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Issue 26Out and About

By Noel Daniel It’s an important day in many hearts across the world—and it has its own parade in Modesto. On Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m., the parade began at 10th and O St. and marched down Needham to Graceada Park. There was a program in Graceada after the parade,

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Issue 26Out and About

By Noel Daniel Modesto Rotary stopped by the Airport Neighborhood Community Center with a profound charity in mind. Boxes upon boxes of coats were stacked on tables as kids poured in from the two doorways. The chill of the air outside was effortlessly blocked by the puffy charity jackets. At

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Issue 25Out and About

By Noel Daniel The community munched, crunched, and brunched on everything from fresh made-to-order crêpes, shrimp cocktails, chicken fajitas, and so much more at The Community Brunch this year. The brunch is an amazing annual opportunity for local chefs to partner with five very deserving local charities that support the

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Issue 25Out and About

By Noel Daniel The Center for Human Services encourages you to eat, drink, and do good with their annual Edible Extravaganza. The Extravaganza raises funds for the Center, which is a local nonprofit serving youth and families across Stanislaus County for over 45 years. Every year, those who support the

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Issue 24Out and About

By Noel Daniel It’s a run for only the boldest runners, where some races include fire jumps, crawling in mud under barbed wire, wall climbing, spear throws, rope climbs, monkey bars, tractor pulls, diving under water-submerged walls, skipping across stumps in a pond, and even more madness. And we have

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Issue 24Out and About

By Noel Daniel The 10-day Stanislaus County Fair is a staple of not only Turlock, but the whole county at large. The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment and technology—and arguably that’s just what it does every year

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Out and About

By Noel Daniel Artist from all over greater Stanislaus County set up their studios and opened them to the public for one art-filled weekend. Those who paid for tickets to the event could view and buy original works of art, as well as see artist in action in their workshops–where

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Out and About

  By Noel Daniel It’s not often that Modesto sees a presidential candidate– but that’s exactly what happened on Jun. 2 at the Modesto Centre Plaza. 2,300 showed up to listen to the Vermont senator as he promised victory in the upcoming primary. Although Sanders did not win California, he

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Issue 22Out and About

  By Michele Laverty 6,000 eggs, 100 goodie bags, a train and one Easter Bunny came together for a fabulous spring day at the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Modesto Reservoir on March 26. An estimated 1,300 people joined in the fun to hunt for eggs, compete in sack

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Issue 21Out and About

By Noel DanielWedding season is coming—and Modesto wanted to be prepared. Countless locals came out in droves to the largest bridal show in Modesto, located in the Centre Plaza. The 10th Annual International Wedding Festival was a huge success, running from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 24. There

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