CONTINUED LEARNING MEETING
When: Thursday, 9 a.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College West Campus, Building 6000, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Info: Modesto Institute for Continued Learning invites senior citizens to an informational meeting. The schedule of not-for-credit classes for the 2010 fall semester will be open to registration, and refreshments will be served. Registration for the semester is $40. For more information call Community Education at 575-6063 or Jerry Jackman at 577-5616.
When: Sept. 9 and 10
Where: Johansen High School, 641 Norseman Drive
Info: The Modesto City Schools Special Education Department will host a lecture on autism spectrum disorders. The featured presenter is Dr. Ron Leaf, author of "Sense and Nonsense in the Behavior Treatment of Autism" and "A Work in Progress." The training is free to teachers and parents of students within Modesto City Schools, but pre-registration by Sept. 3 is required. For information or to register, call 576-4155.
BOY SCOUT FUND-RAISER
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Private residence
Info: A barbecue fund-raiser will benefit the Greater Yosemite Council Boy Scouts of America. The cost is $100 per person or $750 for a table of eight. There will be dinner, an open bar and a silent auction. For more information, call 545-6320.
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