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Archive for November, 2017

Rail Town National Train Day

Rail Town National Train Day

May 11 – All aboard as Railtown 1897 State Historic Park celebrates National Train Day with special activities sure to delight railroad enthusiasts and guests from near and far! Railtown 1897 Celebrates Railroading As Part of “National Train Day” on May 11! Special Activities Include Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Behind Sierra No. 3 and Caboose […]

2013 Modesto Poets Corner Winners

2013 Modesto Poets Corner Winners

2013 Poets’ Corner Contest Winners Announced Winners have been announced for the 32nd annual Poets’ Corner Contest sponsored by the City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and the Modesto’s Poets’ Corner Committee, a sub-committee of the Culture Commission. Judges selected 45 winning poems and 9 Honorable Mentions from 196 entries. Winners ranged in […]

Modesto Sister Cities Exchange Opportunity

Modesto Sister Cities Exchange Opportunity

2013 Youth Exchange Program – Modesto Sister Cities We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic students to be part of a life changing experience to travel abroad to Japan, France, Ukraine or Mexico! Applications are being accepted now for your chance to do something AMAZING this summer. (please note that an extension has been granted for […]

Fly Fishing and Local Veteran Support-April 25

Fly Fishing and Local Veteran Support-April 25

SUPPORTYOUR LOCAL VETERANS! The Stanislaus Fly Fishers and Rivers of Recovery are proud to invite you to The 5th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour presented by COSTA April 25, 6 pm at the State Theatre in Modesto, CA! All proceeds will directly benefit RIVERS OF RECOVERY, the non-profit organization serving combat disabled veterans through rehabilitative […]

DanceView-Westie Swing

DanceView-Westie Swing

DanceView By Chris Murphy Does this happen to you? You go to a fun bar or concert and you see people dancing it up to some swing jazz or flipping it up to some Rockabilly and say to yourself, “I wish I could do that!” Well time goes by and you go to another place […]

Third Party rocks for Salvation Army

Third Party rocks for Salvation Army

Third Party Band will be performing at April 27th The Boardroom in downtown Modesto at 16th and J St from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am to benefit Salvation Army. Third Party always donates any fees received for performances to local non-profits and has been raising money for Salvation Army over the last few years, including […]

MJC Reading “A Letter from Birmingham Jail”

MJC Reading “A Letter from Birmingham Jail”

A Public Reading of “A Letter from Birmingham Jail” (Modesto, CA) Recognizing the 50th anniversary, Modesto Junior College will have a free public reading of “A Letter from Birmingham Jail” written by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, April 16 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on the East Campus Quad. The Civil Rights […]

GreetingsView

GreetingsView

Greetings Modesto Friends! Here comes the sun! It is that time of year when the colors are exploding all over, the events are blasting off and there are seriously not enough hours in the day. It is spring everything. Spring Cleaning, Spring Break, Spring Training, the Famers Market is springing up on the weekend and […]

Sustainable Architecture Lecture

Sustainable Architecture Lecture

Sustainable Design: Lessons learned in the home and around town What makes a sustainably designed home? How can you make the leap from a sustainable home to a sustainable city? In a free lecture on Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m., architect David Burton will explore these questions through the example of a series of […]

BarView – Thursday A. A.

BarView – Thursday A. A.

BarView By Kate Serpa Photos By Philip Johnson Thursday Night A.A.: Art and Alcohol I normally do not attend Modesto Art Walk because it requires me to be outside, and outside is my least favorite place to be (aside from the gym). However, I have been attempting to get more involved in Modesto downtown activities […]

ChefView-Redwood Cafe

ChefView-Redwood Cafe

Chef View By Dana Johnson Redwood Café Revealed Anyone that knows me, knows I’m not easily impressed. It’s rare that I will walk into a restaurant and instantly feel transported through a magical portal like in Alice in Wonderland! From the street side of the Redwood Café you will see a quaint little restaurant with […]

ArtView – April Art

ArtView – April Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen The April Showers flood of local art events rushes in the first weekend with the Preview Show for 2013 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour, Thursday April 4 at Gallo Center. The preview is FREE, with a chance to see one example from each of the 57 artists on the tour, […]

UrbanView – Cobalt

UrbanView – Cobalt

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez Cobalt Underestimated or misunderstood? Loved by many hated by most? Rapper Cobalt descends from your coast, your city“ The Gwap”(Modesto). Could this battle rapper be hated for his longevity in the rap game(Hip Hop music)? I think not! Respected by his peers for sticking to his roots and planting the […]

AllAgesView – Happy April

AllAgesView – Happy April

AllAgesView By Abbey Murphy Happy April Everyone! Hope everyone is feeling the spring spirit as the weather has warmed up and the flowers have popped up, too! This is such a great time of the year and for all students in Modesto, we are counting every single day until school’s out for summer! Many of […]

AuthorView – Opening Day

AuthorView – Opening Day

“Opening Day” Opening Day always meant the end of winter and the beginning of summer. (Although it was really spring.) The last of the season I hated and the first of the season I loved. Every true baseball fan couldn’t wait for that special day. We’d all been marking off our calendars since the last […]

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