Calendar: Events in and around Modesto

May 22, 2013 

ART

BARKIN' DOGGRILL

(209) 572-2341

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 5-9 p.m. 940 11th St., Modesto.

BUILDING IMAGINATION CENTER

(209) 585-6712

Through May 31, "Wonderwall," "Leather, Linen, and Lace" and "3 Hearts"; June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 1009 J St., Modesto.

C'EST JOLI

(209) 324-7111

Ongoing art by Brad and Nancy Hawn. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 920 13th St., Modesto.

CARNEGIEARTS CENTER

(209) 632-5761

Through June 9, "The Face of Islam: Photographs of the Middle East and Central Asia; Through June 30, Spring Juried Art Show. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. $7 general; $6 members and seniors.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY

(209) 529-3369

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk; Through July 13, 60th annual Spring Art Show. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday. 1015 J St., Modesto. Free. www.ccartassn.org

CHARTREUSE MUSE GALLERY AND ART SCHOOL

(209) 522-0935

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 918 10th St., Modesto. www.thechartreusemuse.com

CROWTRADING CO.

(209) 579-2173

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. Show: 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 1208 J St. www.crowtrading.com

DEZIGNZ

(209) 846-0889

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 1012 15th St., Modesto.

DOWNTOWN MODESTO

(209) 529-9303

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk.5-9 p.m. 16th Street between H and I streets.

FIRST STREET FRAME CO.

(209) 667-7332

Ongoing, paintings and photographs. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 226 N. First St., Turlock.

GALLERY 909

(209) 667-3959

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. Ongoing, art by California State University, Stanislaus, students. 909 Tenth St., Modesto.

INTRINSIC ELEMENTS

(209) 534-1702

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 5-9 p.m. 1214 J St., Modesto.

MERCED MULTICULTURAL ARTS CENTER

(209) 388-1090

Through June 28, 7th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. 645 West Main St. Free. www.artsofmerced.org

PAPER PLANES TATTOO AND ART STUDIO

(209) 324-1543

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 1303 J St., Modesto.

PEER RECOVERY ARTS PROJECT

(209) 581-1695

June 20, Third Thursday Art Walk. 1222 J St., Modesto.

REMEMBER WHEN

(209) 544-1385

Ongoing artists exhibit at both Modesto and Oakdale locations. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 3012 McHenry Ave., Modesto.

STANISLAUS CLERK-RECORDER OFFICE

(209) 869-4804

Ongoing, Carol Earle and Eva Williams. Exhibit hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 1021 I St., Modesto. Free.

TREWIN FRAMERY

(209) 818-6004

Ongoing, Rodney Lough Jr., Tom Pickurel, Chella, Edward Mendes. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 5170 Pentecost Drive, Suite 1, Modesto.

UNIQUEBOUTIQUES

(209) 523-3000

Ongoing, 10 local artists. Exhibit hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 180 Leveland Lane, Modesto.

FOR KIDS

PARA LOS NINOS PROGRAM

Saturdays

Every Saturday morning, bilingual stories, Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers and their families. Presented by the Cesar Chavez Committee. 10-11 a.m. Los Banos Library, 1312 7th St. Free. (209) 826-5254.

MODESTO BANQUET HALL

Ongoing

School Night featuring teen dances for 18 and under with school ID. Local bands and DJs. 4-10 p.m. Fridays. Modesto Banquet Hall, 810 N. 9th St., Modesto. $5. (209) 222-8802.

BACKYARD BOOKWORMS

Ongoing

Nature themed story and activity hour. 10 a.m., first and third Fridays. Great Valley Museum, 1100 Stoddard Ave., Modesto. Free. (209) 575-6196.

SCIENCE ON SATURDAY: "MOUSE PAINT"

May 25

10-11 a.m. Great Valley Museum, 1100 Stoddard Ave., Modesto. $10 member, $13 nonmember. (209) 575-6196.

GALLO CENTERFOR THE ARTS

"PYGMALION"

Through May 25

The classic play that inspired "My Fair Lady." Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m.

DWIGHT YOAKAM

May 25

Country music artist. 8 p.m.

MSO: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES

May 31

Modesto Symphony Orchestra performs concert of movie music from world renown cinematic composer John Williams and Disney movies and musicals. 8 p.m.

PICTURE US

June 2

Ever try to get a big gathering of relatives to pose for a photo? Our 120 Center Stage Kids do just that as they sing, act and dance their way through this tender, lively, entertaining musical theater production celebrating the bonds of family. 2 and 7 p.m.

DANA CARVEY

June 7

8:30 p.m.

PLATTERS, COASTERS AND MARVELETTES TRIBUTE

June 8

Come hear the popular hits of these timeless groups performed by tribute performers. 8 p.m.

PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO

June 12

7:30 p.m.

RODNEY CARRINGTON

June 13

Comedian, actor and country singer Rodney Carrington is a favorite on syndicated morning radio shows and the comedy club circuit. 7 p.m.

THE PIANO GUYS

June 15

These classically-trained musicians create sophisticated new arrangements of everything from Beethoven's 5th Symphony to Coldplay's "Paradise," often weaving seemingly disparate pieces together to create something totally new. 2 & 8 p.m.

The Gallo Center for the Arts is located at 1000 I St., Modesto. Box office (209) 338-2100. www.galloarts.org.

MUSIC

THE MODESTO TRADITIONAL JAZZ SOCIETY

Noon jam sets; 1 p.m. featured band. Third Sundays. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto. $8-$12. (209) 524-3517.

TWISTED FOLK 2013 SUMMER CONCERTSERIES

Through Aug. 16

June 8, David Lindley; June 29, Mumbo Gumbo; July 5, Uncle Bonsai; July 13, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks; July 27, Jeffrey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys; Aug. 2, The Deadly Gentlemen; Aug. 16, Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore. Twisted Oak Winery-Vallecito, 4280 Red Hill Road. www.twistedoak.com/events" target="_blank"__gt__http://

WINDS IN THE SEQUOIAS

May 25

A night of chamber wind music from The Motherlode Woodwind Quintet and a sampling of food and fine wine. 4 p.m. Calaveras Big Trees, Jack Knight Hall, Calaveras Big Trees State Park. $25. (209) 795-3840. woodwind.eventshot.com

MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

May 27

The Calaveras Community Band will play patriotic, swing and show tunes. 6:30 p.m. Murphys Park, Algiers and Main streets, Murphys.

SYCAMORE SLOUGH STRING BAND

June 1

Acoustic band plays the music of The Grateful Dead. 8 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $15-$18. (209) 862-4490. www.westsidetheatre.org

STATE THEATREFOR THE ARTS

FILM: "THE ANGEL'SSHARE"

Through May 26

Winner of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, "The Angel's Share" is a bittersweet comedy following a young, new father as he tries to shed his criminal past. Call for times

NA'AN STOP

May 24

Na'an Stop, one of the fastest rising bands on the Colorado music scene, is bringing its non-top energy, reggae sound and original lyrics to The State. 8 p.m. $13-$15.

FILM: "THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST

May 25-31

The film follows a successful, young Pakistani man living in New York and Pakistan as he struggles to find an identity in a post 9/11 world. Call for times.

FILM: "THE COMPANYYOU KEEP"

May 27-June 6

A drama following a determined journalist and his journey into the life of a private interest lawyer with a controversial past. Starring Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon, Sam Elliot and Shia LaBeouf. Call for times.

FILM: "AMERICANGRAFFITI"

June 1

6:30 p.m. $3.

FILM: "SOME LIKE IT HOT"

June 2

Oscar-winning comedy starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. 2 p.m. $5.

CASH'D OUT: A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY CASH

June 7

Take a trip back in time with a concert from Cash'd Out. 9 p.m. $20.

FILM AND SING-A-LONG: "GREASE"

June 8

Dress up as your favorite "Grease" character and transport back to Rydell High to sing and dance the night away. There will be giveaways and contests. 6:30 p.m. $5.

SINGLES MINGLE: SOCK HOP AND GRAFFITI CELEBRATION

June 12

Local single guys and gals are invited to wear their best '50s fashions as part of this month's event. 6 p.m. $10.

HOT RODS AND MAN FOOD: FATHER'S DAY EVENT

June 16

Honor dad with a "man food" buffet of pizza, nachos and chili while watching "The Gumball Rally," the classic 1976 road race comedy starring Gary Busey and Raul Julia. 1 p.m. $4-$5 per person, $5 extra for buffet.

THE STRAY CAT LEE ROCKER

June 21

Rocker made his mark with the legendary Stray Cats singing, spinning and playing on his giant upright bass. 8 p.m. $25-$30.

The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call (209) 527-4697. www.thestate.org

TALENT

"42ND STREET" AUDITIONS

Through July 1

Modesto Performing Arts is seeking women and men age 16 and up for it's August production of "42nd Street" to be held at the Gallo Center. Men must have good singing voices, no dancing required. Women must tap dance well. Call for audition details, or visit the website modestoperformingarts.org. (209) 524-5654.

THEATER

MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE

Through May 25

Presented by the West Side Players, the show promises mystery, murder and laughs. Fridays-Saturdays, 7 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $25, reservations required. (209) 862-4490. www.westsidetheatre.org

"SIX DANCE LESSONSIN SIX WEEKS"

May 31-June 23

A touching and human comedy about a formidable retired woman who hires an acerbic dance instructor to give her private dance lessons. 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and Wednesday. East Sonora-Sierra Repertory Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $18-$32. (209) 532-3120.

"NICKEL AND DIMED"

June 7-23

Examination of the effects of bottom-line and welfare reform on working-class America. Center Stage Conservatory presentation. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Lower Level Studios, 948 11th St., Suite 1. $10. (209) 846-0179.

CASINOS

CHICKEN RANCH

(800) 752-4646

16929 Chicken Ranch Road, Jamestown. (209) 984-4806. www.chickenranchcasino.com

THUNDER VALLEY

(877) 468-8777

1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln. www.thundervalleycasino.com

CHUKCHANSI

(866) 794-6946

711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold. www.chukchansigold.com

JACKSON RANCHERIA

(800) 822-9466

12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. www.jacksoncasino.com

RED HAWK

(888) 573-3495

1 Red Hawk Parkway, Placerville. www.redhawkcasino.com

BLACK OAK

(877) 747-8777

May 24, The Cheeseballs; May 25, Whisky Dawn; May 30, Comedy Showcase; May 31, Tom Rigney and Flambeau; June 1, Bump City; June 6, Comedy Showcase; June 7, Dave Stamey and Sourdough Slim; June 8, Foreverland; June 14-15, Busta Groove. 19400 Tuolumne Road North, Tuolumne . www.blackoakcasino.com.

CACHE CREEK

(800) 772-2243

14455 Highway 16, Brooks. www.cachecreek.com

COFFEEHOUSES

MODESTO BAHA'ICENTER

(209) 579-1946

First and third Fridays, Cafe Night. 1100 Carver Road, Suite 10.

HUGHSON COFFEE COMPANY

(209) 883-0828

Ongoing live music. 6724 E. Whitmore, Suite J.

QUEEN BEAN COFFEE HOUSE

(209) 521-8000

May 31, "Skool is out — Summer is in" concert. Free, all age event. 6-8 p.m. Sundays, open mic. 1126 14th St., Modesto.

COMEDY

CENTER STAGE CONSERVATORY

(209) 846-0179

June 24, "Mission: Improvable." Improv show from Rebels Without Applause. 7 p.m. Center Stage Conservatory, 948 11 St., Modesto. $5. www.centerstagemodesto.com

FESTIVALS & FAIRS

CENTRAL VALLEY KNIGHTS CAR SHOW AND CRUISE

May 24

Benefit for the Modesto Vets Center. 4-9 p.m. Regal Modesto Stadium 10, 3969 McHenry Ave., Modesto. (209) 521-2675.

MANTECA MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 24-26

A weekend of events including food, music, 5k run/walk and ceremonies honoring our nation's veterans. Various locations (209) 239-1371. www.thememorialweekend.org

SPRING PEDDLERS FAIRE

May 25-26

More than 70 booths of antiques, collectibles and crafts. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Downtown Arnold www.gocalaveras.com

OPEN COCKPIT DAY

May 26

Various aircraft will be open for viewing. The event also will feature helicopter rides, youth activities, vendors and food. Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater. $5-$12. (209) 723-2178. www.castleairmuseum.org

NINTH ANNUAL MERCED RIVER FAIR

June 1-2

Weekend of music, Pow Wow, children's activities and events, fruit picking and farm tours. Camp sites available. Saturday, 10 a.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Riverdance Farms, 12230 Livingston-Cressey Road, Livingston. $2-$10. (209) 761-0081. www.riverdancefarms.com

FIFTH ANNUAL SARSAPARILLA ROUNDUP

June 8

Popular event celebrating the beverage featuring youth activities, contests and belching competition. 1-4 p.m. Columbia Historic State Park, Main and State streets. Free. (209) 536-1672. www.columbiacalifornia.com

FOOD & FUN

SIERRA RAILROAD DINNER TRAIN

Ongoing

Murder Mystery Trains, Sunset Dinner and Wild West trains, Sunday brunch trains. Call or check website for times and prices. Sierra Railroad Golden Sunset and Daylight Trains, 330 S. Sierra Ave., Oakdale. (800) 866-1690. www.sierrarailroad.com

VFW BREAKFAST

Ongoing

Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 7:30-11 a.m. Sundays. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall-Modesto, 2801 W. Hatch Road. $6. (209) 537-3360.

VFW DINNER

Ongoing

Friday night dinner hosted by the VFW Post 3199. 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall-Modesto, 2801 W. Hatch Road. Small donation. (209) 537-3360.

HISTORY CENTER BREAKFAST

Ongoing

Presented by Northern Mariposa County History Center. Eggs, ham or sausage, all-you-can-eat pancakes and fresh fruit. 8-11 a.m. Second Sundays. Coulterville School House, Broadway and Cemetery. $5 adults; $3 children.

RIPON VFW FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS

Ongoing

Hosted by Ripon VFW Post 1051. 5:30-7 p.m. Fridays. Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ripon, 12455 W. Ripon Road. Small donation required. (209) 599-6815.

RIPON VFW WEDNESDAY LUNCH

Ongoing

Hosted by VFW 1051 of Ripon. Chicken strips, burgers, fish or shrimp with fries. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ripon, 12455 W. Ripon Road. Small donation required. (209) 599-6815.

TURLOCK VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS

Ongoing

VFW Auxiliary weekly hamburger nights. Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, fries. 5-8 p.m. Fridays. Veterans of Foreign Wars-Turlock, 1405 E. Linwood Ave. $2-$6.50. (209) 668-9710.

MODESTO VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS

Ongoing

VFW Auxiliary weekly hamburger nights. Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, fries. 4-8 p.m. Fridays. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall-Modesto, 2801 W. Hatch Road. $6-$7. (209) 668-9710.

MODESTO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET

7 a.m-1 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays. 16th Street, between H and I Streets, Modesto.

MERCED CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Ongoing

8 a.m.-noon. Saturday. 19th and N Streets, Merced. (209) 667-2916.

FOE BREAKFAST

Ongoing

Hosted by Fraternal Order of Eagles. 8-11 a.m. First Sundays. Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way, Modesto. $6. (209) 577-2298.

STEAK NIGHT

Ongoing

Steak dinner, full salad bar, no-host bar. Hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. 5 p.m. social; 7 p.m. dinner. First Fridays. Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way, Modesto. $12. (209) 577-2298.

LIVINGSTON VFW SUNDAY BREAKFAST

Ongoing

Hosted by the Livingston/Delhi Veteran's of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary. 8 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Sundays. Livingston Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Seventh St. $5 children; $7 adults. (209) 599-6815.

LIVINGSTON VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS

Thursdays

VFW Auxiliary weekly hamburger nights. Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, fries. 5-7 p.m. Livingston Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Seventh St. $2-$4. (209) 394-2059. www.vfwlivingston.com

ODD FELLOWS BREAKFAST

June 9

Every month on the second Sunday. 7-11 a.m. La Grange IOOF Hall, Yosemite Avenue at Main Street. $6. (209) 853-2128.

MERCED CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

8 a.m.-noon. Wednesdays through December. Promenade Shopping Center, Yosemite and Paulson, Merced. (209) 667-2916.

TURLOCK FARMERS MARKET

Fridays

Seasonal produce, fresh food highlighting local ingredients, and unique hand-crafted items. Four evening markets also will be held June 7, July 5, Sept. 6 and Oct. 25. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Downtown Turlock(209) 225-8177.

PATTERSON CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET

Wednesdays

4-8 p.m. True Value Shopping Center, Corner of Ward Avenue and Las Palmas, Patterson.

CPOA STEAK AND GUINNESS DINNER AND DANCE

May 31

Sponsored by the Ceres Police Officers Association, proceeds benefit community programs. 6 p.m. American Legion Hall, Ceres, Ninth and Lawrence streets. $17.(209) 538-5726.

ODDS & ENDS

CLASSIC AIRCRAFT DISPLAYS

Ongoing

Antique aircraft display. Sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force.9 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays. Modesto City County Airport, 700 Tioga Drive, Hangar 1.(209) 526-5868. www.cafvalleysquadron.org

TELESCOPE NIGHT

Ongoing

Presented by the MJC Astronomy Club. Open to the public, all ages welcome. Free parking, concessions available. Bring blankets or chairs to make your space adventure more comfortable. 8-10 p.m. First Friday of the month. Modesto Junior College, East Campus, Science Building Lawn Free.

AIRCRAFT DISPLAY

Ongoing

9 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturdays. Turlock Municipal Airport, 13602 Newport Road, Turlock. (209) 620-6312.

RAILTOWN 1897 STATE HISTORIC PARK

Saturdays-Sundays 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; trains depart 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Railtown 1897, Jamestown. $6-$13. (209) 984-3953. www.railtown1897.org

AIRPLANE EXHIBIT

Ongoing

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater. $12 adults; $8 seniors; $5 youth 6-17; free age 5 and under. (209) 723-2178.

TOASTMASTER'S

Ongoing

7 p.m., Tuesdays Denny's, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto. (209) 576-2688.

PADDLE TO THE SEA

Through June 23

An ongoing paddle-a-thon to protect the Tuolumne river and raise awareness for river stewardship. 888- 994-3344. www.paddletothesea.org

ELKS FUND-RAISER SALE

May 24-25

Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Elks Lodge-Modesto, 645 Charity Way. (209) 883-1082.

GUIDED TOUR OF MODESTO ARCHITECTURE

May 25

Guided walking tour. 1-3 p.m. Building Imagination Center, 1009 J St., Modesto. Free. modestoartmuseum.org/pages/tours.htm

MODESTO MEMORIAL CLASSIC 5K & 1 MILE

May 25

Benefit for the Modesto Vet Center and victims of the Boston bombings. Free children's fun run. Entry includes pancake breakfast. Registration, 7 a.m.; races, 8 a.m. Tuolumne River Regional Park, Modesto. $17-$30. www.shadowchase.org

LIVINGSTON MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

May 27

Annual ceremony honoring our nation's veterans. Refreshments to follow. 5 p.m. Livingston Memorial Park, Coroner of Park and Main Streets. (209) 394-2059.

DIGGINS 1852 LIVING HISTORY EVENT

May 30-June 2

More than 100 costumed volunteers recreate an 1850s mining camp that features various activities and demonstrations of the era. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Columbia Historic State Park, Main and State streets. $1 child, $5 adult. (209) 588-9128. www.parks.ca.gov/columbia

CALAVERAS BIG TREES 5 AND 10K WALKS

June 1-2

Noncompetitive nature walks with the Delta Tule Trekkers. All ages welcome, barbecue both days. 8 a.m.-noon Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Gift Shop, Arnold. (209) 931-0557. www.deltatuletrekkers.org

MODESTO GARDEN CLUB TABLE VIEWING

June 5

Guests are invited to view 31 decorated table displays. 1-6 p.m. Del Rio Country Club, 801 Stewart Road, Modesto. $10, tickets available at the door. www.modestogardenclub.org

Dance Clubs:

TANGO DANCE CLUB

Ongoing

Modesto Tango social dance and practice. 7-9 p.m. Mondays Jacob's Fine Dining , 2501 McHenry Ave., Modesto. (209) 522-1571.

RIVERBANK GOLDEN AGERS

Ongoing

Wednesdays, Rock'n Country Band. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St. $4 members; $6 nonmembers; annual membership $12. (209) 534-7663.

TURLOCK SENIOR CENTER DANCE

Ongoing

7:30-10 p.m., Wednesdays. Turlock Senior Center, 1191 Cahill.

FOREVER YOUNGDANCE CLUB

Ongoing

The Forever Young Senior Dance Club meets every Tuesday morning and the second Friday of each month for an evening dance. First time guest are free. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Second Friday night each month, 7-10 p.m. Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St. Day: $4 members, $6 non-members; Night: $5 and $7.(209) 534-7663.

MANTECA SENIOR DANCE

Ongoing

Rock'n Country Band. 1-4 p.m. Fourth Sunday. Manteca Senior Center,295 Cherry Lane. $4. (209) 825-0116.

USA DANCE BALLROOMDANCING

Ongoing

June 8, Argentine Tango. Dance on hardwood floors to recorded ballroom music. Refreshments available. 7-10 p.m. Second Saturdays. Odd Fellows Hall, 6941 Hughson Ave., Hughson. $5 members; $7 nonmembers. (209) 614-8048.

MERCED SUNDAY SENIOR SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCE

Ongoing

Fourth Sundays. Door prizes and refreshments. 2-5 p.m. Merced Senior Community Center, 15th and O streets, Merced. $5. (209) 723-0839.

MODESTO BALLROOM DANCE CLUB

Ongoing

First Fridays, swing, club, country, line and Latin dances. Third Friday at the Modesto Senior Center, ballroom dances and lesson. 7-11 p.m. Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave., Modesto. First Fridays, $7; Third Fridays, $5 members, $7 for nonmembers. (209) 814-6701. www.modestoballroomclub.org

ROUND ROBINS

Ongoing

7-8:30 p.m. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets, Oakdale. $4. (209) 526-4452.

LINE DANCING FOR SENIORS

Ongoing

10:15-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth St. Free. (209) 538-5628.

ESCALON SENIOR DANCE

Third Sunday

Featuring Rock 'n Country Band. 1-4 p.m. Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Bellota Road. $4. (209) 534-7663.

TURLOCK STEPPINPARDS

Ongoing

Square dance club workshop nights. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. American Legion Hall, Turlock, 75 Bothun Road. (209) 996-0844. www.ccsda.org/pards" target="_blank"__gt__http://

SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE AND POTLUCK

Ongoing

Potluck meal with prizes. 6 p.m. second Fridays; 1 p.m. fourth Sundays. Hughson Senior Center, 2307 4th St. $2 door; $8 membership. (209) 538-0362.

FRIDAY NIGHT FOLK DANCING

Ongoing

Learn dances from around the world. All ages and skill levels welcome. 7:30 p.m., beginners lesson; 8 p.m., intermediate lesson, 8:30 p.m., mixed dance. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. $7 adult, free children and students. (209) 480-0387.

CAROUSEL BALLROOM DANCE CLUB

Dinner, cocktails and dancing to live music. Guest couples welcome.6 p.m. cocktails, 7-8 p.m. dinner, 8-11 p.m. dancing. DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 9th St., Modesto.(209) 524-7795.

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