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Market Dance Demo

Members of the Singles Skirts ‘n Flirts square dance group, which meets regularly in Oakdale, will join in to offer a demonstration at the downtown Farmer’s Market. They will dance twice this summer, with the first demonstration set for today, Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the market on North Third Avenue. After the demo, group members will return to the Grange Hall at the corner of West F Street and Lambuth Avenue in Oakdale for refreshments and more dancing. Their second demonstration at the market is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Speechtrain Meeting

Riverbank welcomes the REO Speechtrain Toastmasters Club for regular meetings every Wednesday morning, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., at Perko’s Cafe, Patterson and Oakdale roads, Riverbank. This is a fun way to learn the self-confidence and skills needed for public speaking. All are invited to come and check out the group. The next meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 10. For more information, call (209) 614-8462.


Accordion Club

The Good Time Accordion Club meets the second Wednesday of each month for their musical and social gathering at the Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Ave., with the next session this evening, Aug. 10. Admission is $5 at the door; meetings are at 7 p.m. and the remainder of the club’s meetings for 2016 are scheduled on Wednesdays, Sept. 14; Oct. 12; Nov. l9 and Dec. 14. Accordion players of all ages and levels are welcome, in addition to listening enthusiasts. The club also accepts donated accordions. For more information, contact Gayle Certini at 209-526-3627.