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Art by zoo animals to go on sale in Lodi

Art by zoo animals to go on sale in Lodi

by C. Johnson, News10

Nearly 50 pieces of art painted by animals at the Micke Grove Zoo will be displayed and for sale at the Double Dip Gallery in Lodi, April 4 - 30.

The exhibit, which is free, is a fundraiser for enrichment items such as toys, treats, and other objects that mentally and physically stimulate the animals for their well-being.

Twin African leopard tortoises will be painting at the Double Dip Gallery at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. during the Lodi First Friday Art Hop April 4.

Click HERE to see photos.

Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center is holding their second annual Cancer Survivorship Conference, a free event, on Saturday, March 29.

Created to celebrate survivors and caregivers in the community, the event includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and great company!  Topics will include: nutrition for healthy survivorship, clinical trials, and sexuality and cancer.  You won’t want to miss the keynote presentation on the value of humor when dealing with cancer.

Attendees may come for all or part of the conference, but registration is required.  Please contact Cancer Services at (209) 569-7789 to request a registration form.

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Location: CrossPoint Community Church, Family Life Pavilion, 1325 12th St, Modesto

Delta College's Choirs Spring Sing and Swing. March 13, 7:30pm at Atherton Auditorium

Delta College's Choirs Spring Sing and Swing. March 13, 7:30pm at Atherton Auditorium

SJDC Choirs director German Aguilar is back with the annual Spring Sing & Swing, Thur, March 13, 7:30pm @ Atherton Auditorium.
Delta’s choirs will present love songs, swing tunes & selections from Mozart’s Requiem Mass. Those who attend SJDC Choirs shows always come back for more!
Tickets: Adults - $8; Students/Seniors - $5
12 & under FREE with admission ticket.
Delta Box Office: 209-954-5110 - http://bit.ly/1b0M9we
SJDC Music Education: http://bit.ly/1gRKcWH

Hundreds Of Employment Opportunities At Tuesday's Modesto's HIREvent

Hundreds Of Employment Opportunities At Tuesday's Modesto's HIREvent

Employers Ready To Meet Jobseekers at Modesto’s HIREvent

Modesto’s free HIREvent will feature hundreds of available job opportunities from a variety of Central Valley area employers, plus free resume help from employment professionals.

For more information, visit JobJournal.com or call 888-THE-JOBS (843-5627)

WHAT:      Modesto’s HIREvent 

WHERE:   Clarion Inn Conference Center – 1612 Sisk Road (near Highway 99 and W. Briggsmore Ave)

WHEN:      Tuesday, March 11th, noon – 4pm 

Band & Orchestra Festival at Delta College March 6 & 7 8am-6pm

Band & Orchestra Festival at Delta College March 6 & 7 8am-6pm

50 bands! That’s right, count ‘em - 50 bands will perform at the Band & Orchestra Festival, March 6 & 7, 8am - 6pm at Atherton Auditorium & Tillie Lewis Theater. FREE to the public!
Delta College will host thousands of the top local junior high/high school musicians as they perform just for you! Both days will feature a free concert at 1pm by Delta’s outstanding Symphonic Winds Ensemble in Atherton Auditorium. Students will also have the opportunity to attend FREE Instrument Clinics & Master Classes at 2pm both days.
Festival Schedule (PDF): http://bit.ly/1ndbZF2

Italian Film Director Marco Speroni will visit Delta College on March 6, 2014

Italian Film Director Marco Speroni will visit Delta College on March 6, 2014

In conjunction with Stockton Sister Cities Association-Parma Italy Projects, the SJDC Cultural Awareness Program is pleased to announce that Italian Film Director Marco Speroni will visit Delta College’s North Forum on Thursday, March 6, 12:30 p.m. to present his moving “Docfiction”
In Hell’s Heart. Following the film, Mr. Speroni will take audience questions.

This event is FREE to the public.

Shot in the Republic of Congo, In Hell’s Heart tells the story of Marchello, a Belgian doctor who returns to the Congo for the first time in 15 years. After years of medical missions in the most brutal places on the planet, Marchello experiences a painful personal crisis on his return to the Congo.

Lodi Native group to debut at ZAP/LoCA’s Lodi Zinfandel Experience

Lodi Native group to debut at ZAP/LoCA’s Lodi Zinfandel Experience

“This ol’ truck” in Lodi’s Harney Lane Winery estate…

ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers) & LoCA present
THE LODI ZINFANDEL EXPERIENCE
Saturday-Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2014

Earth shaking things are happening in the Lodi AVA, which has always crushed over 40% of California’s Zinfandels.  Today, a significant percentage of this crop – still sourced from largely own (or St. George) rooted, head trained ancient vines – is going into handcrafted bottlings, unveiling a style of Zinfandel hitherto unsuspected, and surprisingly contemporary... Read More