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Around the Region (05/2/09)

MODESTO

PFLAG MEETING

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: PFLAG meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. It will celebrate Father's Day with a panel of fathers: Al Revelli, Tony Alonzo, Lewis Woodward and Norm VanSpronsen. For more information, call 527-0776 or go to www.pflagmodesto.org.

HEALTHY COOKING CLASS

When: Today, 6 to 7 p.m.

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

Info: Sutter Health is offering a class on cooking healthily. For more information or to register, call 548-7860.

PICNIC IN THE PARK

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Rose Avenue Park, corner of Wylie and Muirswood

Info: Bring a dish to share and a drink and join the Central Valley Social Club for a picnic in the park. Paper products will be provided. Lawn games welcome. The club meets the second and fourth Thursdays at El Palomar, 3105 McHenry Ave., at 6 p.m. For more information, call Wendy at 579-7108.

LOCAL FILMMAKERS MEETING

When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where: State Theatre, 1307 J St.

Info: Cinema Rising, A Film Arts Collective, meets the first Wednesday of the month. The organization provides a forum for local filmmakers to screen their work, talk and network with others and to reach out to those in the film and allied industries. For more information, call 527-4697.

PEACE VIGIL

When: Wednesday, 5 to 6 p.m.

Where: Five Points, McHenry and J streets

Info: The Modesto Peace Life Center is holding a peace vigil in downtown Modesto. For more information, send e-mail to jcostello@igc.org or jimcostello@mac.com.


STANISLAUS COUNTY

FARMERS MARKET COUPONS

Info: The Area Agency on Aging is distributing farmers market coupon booklets to seniors 60 and older who live in Stanislaus County and have a limited income. Booklets are used like cash at Certified Farmers Markets. For more information, call 558-8698. Booklets are distributed:

— Thursday, Oakdale Farmers Market, 5 to 8 p.m.

— Saturday, Modesto Farmers Market, 8 to 11 a.m.

— June 10, Riverbank Farmers Market, 5 to 8 p.m.

— June 12, Patterson Farmers Market, 4 to 8 p.m.

— uly 1, Ceres Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m.


RIVERBANK

TWO-FOR-ONE CLASS REGISTRATION

When: Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: City of Riverbank, 6707 Third St.

Info: The city is offering two-for-the-price-of-one classes and camps for the following activities: Outdoor Adventure, Extreme Outdoor Adventure, Soccer Camp, Fitness for Fun and soccer. For more information, call 869-7124.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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