Entertainment

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

GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

FRANKIE QUIÑONES Aug. 9

Comedian. 7:30 p.m. $25-$35.

“NEWSIES” Aug. 10-18

Modesto Performing Arts. Set in the turn-of-the-century New York, it’s a true story based on the actual Newsboys Strike of 1899. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $21-$38.

DSB Aug. 10

Journey tribute. 8 p.m. $19-$49.

PLUMB & I AM THEY Aug. 16

Contemporary Christian music acts. 8 p.m. $19-$59.

THE ISLEY BROTHERS Aug. 17

Classic R&B group. 7:30 p.m. $49-$99.

LANCE BURTON Aug. 18

Magician and friends. 4 p.m. $29-$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

GOOD TIME ACCORDION CLUB Ongoing

7 p.m. Second Wednesdays. Escalon Community Center. $5. 209-544-8655

MUSIC AT THE FRUIT YARD Ongoing

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

MUSIC AT THE BRAVE BULL Ongoing

Thursdays, open mic. 701 S. 9th St., Modesto.

MUSIC AT THE BARKIN’ DOG Through Aug. 31

Aug. 9, Eric Johnson’s acoustic set; Aug. 10 Gary Gervase Blues band; Aug. 12, Eric Bensen and the Monday Blues; Aug. 13, poetry reading with Stella Beratlis and the open mic; Aug. 16, Valley Jazz company; Aug. 17, Hwy 99 band; Aug. 23, Ernie Bucio Little Big Band; Aug. 24, Dave and Craig; Aug. 28, Tim Allen; Aug. 30, Tony and the Tough Times; Aug. 31, Gordon Kennedy Music. Thursdays, David Dow and friends. Barkin’ Dog Grill, 940 11th St., Modesto. 209-572-2341.

CONCERTS IN THE PINES Through Aug. 31

Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce series presents new band every Saturday. 6-8 p.m. Eproson Park, Twain Harte. For a listing of bands see www.twainhartecc.com.

IRONSTONE VINEYARDS CONCERT SERIES Through Sept. 14

Aug. 11, B52’s, Berlin, Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark; Aug. 31, Los Tigres del Norte; Sept. 7, Deep Purple, Foghat; Sept. 14, Brian Wilson, The Zombies. For times and tickets see ironstoneamphitheatre.net.

JULIA VARI Aug. 10

Singer. Part of the Red Tie Arts’ Summer Music Series. 6:30 p.m. Lucca Winery, 16265 East River Road, Ripon. $15-$50. www.red-tie.org.

JAZZ CONCERT Aug. 11

Kerry, Krista, Clint, Hawk, Rod, Marcus Christie, Ashley. 4 p.m. Columbia College Dogwood Theater. $15 at the door.

ROB ELY – ELVIS THROUGH THE YEARS Aug. 10

Tribute. 8 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $20-$25. 209-862-4490, www.westsidetheatre.org.

BUDDY GUY Aug. 11

With Jimmie Vaughan, Charlie Musselwhite. 6:30 p.m. The Fruit Yard Basi Insurance Nationwide Amphitheater, 7948 Yosemite Blvd. $55-$120. www.thefruityardevents.com.

TOM RIGNEY AND FLAMBEAU Aug. 17

8 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $20-$23. 209-862-4490, www.westsidetheatre.org.

ORGAN SAMPLER CONCERT Aug. 17

Sonora Bach Festival presents organist Dr. Daryl Hollinger. 2 p.m; The Red Church, 42 Snell St., 3:30 p.m.: St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 13880 Joshua Way, Sonora.

SKYNNYN LYNNYRD Aug. 24

Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute. 8 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $20-$25. 209-862-4490, www.westsidetheatre.org.

CHRIS ISAAK Aug. 31

Rock singer. 7:30 p.m. The Fruit Yard Basi Insurance Nationwide Amphitheater, 7948 Yosemite Blvd. $45-$115. www.thefruityardevents.com.

GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA Sept. 10

Big Band music with vocals by Nick Hilscher, Hannah Truckenbrod, and The Moonlight Serenaders. 7:30 p.m. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E Canal Drive. $29-$49. turlocktheatre.org.

HEARTACHE TONIGHT Sept 14

Eagles tribute. Part of the Red Tie Arts’ Summer Music Series. 6:30 p.m. Lucca Winery, 16265 East River Road, Ripon. $15-$50. www.red-tie.org.

BILLY CURRINGTON Sept. 20

With Drake White and The Big Fire. 7:30 p.m. The Fruit Yard Basi Insurance Nationwide Amphitheater, 7948 Yosemite Blvd. $45-$75. www.thefruityardevents.com.

MICHAEL MCDONALD WITH AMERICA Oct. 6

Classic rock. 7 p.m. The Fruit Yard Basi Insurance Nationwide Amphitheater, 7948 Yosemite Blvd. $50-$190. www.thefruityardevents.com.

THE STATE THEATRE

FILM: “THE CHAPERONE” Through Aug. 8

In the early 1920s, a Kansas woman finds her life forever changed when she accompanies a young dancer on her fame-seeking journey to New York City. $9-$11.

FILM: “SWORD OF TRUST” Through Aug. 8

When Cynthia and Mary show up to collect Cynthia’s inheritance from her deceased grandfather, the only item she’s received is an antique sword. $9-$11.

FILM: “BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ” Through Aug. 8

A documentary about the first female filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché, directed by Pamela B. Green. $9-$11.

FILM: “WILD ROSE” Aug. 9-15

Fresh out of prison, a Scottish woman juggles her job and two children while pursuing her dream of becoming a country music star. $9-$11.

FILM: “LIGHT OF MY LIFE” Aug. 9-15

Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world’s population. $9-$11.

FILM: “CHILD’S PLAY” Aug. 10

Classic horror. 9 p.m. $11.

FILM: “STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” Aug. 11

The original Star Wars trilogy will be shown the month of August. 5 p.m. $9.

FILM: “FIGHT CLUB” Aug. 14

Classic film. 7 p.m. $9.

FILM: “ODE TO JOY” Aug. 16-22

A man’s narcolepsy is activated when he’s happy, so he must find new ways to not feel joy. This becomes especially problematic when he falls in love. $9-$11.

FILM: “YESTERDAY” Aug. 16-21

A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. $9-$11.

FILM: “OKLAHOMA!” Aug. 18

Modesto Film Society presents musical. 2 p.m. $9.

FILM: “STAR WARS: EPISODE VI RETURN OF THE JEDI” Aug. 18

The original Star Wars trilogy will be shown the month of August. 2 p.m. $9.

OPTIMAL HOSPICE PRESENTS: END GAME Aug. 22

End Game weaves together three stories of visionary medical providers who practice on the cutting edge of life. 5:30 p.m.

FILM: “CARRIE” Aug. 23

Classic horror film. 9 p.m. $11.

FILM: “MAIDEN” Aug. 23-29

The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. $9-$11.

SUMMER BLUES EXTRAVAGANZA Aug. 24

Chris Cain, Big Earl and the Cryin’ Shame with Gravel and Grace. Saturday, August 24 at 7 p.m. State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto. $20.

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

ART

ART TIME & SIP WINE STUDIOS 209-777-0129

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 920 16th St., Modesto.

BARKIN’ DOG GRILL 209-572-2341

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 940 11th St., Modesto.

CAROLYN HUFF PHOTOGRAPHY 209-918-6627

Through August, works by Geneva Season. Aug. 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.

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

Aug. 13-Oct. 4, “Autumn Art Festival IV.” Aug. 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

Aug. 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.

www.thechartreusemuse.com.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MODESTO 209-526-6000

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1150 9th St., Modesto. modestoartwalk.com.

DOWNTOWN MODESTO 209-529-9303

Aug. 15, 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 “Boxes, Bags and Buttons, Oh My!” 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 209-495-4620

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 March 7, 1971-1974 lithographs by R.C. Gorman. Monday through Thursday. East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. Free.

PRESERVATION COFFEE AND TEA

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1030 J. St., Modesto. www.preservationcoffee.com.

RALSTON’S GOAT 209-549-9413

Aug. 15, 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.

SONORA’S JOE’S COFFEE EMPORIUM 209-533-4455

Through Sept. 9, “Patrick Karnahan’s In The High Sierra.” 140 S Washington St., Sonora.

STANISLAUS FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER 209-525-5130

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1418 J St., Modesto.

STILL SMOKING 209-574-0681

Aug. 15, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1313 J St., Modesto.

TRESETTI’S WORLD CAFFE 209-572-2990

Aug. 15, 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.

CARNEGIE ART SHOWCASE Through Aug. 25

Annual juried competition for artists across Northern and Central California. Ferrari Gallery.

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 34 Aug. 8-Oct. 6

Lobby Galleries.

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

www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

CASINOS

BLACK OAK CASINO 877-747-8777

Willow Creek Lounge: Aug. 9, Briefcase Blues Brothers Revue; Aug. 10, The Wiz Kid; Aug. 15, Harvest Gold; Aug. 16, Night Moves/Creedence Classic Revival; Aug. 17, Left of Centre; Aug. 22 Timberline; Aug. 23, Rebel Heart; Aug. 24, Steel’N Chicago; Aug. 29, King Hippo; Aug. 30, Caravanserai; Aug. 31, Smash City. Westside Pavilion: Aug. 9, Bush and Live; Oct. 6, Peter Frampton; Oct. 12 Foreigner. 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

Aug. 18, Steven Adler; Aug. 29, The Tubes; Sept. 12, The Outlaws; Oct. 6, Peter Frampton; Nov. 1, Night Moves/Creedence Classic Revival; Nov. 9, House of Floyd; Dec. 8, Blue Öyster Cult; Dec. 13, Queensrÿche; Jan. 25, The Iron Maidens. 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. www.jacksoncasino.com.

RED HAWK CASINO 888-573-3495

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

FESTIVALS & FAIRS

ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Aug. 31-Sept. 1

More than 50 booths of arts and crafts, food to sample, face painting and henna. Live music by Homegrown Trio both days. Ebbett’s Pass Volunteer Fire Department will have Calaveras County beers and a variety of food booths, kettlekorn and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Grounds of Bristol’s Ranch House Café in 961 Highway 4, Arnold. Free. 925-372-8961.



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.

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.

AMERICAN LEGION BREAKFAST Ongoing

Burrito or omelet breakfast. 7-noon third Saturdays. Veterans Service Center, 3500 Coffee Road, Suite 15, Modesto. $10, $5 ages 7-12. 888-291-0174 or 209-480-1692.

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

Lafayette Lodge #65. Ham and cheese omelet, sausage, biscuits and gravy, all-you-can-eat pancakes with coffee and orange juice. 8-11 a.m. second Sundays. IOOF Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd., La Grange. $8 adults, $3 ages 6-12, Free under age 6 free. 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. 21

A variety of vendors. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. 16th Street between H and I streets. modestocfm.com.

TURLOCK CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET Through Sept. 28

8 a.m.-1 p.m Saturdays, Main Street from Palm to Center streets.

CATFISH DINNER Aug. 24

La Grange Odd Fellows 12th annual event with deep fried catfish filets, corn on the cob, slaw salad & cornbread, with complimentary coffee, ice tea or lemonade. 3-7 p.m. La Grange Odd Fellows Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd. in La Grange. $7-15 at the door, free ages under 5. Take out add 50 cents. Pre-Sale tickets $10. 209-853-2128.

YARD SALE OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS Aug. 24

Wall decor, kitchen items, linens and bedding, craft supplies, jewelry, books, toys, games, more. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with special preview 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, $5. Presbyterian “Church of the 49ers,” 11155 Jackson St., Columbia. 588-9876.

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

9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater. $20 adults; $15 seniors/active duty military/youths 13-17; $10 youths 6-12; free age 5 and under. 209-723-2178. www.castleairmuseum.org.

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. St., 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.

STUDIO 49 FIBER ARTS GROUP Aug. 10

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

SCIABICA’S ANNUAL FARM-TO-FORK FESTIVAL Aug. 23

More than 20 local artisan food and beverage makers, live music, chef’s demonstrations, samples and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 2150 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. Free. www.SunshineInABottle.com/Events.

WOODWORKER’S EXHIBITION Sept. 14-29

Tuolumne River Woodworkers Association offers 200 member’s artistic pieces. McHenry Museum, 1402 I St., Modesto. Free.

MOTHER LODE WEAVERS AND SPINNERS GUILD May 14

10 a.m. The Church of the 49ers in Columbia. Visitors are welcome. For more info go to www.mlwsguild.org.

DANCE CLUBS

RIVERBANK GOLDEN AGERS Wednesdays

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

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

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

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

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. 7 p.m. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. 209-556-8524 or 209-681-2699.

MODESTO TANGO Tuesdays

8-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Urbano California Grill, 1016 H St., Modesto. Free. 209-522-1571. www.modestotango.com.

TALENT

CALL FOR ARTISTS Through Sept. 22

Entries accepted for “Heroes Real & Imagined,” an all-media juried exhibition open to artists living in California. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. 209-632-5761

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