When: Deadline is May 6
Info: The Modesto Library will display a national exhibit on Abraham Lincoln in June. Middle school and high school students are invited to enter an essay contest with awards of $500 and $250 in each category. Students are to write a 1,200-word essay based on the following prompt: If Abraham Lincoln were here today, what evidence would he see that his efforts while president had made an impact in our country? For contest rules, go to www.stanislauslibrary.org.
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: George's Steakhouse Bar & Grill, 1001 Kansas Ave.
Info: The Valley Super Singles is having a Newcomer's Dinner. For more information, call 576-1493.
When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Modesto Library Auditorium, 1500 I St.
Info: Community Hospice offers a monthly free educational presentation for family caregivers who support their aging parents. April's topic is "Dementia and Caregiving." To register, call the library reference desk, 558-7814.
CHARTER SCHOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Hickman Charter School, 13306 Fourth St.
Info: Call 874-9070
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.