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Modesto Marathon is Coming!

Modesto Marathon is Coming!

Modesto Marathon- Sunday, March 24 The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon returns this year and is projecting a high turnout for their globally attended event. This event will feature a Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K runs for runners of all levels. This highly popular event is fully certified as a Boston Marathon qualifier and draws elite […]

By February 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Modesto Film – Thelma & Louise w Film Discussion

Modesto Film – Thelma & Louise w Film Discussion

Modesto Film Society Cinema Club presents THELMA AND LOUISE The Modesto Film Society’s Cinema Club selection for March is 1991’s THELMA AND LOUSE, the first “outlaw buddy” movie in which the outlaw buddies were female, on Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m. at Modesto’s historic State Theatre. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Susan Sarandon, Geena […]

By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Scapbooking Fun – Modesto Library

Scapbooking Fun – Modesto Library

Scrapbooking Fun at the Modesto Library Join the Modesto Library and local scrapbooker Anna Soto for a series of free programs to learn about and practice scrapbooking. This program will be held, Saturdays, March 9 and March 23 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Some materials will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their […]

By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Spring Clean for the Library

Spring Clean for the Library

Take time this spring when you are cleaning out all of the old things at home and set books aside for the Modesto Library. Any books, any theme are appreciated and every book help fund the activities at the Library. The Friends of the Modesto Library will be holding their used book sale in May […]

By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Wrecking Crew Film

The Wrecking Crew Film

They were the studio musicians behind some of the biggest hits in the 1960s and ’70s. From “Be My Baby” to “California Girls;” “Strangers in the Night” to “Mrs. Robinson;” “You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’” to “Up, Up and Away;” and from “Viva Las Vegas” to “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the group dubbed The Wrecking Crew […]

By February 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Master Class Jazz w John Stowell

Master Class Jazz w John Stowell

This will be an amazing show! A master class and a great concert at the home of Kyle Barker. The legendary jazz guitarist, John Stowell will be doing an intimate house party this Sunday afternoon, March 3 at Kyle Barker House on 3400 West Point street off Standiford and McHenry, master class 4 PM Johnny […]

By February 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Teen Tech Week at the Modesto Library Press Release

Teen Tech Week at the Modesto Library Press Release

Teen Tech Week at the Modesto Library Teens age 13 – 18 can participate in the Check In @ Your Library Teen Video Contest by submitting a short video about their favorite book by Saturday, March 9 at 5 p.m. First, Second, and Third place prizes of $250, $150, and $100 gift cards will be […]

By February 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Cruisin’ for Salvation Army

Cruisin’ for Salvation Army

“A Night of Cruisin’ for The Army” Is This Year’s Theme By Chris Murphy [cid:_1_0E1A9FB40E1A9CA8005ADCFA88257B19] This is an event you must ad your busy calendar. ModestoView loves the Salvation Army and my band Third Party donates 100% of our performance gigs to non-profits. One of the best non-profits that does the most good is Salvation […]

By February 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
MJC Hispanic Education Conference

MJC Hispanic Education Conference

Hispanic Education Conference at MJC (Modesto, CA) The 29th Annual Hispanic Education Conference will take place on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, located at 435 College Avenue in Modesto. The theme for this year’s conference is “Inspired […]

By February 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Downtown Summit Meeting 2-27

Downtown Summit Meeting 2-27

Downtown Summit Meeting – Wednesday, February 27 In June of 2012, the City Council commissioned the Downtown Hospitality Program to review downtown operations and management and develop a model for its improvement. The Program is intended to coordinate downtown stakeholders to improve regulations, policies, programs and practices in order to make downtown more hospitable and […]

By February 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Aileen Jaffa 18th Annual Young Poets Contest

Aileen Jaffa 18th Annual Young Poets Contest

Eighteenth Annual Aileen Jaffa Young Poets Contest The Eighteenth Annual Aileen Jaffa Young Poets Contest is open to all students K-12 living in or attending school in Stanislaus County. Each student may submit up to three entries at $1 per entry. Poems may be any style, no longer than 24 lines. Poems must be the […]

By February 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ChefView-Barking Dog

ChefView-Barking Dog

Chef View By Dana Johnson Dana, the Burger, & the Band! It was a Thursday, as soon as I entered the Barkin’ Dog Grill in downtown Modesto on 11th St.  I’m not exactly sure why… but I was reminded of that cool old jam by Shirley Bassey, Hey Big Spender!  “The minute you walked in […]

By February 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
BarView-Pinky Drinks

BarView-Pinky Drinks

BarView Pinky Drinks By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Nothing says pink, warm, and sticky quite like venereal disease, except for possibly Valentine’s Day.  My original theme for February’s bar article was going to be “Love Drips”, but that afforded me more disgusting pun-ammo that was really appropriate for a segment on amore.  On […]

By February 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Zen View

Zen View

ZenView By Mary Layton DISCIPLINE When I was young the word “discipline” had a definite unattractive ring to it. Something you are ordered to do but don’t want to do. Being a free spirit, I decided it was something to be avoided. A few years later we were doing drills in a T’ai Chi class, […]

By February 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
RockbillyView- Queen of Rockabilly

RockbillyView- Queen of Rockabilly

Rockabilly View By Jennifer Allsup Finding the roots of what they call her, the “Queen of Rockabilly”. Wanda Jackson was born in Oklahoma. Wanda’s father Tom was a country singer and he decided to quit singing due to the Great Depression. That journey took them to California. In this transition, Wanda’s dad bought her a […]