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Smart way to get to School

Smart way to get to School

MJC Partners with MAX/ Bus for FREE Rides by Tasha Williams Exciting news is brewing here Positive Peeps! Modesto Junior College (MJC), Modesto Area Express (MAX), and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) buses have come together for a great cause. MJC is doing more than simply assisting students with a great education. They recognize that pursuing […]

By June 30, 2017 Read More →
GreetingsView – Happy July Modesto!

GreetingsView – Happy July Modesto!

Greetings Modesto Friends, There is no way you can’t feel a sense of pride and patriotic in July around here. We have one of history’s longest running 4th of July parades in the Western United States, we have one of the most successful county fairs, the kids are all out of school, people are travelling […]

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance opens Friday, July 7th!

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance opens Friday, July 7th!

The harsh reality of frontier life. A love triangle that echoes the Arthurian myth. Education and progress vs. a gritty status quo. Humor, hope, and idealism. Gunfights in a saloon with an imposing outlaw. The last show of Prospect Theater Project’s 2016-17 season has a little something for everyone. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance […]

The Writer’s Studio – July 14

The Writer’s Studio – July 14

The Writer’s Studio Featuring Sarah Scoles By Dana Koster This month we are lucky enough host science writer/journalist/all-around hilarious human being Sarah Scoles! She’s come all the way from Denver to talk about her brand new book, Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, a biography of famed astronomer Jill Tarter. The […]

Graffiti Fun Coloring Book -FREE

Graffiti Fun Coloring Book -FREE

Hey Modesto Graffiti Fans, Here is a really fun way to celebrate Modesto’s American Graffiti Heritage and help teach the kids in our community how cool we are. We introduce to you Rodney, Tina, Chuck and many more of their friends as they get ready to go cruise.   This has all the fun of […]

By June 24, 2017 Read More →
SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView Get your Swiss on! Friends, it is time to yodel. Our area has a very active Swiss Club many local people with Swiss heritage. There will be big horns, lederhosen, dirndls, accordion, dancers, youth choir, Swiss food and drink and an international Swiss experience. The festival is a four-day event that begins with a […]

By June 24, 2017 Read More →
Music in the Plaza

Music in the Plaza

Enjoy live downtown musical entertainment every Friday evening from July 7th through September 22nd! We invite you to join us for an outdoor concert in the 10th Street Plaza. Enjoy a broad range of musical entertainment. Music starts at 7. Come early for a good seat on the patio at Ralston’s Goat or Fuzio Universal […]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
JET RED set to Rock the Plaza

JET RED set to Rock the Plaza

Every so often the planets align and this Friday, June 23rd that is just what is going to happen. Modesto’s own legendary Rock band JET RED will be performing at Music in the Plaza. Originally it was going to be Willie Hines and friends performing songs from Willies new album Letters to Maria along with originals […]

By June 19, 2017 Read More →
Modesto Cooling Centers

Modesto Cooling Centers

Greetings Modesto Friends It is going to be toasty this weekend. Take care and make sure you do the following: Drink lots of water. More than you think you should. Never leave kids or pets in a hot car, not even for short times Check on your pets, fill their water dish Wear lots of […]

Celtic and Renaissance Faire to happen at Graceada Park

Celtic and Renaissance Faire to happen at Graceada Park

And now for something completely different.  Travel back in time and experience Modesto’s Celtic and Renaissance Festival happening in Graceada Park July 8th. It will be a day filled with family fun the likes Modesto is rarely treated to. Steam House Entertainment the folks who brought you Steam House Con and Modesto’s Classic Comic Con(happening again […]

By June 15, 2017 Read More →
Modesto Sound – Arts & Public Media Grant Winner

Modesto Sound – Arts & Public Media Grant Winner

Modesto Sound Awarded California Arts Council “Arts and Public Media” Grant State funds support media projects that build public awareness for arts, culture, and creative expression The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $8,608 to Modesto Sound as part of its Arts and Public Media program. The Arts and Public Media program is […]

5 Questions with Gillian Wegener

5 Questions with Gillian Wegener

5 Questions with Gillian Wegener By Monica Barber       As many poets in Modesto are tentatively trying to get their work out there, there is one person they are all fortunate to become acquainted with, Gillian Wegener. Wegener coordinates and is the co-founder of the Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center, MoST, has served as the […]

By June 7, 2017 Read More →
Outside Lands Single Day Tix On Sale 6/8

Outside Lands Single Day Tix On Sale 6/8

Are you as excited for Outsidelands as we are? If you missed out on the VIP 3 days, there will be another chance. Single Day Tickets for the 10th Anniversary of Outside Lands are here! Be ready to get ‘em at 10am PT on Thursday, June 8th. In the meantime, have a look at the […]

By June 6, 2017 Read More →
Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer Added To Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento Celebrity Roster, June 17-18

Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer Added To Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento Celebrity Roster, June 17-18

Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer Added To Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento Celebrity Roster, June 17-18 ‘Underworld, ‘Pearl Harbor’ Star, ‘Batman Forever,’ ‘Top Gun’ Headliner Set For Saturday–Sunday Appearance At Sacramento Convention Center SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5, 2017 – Kate Beckinsale, star of such films as Underworld and Pearl Harbor, and Val Kilmer, standout in Batman […]

By June 5, 2017 Read More →
Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

An Afternoon in New Orleans,” PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser by: Laura Dickinson-Turner Last year, those who attended Prospect Theater Project’s 1st Annual Fundraiser & Membership Drive walked into “An Afternoon in Cuba,” featuring live Cuban music and an on-the-spot dance lesson for all those wanting to learn Latin dance steps. It was a truly lovely […]

By June 3, 2017 Read More →