Monsters fight aliens in Turlock

The Turlock Recreation Department offers its second outdoor movie today with a showing of "Monsters vs. Aliens."

Families are invited to bring blankets and a picnic dinner.

The movie -- whose main character hails from Modesto -- will be shown at dusk at the Turlock Regional Sports Complex; gates open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $2 per person, with children 3 and under free.

The sports complex is at 4545 N. Kilroy Road.