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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at the Keyes Library

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at the Keyes Library

You might not be a cat, but you can create your own hat! During a celebration of Dr. Seuss on Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m., children can make a felt hat similar to the one featured in the famous story, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss. Participants can also play One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by guessing the number of fish in a jar. The closest guess will win a Dr. Seuss tote bag filled with prizes.  In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, cake will also be served while supplies last.

Theodor Geisel, who wrote under the pen name Dr. Seuss, has played an important role in charming children everywhere into reading. Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday is a way for libraries, schools, and parents to underscore the importance and joy of reading.

Vintage Faire Mall to host educational events

Vintage Faire Mall to host educational events

MODESTO — Vintage Faire Mall is continuing its partnership with National Geographic to bring more educational fun for children.

Members of the Vintage Faire Mall Kids Club can attend Kids Club meetings the third Thursday of every month. The events include crafts and activities for each member, a goody bag with a take home craft and raffle prizes for parents at each event.

On Feb. 18, the Modesto Symphony Orchestra and Kids Club will hold an orchestra instrument petting zoo... Read More

Halloween Celebration at the Keyes Library

Halloween Celebration at the Keyes Library

The Keyes Library will celebrate Halloween early this year with fun crafts and games on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Children can trick-or-treat and play pin the smile on the skeleton as well as a Halloween bean bag toss game. Participants can also make Halloween magnets, witch bookmarks, and spiders. Snacks will also be served while supplies last. Individuals are welcome to come in costume; however, costumes are not required.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Goosebumps: A Shivery Good Time at the Keyes Library

Goosebumps: A Shivery Good Time at the Keyes Library

Celebrate R.L. Stine’s The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb and The Girl Who Cried Monster with two fun crafts at the Keyes Library on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. During this activity, children can make a scary mummy and a monster bookmark. While at the library, participants can take a trivia quiz based on the Goosebumps book series. All who complete a quiz will be entered into a drawing for two movie theater tickets to see the new Goosebumps movie.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Superhero Day at the Keyes Library

Superhero Day at the Keyes Library

Quick Robin! To the Library! Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Challenge with Superhero Day at the Keyes Library on Tuesday, August 4 at 2:30 p.m. Children can play Pin the Symbol on Batman, a Spiderman Toss Game, and a Superhero Bean Bag Toss Game. Participants can also pose as their favorite superhero in our photo booth area and make superhero lollipops, masks, and scratch art. During the program, individuals can also use their super brain power to guess the number of candies in the jar with the closest guess winning the entire jar of candy. Children who participated in the Superhero Academy will also receive a diploma, which certifies they can assume their superhero identity. Individuals are welcome to come in costume, however, costumes are not required. Cake, snacks, and light refreshments will also be available while supplies last.

Tie Dye at the Keyes Library

Tie Dye at the Keyes Library

Bring a t-shirt, hat, or tote bag to dye at the Keyes Library on Wednesday, July 29 at 1 p.m. Participants can mix dyes and colors to create a one-of-a-kind design! The library will supply all the dye and other equipment needed to dye the item. Due to the nature of this program, parental supervision is required. One child per adult at a time.

The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

PHOTOS – Stanislaus County Fair

PHOTOS – Stanislaus County Fair

The Stanislaus County Fair is underway at the fairgrounds in Turlock.

The fair runs from July 10-19.

Free celebrity concerts are included with fair admission. There are three stages of live entertainment, upwards of 30,000 local exhibits and more than 1,750 animals.

 











 

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