Entertainment

What’s going on in the Modesto region? A lot, here’s a look

GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

JIM CURRY Jan. 25

Tribute to th music of the late John Denver. 7:30 p.m. $29-$49.

MARCELLA ARGUELLO Jan. 25

Comedian and Modesto native. 8 p.m. $25-$35.

MODESTO CHAMBER GALA AWARDS Jan. 26

Recognizing outstanding businesses and individuals. 6 p.m. $100.

MARIACHI REYNA/VILLALOBOS BROS Jan. 27

The Villalobos Brothers blend of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican folk elements and will open for the first all-female mariachi group in the United States, Mariachi Las Reyna de Los Angeles. 4 p.m. $24-$64.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Feb. 1-2

Gallo Center Repertory Theatre presents story set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2. $15-$25.

MSYO SPRING CONCERT Feb. 2

Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra performance. 2 p.m. $5-$12.

TCHAIKOVSKY, MOZART, NORMAN & LOCKINGTON Feb. 1-2

Modesto Symphony Orchestra performance. 8 p.m. $39-$94.

TRACY BYRD Feb. 6

Country music singer. 7:30 p.m. $29-$59.

BEGINNINGS: MUSIC OF CHICAGO Feb. 7

Modesto Rotary presents tribute band. 7:30 p.m. $25-$55.

CECE WINANS Feb. 8

Best-selling, awarded female gospel artist. 7:30 p.m. $39-$69.

The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100.

www.galloarts.org.

MUSIC

UKULELE PLAY ALONG Ongoing

Funstrummers. 10:45 a.m.-noon Mondays. Modesto Senior Center, Bodem and Scenic. Free for seniors. 209-505-3216. www.Funstrummers.com.

UKULELE JAM Ongoing

Funstrummers. Songbooks provided. 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Trinity Telle Classrooms, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. Donation. 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.

RIVER LIGHTS CHORUS Ongoing

Women’s four-part a cappella chorus rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. 209-303-7053. www.riverlightschorus.com

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

9:15 a.m.-noon Fridays at College Avenue Church 1341 College Ave,m Modesto. Donation. 209-505-3216; www.Funstrummers.com

MUSIC AT THE FRUIT YARD Ongoing

Thursdays and Fridays, Sandy Maule. The Fruit Yard, 7948 Yosemite Blvd. Modesto. www.thefruityard.com

THE MODESTO TRADITIONAL JAZZ SOCIETY Ongoing

Jan. 20, Bob(s) & Friends Jazz Band. 1 p.m. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto. $8-$12. modestojazz.com

MUSIC AT THE BARKIN’ DOG Through Jan. 26

Jan. 26 Craig and Dave; Thursdays, David Dow and friends jam session. Barkin’ Dog Grill, 940 11th St., Modesto. 209-572-2341.

COLUMBIA JAZZ ARTIST SERIES Through April 14

Feb. 1-2, Big Band Jazz Festival; March 1-2, Vocal Jazz Festival featuring Kenny Washington, Matt Falker and Barbara Morrison; April 14, Johnny Valdes. 3 p.m. Columbia College Dogwood Theater.

JOURNEY REVISITED Jan. 26

Tribute band. 8 p.m. West Side Theater, 1331 Main St., Newman. $20-$25. www.westsidetheatre.org.

JAMIE DUBBERLY Jan. 27

Downtown Music Series presents sacred jazz concert. 1 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 850 Sixteenth St., Modesto. $10-$20. 209-522-9046

CHRISTINE CAPSUTO Feb. 10

Valentine concert and tea. Part of the Sunday Afternoons at CBS series. 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $35. sundaysatcbs.com.

DON GATO LATIN BAND Feb. 16

Part of the Red Tie Arts Winter Nights at the Museum series. 7:30 p.m. McHenry Museum, 1402 I St., Modesto. $25-$35. www.redtiearts.org.

CARAVANSERAI Feb. 23

Santana tribute band. 8 p.m. West Side Theater, 1331 Main St., Newman. $20-$25. www.westsidetheatre.org.

VOENA March 10

Children’s chorus. Part of the Sunday Afternoons at CBS series. 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $10-$25. sundaysatcbs.com.

TAM-TAM TALENT SHOW April 6

6 p.m. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E Canal Drive. 7:30 p.m. $15-$20 www.turlocktheatre.org



INCENDIO March 10

Flamenco jazz. Part of the Sunday Afternoons at CBS series. 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $10-$25. sundaysatcbs.com.

THE STATE THEATRE

FILM: “STAN AND OLLIE” Jan. 25-31

Portrait of the later years of Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams. $9-$11.

FILM: “ANOTHER NICE MESS: THE RESTORED LAUREL & HARDY” Jan. 26

A compilation of shorts as well as the Oscar winning film “Music Box.” 3 p.m. $9.

FILM: “THE LOST BOYS” Jan. 26

Teenage brothers move with their mother to a small town in Northern California where they meet the leader of a local gang of vampires. 9 p.m. $11.

FILM: “I AM JANE DOE” Jan. 28

The Stanislaus Family Justice Center, Stanislaus County of Education and Without Permission presents documentary about sex-trafficking. Q&A with advocates from Haven and Without Permission and a representative from Stanislaus Law Enforcement following the film. 6:30 p.m. Free.

“THE BREWMASTER” SCREENING AND TASTING Jan. 31

Brews, appetizers, a film and a Skype Q&A with the director. The film is a cinematic portrait of beer, those who love it, those who make it and those who are hustling to make their mark. 6 p.m. $45.

FILM: “ROMA” Feb. 1-14

Follows Cleo, a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. $9-$11.

FILM: “UNDER THE SAME MOON” Feb. 3

Follows a young boy’s journey to be reunited with his mother. 1 p.m. $8.

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

THEATER

“THE LION KING” Jan. 25-26

Hickman Honor Choir production. 6 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26. Hughson High Auditorium, 7419 E. Whitmore Ave., Hughson. $5. 209-322-9719.

ART

ART TIME & SIP WINE STUDIOS 209-777-0129

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 920 16th St., Modesto.

BARKIN’ DOG GRILL 209-572-2341

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 940 11th St., Modesto.

CAROLYN HUFF PHOTOGRAPHY 209-918-6627

Through March, landscape and portrait artwork of Carolyn Huff. Feb. 21, 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.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY 209-529-3369

Through Feb. 1, “Abstracts and Valley Impressions.” Through January, works by featured member artist, Eva Hass. Feb. 21, 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

Feb. 21, 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. www.thechartreusemuse.com.

DELICATO FAMILY VINEYARDS 209-824-3678

Feb. 2-22, Dorothy Indelicato Fine Art Show. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. 12001 South Highway 99, Manteca.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MODESTO 209-526-6000

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1150 9th St., Modesto. modestoartwalk.com.

DOWNTOWN MODESTO 209-529-9303

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. modestoartwalk.com.

DOWNTOWN TURLOCK 209-632-5761

Nov. 8, Art Around Town art walk. 5-8 p.m.

GUSTINE MUSEUM 209-854-6455

Gustine Museum Historical Society presents “All that Glitters! Glasses, Bottles, Jars and Collectables.” 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

Ongoing, 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.

MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE ART GALLERY 209-575-6075

Through Feb. 7, “Passerine, works by Mariam Pakbaz”. Reception Jan. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. Free.

PRESERVATION COFFEE AND TEA

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1030 J. St., Modesto. www.preservationcoffee.com.

RALSTON’S GOAT 209-549-9413

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1001 10th St., Modesteo. modestoartwalk.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.

STANISLAUS FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER 209-525-5130

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1418 J St., Modesto.

STILL SMOKING 209-574-0681

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1313 J St., Modesto.

TRESETTI’S WORLD CAFFE 209-572-2990

Feb. 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 927 11th St., Modesto.

TREWIN FRAMERY 209-818-6004

Through Jan. 7, “Pursuit of Light X” by Chella. Reception 5-8 p.m. Thursday Dec. 5170 Pentecost Drive, Suite 1, Modesto.

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, beginners welcome. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. 209-480-0387.

TURLOCK UKE JAMZ 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. www.turlockukejamz.org.

“HOT OFF THE PRESS: CONTEMPORARY PRINTS” Through Jan. 27

Juried exhibition of contemporary prints, highlighting a variety of techniques and exploring personal and universal themes. $5

CALL FOR ENTRIES Through Feb. 3

For “The Fine Art of Pastels,” a juried exhibition to highlight technical aspects and spirit inherent in this medium. Exhibition will be on view from March 27–May 26.

“VALLEY FOCUS” Through March 17

Works by Cheryl Barnett & Dan Petersen in the Ferrari Gallery. $5 general admission. Reception for the artists Jan. 10, 6-8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

FAMILY FRIDAYS Jan. 25

Watercolor Wonders. Childran explore and experiment with watercolors. 7 p.m. Free.

The Carnegie Arts Center is at 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Call 209-632-5761.

www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

CASINOS

BLACK OAK CASINO 877-747-8777

Jan. 25, Maxx Cabello Jr.; Jan. 26, Super Bad; Jan. 31, The Jones Gang; Feb. 1, Buck Ford; Feb. 2, Night Fever; Feb. 7, Just for Laughs comedy show; Feb. 8, Tortilla Soup; Feb. 9, Steel Breeze; Feb. 14, Josh Pfeiffer; Feb. 15, The Blues Box Bayou Band; Feb. 16, Cheeseballs; Feb. 21, Rock of Ages; Feb. 22, Caravanserai; Feb. 23, Smash City; Feb. 28, Blow Daddy. 19400 Tuolumne Road N., Tuolumne.

CACHE CREEK 800-772-2243

14455 Highway 16, Brooks. www.cachecreek.com.

CHICKEN RANCH 800-752-4646

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

CHUKCHANSI GOLD 866-794-6946

711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold.

THUNDER VALLEY 877-468-8777

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

JACKSON RANCHERIA 800-822-9466

Feb. 22, Neal Schon’s Journey Through Time; March 22, Vince Neil; April 7, Alan Parsons Live Project; May 12, Robin Trower. 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson.

www.jacksoncasino.com.

RED HAWK CASINO 888-573-3495

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

COMEDY

FELIPE ESPARZA Jan. 26

Comedian. 7:30 p.m. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E. Canal Drive. 7:30 p.m. $34.50-$49.50 www.turlocktheatre.org



FOOD & FUN

VFW BREAKFAST Sundays

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199. 7-11 a.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 2801 W. Hatch Road, Modesto. $8. 209-537-3360.

VFW DINNER Fridays

Friday night dinner by VFW Post 3199. 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall-Modesto, 2801 W. Hatch Road. $6-$10. 209-537-3360.

HISTORY CENTER BREAKFAST Sundays

Presented by Northern Mariposa County History Center. 8-11 a.m. second Sundays. Coulterville School House, Broadway and Cemetery. $5 adults; $3 children.

RIPON VFW FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS Fridays

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

RIPON VFW WEDNESDAY LUNCH Wednesdays

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

CERES WOMEN’S CLUB LUNCH First Tuesdays

11 a.m. first Tuesdays through May. My Garden Cafe, Whitmore Avenue, Ceres. $12.

TURLOCK VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS Fridays

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

LIVINGSTON VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS Thursdays

Livingston VFW monthly hamburger night. 5-7 p.m. last Thursdays. Livingston Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Seventh St. $2-$4.50. 209-394-2059. www.vfwlivingston.com.

FAIR FOOD FRIDAY Ongoing

Carnival treats. Proceeds benefit Stanislaus County veterans. 5-8 p.m. Fourth Fridays. Stanislaus Veterans Center, 3500 Coffee Road, Modesto. 209-343-6292.

FOE BREAKFAST Sundays

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

STEAK NIGHT Fridays

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.

BRINGING VETERANS TOGETHER Fridays

Veterans and their guests are invited to join the Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus County for Happy Hour Fridays. 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Stanislaus Veterans Center Lounge at Coffee & Sylvan. 209-484-7166.

KNIGHTS FERRY BREAKFAST Sundays

8 a.m.-noon first Sundays. IOOF Hall, Main Street, Knights Ferry. $5.

TURLOCK SONS IN RETIREMENT LUNCH Wednesdays

Monthly luncheon. 11:15 a.m. third Wednesdays. Denair Community Center, 3850 N. Gratton Road. 209-632-0011. www.sirinc.org.

ODD FELLOWS BREAKFAST Sundays

8-11 a.m. second Sundays. Odd Fellows Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd., La Grange. $6. 209-853-2128

SENIOR BREAKFAST CLUB Sundays

Social club for seniors age 65-plus. 8-8:30 a.m. Sundays. Perkos, Oakdale Road and Sylvan Avenue, Modesto. 209-576-0279.

MODESTO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET Through Dec. 15

More than 60 vendors. Dec. 15 includes customer appreciate event with raffles. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 16th Street between H and I streets. modestocfm.com.\

M.P.P.A. CRAB CIOPPINO DINNER/DANCE Jan. 26

All-you-can-eat crab cioppino, salad, garlic bread, wine and soda. Dinner 4-9 p.m., dance 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. California Ballroom 432 6th St., Modesto. $55. For Tickets call 209-505-3624.

SPAGHETTI DINNER Jan. 26

All-you-can-eat dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad with Italian dressing, garlic French bread, ice cream cup dessert and punch or coffee to drink. Take-out dinners available. 4:30-7 p.m. Escalon United Methodist Church, Hwy 120 at Brayton Ave. $8, $4 ages 5-12, free under age 5. 209-838-2792.

CVHCC INSTALLATION & AWARDS DINNER Feb. 1

Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event. 6-8:30 p.m. Greens on Tenth, 953 10th St., Modesto. $60. www.cvhcc.com.

CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ HOEDOWN Feb. 9

Buffet dinner, community hoedown and live auction with an emphasis on chocolate. Presented by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County. 6-9 p.m. Sonora Elks Lodge, 100 Elk Drive. ! $35. 962-0805.

MCHENRY MANSION VALENTINE’S TEA PARTY Feb. 9

11:30 a.m. 906 15th St., Modesto. $30, reservations required. Contact Janie Meily at 209-522-1739 by Feb. 5.

SONORA SENIOR CENTER CRAB FEED Feb. 23

All-you-can-eat crab, clam chowder, salad, rolls and dessert. No-host bar and prize drawings. 5 p.m. Senior Center, 540 Greenley Road, Sonora. $45. 209-533-2622.

ODDS & ENDS

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.

www.cafvalleysquadron.org.

AIRCRAFT DISPLAY Ongoing

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

MCHENRY MANSION TOURS Ongoing

Open for tours Sunday through Friday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. 15th and I Streets, Modesto. Free. 209-549-0428

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. 209-848-2231.

TOASTMASTERS SUPPER CLUB Ongoing

For speakers of all levels. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Modesto Chamber of Commerce board room. 1114 J. Street, Modesto.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY TOY TRAIN OPERATORS Ongoing

First Sundays. 1:30 p.m. Scout Hall 4717 Elm St., Denair. 209 883 1663

ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY Ongoing

7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave., Modesto.

IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY 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.

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.

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, open to women and men. 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.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY TOY TRAIN OPERATORS Ongoing

First Sundays. 1:30 p.m. Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 1400 N. Tully Road Turlock. 209 883 1663

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.

MODESTO AREA PARTNERS IN SCIENCE PROGRAMS Jan. 25

The next Modesto Area Partners In Science program features Modesto Junior College Professor Emeritus of Earth science Don Ahrens who will speak on “Climate Change: Yes or No.” Ahrens will lead a discussion on the basics of climate change.7:30 p.m. Modesto Junior College West Campus Sierra Hall 132. Free.

SWAP MEET Jan. 26-27

The Modesto Area A’s 53rd annual meet with Model A Ford, antique, classic cars, vintage auto items. 7a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 26 ($10), 7a.m.-3 p.m. ($5) Jan. 27. Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. www.turlockswapmeet.com.

STUDIO 49 FIBER ARTS GROUP Feb. 9

Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Crocheting – anything fiber related. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuolumne County Library in Sonora. Visitors are welcome. www.mlwsguild.org.

TURLOCK TOY-ANIME-COMIC CON Feb. 10

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. $5 advance, $8 door; free ages 12 and under.

MOTHER LODE WEAVERS AND SPINNERS GUILD Feb 12

Following the business meeting the guild will have a holiday sale of gift items handmade by its members. 10 a.m. Church of the 49ers in Columbia. www.mlwsguild.org.

DANCE CLUBS

RIVERBANK GOLDEN AGERS Wednesdays

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 Wednesdays

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

VALLEY SUPER SINGLES Third Fridays

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 Tuesdays, Fridays

Dances on Tuesdays. Live band, Rock’n Country, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays; doors open at 9. Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St. Day: $5 members, $7 nonmembers. 209-534-7663.

USA DANCE BALLROOM DANCING Saturdays

Monthly dances. 7-10 p.m. second Saturdays. Odd Fellows Hall, 6941 Hughson Ave., Hughson. $5 members; $7 nonmembers. 209-614-8048.

ROUND ROBINS Tuesdays

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

SENIOR DAY DANCES Thursdays

Dance to Bonnie and the Boys Out Back Band. 10 a.m-1:30 p.m. Stanislaus Veterans Center Hall, Coffee Road and Sylvan Avenue. $5, supports the Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus County. 209-343-6292.

TURLOCK STEPPIN PARDS Wednesdays

Square dance club workshop nights. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. American Legion Hall, 75 Bothun Road, Turlock. 209-620-6919. www.facebook.com/turlock.steppinpards.

SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE AND POTLUCK Fridays

Potluck meal with prizes. Noon-6 p.m. second Sundays; noon to 6 p.m. fourth Sundays. Hughson Senior Center, 2307 Fourth St. $2 door; $8 membership. 209-538-0362.

SKIRTS N’ FLIRTS SQUARE DANCE CLUB Wednesdays

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 Tuesdays

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.

TALENT

TAM-TAM TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS Jan. 25

Applications due Jan. 18 for Turlock Community Theatre talent show competition and fundraiser. 5 p.m. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 Canal Drive.

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