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Modesto

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Building,

1600 Carver Road

Info: Jeff Wells, president of the Stanislaus Genealogical Society, will speak about the history of Memorial Day. For more information, call 522-8868 or 529-6467.

PFLAG BINGO NIGHT

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will hold a bingo night. All are welcome. For more information, call 527-0776 or go to www.pflagmodesto.org.

Hickman

OPEN HOUSE

When: Tuesday, 10 a.m.

Where: Hickman Charter School, 13306 Fourth St.

Info: Hickman Charter School will hold an open house. For more information, call 874-9070.

Oakdale

MATURE DRIVING COURSE

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

Where: Oak Valley Medical Plaza, 1425 W. H St.

Info: Drivers 50 and older can participate in a driving skills course. Participants who complete both sessions earn a certificate that may qualify them for an auto insurance premium reduction. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. To register, call 847-5121, ext. 10.

Riverbank

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

When: May 24-28, 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Riverbank Community Pool

Info: The Parks and Recreation Department is offering a lifeguard training course for children 11 to 15 years old. For more information, call 863-7150. Registration may be completed at at City Hall, 6707 Third St.

HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD VACANCY

When: Applications are being taken until July 16 at 5 p.m.

Info: The city is looking to fill a vacancy on the Riverbank Housing Authority board. The term is for four years and expires in February 2014. The Housing Authority meets on the second Thursday of every other month. This is an unpaid, volunteer position, and no experience is required. Applicants must have a Riverbank address. The City Council appoints members. Applications are available at Riverbank City Hall North in the city clerk's office, 6707 Third St., by calling 863-7122 or at www.riverbank.org.

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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