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Shakespeare and More at Salida LIbrary

December Events at the Salida Library

If you are in need of the perfect holiday craft, would like to catch a Shakespearean performance, or attend a family movie night, then a visit to the Nick W. Blom Salida Regional Library is a must! Mark your calendar and be sure to be in attendance for all the library has to offer in December. The library begins the month with a Winter Craft Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. Families can enjoy making a variety of festive, winter crafts together. Many items created could make wonderful holiday gifts. Attend a Book Club discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. December’s book is Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham. A limited number of copies are reserved for book club participants and are available for pick up at the information desk. The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival will present a community production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar at the library on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. The production will feature local, Stanislaus County residents working with a professional director from The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. This modified version of the play will be tailored for our community and the script will be adapted to fit a condensed format. The library will hold a Family Movie Night hosted by the Friends of the Salida Library on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. The featured movie will be Babes in Toyland and free popcorn will be provided. The library finishes off a month of fun with the Xtreme Science Magic Show on Monday, Dec. 30 at 4:30 p.m. Families will have the chance to enjoy a science-related show that will entertain and educate children of all ages! The Salida Library is located at 4835 Sisk Road in Salida. For more information, please contact the library at (209) 543-7353.



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.