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What: Midterm Elec­tion Re­cap 2018

When: Satur­day, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Denny’s Con­fer­ence Room, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto.

Info: With guest speak­ers Stanis­laus County Voter Reg­is­trar, Lee Lun­dri­gan, Lawrence L. Given­ter, Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus Dept. of Po­lit­i­cal Sci­ence & Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion, Cal­i­for­nia State Univer­sity, Stanis­laus. Seat­ing lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion call 209-303-4042.

What: Dream It, Be It

When: Satur­day, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Me­mo­rial Med­i­cal Plaza, 1800 Cof­fee Road

Info: The Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional of Modesto presents the pro­gram “Dream It, Be It.” The pro­gram works to im­prove the lives of women and girls through pro­grams lead­ing to so­cial and eco­nomic em­pow­er­ment. This is a day­long con­fer­ence for se­condary school-age girls, where they will learn about ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties, set­ting and achiev­ing goals, and over­com­ing ob­sta­cles to suc­cess. Girls and their par­ents/guardians can learn more and sign up for the pro­gram by con­tact­ing Ruth Bright at ni­tis1975@ya­

What: Spe­cial Vet­er­ans Day Sun­day Ser­vice

When: Sun­day, 10 a.m.

Where: First United Methodist Church, 850 16th St.

Info: Em­met Cahill, an award-win­ning Irish tenor and mem­ber of the world-renowned Irish singing group Celtic Thun­der, will be the mu­si­cal guest at First United Methodist Church on Sun­day. The com­mu­nity is wel­come to join the ser­vice at 10 a.m., when Cahill will share so­los and sing with the FUMC Chan­cel Choir. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion call 209-522-9046, x 210 or visit www.firs­tum­c­

What: Be­gin­ners Bridge Lessons

When: Mon­day, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Modesto Bridge Cen­ter, 1117 Lone Palm

Info: Learn to play bridge or sharpen your game skills at the Modesto Bridge Cen­ter on Mon­days at 9 a.m. Small group lessons plus lunch for $17. Taught by Judy Rem­mers and Jan Mas­ten­broek, master play­ers. Modesto Bridge Cen­ter also of­fers play­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days for those who al­ready know the game and want to achieve a higher level of play. Reser­va­tions en­cour­aged but not re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Judy Rem­mers at 209-484-1742 or e-mail at sky­burst­

What: Hut­ton House Vol­un­teers Ori­en­ta­tion

When: Mon­day, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Hut­ton House, 201 Jen­nie St.

Info: Cen­ter for Hu­man Ser­vices will be hold­ing train­ing dates for vol­un­teer po­si­tions for Hut­ton House, a shel­ter for run­away and home­less youth ages 13-17. Vol­un­teers are ex­pected to at­tend all train­ing dates, Nov. 1, 6, 8, 12, and 14. For more in­for­ma­tion call 209-526-1476 or visit www.cen­ter­forhu­manser­­ton­house.

What: Vet­er­ans Pav­il­ion Ded­i­ca­tion Cer­e­mony

When: Mon­day, 11:11 a.m.

Where: Haig & Is­abel Ber­be­rian Pa­tient Ser­vice Cen­ter, 4368 Spyres Way

Info: Com­mu­nity Hospice will honor those who have served and are cur­rently serv­ing our coun­try in the armed forces at the an­nual Vet­er­ans Pav­il­ion Ded­i­ca­tion Cer­e­mony. Com­mu­nity mem­bers are wel­come to re­flect and memorialize a loved one. There is no charge to at­tend. Com­mu­nity Hospice is a part­ner in the “We Honor Vet­er­ans” pro­gram, which is a Na­tional Hospice and Pal­lia­tive Care Or­ga­ni­za­tion pro­gram. Light re­fresh­ments will be served. For more in­for­ma­tion visit call Com­mu­nity Hospice Foun­da­tion at 209-578-6370 or visit give.hos­pice­

What: Modesto Repub­li­can Woman

When: Tues­day, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Sea­son’s Cater­ing, 945 McHenry Ave.

Info: Modesto Repub­li­can Woman’s club will hold its monthly lunch meet­ing with Mayor of Modesto Ted Brand­vold as guest speaker. So­cial­iz­ing at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon. Cost $16. For in­for­ma­tion or to RSVP, call 209-567-3399 or email

What: Modesto Sea Scouts

When: Tues­days, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Boy Scout Club­house, Enslen Park, 501 Stod­dard Ave.

Info: Modesto Sea Scouts meet each Tues­day at the Boy Scout Club­house. They are wel­com­ing new mem­bers be­tween the ages of 14-21. For more in­for­ma­tion email or visit



What: River­bank His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Movie Fundraiser

When: Thurs­day, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gal­axy Theatre, 2525 Pat­ter­son Road

Info: The River­bank His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety is host­ing a fundraiser at Gal­axy Theatre cel­e­brat­ing the 25th an­niver­sary of “Back To The Fu­ture 2.” There will be two DeLore­ans on dis­play and other movie mem­o­ra­bilia. Tick­ets are $20; all pro­ceeds go to­ward the mu­seum’s ex­pan­sion to house the City’s 1918 City Fire Truck and other large items. Tick­ets are avail­able at O’Briens River­bank su­per­mar­ket, at the mu­seum on Tues­day and Thurs­day morn­ings and Satur­day after­noons, or email Paulette Rober­son at paulet­ter­ober­


What: Sun­shine Club Weekly Lun­cheon

When: Mon­days, 1 p.m.

Where: The Siz­zler, 3101 Ho­tel Drive

Info: The Sun­shine Club is a sup­port group for men and women who have lost a loved one. Meet peo­ple who un­der­stand what sud­denly be­ing alone re­ally means. The lunch is no-host. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Dar­lene at 209-668-6792.

Send Re­gion items to Re­gion, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 209-578-2330; fax 209-578-2207; or email re­gion@mod­

100 YEARS AGO: Due to the in­fluenza epi­demic, Modesto Mayor Mor­ris de­ter­mined that the or­di­nance on wear­ing masks while in pub­lic would re­main in ef­fect. The mayor reached this de­ci­sion with city and county health of­fi­cer Dr. J. K. Ran­som. The Modesto School Board also de­ter­mined that schools would re­main closed un­til the mayor lifted the mask re­quire­ment. Ceres schools were to re­main closed, as well as coun­try schools and Sun­day church schools.

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