MODESTO – The Great Valley Museum of Modesto Junior College is holding six weeks of science and nature oriented classes for children ages 4–9 starting June 20. These popular programs cover a wide variety of topics ranging from animal adventures and science experimentation to artistic endeavors.
The 21st Annual Sunrise Kiwanis Fishing Derby and Safety Fair will take place on Saturday, May 11 from, from 7 to 11 a.mn. (or while the fish last). This free event is for youth ages 15 and younger. It will be held in the CVS parking lot at Lancaster and North Main. This fun event is sponsored annually by Sunrise Kiwanis, the Parks and Recreation Department and Youth Advisory Commission. For information, call Parks and Recreation at 456-8600.
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre presents the uproarious comedy "The Ritz" through May 19.
Bass Pro Shops is staging a Go Outdoors Event May 17-27 designed to give families the opportunity to learn all of the outdoor skills needed to make their next outdoor adventure a great one and to reconnect with each other in the beauty of the great outdoors
Bill and Lucille Harris - champions in the tort reform movement, astute business people, and supporters of education - are being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
ISLETON - The 2013 Cajun & Blues Festival set for Father's Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16. on Main Street in the Delta hamlet of Isleton.
WHAT: Asparagus Festival
MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by guest conductor Lucas Waldin, will present Let's Go To The Movies with John Williams & Walt Disney on Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.
MODESTO - An exciting night featuring America's Favorite Beach Boys tribute band, Papa Doo Run Run at the State Theater on Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m.
Malo - the legendary American Latin-tinged rock and roll group founded in part by Carlos Santana's brother Jose - is headlining the sixth annual Hot Latin Nights Music Festival being staged this year at Manteca's Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley on Saturday, May 4, starting at 4 p.m.
MODESTO –Modesto Junior College will present a Choral and Vocal Extravaganza on Friday, April 26, in the Performing and Media Arts Center Main Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT: Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band
PLEASANTON – Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council (PCAC) will host a city-wide arts celebration on Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. where artists of all ages and ability will have the opportunity to display their talents with chalk designs on the streets of downtown Pleasanton. Event details are as follows:
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STOCKTON - Everybody's favorite ogre is coming to the stage.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports Anchor Fund will host a free FanFest on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) - They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.
NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Lambert has never paid attention to the haters, and he won't start now as the lead singer for the rock band Queen on their upcoming summer tour.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre continues to celebrate the start of its 35th Anniversary season with its first-ever Directors Brunch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.
NEW YORK (AP) - There's one name David Arquette's expectant girlfriend will not allow for their baby boy: Astro.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like the annual Tournament of Roses parade, the Oscars are usually blessed with standard Southern California weather: sunshine and blue skies.
• OSCARS TO STREAM LIVE ONLINE FOR FIRST TIME: LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley. He was 81.
The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at no cost.
MODESTO - Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vazquez, 2011and 2013 Argentine Tango USA Stage Champions, will return to Modesto on Saturday, March 1, for two workshops and to perform at a milonga (tango party).
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the California State Department of Fish and Game will plant 2,700 pounds of trout at Oak Grove Regional Park for the 11th Annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 1.
"Caddyshack." ''National Lampoon's Animal House." ''Ghostbusters." ''Groundhog Day." ''Stripes."