OUT AND ABOUT

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Out and About is your guide to up­com­ing events in and around the River­bank area.

River­bank’s Royal Neigh­bors of Amer­ica Chap­ter 9890 is host­ing a fundraiser on Fri­day, Aug. 24 at the Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3600 Santa Fe in River­bank. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., there will be a Potato Bar open and for $10 guests can en­joy all the fix­ings which will in­clude their cus­tom made potato, green salad, dessert, cof­fee, and wa­ter. Soft drinks will be avail­able for an ad­di­tional $1. Tick­ets for the Potato Bar can be pur­chased at the door. Paint Nite, fol­low­ing din­ner, is open to ev­ery­one ages 6 and up and is a fam­ily friendly event. The cost for paint­ing is $45 with $15 from each sale go­ing to sup­port the an­nual vet­er­ans’ lun­cheon hosted each Novem­ber by the Royal Neigh­bors group. Paint­ing will start at 6 p.m. and in­ter­ested par­ties can go to Pain­tNite.com/Modesto se­lect Aug. 24 River­bank click on the link and pur­chase tick­ets or call 855-767-4270.

***** In­ter­net Ba­sics classes will be hosted at the River­bank Li­brary, 3442 Santa Fe, on Thurs­days, Aug. 23 and Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m. The work­shop will in­tro­duce par­tic­i­pants to the In­ter­net and the World Wide Web, with in­struc­tion on how to search on the web. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Space is lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion or to sign up, call the River­bank Li­brary at 209-869-7008. In­for­ma­tion on reg­u­larly oc­cur­ring li­brary pro­grams can be found at www.stanis­laus­li­brary.org, un­der the “Events and Classes” tab.

***** Con­gres­sional can­di­date Josh Harder, CA-10, is host­ing some Town Hall ses­sions for vot­ers this month. Com­ing up is a Health­care Town Hall, Wed­nes­day, Aug. 29, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; those in the health­care in­dus­try are en­cour­aged to come talk about is­sues lo­cal to the Cen­tral Val­ley. For at­ten­dance at the ses­sion and for lo­ca­tion in­for­ma­tion on the health­care meet­ing, RSVP to Claris@ Harder­forCongress.com or call (209) 214-8089.

***** Vol­un­teers 18 or older who are reg­is­tered Cal­i­for­nia vot­ers can be­come part of the elec­tion process by serv­ing as Poll Work­ers on Tues­day, Nov. 6, 2018. Bilin­gual Poll Work­ers flu­ent in English and Span­ish, Kh­mer, Pun­jabi or Assyr­ian are needed. Poll Work­ers play an im­por­tant role and per­form a wide range of du­ties in­clud­ing open­ing the polls, set­ting up vot­ing equip­ment, is­su­ing of­fi­cial bal­lots and as­sist­ing vot­ers. Poll Work­ers will re­ceive a $95 stipend, which in­cludes serv­ing on Elec­tion Day from ap­prox­i­mately 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and a manda­tory two-hour train­ing class. The train­ing class pro­vides an over­view of the Elec­tion Day process and hands-on equip­ment in­struc­tion. Classes are of­fered in Modesto, Oak­dale, Sal­ida and Tur­lock from Oct. 16 through Oct. 27. For ap­pli­ca­tions to vol­un­teer and to view the sched­ule for train­ing classes, visit: www.stan­vote.com or poll­worker@ stan­county.com or con­tact the Stanis­laus County Poll Worker Co­or­di­na­tor at (209) 525-5233.

***** Delicato Fam­ily Vine­yards, 12001 S. High­way 99, four miles north of Man­teca, will host its fi­nal Sum­mer Artisan Mar­ket on Satur­day, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stay cool in­side, sip wine and shop, with lo­cal food prod­ucts, jew­elry, wear­ables, hand­crafted items and more be­ing of­fered.

The pub­lic is en­cour­aged to sip the new­est wine re­leases cho­sen from the cur­rent tast­ing menu while shop­ping the dis­plays. The wine tast­ing fee is $5 (waived for Delicato Wine Club Mem­bers) and there is no en­try fee to browse the Artisan Mar­ket. Also avail­able for pur­chase will be per­sonal piz­zas baked on­site by the Rock Pizza Oven.

***** All are in­vited to the weekly meet­ings of TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly, 1034 that gath­ers each Mon­day from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 1480 Poplar Ave., Oak­dale.

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