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6 Things To Do This Week in and around Modesto

Bow Wow plays a “Valentine’s Affair” indoor show Saturday at Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock.
Bow Wow plays a “Valentine’s Affair” indoor show Saturday at Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock. Associated Press file

Bow Wow

Hip-hop artist Bow Wow will play a Valentine’s Day weekend show at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The rapper, formerly known as Lil’ Bow Wow, will be joined by Kirko Bangz, Adrian Marcel, Eric Bellinger, Juan Palacios, Ice Hearted and DJ Uniqu3 on the “Valentine’s Affair” indoor show sponsored by KWIN 97.7/98.3 FM.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13

WHERE: Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock

TICKETS: $35-$80

CALL: 713-412-9988

ONLINE: www.flavorus.com

Grace Lieberman & Friends

Enjoy this Valentine’s Day tradition featuring Grace Lieberman & Friends at Sunday Afternoons at CBS. Longtime area arts advocate and performer Lieberman brings along her talented friends for a show featuring valentines, singalongs and more. The concert will be followed by a high tea catered by David Bradford and Bibby’s Chocolates.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14

WHERE: Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto

TICKETS: $25 general; $20 seniors/students; $7 children; high tea $15

CALL: 209-571-6060

ONLINE: www.sundaysatcbs.com

‘Sweeney Todd’

Townsend Opera brings the macabre musical “Sweeney Todd” to life. The Tony Award-winning Stephen Sondheim show about a 19th-century English barber who seeks his bloody revenge on those who wrongfully imprisoned him will get the full operatic treatment in this production. Stylized black-and-white set pieces will help set the tone for the story.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14

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

TICKETS: $10-$68

CALL: 209-338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

Science on Screen

Students, parents and teachers are invited to attend the free Science on Screen series screening of big-budget earthquake movie “San Andreas.” This is one of three events in partnership with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and will feature a talk by one of its seismologists/geophysicists about the real science behind quakes in the Bay Area.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13

WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto

TICKETS: Free

CALL: 209-527-4697

ONLINE: www.thestate.org

Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with at the 10th annual Chinese New Year event presented by the Maddux Youth Center and the Stanislaus Chinese Culture Society. The celebration will include cultural dancing, singing, instrumental performances, martial arts displays and calligraphy demonstrations. The festivities are free and open to the public.

WHEN: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13

WHERE: Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem St., Modesto

TICKETS: Free

CALL: 209-341-2951

ONLINE: www.modestogov.com/prnd/recreation

The McCartney Years

Billed as the “World’s No. 1 McCartney Tribute,” the stage act honors the performer in a recreation of his 1970s arena shows. The six-piece tribute act to Paul McCartney performs more than 30 top hits spanning more than 20 albums from The Beatles to Wings. The show will benefit the Modesto Rotary Club and its community projects.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18

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

TICKETS: $24-$55

CALL: 209-338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

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