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BargainView: Hello Lovely Summer!

BargainView: Hello Lovely Summer!
By Monica Barber

Welcome to Summer! It’s that lovely time of year where an ice-cold lemonade sounds heavenly as the temperatures make their way toward the 90s and today Ms M is sipping a pink lemonade she picked up from the Queen Bean. As she sips slowly she ponders how wonderful it is to have made it halfway through the year. Also, she thinks it’s time to get out to have some fun now that things are re-opening. If you are ready to get out and experience what Modesto has to offer again, there is a lot to do that will keep your budget in line.

Indoor movies are back just in time for summer! Regal cinema offers a weekly family favorite feature movies for $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays all summer long as a part of their Summer Movie Express. Both movies will be shown on both days. The Smurfs: Lost Village and A Dog’s Way Home will be playing on June 1st and 2nd. COVID-19 protocols will be posted at the theater. 3969 McHenry Blvd. Modesto, CA 95356. The full summer schedule can be found here:

Get out and have some laughs with friends, Cheroot Comedy Night is back on June 10th where Anthony K welcomes some of the funniest comedians in the nation. The evening is 21+ and features a full bar in one of the local areas renowned cigar bars. Arrive early for the best seats and time to grab a cocktail. Tickets are $20 and the show starts at 8 p.m. Info: 915 10th Street, Modesto, CA 95354. 209-492-9141

Live music is back and it’s been away too long. Deva Café while under new management, still hosts great music, great cuisine and a great time. On June 12th, local music act Kendra and the Bunnies will be playing with a $7 entry fee at Deva Café. This is a wonderful change of pace and a chance for anyone to step out for the evening. Info: 1202 J Street, Modesto, CA 95354. 209-572-3382

Make a splash and keep the summer heat away! The City of Modesto Parks and Rec department hosts a number of outdoor splash grounds throughout the city in neighborhood parks that are open all summer through Labor Day. They are free for use and available for families and kids from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.daily. Info:

Stay cool and have fun, Modesto! Kisses, M

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