•SIERRA CLUB YOKUTS MEETING
When: Friday, 6:45 p.m.
Where: College Avenue Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 1341 College Ave.
Info: Adrian Crane and Deborah Steinberg will discuss their adventures climbing the 15 mountains in California that are more than 14,000 feet high. The event is free and nonmembers are welcome. For more information, call Kelly at 606-2485.
When: Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m.
Where: 1419 Standiford Ave., Suite 1
Info: A workshop titled, "How to Create Lasting Change in Life" will be held with life coach Alex Lanious. The workshop will focus on practical tools to master emotions, the body, relationships and finances. The cost is $50. For tickets, call 352-5848.
•SONS OF ITALY BENEFIT
Where: Del Rio Country Club, 801 Stewart Road
Info: The Modesto Lodge Central Valley Sons of Italy Foundation will hold its annual Black Tie Benefit. Proceeds will benefit Inter-Faith Ministries and Redwood Family Center. The cost is $75 or $40 for children 15 and younger. Table sponsorships are available. For more information, call 527-5818.
•ODD FELLOWS BREAKFAST
When: Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m.
Where: IOOF Hall, Main Street
Info: The La Grange Rebekah Lodge 323 will hold its regular breakfast. The menu is ham and cheese omelets, pancakes, and biscuits and gravy. The cost is $6.
When: Thursdays, starting April 22, 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Oak Valley Medical Plaza, 1425 W. H St.
Info: People diagnosed with diabetes can learn more about caring for themselves at "Living Well with Diabetes" classes that will be held on four consecutive Thursdays. Family members are encouraged to attend. Preregistration is required and class size is limited. The fee is $20 per person or $30 per family. For more information, call 847-5121, ext. 10.
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