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Community Briefs 12-1-21

Community Briefs provides a listing of events and activities going on in and around the Oakdale-Riverbank area. To have an event featured, e-mail the information to


Oakdale Women’s Club

Join in with members of the Oakdale Women’s Club at its Holiday Cheers program, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 7, at noon at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club. This year, in lieu of members exchanging gifts, they are bringing gifts for children and military veterans in Oakdale. Shop the Oakdale Women’s Club holiday boutique for unique gifts: handbags, jewelry, holiday table decor, succulent plant centerpieces, and more. Plus, sing and dance along with Santa and Mrs. Claus as the OWC membership celebrates good cheer for all. Those interested in attending are asked to make reservations (lunch cost $23) by Dec. 2; Call Karen at (209) 848-2231.


Weekly Dances

Check out the Golden Agers at the Riverbank Community Center on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with dancing, socializing, live music and fun for all. All adults 55-plus are welcome. Drop in, or become a member. Fees are $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Membership is $15; contact Ellie DeJesus at 209-277-5584 or Lupe Padron at 209-573-5014. The Community Center is at 3600 Santa Fe St., Riverbank.


Weight Loss Group

All interested are welcome to join TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) a weight support group that meets in Oakdale every Monday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Community United Methodist Church on Poplar. This group is open to the public and anyone interested in improving their life by losing weight can contact Audrey for more information, call 209-765-7838.