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Summer art classes offered for youth

Summer art classes offered for youth

MODESTO - The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is offering Summer Art classes for youth.  A variety of art classes are available including: Mommy and Me, My First and Second Art Classes, My First Drawing Class and Intermediate Drawing and Painting.

Classes are availabe for youth of all ages; 4-5 year olds, 5-7 year olds, 6-8 year olds, and 8-13 year olds. Classes start the last of week of June and are offerred through the first of August.

Register in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400, or online at www.modestogov.com/econnect.

For more information, refer to the summer 2011 Activity Guide at www.modestogov.com/prnd/activityguide or call (209) 577-5344.

Summer aquatic camps available

Summer aquatic camps available

MODESTO - Don't let your children miss out on the fun of going to Aqua Camp! The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department will offer two summer aquatic camps for youth: 

• Aqua Camp: ages 6-14, Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8, from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The fee for four days of camp is $90.  Activities include water games, mini swim lessons, diving contests daily arts and crafts and more!  Campers also participate in daily recreational swim from 1-4 p.m. Campers are provided a t-shirt, daily snack and opportunity to complete a daily craft.

• Aquatic Fitness Camp: ages 8-15, Tuesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 9, from 4:30-6 p.m.

How you can help your family stay healthy and active this summer

How you can help your family stay healthy and active this summer

If you’re committed to keeping your family active and healthy and living the good life, then the MomsLikeMe Healthy & Active Families group is the place to be! Join other California moms as we challenge each other to keep fit, stay motivated, enjoy the great outdoors and brag about all that Sacramento has to offer. Join special hostess with the mostest, mom blogger Kelli M. Wheeler in our discussions. We also have a wonderful calendar to help keep track of events in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto areas!

In addition, taking the Dannon Live Your Active Culture Pledge is great because it's a great personal motivator to actually take action to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

Summer recreation classes available for all ages!

Summer recreation classes available for all ages!

MODESTO - The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department offers a variety of classes for all ages including:

Belly Dance
Belly dance is a great way to exercise as you learn simple dance moves that can improve coordination, posture, as well as build self-confidence. "Belly Dance for Fun" is a class suitable for beginners of all ages. Sessions begin on June 20  and run through August 15. Classes are Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Modesto Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem Street.   For the more intermediate student, "Belly Dance" sessions are on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Classes begin June 20 and end August 15. Cost for both classes is $35 per person for 8 sessions.

It's all about golf in Modesto!

It's all about golf in Modesto!

MODESTO - The weather is finally coming to terms with the fact that summer is right around the corner – and, in honor of the wonderful warmer weather, Modesto is launching another golf special!  Play 18-holes any time after 11 a.m.

AGOSTINI: Revamp benefits juniors

AGOSTINI: Revamp benefits juniors

AGOSTINI: Revamp benefits juniors

Modesto Bee

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Modesto in spotlight as host of All-Star Game

Modesto in spotlight as host of All-Star Game

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