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Fun bubbles up — literally — at Modesto’s Gallo Center; other entertainment options

Jeff Boyer will take bubbles to the max at the Gallo Center.
Jeff Boyer will take bubbles to the max at the Gallo Center. GABRIEL CARDONA

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CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIH., SEPTIEMBRE 25 DE 2013 // Bubble Trouble con Jeff Boyer. FOTO: GABRIEL CARDONA / FICH GABRIEL CARDONA GABRIEL CARDONA

Bubble Trouble

Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza. Boyer juggles bubbles, sculpts and builds with bubbles, makes fog-filled bubbles and more, while mixing comedy, music and interactive bubble-magic.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, April 5

WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto

TICKETS: $12-$25

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

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Members of Ballet Folklorico Anahuac Dahlia Leon, 12, left, and Felix Martinez, 10, right, perform during Cesar Chavez Family Day Celebration at Chavez Park in Modesto, Calif., on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

Chavez celebration

The annual Cesar E. Chavez Family Day Celebration returns this weekend with guest speakers, cultural dances, entertainment and community resource booths. This family event honors the late farmworker advocate and is sponsored by the City of Modesto, Parks Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and Modesto City Schools’ Student, Parent and Community Support Services.

WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 6

WHERE: Cesar Chavez Park, 615 Sierra Drive, Modesto

ADMISSION: Free

CALL: 209-341-2950.

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Gallo Center for the Arts

Chad Prather

Comedian and musician Chad Prather returns to the Gallo Center. Known for his way with words, comedic family stories and rapid-fire rants, Prather’s social media viral video views are counted in the hundreds of millions. The show is recommended for ages 18 years and older.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6

WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto

TICKETS: $25-$45

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

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Broadway actor Jeremy Stolle. Stolle will perform with singer Lauren Jelencovich at the “A Show for Joe” benefit Aug. 10, 2015 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Dirty Sugar LLC Dirty Sugar LLC

Jeremy Stolle

A recording artist, concert singer and Broadway actor returns to his hometown to perform for the Modesto Community Concert Association. Jeremy Stolle has long starred in the Broadway production of “Phantom of the Opera” and has several other Broadway shows under his belt.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7

WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto

TICKETS: $15-$30

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

Turlock talent

The Tam-Tam Talent Show returns to the Turlock Community Theatre to showcase local talent in just about any genre. Open to singers, dancers, bands, acrobats, magicians, comedians, pets and trainers and variety acts, the event is a fundraiser for the Turlock venue.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6

WHERE: Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E Canal Drive

TICKETS: $15-$20

ONLINE: www.turlocktheatre.org

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“Sunflower Spikes,” a watercolor by Barbara Gill, one of the artists on the open studio tour. Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour

Open Studio Tour

More than 50 artists at 29 studios and gallery venues in Turlock, Modesto and Oakdale open their doors to the public for the annual Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour. Meet local artists where they create their work, with studio tours, demonstrations and art to view and for sale. Map booklets double as tickets for the tour.

WHEN: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 6-7

WHERE: Various venues

TICKETS: $10, free age 18 and under

ONLINE: www.facebook.com/StanislausAOS

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