SONS IN RETIREMENT MEETING
WHEN: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.
INFO: Sons in Retirement, a nonprofit club for retired men, meets monthly to give members and guests an opportunity to renew friendships, discuss issues of local and national interest, and plan participation in scheduled activities such as golf, bowling, fishing and travel. For more information on membership in SIRs, call 874-2863 or 492-3777.
WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT LUNCHEON
WHEN: Wednesday, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: DoubleTree Hotel, Garden Terrace Cafe, 1150 Ninth St.
INFO: The Women's Empowerment Group's luncheon will feature guest speaker Lynn Dickerson, executive director of the Gallo Center for the Arts. For more information, go to www.womensempowermenttoday.com.
SEMINAR FOR CAREGIVERS
WHEN: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Modesto Library auditorium, 1500 I St.
INFO: Community Hospice will offer a free educational presentation for family caregivers who are caring for their aging parents. The January topic is "How to Take Care of a Loved One at Home." To register, call the Modesto Library reference desk at 558-7814.
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