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POSTED January 22, 2013 9:25 p.m.

 

McHenry Mansion benefit at Tresetti’s

MODESTO - The McHenry Mansion Foundation presents a unique and fun evening at Tresetti's World Cafe on 11th Street in Modesto on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m.

You can order your favorite appetizers, food and desserts while special celebrity and guest bartenders will pour your favorite libations. Bring your sweetheart to celebrate an early Valentine’s Day, while supporting Modesto's most treasured historic home built in 1883.

Ten percent of each dining tab and all bartender tips for the evening will be donated to the mansion if you mention the fundraiser.

 

 

 Old Glory theatre ground fundraiser

TRACY -  Old Glory Productions, a new theatre group forming in Tracy, will be holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 1601 N. Tracy Blvd.

 Guests will be served an appetizing dinner of spaghetti, bread, salad, and beverage, followed by dessert. Visit our information/membership booth, bid on fun raffle items and on tasty home-baked goods while being entertained by local talent.   
 Old Glory Productions’ mission is to give the public an enjoyable theatre experience in which the primary use for the proceeds would be in support of our troops through donations to the USO and to other local, military-related organizations.

 Advance tickets will be $12 Adults, $8 Seniors/Children 12 and under. Tickets sold at the door will be $15 Adult, and $10 Seniors/Children.  Meals can also be boxed to go. Tickets are available at Main Street Music, 53 W. 10th Street, Tracy, (209) 835-1125.

 For information on Old Glory Productions, where to buy tickets, or how you can support the theatre company, please call Connie at (209) 640-9057, or visit their website www.oldgloryproductions.org.

 

Tracy Youth Chess tournament Friday

TRACY - The Tracy Youth Chess Tournament takes place Friday, Jan. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Art Freiler School multipurpose room, 2421 Lowell Ave.

Registration is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The entry fee of $10 covers awards. Kids through high school age are welcome.

Chess sets will be provided.

For more information contact Tournament Director Tom Langland at 629-1674 or e-mail tom@tracychess.org


 Volunteers sought for grinding rocks

PINE GROVE — If you’d like to get involved with Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, now is a good time to volunteer.

The park has scheduled docent training for Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for people interested in working at the park as school tour guides, museum workers, and interpretive assistants. Pre-registration is required by Jan. 28. Contact Wendy Harrison at to sign up at: Wendy.Harrison@parks.ca.gov

Every fall and spring, 4th graders from throughout the region tour Indian Grinding Rock to learn about the park’s unique cultural and physical history. Volunteer docents lead small groups of students and their teachers around the park’s reconstructed Miwok village, including a visit to the actual grinding rock, the largest of its kind in the nation.

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located at 14881 Pine Grove‐Volcano Road, Pine Grove, CA 95665.

 

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