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Around The Region (5/1/10)

Modesto

PEACE OFFICER BENEFIT FOOT PURSUIT

WHEN: Today; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; run starts at 10 a.m.

WHERE: East La Loma Park

INFO: A 1-mile, 5K and 10K run will benefit the Peace Officer Memorial Group. A barbecue for registrants follows the run.

MOVIE MATINEE WITH MOM

WHEN: Sunday, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem St.

INFO: The city will hold a Movie Matinee With Mom event. The American Girl movie, "Chrissa Stands Strong" will be shown. Moms and daughters are invited to bring blankets, pillows and any American Girl dolls. Concessions will be available for purchase at the event. For more information, call 577-5344.

INFORMATION FOR VETERANS

WHEN: Monday, 1 p.m.

WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1001 S. Santa Cruz Ave.

INFO: The Korean War Veterans Association, Chapter 316, invites people who served in the Korean War to attend its monthly meeting. At 12:30 p.m., those who attended last month's meeting on veterans services can receive a copy of the booklet, "Benefits for Veterans and Dependents."

CAMERA CLUB

WHEN: Monday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: The Church of God, 1918 Sherwood Ave.

INFO: The Modesto Camera Club meets the first and third Mondays of each month. For more information, e-mail modestocameraclub@hotmail.com or go to www.modestocameraclub.net.

Riverbank

SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION

WHEN: Today, 9 a.m. to noon

WHERE: City Hall North, council chamber, 6707 Third St.

INFO: The Parks and Recreation Department will hold early-bird swim registration. There are classes for parents and babies, tiny tots and beginner through advanced swimmers. The cost is $40 for each two-week session and $45 for nonresidents. For more information, call 863-7150.

Turlock

CAR SHOW

WHEN: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Pitman High School, 2525 W. Christoffersen Parkway

INFO: The Pitman Band and Color Guard will hold a car show. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. There will be food, music, raffles and vendors. Proceeds benefit the Pitman Band and Color Guard. For more information, contact Sherrie LaForti at 480-1075.

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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