OUT AND ABOUT
Out and About is your guide to upcoming events in and around the Riverbank area.
Riverbank United Methodist Church is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Church, 6901 Third St., to welcome its new pastor, Pastor Jeff Holder.
The community is encouraged to attend the social. Pastor Holder has been assigned to Riverbank United Methodist Church and Community United Methodist Church in Oakdale. Come by and meet Pastor Jeff, see old friends, meet new friends, and enjoy some homemade cobbler a la mode or make a sundae.
The Stanislaus County Library is looking for local published authors to take part in the Eighth Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place outside on the 16th Street side of the Modesto Library portico. Local authors will have the opportunity to promote their works, as well as sell and sign copies of their publications. There is no cost to participate, but advance registration is required as space is limited. Interested authors should contact Laura Ferrell at (209) 558-7817 to request an event registration form. Completed forms must be received by Friday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. in order to participate. Welcome Home Heroes Foundation is hosting a special Patriots Day Blues and Food Truck Festival in Tuolumne on Sunday, Sept. 10. Festivities are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and tickets, $25 apiece, are available at the Modesto and Jamestown Harley Davidson shops or at eventbrite. com. Headlining the festival will be Tommy Castro and The Painkillers along with Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings, AC Myles and the John Clifton Blues Band.