GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS
PURPLE REIGN ▪ May 20
5678 Dance Studio presents its 23rd recital. 2 p.m. Mary Stuart Rogers Theater.
RAMON AYALA ▪ May 26
Never miss a local story.
The “King of the Accordion,” musician, vocalist, and songwriter. 8 p.m. Mary Stuart Rogers Theater. $49-$99.
DAVE BENNETT ▪ May 27
Clarinet sensation’s tribute to Benny Goodman. 7 p.m. Mary Stuart Rogers Theater. $39-$49.
The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100.
UKULELE JAM ▪ Ongoing
Funstrummers. Songbooks provided. 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. Donation. 209-505-3216. www.Funstrummers.com.
UKULELE BEGINNERS ▪ Ongoing
Funstrummers. 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Lesson, play-along. First United Methodist Church, 850 16th St. at I Street. 209-505-3216. www.Funstrummers.com.
GOLDEN VALLEY CHORUS ▪ Ongoing
Men’s barbershop-style a cappella chorus rehearsals. 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Mancini Hall, 718 Tuolumne Blvd., Modesto. 209-524-6139.
MODESTO TRADITIONAL JAZZ SOCIETY ▪ Ongoing
May 21, Martin Martinez Big Band; June 18, The Cocuzzi Trio; July 16, B-Sharp & The Axxidentals; Aug. 20, Fulton Street Jazzz Band. 1 p.m. featured band. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto. $8-$12.
TURLOCK SUNSHINE STRUMMERS ▪ Ongoing
Brief ukulele lessons and tips. Other acoustic instruments welcome. 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Free. 209-634-3311 or 209-667-2272.
FUNSTRUMMERS UKULELE BAND ▪ Ongoing
MUSIC AT THE GMC: PAINTED WOOD ▪ May 20
Music that incorporates storytelling, opera, classic Israeli songwriting, and lyrics in English and Hebrew. 7:30 p.m. Gottschalk Music Center, recital hall, 1502 E St., Modesto. $15; free age 12 and under. 209-543-5306.
ARMED FORCES DAY CONCERT ▪ May 20
Voices for the King perform 7 p.m. Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center, 435 Maple Ave., Ripon. Voices for the King performs in recognition of national armed service members, local law enforcement and fire department members. Color guard presentation. Free. www.modestounplugged.com.
ZYDECO DANCE PARTY ▪ May 27
BluesBox Bayou Band, dance lesson with Ted Sherrod. 7 p.m. doors open, 8:30 p.m. music. Eagles Hall, 126 Camellia Way, Modesto. $10. 209-526-3096.
TRIBE OF THE RED HORSE ▪ May 20
Neil Young tribute. 8 p.m. West Side Theater, 1331 Main St., Newman. $17 general, $20 reserved. 209-862-4490 or www.westsidetheatre.org.
BIG BAND CONCERT ▪ May 31
7-9 p.m. Water Wheel Saloon and Pizza Parlor 22265 Parrot’s Ferry Road, Columbia. Free. 209-532-8822.
THE STATE THEATRE
FILM: “THE DINNER” ▪ May 19
Drama starring Richard Gere. $8-$10.
FILM: “HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY” ▪ May 19
Documentary on Harold and Lillian Michelson. Worked largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics by Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola, and many more. $8-$10.
FILM: “3 GENERATIONS” ▪ May 19-25
Susan Sarandon, Elle Fanning and Naomi Watts star in film about a family living under one roof in New York dealing with a life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. $8-$10.
FILM: “A QUIET PERSON” ▪ May 19-26
Cynthia Nixon stars as Emily Dickinson. $8-$10.
FILM: “GASLIGHT” ▪ May 21
Modesto Film Society presentation. Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotton star in classic gothic tale set in the Victorian era, in which Boyer schemes to convince Berman, new wife Bergman that she is on the verge of insanity. 2 p.m. $8.
The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call 209-527-4697. www.thestate.org.
“DISGRACED” ▪ Through May 21
Corporate lawyer Amir, who has forsworn his Muslim inheritance and concealed his Pakistani origins, finds his past catching up with him. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Prospect Theater Project, 1214 K St, Modesto. $20 general, $10 student. 209-549-9341 or prospecttheaterproject.org
“THE FANTASTICKS” ▪ Through June 11
Musical where audience is asked to use their imagination into a world of moonlight and magic where a boy and a girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other. 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2 or 7 p.m. Thursdays. Sierra Repertory Theatre’s East Sonora Theatre, 13891 Mono Way. $32-$37. 209-532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org. $32-$37. 209-532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org
“EDUCATION RITA” ▪ May 26-June 25
7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays. Stage 3 Theatre Company, 208 S Green St., Sonora. $17-$25. www.stage3.org.
“BELIEVE” ▪ June 4
Center Stage Kids 10th anniversary show with current and past students. 2 and 7 p.m. Modesto Junior College Auditorium, 435 College Ave. $11-$26. www.centerstagekids.net.
ALOFT GALLERY 209-533-2781
Through May, Merla Frazey-Jordan. Wednesdays-Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 167 S. Washington St. Sonora.
ART SPACE ON MAIN ▪ 209-668-3958
Through June 23, Graduating Seniors Exhibition. 135 W. Main St., Turlock. www.csustan.edu/soa.
BARKIN’ DOG GRILL ▪ 209-572-2341
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 940 11th St., Modesto.
BUILDING IMAGINATION CENTER ▪ 209-668-3958
Through June 23, Graduating Seniors Exhibition. 135 W. Main St., Turlock.
CAROLYN HUFF PHOTOGRAPHY ▪ 209-918-6627
Through May, Andrea Morris; June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. 1224 K St., Modesto.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, STANISLAUS, ART GALLERY ▪ 209-668-3958
Through May 26, Graduating Seniors Exhibition. 1 University Circle, Turlock.
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY ▪ 209-529-3369
Through June 2, Central California Art Showcase in conjunction with Carnegie Arts Center. June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday. 1015 J St., Modesto. Free. ccaagallery.org.
CHARTREUSE MUSE GALLERY AND ART SCHOOL ▪ 209-522-0935
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 918 10th St., Modesto.
CHE’ROOT CIGAR LOUNGE ▪ 209-492-9141
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 915 10th St., Modesto.
DOWNTOWN MODESTO ▪ 209-529-9303
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m.
DOWNTOWN TINKERTANK ▪ 209 661-9390
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1003 12th St., Modesto.
DOWNTOWN TURLOCK ▪ 209-632-5761
Aug. 10, Nov. 9, Evening art walks several arts venues and businesses. 6-9 p.m.
GUSTINE MUSEUM ▪ 209-854-6455
Gustine Museum Historical Society presents “A Record of Time – Clocks and Calendars.” Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursday and Sunday. 397 Fourth St. www.gustinehistoricalsociety.org.
HART LANE STUDIO ▪ 209-480-6950
Ongoing, Mary A. Scheinuck, Waldemar “Walt” Scheinuck and other California artists. Gallery hours: Open by appointment. 18091 Hart Lane, Manteca.
McHENRY MUSEUM ▪ 209-577-5366
Exhibits of a county recorder’s office, a general store and a re-created blacksmith shop. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 1402 I St., Modesto. Free.
MERCED MULTICULTURAL ARTS CENTER ▪ 209-388-1090
Through June 15, “California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition”. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. -6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 645 W. Main St..
PEER RECOVERY ART PROJECT ▪ 209-581-1695
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 1222 J St., Modesto. www.peerrecoveryartproject.org.
PRESERVATION COFFEE AND TEA ▪
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1030 J. St., Modesto. www.preservationcoffee.com.
REMEMBER WHEN ▪ 209-544-1385
Ongoing artists exhibit. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 1031 W. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.
SONORA JOE’S ▪ 209-533-4455
Through June 3, Patrick Michael Karnahan’s paintings of Jamestown’s historic Sierra Railroad. 140 South Washington St., Sonora
STILL SMOKING ▪ 209-574-0681
June 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1313 J St., Modesto. stillsmokingstore.tripod.com.
TURLOCK ART GALLERY ▪ 209-634-8911
Ongoing, “Rhett Regina Owings: Monterey Coast.” Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays. 132 S. Center St., Turlock.
UNIQUE BOUTIQUES ▪ 209-523-3000
Ongoing, 10 local artists. Exhibit hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 4459 Spyres Way, Suite A, Modesto.
CARNEGIE ARTS CENTER
INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING ▪ Ongoing
Folk dancing lessons. No partner or experience necessary. Open to teens and older. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. 209-634-8843 or 209-480-0387.
TURLOCK UKE JAMZ ▪ Second Saturdays
Community-based ukulele strum and singalong. Open to all ages and skill levels, as well as other acoustic instruments. 10:30 a.m. Free.
“CALIFORNIA ART SHOWCASE” ▪ Through June 2
Collaborative juried exhibition with Modesto’s Mistlin Gallery featuring 162 works in a variety of mediums.
“INSPIRED ABSTRACTION” ▪ Through July 23
Works by Central Valley artists Katherine Crinklaw, Sharon Maney LoManto and Nic Webber. Frees artists’ reception May 1, 6-8 p.m. In the Lobby Gallery.
FAMILY FRIDAY ▪ May 19
Camp Fire Songs & Stories with Camp Jack Hazard. Traditional camp activities, including sing-along songs, stories, a creative “bonfire”,and s’mores. 7-8:30 p.m. Free
POETRY ON SUNDAY ▪ May 21
Aileen Jaffa Poetry Contest awards ceremony and readings. 2-3 p.m. Free.
The Carnegie Arts Center is at 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Call 209-632-5761.
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.
JACKSON RANCHERIA ▪ 800-822-9466
12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson.
RED HAWK CASINO ▪ 888-573-3495
1 Red Hawk Parkway, Placerville. www.redhawkcasino.com.
CACHE CREEK ▪ 800-772-2243
14455 Highway 16, Brooks. www.cachecreek.com.
BLACK OAK CASINO ▪ 877-747-8777
May 19, Jelly Bread; May 20, Superlicious; May 25-26, Shenandoah; May 27, Decoy. 19400 Tuolumne Road N., Tuolumne.
CHUKCHANSI GOLD ▪ 866-794-6946
711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold.
ROCKY LAPORTE ▪ May 19
Benefit for H.O.S.T. House (Helping Others Sleep Tonight) featuring LaPorte with Emily Epstein White. 8 p.m. Fellowship Hall at Federated Church, 45 S. El Circulo Ave., Patterson. $15 advance, $20 door 800-838-3006 or HostHouseComedyNight.com
HA-SAUCE DELIGHT COLLEGE COMEDY NIGHT ▪ May 24
Hosted by A.J. DeMello, featuring comedians Adam Pearlstein and Saul Trujillo and headliner Cheryl Anderson. 9 p.m. Pizza Factory, 1050 W. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock. Free.
FESTIVALS & FAIRS
CALAVERAS COUNTY FAIR AND JUMPING FROG JUBILEE ▪ Through May 21
Annual jumping frog competition and county fair with food, exhibits, entertainment, rodeo, destruction derby, livestock, arena events, vendor booths and more. Ned LeDoux performs Friday at 8 p.m. Festival hours 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday. Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 2465 Gun Club Road, Angels Camp. $8-$13. www.frogtown.org.
DIGGINS TENT TOWN 1852 ▪ Through May 21
Columbia State Historic Park’s annual living history event with costumed volunteers. Visitors experience the events and environment of an 1850s mining camp re-created in detail from the clothing, food and tasks to entertainment. Food, drink and other items for purchase. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. $7, $2 age 12 and under. www.parks.ca.gov.
OAKDALE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL ▪ May 20-21
Annual festival with arts and crafts, Chocolate Avenue, food, fun runs, car show, kids activities, vendors, entertainment and more. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Wood Park, Highways 120 and 108, Oakdale. Tickets $4 advance, $5-$6 at the gate; free ages 12 and under. www.oakdalechamber.com.
FAMILY CYCLING FESTIVAL AND CRITERIUM ▪ May 20
Cycling fest features free children’s bike helmets, bounce houses, rock climbing, vendor booths, BMX bike demos, races and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. I Street, between 10th and 12th streets. Free. 209-571-5193. Criterium runs in conjunction with the festival and offers a variety of race categories. Races begin and end at the corner of 13th and I streets at 7:30 a.m. 209-605-7315.
TWAIN HARTE A LA CARTE ▪ May 20
Soroptimist of Twain Harte wine and food tasting with auctions, live music, more. 5-7 p.m. Meadow Plaza, Twain Harte. $40. www.twainhartesoroptimist.org.
MARIPOSA ART & WINE FESTIVAL ▪ May 27
Artists present a variety of wares while winemakers offer a taste of the region. Food and entertainment also planned. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mariposa County Courthouse lawn, 5088 Bullion St., Mariposa. www.mariposarotary.org.
SPRING PEDDLERS FAIRE ▪ May 27-28
More than antiques, collectibles, handcrafted items, foods, vintage jewelry and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Free. Downtown Arnold. www.gocalaveras.com.
FOOD & FUN
DENIM & DIAMONDS FUNDRAISER ▪ May 19
Stage 3 Theatre Company includes dinner, margaritas and dancing to Risky Biscuits. 6-11 p.m. Manzanita Building at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora. $49. stage3.org.
AFTER MOTHER’S DAY OMELET BREAKFAST ▪ May 21
Riverbank Historical Society hosts fundraiser. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St. $10 adults, $5 age 6 and under. 209-869-7161.
CHILI COOK OFF ▪ May 27
Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce event with cook off and children’s activities. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Meadow Plaza, Twain Harte www.twainhartecc.com.
SOS 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ▪ June 3
Live music by Flying Blind. 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. dancing. SOS Club, 819 Sunset Ave., Modesto. $20.
ODDS & ENDS
RAILTOWN 1897 TRAIN RIDES ▪ Ongoing
Excursion rides on Saturdays and Sundays. South Fifth Avenue at Reservoir Road, Jamestown. $15 adults; $10 6-17; free under 6 and members. 209-984-3953. www.railtown1897.org.
CLASSIC AIRCRAFT DISPLAYS ▪ Ongoing
Sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. second Saturdays. Modesto Airport, 700 Tioga Drive, Hangar 1, Modesto. 209-526-5868.
AIRCRAFT DISPLAY ▪ Ongoing
9 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturdays. Turlock Municipal Airport, 13602 Newport Road, Turlock. 209-620-6312.
AIRPLANE EXHIBIT ▪ Ongoing
10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater. $12 adults; $8 seniors; $5 youths 6-17; free age 5 and under. 209-723-2178.
REO SPEECH TRAIN, TOASTMASTERS ▪ Ongoing
6:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Perko’s Cafe, 2120 Patterson Road, Riverbank. 209-342-7358.
OAKDALE WOMEN’S CLUB ▪ Ongoing
Meeting and lunch open to all women in the valley. First Tuesdays, noon-2:30 p.m. Oakdale Country Club, North Stearns Road, Oakdale. $16. 209-606-7727.
SWEAT FITNESS ▪ Ongoing
Variety of fitness classes including senior classes and beginning line dancing. No registration or membership required. Monday-Friday; call for times. Centenary Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave., Modesto. Donation. 209-988-5655.
TOASTMASTERS SUPPER CLUB ▪ Ongoing
For speakers of all levels. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave. Modesto.
ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY ▪ Ongoing
7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETING ▪ Ongoing
7 p.m. third Fridays. Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
TOASTMASTERS ▪ Ongoing
Toastmasters club Daybreakers 1388. 6:15-7:20 a.m. second, third and fourth Wednesdays. Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto. www.toastmasters.org.
THE JOB CIRCLE ▪ Ongoing
Modesto Sound offers audio technician training classes for those 13 and older. Work with musicians; hands-on learning live sound, recording bands, producing, mastering, electronics. Call or email for times. Modesto Sound, 110 Santa Barbara Ave., Modesto. $200 (scholarships available). 209-573-0533. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.modestosound.org.
TALK OF THE TOWN TOASTMASTERS ▪ Ongoing
7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays. Samaritan Village, 7700 Fox Road, Hughson. 209-384-7128 or 209-631-9458.
YOUNG AT HEART EXERCISE ▪ Ongoing
The Healthy Aging Association offers group exercise classes for those 60 and older. Classes range from strength training, aerobics or tai chi. Call for information on class location and times. Healthy Aging Association, 121 Downey Ave., Suite 102, Modesto. Free. 209-523-2800.
TOASTMASTERS WINNING WITH WORDS ▪ Ongoing
Noon-1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays. Fuddruckers, 3848 McHenry Ave., Modesto. 209-390-6607.
SUPER SINGLES ▪ Ongoing
Valley Super Singles weekly social time for singles age 50 and older. 5:30 p.m. first and third Fridays. Bel Piatto Restaurant, 1000 Kansas Ave., Modesto. 209-883-2685.
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA CAGE BIRD CLUB ▪ Ongoing
Third Sunday. 1 p.m. Stanislaus County Agricultural Center, 3800 Cornucopia Suite B, Modesto.
BUNKO NITE ▪ Ongoing
Presented by Oakdale Grange No. 435. Food and drink free. 7-9:30 p.m. second Fridays. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. $10. 209-556-8524 or 209-838-7421.
MODESTO REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED ▪ Ongoing
Lunch and speaker. Second Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave., Modesto. Lunch $16. 209-567-3399.
WRITERS GROUP MEETING ▪ Ongoing
Sonora Writers Group. 10:30 a.m. second Saturdays. Call for location. 209-734-8097.
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY ▪ Ongoing
Society meets to instruct, inform and educate members in the techniques of research. 7 p.m. third Tuesdays. Trinity Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. 209-526-5009.
CAMELLIA SOCIETY ▪ Ongoing
Monthly meeting. 1:30 p.m. second Sundays. Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fellowship Hall, 16th and G streets, Modesto. Free. 209-522-0147.
VELVET GRILL AND CREAMERY CRUISE-IN ▪ Through Aug. 30
Summer evening car events. 5-8 p.m. Velvet Grill and Creamery, 2204 McHenry Ave., Modesto.
YOKUTS GROUP/SIERRA CLUB ▪ May 19
Milt Trieweller on “Creating a Sustainable Planet.” 6:45 p.m. Fellowship Hall, College Avenue Congregational Church, 1341 College Ave., Modesteo. Free. 209-300-4253
BABY ANIMAL SHOWER ▪ May 20
Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center event with educational animals, games, cookies and punch, face painting and kid’s crafts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wildlife Center inside Fox Grove Fishing Access, 1220 Geer Road, Hughson. www.stanislauswildlife.org.
TUOLUMNE SIERRA CLUB PROGRAM ▪ May 25
Photo program “From tule elk to tarantulas; from burrowing owls to badgers” 7 p.m. TUD conference room, 18885 Nugget Blvd., Sonora.
BENEFIT SPRING BOUTIQUE ▪ May 27
Local home-crafted, vintage goods and vendors. Vendor fees benefit Interfaith Ministries. 2-6 p.m. One Church, 2361 Scenic Drive, Modesto. 209-572-3117.
MEMORIAL DAY SALUTE TO OUR HEROES ▪ May 29
City of Riverbank celebration with speakers, prayer, Presentation of Colors, laying of the wreath at the wall, music and light refreshments. 11:30 a.m. Veterans Memorial Wall at the Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St., Riverbank. 209-863-7122
RIVERBANK GOLDEN AGERS ▪ Ongoing
Dancing and socializing. Different themes monthly. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St. $4 members; $6 nonmembers; $12 annual membership. 209-521-7194.
TURLOCK SENIOR CENTER DANCE ▪ Ongoing
7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Turlock Senior Center, 1191 Cahill St.
VALLEY SUPER SINGLES ▪ Ongoing
Social time for singles age 50 and older. 5:30 p.m. first and third Fridays. Bel Piatto Restaurant, 1000 Kansas Ave., Modesto. 209-883-2685.
FOREVER YOUNG DANCE CLUB ▪ Ongoing
Dance on Tuesdays, second Fridays. First-time guests are free. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 7-10 p.m. second Fridays. Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St. Day: $4 members, $6 nonmembers; night: $5 and $7. 209-534-7663.
MANTECA SENIOR DANCE ▪ Ongoing
Rock and country band. 1-4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays. Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. $4. 209-825-0116.
USA DANCE BALLROOM DANCING ▪ Ongoing
Monthly dances. 7-10 p.m. second Saturdays. Odd Fellows Hall, 6941 Hughson Ave., Hughson. $5 members; $7 nonmembers. 209-614-8048.
ROUND ROBINS ▪ Ongoing
7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. $4. 209-526-4452.
TURLOCK STEPPIN PARDS ▪ Ongoing
Square dance club workshop nights. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. American Legion Hall, 75 Bothun Road, Turlock. 209-996-0844. www.facebook.com/turlock.steppinpards.
SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE AND POTLUCK ▪ Ongoing
Potluck meal with prizes. 6 p.m. second Fridays; 1 p.m. fourth Sundays. Hughson Senior Center, 2307 Fourth St. $2 door; $8 membership. 209-538-0362.
SKIRTS N’ FLIRTS SQUARE DANCE CLUB ▪ Ongoing
Workshop Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. Dances 7 p.m. Saturdays. Open to singles, couples and children ages 8 and up. 7 p.m. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. 209-556-8524 or 209-681-2699.
MODESTO TANGO ▪ Ongoing
Argentine tango practice. Socialize and practice your tango. 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Urbano California Grill, 1016 H St., Modesto. Free. 209-522-1571. www.modestotango.com.
SIERRA REPERTORY AUDITIONS Through May 23