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Singing Senior

The Singing Seniors in Oakdale meet every Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Gladys Lemmons Senior Center. Retired OHS Band Teacher Ron Quintanal assists the group as their leader each week. The vocal enthusiasts are currently seeking male singers as well as those with varying range from soprano to alto. Professional experience not a requirement. The Singing Seniors also perform with the Oakdale Community Band. Their next concert will be Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.


Garden Club Trip


Oakdale Garden Club with host an Iris Gardens Field Trip on Tuesday, April 19. Participants will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Oakdale City Parking Lot, located at South Yosemite and East G Street. Carpooling is recommended for the event. The group will caravan for a free tour of the private Ceres Iris Garden of T. Hawkins, who will also offer a lecture on the care and planting of irises. The event is estimated to conclude around 11:30 a.m. and will followed by a no host luncheon at the Fruit Yard Restaurant, 7948 Yosemite Ave., Modesto. For information e-mail or call Ruth Hawkins at 770-6029.

Sierra View Elementary School Parent Teacher Club and That’s My Brick! have joined forces for a school fundraiser. The second phase of the school brick personalized brick installation is currently underway. Families or persons interested in designing or dedicating a brick to be installed at the school’s entrance may do so by visiting Bricks are available in 4x8 and 8x8 sizes and are priced at $60 or $110 per brick. Order deadline is April 29, 2016. For questions or information contact Melanie Shatswell at