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
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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.
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.
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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