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Around the Region (4/30/10)

Modesto

LIBRARY BOOK SALE

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Modesto Library, 1500 I St.

Info: The Friends of the Modesto Library are holding a book sale. Proceeds will benefit the Modesto Library.

McHENRY MUSEUM SALE

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: McHenry Museum, 1402 I St.

Info: The Guild of the McHenry Museum and Historical Society will hold a basement sale fund-raiser. Items for sale include dishes, cookware, linens, jewelry, books and garden items. For more information, call 577-5235 or e-mail elacoste@modestogov.com

VETERAN & SERVICE MEMBER OUTREACH

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Where: 1230 Sixth St.

Info: The American Red Cross Stanislaus County will hold a free breakfast and lunch for veterans and local service members and their families. Activities will include writing letters, decorating cards, videotaping military messages and packing boxes to mail to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

MJC DAY TRIP

When: Sunday, 9:45 a.m.

Info: Modesto Junior College Community Education is offering a day trip to see the San Francisco Giants play the Colorado Rockies. The cost is $69. Game time is 1:05 p.m. For more information, call Community Education at 575-6063.

CHICKEN BARBECUE FUND-RAISER

When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Davis Community Park, College Avenue and Rumble Road

Info: The North Modesto Kiwanis is hosting a Chicken A-Go-Go barbecue. The cost is $8 per meal. All proceeds benefit local children's organizations and causes.

GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND-RAISER

When: Monday

Where: Del Rio Country Club, 801 Stewart Road

Info: The Children's Crisis Center of Stanislaus County, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter for abused, neglected and at-risk children, will hold its annual golf tournament fund-raiser and dinner auction. For more information, contact Shari Arakelian at 545-8450 or 613-3050.

DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

When: Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Marshall Park Neighborhood Center, 420 Chicago Ave.

Info: AARP will hold a driver safety course covering the rules of the road and the effects of aging. The program is designed to help preserve driving privileges for seniors. The cost is $14. To register or for more information, call Robert at 529-2890.


Turlock

HEALTH & SAFETY FAIR

When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Laurel and High streets

Info: The Turlock "12:10" Lions Club, Iglesia del Pacto, Turlock Covenant Church and New Life Christian Center will hold a Health and Safety Fair. There will be free health screenings, and food packages will be donated to the first 500 families in attendance.


Newman

YARD SALE FUND-RAISER

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 1127 Q St.

Info: The Newman Garden Club will hold a yard sale to raise money for scholarships it provides for area students.


Groveland

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

When: Sunday, 4 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne Trails, 22988 Ferretti Road

Info: Southside Senior Services Inc. will hold its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. The fund-raiser will benefit programs and services. There will be food, raffles and an auction. The cost is $35. For more information, call 962-7303.

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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