LIVERMORE – Hailing from the Spanish Canary Islands, timple virtuoso Germán López will bring the traditional music of the islands, flavored with his own contemporary style, to the Bankhead Theater on Friday evening, Sept. 30.
DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her mouth. I'm sure this is quite painful and she will have a swollen lip for a couple of days. She still tries to catch them, why would she do this knowing it will hurt? Is she just dumb? LOL or is this a common thing? We have had many dogs over the years and none of them ever got stung. ‑Manteca Pit Daddy
The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music presents a piano recital by Omri Shimron, D.M.A., on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall - Music 108, on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The recital program includes works by J.S. Bach, F. Chopin, C.P.E. Bach, Frederico Mompou and M. Wiesenberg. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students of all ages and senior citizens (62 and older).
Mark your calendar for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Odd Fellows Hall on the main street of La Grange, sponsored by the LaFayette Lodge #65 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). You can sit down to a plate of their special recipe spaghetti, enjoy some neighborly conversation over an ice cream sundae and buy a chance to win big in the raffle.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosts its 32nd annual Harvest Festifall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9 on the streets of Columbia State Historic Park. The event runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin-Stanislaus CattleWomen selected Delores Henriques as the 2016 Cowbelle of the Year during their Sept. 20 meeting. She was given an engraved cowbell and a sterling silver pendant to celebrate her hard work. The award singles out an outstanding member who dedicates a significant amount of time and effort to promote the beef industry.
Work has now started on another street project in town, this one on North Second Avenue between C and E streets. The project will include pavement, water and sewer main replacement and is being funded with a variety of city and tax funds. The work is on the street that normally allows access to the police department; access can be made from North Third.
Hay is being set for pumpkins, participants and hay rides as the staff of Bloomingcamp Ranch prepares for its annual Harvest Festival. The event will be hosted at the ranch just east of Oakdale on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Oakdale Irrigation District board members Linda Santos and Gail Altieri filed statements with Stanislaus County Superior Court earlier this month explaining their actions from a lawsuit in which they were accused of providing confidential information to plaintiffs suing the water district.