When: Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: AAA Modesto office, 3525 Coffee Road
Info: AAA and the Delta Blood Bank are holding a community blood drive. Delta Blood Bank's mobile bus will be on hand to accept donations. All registered donors will receive loyalty points. For more information, call Suzanne Calvillo at (209) 530-2619.
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER OLDER ADULTS WORKSHOP
When: Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus Learning Institute, County Center 3, Room 1, 917 Oakdale Road
Info: The Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging and the Center for Living Forward are holding a workshop, "Improving the Quality of Services and Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults." Training is free, unless requesting continuing education units. Space is limited and registration is requested in advance. Provide your name, name of your organization, your email address and your license number (if requesting continuing education units). The course meets the qualifications for four hours of CEU credit for marriage and family therapists and licensed clinical social workers as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, provider #PCE-2079. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #CEP-13610 for four contact hours. CE Provider: Institute on Aging. For CEUs, checks in the amount of $20, made to Institute on Aging, are payable at the event. For more information or to register, contact Kathy Sniffen at (209) 589-9902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP
When: June 3-14, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: California State University, Stanislaus, 1 University Circle
Info: The Great Valley Writing Project at CSUS is sponsoring a two-week youth writing program for students entering grades four through nine in the fall. Under the guidance of experienced GVWP teacher consultants, students can grow as they share their writing with fellow students, conference with teachers and experiment with a variety of genres and creative techniques. The $250 registration fee includes all class materials, a GVWP T-shirt and an anthology of the students' writing. A family discount is available for two or more students. To register, contact Alyssa Coelho or the GVWP office at (209) 667-3490 or email@example.com.
LIONS CLUB CAR SHOW
When: Fridays through Aug. 30, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Hula's Restaurant, 2261 Jackson Ave. (Highway 120)
Info: The Escalon Lions Club Car Show features raffle prizes, music and trophies; will have an average of 80 cars a night. Raffle benefits are used for scholarship awards. Free for everyone. For more information, call (209) 838-7775.
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