GET READY TO 'HONK!': YES Kids recently announced audition dates for "HONK! Jr." Students in fourth through eighth grades are invited to audition on one of the following dates:
Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. in Downey High School's auditorium
Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Johansen High School Vikings' Den
Actors, singers, dancers and crew are needed. No experience is necessary and all audition materials are provided. Student participants must make a commitment to an intense rehearsal schedule that includes weekends from Jan. 10 through Feb. 10. If accepted into the program, there is a $150 participation fee, but scholarship applications are available. "HONK! Jr." is the young performers' version of the new Broadway classic that follows the colorful characters of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling." For more information, go to www.yescompany.org.
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OPEN HOUSE AND PUMPKINS: The students of Central Catholic High School, 200 S. Carpenter Road in Modesto, will host their Annual Pumpkin Patch and Fall Open House on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Kids of all ages are invited to "trick or treat" through the classrooms, participate in spooky science experiments and enjoy ghostly goodies in the gym. Teachers, students and parents will be on hand to give tours and answer any questions about the school's programs. Tuition assistance information and scholarship applications also will be available that evening. For more information, call Jodi Tybor at 524-9611.