When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Denny's, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Toastmaster, a nonprofit organization that helps members develop public speaking and leadership skills, is holding its monthly meeting. The meetings are free and open to visitors. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Modesto Library, 1500 I St.
Info: The Modesto Library Book Club meets every third Wednesday. "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" will be discussed. For more information, call Mark at 572-3420.
SOCIAL SECURITY PRESENTATION
When: Thursday, 9 a.m.
Where: 800 Scenic Drive, Building 4
Info: The Social Security Administration will be at The Empowerment Center to help people with filing claims online. Appointments are required. For more information, call 544-1913.
VALLEY FUTURES FORUM
When: Thursday, 5 p.m.
Where: Great Valley Center, 201 Needham St.
Info: The August meeting of the Valley Futures Forum will be "Innovations in Designing for Pedestrians: Revitalizing Communities Through Increased Walkability." The cost is $10.
LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA FUND-RAISER
When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Minnie's, 107 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will hold a wine and cheese fund-raiser. The event will include wine, food, raffles and a silent auction. The cost is $25 pre-sale or $30 at the door. For more information, call 402-4181 or e-mail email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
Info: Volunteer drivers are needed to operate a seven-passenger van being assigned to the Veterans Affairs Sonora Medical Clinic. The van will bring veterans to the clinic from Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties. Those interested in volunteering should contact Scott at 925-449-6448 or Frank M. Smart at 536-0439 or 559-1908.
When: Friday, 8 a.m.
Where: Oakmoore Golf Course, 3737 N. Wilson Way
Info: El Concilio will hold its annual golf tournament. The cost is $100. Entry includes golf cart, prizes, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages on the course and dinner. For more information, call Annette Sanchez at 644-2627.
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