GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS
“LES MISERABLES” ▪ Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 31
YES Company presents the epic story about the survival of the human spirit. $12-$45.
KANSAS ▪ Tuesday, Aug. 2
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Rock band featuring its greatest hits since its 1974 founding. 7:30 p.m. $29-$79.
GLADYS KNIGHT ▪ Thursday, Aug. 4
Seven-time Grammy winner. 7:30 p.m.
FRANK CALIENDO ▪ Friday, Aug. 5
Comedian, actor and impressionist. 8 p.m. $39-$99.
“OKLAHOMA” ▪ Saturday, Aug. 6-Sunday, Aug. 14
Modesto Performing Arts presents the iconic musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein. $19-$34.
The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100.
UKULELE PLAY-ALONG ▪ Ongoing
Funstrummers. Songbooks provided. 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. Donation. 209-505-3216.
UKULELE LESSONS ▪ Ongoing
Beginning group ukulele lessons. 6-8 p.m. Mondays. First United Methodist Church, Modesto, 850 16th St. Donations. 209-505-3216.
GOLDEN VALLEY CHORUS ▪ Ongoing
Men’s barbershop-style a capella chorus rehearsals. 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Mancini Hall, 718 Tuolumne Blvd., Modesto. 209-524-6139.
MODESTO TRADITIONAL JAZZ SOCIETY ▪ Ongoing
Sunday, July 17, Creole Jazz Kings. 1 p.m. featured band. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto $8-$12.
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.
FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERT SERIES ▪ Through Sept. 2
Aug. 5, Free Fahlen; Sept. 2, Plan B. 4 p.m. dinner; 5:30 p.m. show. Murphys Community Park, South Algiers Street, Murphys. Concerts free; dinner $12. 209-728-8183.
MUSIC IN THE PLAZA ▪ Through Sept. 9
Fridays: July 8, Patty Castillo Davis; July 15, Mark and Brain; July 22, 209 All Stars Party Band; July 29, Triple D. 7-9 p.m. Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto. Free.
GOO GOO DOLLS ▪ Friday, July 15
With Collective Soul and Tribe Society. Rock. 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Ironstone Amphitheater, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys. $50-$215. www.ironstoneamphitheatre.net.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Friday, July 15
Cottonwood Creek, country. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
OAKDALE CONCERTS IN THE PARK SERIES ▪ Friday, July 15
Live Again, fusion: soul, blues, funk and more. Presented by the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dorada Park, 590 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale. Free.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 16
Deja Blues, blues. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
COLUMBIA COLLEGE JAZZ SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 16
Big Band Street Dance. Presented by Columbia College. 6-10 p.m. Columbia State Historic Park, Main and State streets, Columbia. Free. 209-532-3184. www.visitcolumbiacalifornia.com.
CONCERT IN THE PINES SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 16
Mike Hammer and The Nails, blues. Presented by the Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce. 6-8 p.m. Eproson Park, 29080 Meadow Lane, Twain Harte. Free. www.twainhartecc.com.
CALAVERAS ARTS COUNCIL CONCERT SERIES ▪ Wednesday, July 20
Delta Wires, rhythm and blues. 6:30-8 p.m. Community Park, Mountain Ranch. Free. www.calaverasarts.org.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Friday, July 22
The Trespassers, gypsy. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
OAKDALE CONCERTS IN THE PARK SERIES ▪ Friday, July 22
Tailights, rock. Presented by the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dorada Park, 590 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale. Free. www.oakdalechamber.com.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 23
The GrassKickers, bluegrass. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
CONTER IN THE PINES SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 23
Home Grown, light rock. Presented by the Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce. 6-8 p.m. Eproson Park, 29080 Meadow Lane, Twain Harte. Free. www.twainhartecc.com.
A CONCERT FOR KHATMANDU ▪ Sunday, July 24
Benefit to take the opera “Arjuna’s Dilemma” to Nepal and provide musical instruments to street children there. 3 p.m. Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave., Modesto. $10-$20 suggested donation. 209-238-3382,
SUBLIME ▪ Wednesday, July 27
With Rome, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds and Bleeker. Ska and punk rock. 6:30-10 p.m. Ironstone Amphitheater, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys. $40-$65. www.ironstoneamphitheatre.net.
CALAVERAS ARTS COUNCIL CONCERT SERIES ▪ Wednesday, July 27
Tanglewood, original folk rock. 6:30-8 p.m. West Point Elementary, Highway 26, San Andreas. Free.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Friday, July 29
B Natural, acoustic string. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
OAKDALE CONCERTS IN THE PARK SERIES ▪ Friday, July 29
Never 2 Late, country. Presented by the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dorada Park, 590 N. Yosemite Ave., Oakdale. Free.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN CONCERT SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 30
The Skylights, alternative rock. Presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council. 7-9 p.m. Mariposa Art Park, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa. Free. www.mariposaartscouncil.org.
CONTER IN THE PINES SERIES ▪ Saturday, July 30
Jank Tones, rock/funk/soul/blues. Presented by the Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce. 6-8 p.m. Eproson Park, 29080 Meadow Lane, Twain Harte. Free.
THE STATE THEATRE
FILM: “WIENER-DOG” ▪ Through Thursday, July 21
A coming-of-age comedy by Todd Solondz about a dog who travels the country, spreading comfort and joy. Stars Greta Gerwig, Julie Delpy, Kieran Culkin, Zosa Mamet, Danny DeVito, Tracy Letts and Ellen Burstyn. $8-$10.
FILM: “WEINER” ▪ Friday, July 15-Friday, July 22
A behind-the-scenes documentary of former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s catastrophic race for mayor of New York City in 2013. $8-$10.
“THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW” ▪ Saturday, July 16
The cult classic presented under the stars. Movie will be projected on the theater’s south wall. Food, drinks and fun. Doors 10 p.m.; film 11 p.m. $12.
FILM: “THE MISFITS” ▪ Sunday, July 17
The Modesto Film Society presents the 1961 classic starring Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable in an Arthur Miller tale of a romance between a stripper and a down-on-his-luck cowboy. 2 p.m. $8.
FILM: “HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE” ▪ Friday, July 22-Friday, July 29
Based on Barry Crump’s novel “Wild Pork and Watercress,” the story follows a national manhunt that is ordered when a rebellious kid and his foster uncle go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. $8-$10.
FILM: “ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE” ▪ Friday, July 22-Wednesday, Aug. 3
Comedy staged in the fashion world when actors Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley escape the paparazzi after an incident in the French Riviera. $8-$10.
The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call 209-527-4697. www.thestate.org.
“STATE FAIR” ▪ Through Sunday, Aug. 7
Sierra Repertory Theatre. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “State Fair” travels with the Frake family as they leave the routine of the farm for three days of adventure at the annual Iowa State Fair. Oscar-winning score includes “It Might as Well Be Spring,” “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” and the title song. 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays-Sundays. Fallon House Theatre, 11175 Washington St., Columbia. $18-$35. www.sierrarep.org.
“THE GREAT GHOST CHASE” ▪ Friday-Saturday, July 22-23
An earthquake has unleashed a poltergeist at Dr. Roy’s asylum for the the excessively nervous and ghost chasers answer the call. Hutton’s Hamlet Performing Arts Center, 132 W. G St., Oakdale. $8 adults; $4 12 and under. 209-848-1216.
“AS YOU LIKE IT” ▪ Wednesday, July 27-Tuesday, Aug. 16
Shakespeare on the Vine Theatre. William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” tells a tale of Rosalind, who flees persecution in her uncle’s court to the Forest of Arden and meets many interesting characters. 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Brice Station Winery, 3353 E. Highway 4, Murphys. $20-$22. 209-728-9893 www.gocalaveras.com.
BARKIN’ DOG GRILL ▪ 209-572-2341
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 940 11th St., Modesto.
C’EST JOLI ▪ 209-324-7111
Ongoing, work by Brad and Nancy Hawn. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. 920 13th St., Modesto.
CAROLYN HUFF PHOTOGRAPHY ▪ 209-918-6627
Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 1-6 p.m. Thursday, 1-9 p.m. with Third Thursday Art Walk; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. 1224 K St., Modesto.
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY ▪ 209-529-3369
Through Friday, Aug. 26, “From the Trenches,” Central Valley College Art students exhibition. Thursday, July 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. www.ccartassn.org.
CHARTREUSE MUSE GALLERY AND ART SCHOOL ▪ 209-522-0935
Thursday, July 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.
CHE’ROOT CIGAR LOUNGE ▪ 209-492-9141
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 915 10th St., Modesto.
DOWNTOWN MODESTO ▪ 209-529-9303
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m.
DOWNTOWN TINKERTANK ▪ 209 661-9390
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1003 12th St., Modesto.
GUSTINE MUSEUM ▪ 209-854-6455
Gustine Museum Historical Society presents “From Head to Toe” featuring vintage hats and shoes from the archives of the Gustine Historical Society. Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursday and Sunday. 397 Fourth St., Gustine. 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.
INTRINSIC ELEMENTS ▪ 209-409-8510
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1214 J St., Modesto.
McHENRY MUSEUM ▪ 209-577-5366
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.
MERCED MULTICULTURAL ARTS CENTER ▪ 209-388-1090
Arts and Spirits paint and wine workshops, 5:30-8:30 p.m. third Fridays. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 645 W. Main St., Merced. Free.
PEER RECOVERY ART PROJECT ▪ 209-581-1695
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 1222 J St., Modesto. www.peerrecoveryartproject.org.
PRESERVATION COFFEE AND TEA ▪
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1030 J. St., Modesto.
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.
STILL SMOKING ▪ 209-574-0681
Thursday, July 21, Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-9 p.m. 1313 J St., Modesto.
TURLOCK ART GALLERY ▪ 209-634-8911
Ongoing, “Rhett Regina Owings: Monterey Coast.” Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays. 132 S. Center St., Turlock.
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. No partner or experience necessary. Open to teens and older. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. 209-634-8843 or 209-480-0387.
TURLOCK UKE JAMZ ▪ Second 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.
REGIONAL STORIES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE ▪ Through Sunday, July 31
Images drawn from the collections of the California State University, Stanislaus, library and the Turlock Historical Society, the exhibition looks at the concept of community as represented through our region’s historic architecture, in the Ferrari Gallery. Free.
SUMMER ART CAMPS ▪ Through Friday, Aug. 5
Summer art camps for children ages 7-11. Members receive 10 percent off registration fees.
READY, SET, SHOW! CHILDREN’S ART SHOW ▪ Through Sunday, July 24
Second annual exhibition features artwork created by children ages 5-14, in the Ferrari Gallery.
FAMILY FRIDAY – SAY YES TO THE MESS ▪ Friday, July 22
Messy art projects for kids. 7-8:30 p.m. Free
KALEIDOSCOPE FLASHBACK 1970s COCKTAIL PARTY ▪ Saturday, July 30
Celebrate 100 years of history when the Carnegie was the center of the Turlock teen experience. Drinks and snacks, dancing, costume and dance contests, trivia quiz. 7-11 p.m. $70 members; $85 general.
MATT ELSON: THE INFINITY BOXES ▪ Sunday, July 31-Sunday, Aug. 21
Modesto native shows his interactive sculptures that combine mirrors, light and color. Each box creates something akin to a life-size kaleidoscope for viewers to share. Free to members and children under 12; general $8 adults, $5 students.
SUNDAY ARTS LECTURE: MATT ELSON ▪ Sunday, July 31
Will discuss the science and philosophy behind his “The Inifinity Boxes” installation. 2-4 p.m. Free with gallery admission.
The Carnegie Arts Center is at 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Call 209-632-5761.
CHICKEN RANCH ▪ 800-752-4646
16929 Chicken Ranch Road, Jamestown. 209-984-4806. www.chickenranchcasino.com.
THUNDER VALLEY ▪ 877-468-8777
1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln. www.thundervalleycasino.com.
JACKSON RANCHERIA ▪ 800-822-9466
Saturday, July 16, After Dark; Saturday, July 23, It’s All Good; Saturday, July 30, Kool Shifters. 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson.
RED HAWK CASINO ▪ 888-573-3495
1 Red Hawk Parkway, Placerville. www.redhawkcasino.com.
CACHE CREEK ▪ 800-772-2243
14455 Highway 16, Brooks. www.cachecreek.com.
BLACK OAK CASINO ▪ 877-747-8777
Friday, July 15, Summer of Love – Sounds of the Sixties; Saturday, July 16, Journey Revisted; Thursday, July 21, Jack Broadbent – English Slide Guitar; Friday-Satuday, July 22-23, Foreverland – Michael Jackson tribute band; Thurday, July 28, Notes for Notes – Local Showcase; Friday, July 29, Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Cajun, zydeco and blues; Saturday, July 30, FLO – Funky Latin Orchestra. 19400 Tuolumne Road N., Tuolumne.
CHUKCHANSI GOLD ▪ 866-794-6946
711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold.
JUST KIDDING ▪ Thursday, July 21
Comedy showcase hosted by Jen Eros with headliner Rick Pulido, Greg Asdourian, A.J. DeMello. 9 p.m. Ralston’s Goat, 1001 10th St., Modesto. $5. 209 549- 9413.
FESTIVALS & FAIRS
STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR ▪ Through Sunday, July 17
Annual county fair featuring agriculture exhibits, midway, entertainment, motor sports, rodeo and more. Entertainment includes Rachel Platten, Night Ranger, Noel Torres, Chaka Khan, Dwight Yoakam, Kellie Pickler, Ashanti and more. 5 p.m. to midnight weekdays; noon to midnight Saturdays and Sundays. Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. $5-$12 gate admission; some events have an additional cost. 209-668-1333.
MURPHYS HOMECOMING ▪ Saturday, July 16
The 68th event opens with a run/walk at 8 a.m. at Murphys Community Park followed by kids crafts, fishing games, face painting and a cakewalk. Live music 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Mic Harper and the Calaveras Community Band. Food and beverages including beer and wine available for purchase. Duck races begin at 1 p.m. with sack, three-legged and wheelbarrow races, water balloon toss and a tug-of-war also planned. Bocce ball tournament starts at 6 p.m. Murphys Community Park, Algiers Street. Free. 209-728-8183. visitmurphys.com.
BEAR VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL ▪ Friday, July 22-Sunday, Aug. 7
48th event features jazz violinist Mads Tolling, T Sisters, cellist Emil Miland and Friends, Del Sol String Quartet, Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, John Pearson, Lucas Chen and more, presenting a variety of music styles including rock, classical, bluegrass and jazz. Also, tributes to Journey and The Beatles, a “Speakeasy” gala on Aug. 6. Arts of Bear Valley exhibit also on-site. Times and prices vary. Bear Valley Village. www.bearvalleymusicfestival.org.
TWAIN HARTE SUMMER ART & WINE FESTIVAL ▪ Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24
The 39th annual street festival features craft and graphic artists, wine, food and live entertainment. Performers include Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Comedy Industries, The Little Fuller Band and Daniel DaVinci. Vintage car show at Twain Harte Center. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Downtown Twain Harte. Free. 209-533-3473. www.fireonthemountain.com.
WINES IN THE PINES ▪ Saturday, July 23
In conjunction with the Twain Harte Summer Art & Wine Festival, this event features wine tasting and food. Noon to 4 p.m. Twain Harte Chamber of Commerce, 23000 Meadow Lane. $25. www.twainhartecc.com.
BLUES AND BONES FESTIVAL ▪ Friday-Saturday, July 29-30
Annual music festival and barbecue competition. Event features live music by Chris Cain, Dennis Jones Band, Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood, John Clifton, Mike Hammar and the Nails, Ben Rice Trio and more. Barbecue contest for prizes and championship status with food for sale. 6-10 p.m. Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 101 Frogtown Road, Angels Camp. $15 Friday; $25 Saturday.
FOOD & FUN
VFW BREAKFAST ▪ Ongoing
Veterans of Foreign Wars. 7-11 a.m. Sundays. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 2801 W. Hatch Road, Modesto. $7. 209-537-3360.
VFW DINNER ▪ Ongoing
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.
RIPON VFW FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS ▪ Ongoing
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 ▪ Ongoing
Hosted by VFW 1051 of Ripon. Chicken strips, burgers, fish or shrimp with fries. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12455 W. Ripon Road, Ripon. Small donation required. 209-599-6815.
TURLOCK VFW HAMBURGER NIGHTS ▪ Ongoing
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.
MERCED CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET ▪ Ongoing
Year-round. 8 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. 16th Street and Canal, Merced. 209-389-4175.
TURLOCK SONS IN RETIREMENT LUNCH ▪ Ongoing
Monthly luncheon. 11:15 a.m. third Wednesdays. Denair Community Center, 3850 N. Gratton Road. 209-632-0011.
SENIOR BREAKFAST CLUB ▪ Ongoing
50-plus club. 8:30-9 a.m. Sundays. Perko’s, 3848 McHenry Ave., Modesto. 209-576-0279.
MODESTO FARMERS MARKET ▪ Ongoing
7 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. 16th Street, between H and I streets. Free. 209-605-8536.
COLUMBIA FARMERS MARKET ▪ Ongoing
5 p.m. Thursdays. Main Street, Columbia State Historic Park. Free 209-499-8273.
MANTECA FARMERS MARKET ▪ Tuesdays through Aug. 9
Live bands, food and more. 4:30-8 p.m. Library Park, 100 Manteca Ave., Manteca. 209-823-6121. email@example.com, www.manteca.org.
ANGELS CAMP FARMERS MARKET ▪ Fridays through Sept. 30
Local farmers, live music and more. 5 p.m.-dusk. Utica Park, Utica Lane and Sam’s Way, Angels Camp. 209-736-1333. firstname.lastname@example.org.
ODDS & ENDS
RAILTOWN 1897 TRAIN RIDES ▪ Ongoing
Excursion rides on Saturdays and Sundays. Diesel train rides. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Every Wednesday. South Fifth Avenue at Reservoir Road, Jamestown. $15 adults; $10 6-17; free under 6 and members. 209-984-3953. www.railtown1897.org.
AIRCRAFT DISPLAY ▪ Ongoing
9 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturdays. Turlock Municipal Airport, 13602 Newport Road, Turlock. 209-620-6312.
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.
SUCCESSFUL THINKERS NETWORK ▪ Ongoing
Successful Thinkers Network-Modesto Learning Zone programs. Tuesdays. 11:30 a.m. Round Table Pizza, 3848 McHenry Ave., Modesto. 209-712-8997.
SWEAT FITNESS ▪ Ongoing
Variety of fitness classes including senior classes and beginning line dancing. No registration or membership required. Monday-Friday; call for times. Centenary Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave. Donation. 209-988-5655.
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.
YOUNG AT HEART EXERCISE ▪ Ongoing
The Healthy Aging Association offers group exercise classes for those 60 and older. Classes range from strength training, aerobics or tai chi. Call for information on class location and times. Healthy Aging Association, 121 Downey Ave., Suite 102, Modesto. Free. 209-523-2800.
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.
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.
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.
MJC SUMMER CAMPS ▪ Through Friday, July 22
Modesto Junior College Community Education is offering 11 summer camps for children. Fees include all materials, supplies, snacks and a camp T-shirt. MJC West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. 209-575-6063. www.mjc4life.org.
HISTORY’S MYSTERIES ▪ Alternating Saturdays through Sept. 3
Costumed live re-enactment. This year’s mystery begins with a theft investigation. Visitors watch incident, interview witnesses and participate in a trial. 10 a.m. July 23, Aug. 6, Aug. 20 and Sept. 3. Columbia State Historic Park. Reservations recommended; $5 adults, $1 children. 209-588-9128.
WEEKLY HEALTH PROGRAMS ▪ Through Friday, Aug. 26
New Mettle Farms and the Urban Farm Club. Greens on Tenth, 953 10th St., Modesto. Free. 209-572-9636 or 209-572-9639.
YOSEMITE THEATER ▪ Through Saturday, Oct. 29
Shows every Tuesday-Sunday. Performances vary. 7 p.m. Yosemite Theater, 9035 Village Drive, Yosemite National Park. $10 adults; under 12 free. 415-434-1782.
ODD FELLOWS CAR SHOW ▪ Saturday, July 16
IOOF Lodge 65 will host. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Old La Grange School Park, La Grange. 209-324-9016 or 209-277-7039.
ODD FELLOWS CRAFT FAIR ▪ Saturday, July 16
IOOF Lodge 65 will host. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd., La Grange. Free. 209-604-4444 or 209-988-0934.
RIVERBANK GOLDEN AGERS ▪ Ongoing
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 ▪ Ongoing
7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Turlock Senior Center, 1191 Cahill St.
VALLEY SUPER SINGLES ▪ Ongoing
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 ▪ Ongoing
Dance on Tuesdays, second Fridays. First-time guests are free. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 7-10 p.m. second Fridays. Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St. Day: $4 members, $6 nonmembers; night: $5 and $7. 209-534-7663.
MANTECA SENIOR DANCE ▪ Ongoing
Rock and country band. 1-4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays. Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. $4. 209-825-0116.
USA DANCE BALLROOM DANCING ▪ Ongoing
Monthly dances. 7-10 p.m. second Saturdays. Odd Fellows Hall, 6941 Hughson Ave., Hughson. $5 members; $7 nonmembers. 209-614-8048.
ROUND ROBINS ▪ Ongoing
7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. $4. 209-526-4452.
TURLOCK STEPPIN PARDS ▪ Ongoing
Square dance club workshop nights. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. American Legion Hall, 75 Bothun Road, Turlock. 209-996-0844. www.facebook.com/turlock.steppinpards.
SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE AND POTLUCK ▪ Ongoing
Potluck meal with prizes. 6 p.m. second Fridays; 1 p.m. fourth Sundays. Hughson Senior Center, 2307 Fourth St. $2 door; $8 membership. 209-538-0362.
SKIRTS N’ FLIRTS SQUARE DANCE CLUB ▪ Ongoing
Workshop Wednesdays and Saturday Party Nights. Open to singles, couples and children ages 12 and up. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and third Saturdays. Oakdale Grange Hall, Lambuth and F streets. $3-$6 per person; $20 annual dues. 209-236-1628. www.singleskirtsnflirts.ccsda.org.
MERCED SUNDAY SOCIAL DANCE ▪ Ongoing
Sunday dance featuring music by Just Friends and a free samba slide dance lesson. 1 p.m. fourth Sundays. Merced Community Center Ballroom, 755 W. 15th St. $8. 209-723-0839.
MODESTO TANGO ▪ Ongoing
Argentine tango practice. Socialize and practice your tango. 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Ralston’s Goat, 1001 10th St., Modesto. Free. 209-522-1571. www.modestotango.com.
AUDITIONS: GALLO CENTER ▪ Saturday, July 23
The Gallo Center Repertory Company will hold auditions for the November production of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Ten roles. Actors should prepare a one- to two-minute monologue and will read from the script. Adult auditions 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; youths 2-4 p.m. Gallo Center Foster Theatre, 1001 I St., Modesto. www.galloarts.org.
AUDITIONS: RIVER LIGHTS CHORUS ▪ July 18-Nov. 19
For women who can learn four-part a capella for a “Downton Abbey”-themed high tea event on Nov. 19. Rehearsals 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. 209-576-7010.