7000 or online at www.mjc.edu using PiratesNet. In addition to the $20-per-unit cost, there is a $280 fee to cover food, lodging, transportation and course activities. Anyone not enrolled at MJC may take the class by first submitting an MJC application at www.mjc.edu or in the admissions office on campus, and will have to pay the summer health fee and other miscellaneous student fees. For more information, contact Teri Curtis at 575-6775 or curtist@mjc.edu, or Catherine Greene at 575-6783 or greenec@mjc.edu.

NEUROPATHY SUPPORT GROUP

When: Today, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Denny's Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Modesto Neuropathy Support Group will have a guest speaker to discuss available resources from a local medical library. For more information, call Noreen at 846-0954.

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

When: Today, 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Health Education and Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60-B

Info: Learn about the the health benefits of laughter and how stress affects your health. For more information, call 548-7860.

Oakdale

OAKDALE GARDEN CLUB MEETING

When: Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.

Where: Masonic Center, 357 N. Eighth St.

Info: Installation of new officers and planning for the annual salad luncheon June 16, which raises money for college scholarships. Everyone is welcome. For information, call Brenda Peterson 847-3907.

Turlock

TURLOCK HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Performing Arts Building, 1600 E. Canal Drive

Info: The Turlock High School Concert and Chamber Orchestra will perform musical selections including works by Bach, Vivaldi, Holst and Stravinsky. Tickets are available at the door; $3 for adults and $2 for students. Call 667-4061, ext. 3710.

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