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Around the Region (5/04/10)

Modesto

CIVITAN CLUB MEETING

When: Wednesday, May 5, 6 p.m.

Where: Denny's, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Crafty Ladies Civitan Club will have an informational meeting. Civitan International is a service club that focuses on the needs of the developmentally disabled. Crafty Ladies Civitan Club will meet every Wednesday until the club earns a charter, then meetings will be once a month. For more information, call Sandie Shapiro at 484-6471 or Cindie Wolf at 523-9653.

SCHOOL CARNIVAL

When: Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Ustach Middle School, 2701 Kodiak Drive

Info: Ustach Middle School will have a carnival benefiting student programs and activities. There will be games, inflatables, a silent auction and food. For more information, call 552-3000.

Ripon

GARDEN CLUB MEETING

When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.

Where: American Legion Hall, 206 Stockton Ave.

Info: "The Gift of the Olive" is the theme of the May Ripon Garden Club meeting. Guest speaker will be Anne Piccirillo, who spent several years in Crete and learned to grow olive trees. For information, call Anita at 599-3359.

Turlock

BARBECUE DRIVE THROUGH

When: Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Pitman High School, 2525 W. Christoffersen Parkway

Info: The Pitman High School girls swim team and Central Valley Aquatics is having a barbecue tri-tip sandwich drive through. Proceeds will benefit youth aquatic programs.

POTLUCK DINNER

When: Thursday, 6 p.m.

Where: Senior Hall, 1191 Cahill St.

Info: The Turlock Seniors will have a potluck dinner with a tribute to Irving Berlin as entertainment. For more information, call Dell at 632-7708.

Hickman

SCIENCE EXPO

When: Thursday, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: 13306 Fourth St.

Info: Hickman Charter School will hold "The Sky's the Limit," science expo with activities for the whole family. Admission is free.

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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