MUSIC AND ARTS
LIBERTY QUARTET 6 p.m. April 13, First Baptist Church, 1511 Catherine Way, Escalon. Southern gospel concert. Offering. (209) 838-3213
SCREWTAPE LETTERS 7:30 p.m. April 10, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street, Modesto. Max McLean stars in funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view. Tickets: $39-$59 from www.galloarts.org or (209) 338-2100
LATE NITE CATECHISM 8 p.m. April 12, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto. New show in series, "Til Death Do Us Part," brings Sister offering funny lessons on marriage and last rites. Benefits scholarships for St. Stanislaus Catholic School students. Tickets: $30, from www.galloarts.org or (209) 338-2100
BUDDHIST RETREAT 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 13, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County, 2172 Kiernan Ave., Modesto. Guest speaker, Amma Thanasanti Bhikkuni, a Buddhist nun from Colorado Springs, will teach the meditation retreat on "The Joys of Awakening." Bring vegetarian potluck dish to share. Offering. (209) 343-2748
WALK, 5K RUN 8 to 11 a.m. May 4, register by Friday to receive free T-shirt, Tuolumne River Regional Park, Modesto. 21st annual Walk for Life and 5K Run benefits the Modesto Pregnancy Center. Family drawing, team prize. Details: www.modestopc.org. (209) 526-1734
OMELET DINNER 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Escalon United Methodist Church,2000 Jackson Ave. Sixth annual "Build Your Own Omelet Dinner." $7 adults, $3.50 children under 10, free for children through age 4. (209) 838-2792
HINDU CELEBRATION 5:30 p.m. April 10-18 and 8:30 a.m. April 19, Shree Ram Mandir temple, 3401 Claus Road, Modesto. Celebration of birth of Lord Rama includes worship, music, peace chants, vegetarian food, etc. (209) 551-9820.
WELLNESS FAIR 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church community center, 1416 Maze Blvd. Free medical and dental screenings, nutrition education, immigration immigration, counseling. Sponsored by Catholic Charities. (209) 340-3218
RESURRECTION CELEBRATION 9 and11 a.m. today, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Celebration of Scriptures that Jesus died for our sins, was buried and raised on third day. Sunrise service outside sanctuary at cross. Offering. (209) 577-1604
SUNRISE SERVICE 6 a.m. today, Livingston United Methodist Church, 11695 Olive Ave. Service followed by pancake and ham breakfast. 10:30 a.m., traditional Easter service, followed by Easter egg hunt for children through age 12. Donation for breakfast. (209) 394-2264
EASTER SERVICES 6:30 a.m. sunrise service at Standiford Park on Tokay Ave., 10:30 a.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave., Modesto. "In Defense of the Resurrection." (209) 527-5441
SUNRISE SERVICE 6:30 a.m. today, Burwood Cemetery, 28320 E. River Road, Escalon. Sponsored by the Escalon Ministerial Association.
SUNRISE, TRADITIONAL 6:30 a.m., College Avenue Congregational United Church of Christ, 1341 College Ave., Modesto. Held on church's front lawn. 10 a.m., celebration of resurrection with joyful music and praise. (209) 522-7244
SUNRISE SERVICE 6:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 850 16th St., Modesto. Easter sunrise service on front lawn of church. Offering. (209) 522-9046
"CROWN HIM" 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. today, Modesto Covenant Church, 913 Floyd Ave. "Crown Him the Lord of Life Who Triumphed Over the Grave." Service includes special music. Free family photos between services.(209) 527-4110
"THE RESURRECTION" 8:30 and 11 a.m. today, Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Ave., Modesto. Traditional service at 8:30, contemporary at 11 a.m. Both focus on "new life experienced through the resurrection of Jesus." Choir and handbells perform. Offering.(209) 529-3228
EASTER SERVICE 10 a.m. today, Petersen Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Put on by Redeemer Church. Theme: "I am more sinful than I ever dared believe, yet I am more loved and accepted in Jesus than I ever dared hope." (209) 523-8990
EASTER SERVICE 10:30 a.m. today, Escalon Presbyterian Church, 1612 First St. Service celebrates glorious hope of the resurrection. Special music. (209) 838-2798
EASTER SERVICE 10:45 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, 290 W. Olive St., Turlock. "Resurrection Victory." Easter brunch served at 10:15 a.m. Free.(209) 668-7221
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