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OMELETTE LUNCHEON

WHEN: Monday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Red Shield Community Center, 1649 Las Vegas Ave.

INFO: The Salvation Army will hold its annual omelette luncheon. A boutique featuring breads, jams and jellies opens at 11 a.m. and is followed by the luncheon. Lunch will be followed by card games. The cost is $20. Tickets can be purchased by calling Carol at 522-3209 or by going to Morris Nursery.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT

WHEN: Monday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Health Education and Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave.

INFO: The Us-Too Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of each month. This month's speaker is Rosalind Muncill, a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry technologist from Modesto Radiology Imaging. She will present a program on bone density and cancer. Free bone density scans will be provided. Friends and family are encouraged to attend. For more information, call John at 529-2465 or Thom at 869-3280.

YARD SALE DONATIONS NEEDED

WHEN: Through April 2

WHERE: 2801 W. Hatch Road

INFO: The Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199 will hold a yard sale April 3. The group is seeking donations of items that are new or in good condition to help raise funds to replace items destroyed in a fire two years ago. For more information, call 537-3360, Lisa at 679-2688 or Gaylene at 604-0921.

BIKE DONATIONS

WHEN: Through June 4

WHERE: Mark Twain Junior High School, 707 S. Emerald Ave.

INFO: Mark Twain Junior High is running the Earn a Bike program. The school needs donations of gently used bikes, helmets and bike locks, as well as cash. To earn a bike, students must volunteer 20 school days helping clean up around the campus, behaving well and earning passing grades. To make a donation, call Curtis King at 985-5814.

Hilmar

TRI-TIP FUND-RAISER

WHEN: Today, noon to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Hilmar High School, 7807 N. Lander Ave.

INFO: Hilmar High school will hold a barbecue tri-tip sandwich drive-through fund-raiser. There will be tri-tip, chicken and linguiça sandwiches. The cost is $5. Chips and drinks will be available for $1.

Riverbank

SOCCER FOR KIDS

WHEN: Begins Monday

WHERE: Riverbank Sports Complex, 2119 Morrill Road

INFO: The Parks and Recreation Department will offer soccer classes for children ages 2½ to 9. Classes are designed to instruct children in the proper techniques as well as game play. Register at 6707 Third St. The cost is $58. For more information, call 863-7150.

Turlock

VETERANS MEDICAL CLINIC

WHEN: Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1405 E. Linwood Ave.

INFO: The VFW Post 5059 will hold a medical clinic. People already in the Department of Veterans Affairs medical system may drop in for a checkup. Veterans who are not in the system need to bring their discharge papers (DD214), and people will be on hand to help them apply for benefits. For more information, call Joe Madden at 914-4764.

RELAY FOR LIFE KICK-OFF

WHEN: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Emanuel Medical Plaza, 880 E. Tuolumne Road

INFO: A movie-première-themed kickoff for Relay for Life will be held by Emanuel Regional Cancer Services. The event is free and will include entertainment, desserts, prizes and Relay for Life T-shirts for survivors.

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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