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March is marvelous! March says goodbye to the cold winter and gives a warm welcome to spring. There’s something for everyone in the month of March; outdoor enthusiasts can say hello to warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours, students and teachers anticipatespring break, garden lovers celebrate the beginning of the new growing season as flowers bloom and who doesn’t love St Patrick’s Day?  It’s time for the senses to come alive without emptying your wallet.

​If your blooms aren’t quite ready yet or if you just want to get an early start on spring cleaning, then head out to the Stanislaus County Home & Garden Show at the Centre Plaza, March 3rd-5th. There are vendors just as excited about spring and they can’t wait to help you with the most delightful ideas and creations to beautify your home and yard. Check it out and experience much more with Food Truck Wars and kid’s activities. $3 GA. Hours: 12-5p Fri and 10am-5pm Sat & Sun. http://www.metroexpositions.com/

As the town comes to life with the bright, bold colors of spring it’s time to waft away with the unmistakably sweet aromas as you walk around town. 209 Dog Training hosts their free monthly Pack Walk for dogs and their owners to interact & socialize. The walks last 45-60 minutes with potty breaks and they ask that owners bring baggies for waste, limit one dog per person, and leave any retractable leashes at home. The group will meet at 10 am at the corner of Monte Vista & Crowell Rd at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock. Invite your friends and come along. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/359151147759655/ & http://209dogtraining.com/event/pack-walk-19/

If you feel lucky, then St. Paddy’s day is for you! The whimsical day of celebration and parades with a hint of luck thrown in always makes for a good time, unless you forget to wear something green! Don’t forget the luck, the green or your charming spirit and head out to P. Wexford’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party! There’s plenty of live music, Irish games along with beer, food and more. Gates open at 2pm. GA: $15; Between 2-5pm $10 only. info: 209-576-7939.

​There’s art in the air and it supports a wonderful cause. The Stanislaus Family Justice Center hosts an open house and art show, The Art of Justice, on March 23rd. The featured artwork is done by children involved in their Art Restores Kids Program among donated artwork from local artists. The evening features a silent auction, food and wine. Tickets: $20 advanced/$25 door. http://www.familyjusticecenter.org/

Whether your March came in quietly like a lamb, or roared in like a lion, take the time to stop and smell the flowers! Kisses, m.

 

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