Tama Brisbane, Stockton's first poet laureate, will join fellow With Our Words, WOW, poet Buddy Sahagun for the first of three Writers' Toolbox workshops sponsored by four arts groups on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Looking for a way you can give back to the community and help one of your local California State Parks at the same time? Become a Columbia State Historic Park volunteer. Columbia SHP is now recruiting volunteers for the museum information center in the middle of town and to portray an 1861 "teacher" at the historic School House.
The California Chapter, American Society of Agronomy is hosting the 2016 California Plant and Soil Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 2 and 3, at the Wyndham Visalia (formerly Holiday Inn), 9000 W. Airport Drive in Visalia. This conference is for consultants, farm managers, growers, researchers interested in crop production, water, salinity and nutrient management, and pest management.
The Mother Lode Jewish Community (MLJC) will be holding a seminar, entitled Jewish Ethics: An Exploration of Our Tradition's Values, on Sunday, Feb. 21. It will be in the Sonora/Jamestown area beginning at 11 a.m.
If you are looking for a new, fun volunteer experience and enjoy history, take advantage of an opportunity to help showcase Modesto's historical treasure. McHenry Mansion is looking for new docents to lead tours through the McHenry Mansion, which is open Sunday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The winter months are the perfect time for a trip to the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, taking advantage of rainy weather days to enjoy some unique artwork. The museum currently has a couple of new and ongoing exhibits for local art enthusiasts.
CATTINGTON — It may not be Caturday, but it doesn't mean we can't watch cat videos. Because as far as I understand the Internet was made for two things: an excuse to never leave our homes or put on pants, and watch cat videos.