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Around The Region (3/18/10)

Modesto

DEMENTIA REALITY TOUR

WHEN: Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Walnut Grove Assisted Living, 2801 Lou Ann Drive

INFO: Walnut Grove Assisted Living will sponsor the Dementia Reality Tour. The event is open to anyone who wants to have a better understanding of the effects of Alzheimer's and dementia. For more information, call Karen Mannis at 575-1950.

Ripon

MARISSA'S CLOSET DONATIONS

WHEN: Saturday-Sunday and March 27-28, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,

or call for an appointment

WHERE: 410 W. Main St.

INFO: Marissa's Closet, which collects formal wear for girls and women in need, is accepting donations and also donating dresses to those in need. For more information, call 613-0836 or go to www.marissascloset.org.

Riverbank

POSTER CONTEST

WHEN: Deadline March 25

INFO: Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to create a poster with the slogan "Healthy Planet! Healthy Life!" All winners will be announced at the fourth annual Beyond Earth Day Event on April 10. Posters can be mailed or dropped off to Norma Torres-Manriquez at City Hall North, 6707 Third St., Riverbank 95367. For more information, call 863-7153.

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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