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Modesto

RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LUNCH

WHEN: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.

INFO: The Retired Public Employees Association will hold its monthly meeting. Meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month. Lunch is $8.50 for members and $12.50 for guests. For more information, call 523-3957.

PASSENGER RAIL PRESENTATION

WHEN: Thursday, 5 p.m.

WHERE: Great Valley Center, 201 Needham Ave.

INFO: The upcoming Valley Futures Forum will focus on "Passenger Rail: Beyond the Pipe Dream." The guest speaker will be Stacey Mortensen, executive director of Altamont Commuter Express. The cost is $10. For more information, go to www.valleyfuturesforum.org.

AARP SAFE DRIVER COURSE

WHEN: Thursday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Doctors Medical Center, Conference Center, 1441 Florida Ave.

INFO: Doctors Medical Center and the AARP will present a safe driver program for seniors. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for all others. A certificate discounting automobile insurance will be issued upon completion. For more information, call 888-284-6641.

Oakdale

GARDEN CLUB MEETING

WHEN: Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Oakdale Masonic Center, 357 N. Eighth Ave.

INFO: The Oakdale Garden Club will hold its regular meeting and celebrate St. Patrick's Day a day early. Speaker Glenn Burghardt will discuss clover. The meeting is open to the public. Everyone is invited and wearing green is encouraged.

Riverbank

REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETING

WHEN: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Perko's restaurant, 2120 Patterson Road

INFO: The Stanislaus East Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly meeting. Christi Roberson and Marie Falke with the Turlock Patriots will talk about their programs and activities in Turlock and their plans for a tax day Taxed Enough Already Party. Dinner is $15. The public is invited.

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