RETIRED TEACHERS MEETING
When: Thursday, 11 a.m.
Where: The Seasons, 940 McHenry Ave.
Info: The California Retired Teachers Association will hold a general meeting. A representative from Sierra Vista Child and Family Services will speak about school-based services provided by the agency. For more information, call 526-9445.
When: Thursday, noon to 1:45 p.m.
Where: Marcello's Bistro, 502 N. Yosemite Ave.
Info: The Oakdale Women's Connection Luncheon will feature speaker Yvonne Karlin, a San Diego-based radio announcer, who will speak about how to make everyday life a "love song." The cost is $15. For more information, call Barbara at 847-5605 or Paula at 869-4788.
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Community CASA, 2201 Morrill Road
Info: The Modesto-Riverbank Area Chapter of The Compassionate Friends,a bereavement group for area parents, grandparents and adult siblings, will meet. There will be grief support music, sharing among attendees and a Siblings Sharing Session along with special commemorations of the chapter's one-year anniversary. For more information, call chapter leader Joanna Rose-Murray, at 484-8276, e-mail email@example.com or go to www.tcfmodesto-riverbankarea.org.
When: Thursday, 4:30 and 6:45 p.m.
Where: Covenant Village of Turlock, 2125 N. Olive Ave.
Info: A benefit dinner for Covenant Village of Turlock will feature the DC Family Players and a filet mignon dinner. The cost is $45 per person and reservations are required. There will be two seatings for dinner. For more information, call Patrice Lesondak at 216-5615 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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