Be ready to get into the holiday spirit by attending the annual Dickens Faire on Saturday, Dec. 5. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the McHenry Mansion at 15th and I streets in Modesto. There will be a variety of vendors, crafts, food, carolers and other musical entertainment. Father Christmas will be there to greet the children. You may also tour the McHenry Mansion, which will be beautifully decorated for the holidays as it was in Victorian times. Docents, some of which will be dressed in period clothing, will be ...
As higher temperatures in the 90s and 100s return to the Central Valley, local public health officials are advising all residents to take steps to protect themselves and others from the effects of hot weather.
Janet and Tawny of J&K Salon in Oakdale, along with their friend Tammie, have been inspired to join the "Team in Training" for the Inaugural Nike Women's Marathon Half, in honor of Tammie's 3-year-old nephew Jack. The youngster has been battling T-Cell Lymphoma for over a year.
More than 200 Stanislaus County youth, including seven Oakdale High School students, will travel to Sacramento on Monday, April 8 to rally against the tobacco industry and promote local tobacco use prevention efforts.
Have you ever wanted to have your own garden but lived in the city with limited space? If so, you may want to learn a little bit about urban gardening. Living within the city limits has not stopped Miles Wampler from growing a plethora of fruits and vegetables in his urban garden. Urban gardening is a creative way to grow a garden in a city or town with limited space.
The City of Oakdale Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2013 Spring and Summer Activity Guide is now available. Guides are available online at www.ci.oakdale.ca.us or at City Hall, 280 N. Third Ave. This season the Department introduced many new programs for Youth, Adults and Aquatics. Programs begin in March so do not miss out and get your Activity Guide today.
On a well-worn wooden dance floor, with chairs lining the room along the walls, dancers of all ages, sizes, shapes and abilities gather each week to enjoy some musical exercise and the camaraderie that goes along with a group activity.
The Single Skirts 'N' Flirts invites the public to have fun, meet new people and make new friends, while getting fit to toe-tapping music. Square Dancing classes begin today, Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m., and the first three lessons are free.