By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Lerning Opportunities
Placeholder Image


: Event is free to the public.

Manteca Toastmasters is a new evening Toastmasters club starting up in Manteca. They invite businesses and residents of Manteca and surrounding cities to come to a Toastmasters Demonstration Meeting where you can meet members and watch award-winning speaker David Goad present a model inspirational speech.

Manteca Toastmasters Demo meeting Monday, June 4, from 7 to 8 p.m., 1050 South Union Road, Manteca. For more information email Wes Johnson at It is a free event.

Manteca Toastmasters meets on first and third Monday evenings of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 1050 South Union Road. For more info visit


JUNGLE BOOK AUDITIONS: Cornerstone Community Theater is holding auditions for Disney’s “The Jungle Book”. Kids in third through eighth grade can sign up to audition on June 11 or June 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cornerstone, 17900 Comconex Road, Manteca. Please call 825-1220 to sign-up or online at Rehearsal dates: July 9 -20, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and July 23-25, from 5 to 8 p.m. Performance dates: July 27 at 7 p.m., July 28 at 2 and 7 p.m.


: The Ripon Parks and Recreation Department is offering basic fly fishing lessons for ages 10 and up. Fill out the registration form and return it to City Hall at least one week prior to the Saturday, June 16, session from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stouffer Park. The cost is $45 per person.

.If you have gear, please bring it. Limited gear will be available. The session will cover what you need to know to get started in fly fishing including gear, flies, rods, reels, leaders and stream tactics.

For more information contact the City of Ripon at 599-2108.


P: Modesto Junior College will be offering a Summer Soccer Camp for youth from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 at the MJC Soccer Field on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.

Registration is $75 per player and a group discount if offered of $60 per player (two or more players) if registered by July 9.  Email for questions or to receive a registration form or contact coaches Steve Aristotelous at 209.613.2014 or Joe Michelena at 209.602.2642.