Social Events in Modesto, California This Week

Let’s explore social events in Modesto, CA happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Modesto where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Modesto

Christian Hiking Trips

Christian Hiking Trips

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Outback Steakhouse

We are a group of singles that Love Jesus and like to hike and talk about Jesus. Hikes are moderate to challenging, never extreme. The goal is to build a community based on serventhood, to make friends, and to help and encourage one another to grow in Christ likeness while enjoying Gods amazing creation. Please reach out and join us for a fun time with fellow believers.(…)

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Full Moon Drum Circle

Full Moon Drum Circle

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Gallo Center for the Arts

Under the light of the full moon, let us celebrate the release and completion of another cycle of astronomical rhythm with a drum circle.

Bring your own drum/percussion/instrument or use one of ours.

Free event. Everyone Welcome(…)

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2024 Water Aerobics

2024 Water Aerobics

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Peter Johansen High School

Adult Water Aerobics

Classes are mondays and wednesdays 7pm-7:45pm. See link for City of Modesto sign up: https://www.modestogov.com/2268/Activities-Online-Registration(…)

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Board Games At Meeple Valley

Board Games At Meeple Valley

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Meeple Valley Board Game Cafe LLC

Meet to play board games at Meeple Valley. I will bring some games, you may bring your own, or Meeple Valley has a large library of games to play.(…)

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Referral Rockstars Modesto

Referral Rockstars Modesto

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: The Secret Garden

Gold Star Referral Clubs – Rockstar Referrals Modesto is a group of friendly professionals who support one another through referrals. We do this through the principle of “know, trust and like”. Our Gold Star – meetings consist of quality business people who meet weekly over breakfast to build relationships, increase business and exchange referrals. Why not join us this week to see how our networki(…)

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Space Base & Star Realms + tacos/burritos!

Space Base & Star Realms + tacos/burritos!

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Kathryn’s Home

We’ll start playing by 6:15. Bringing drinks/snacks are optional. Also, you can bring games of your own, if you like. Should be a fun time!(…)

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On Topic Discussion Group

On Topic Discussion Group

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: 1214 E Morris Ave

Join fellow humanists every 3rd Tuesday for an evening of discussion on various humanist topics. Discussions will be prompted by a joint viewing of videos by humanist speakers.

The meetings will be held at a private residence and a minimum of two COVID-19 vaccinations are required to attend. Masks are optional but encouraged(…)

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The Other Side: From a Shack to Silicon Valley by Martha Niño Rodriguez

The Other Side: From a Shack to Silicon Valley by Martha Niño Rodriguez

◦ When: Monday, May 20th

◦ Where: Taqueria Manteca Mexican Grill

The Other Side–the side that is tabu. The Other Side–the child’s side. She is a Mexican-born; the United States “adopted” immigrant. She was smuggled across the border as a child and given to a stranger in hope of a better life. She was undocumented, lived-in poverty, and got kicked out of school and despite those and many other obstacles in her life–for over 25 years she has been thriving in the (…)

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Mystic Turtle Rock Shop @ the Center

Mystic Turtle Rock Shop @ the Center

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Nourishment 4 the Soul

Come check out our new Mystic Turtle Rock Shop! We have a great selection of rocks at the best prices around.(…)

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Toastmasters, Turlock Chamber Speakers – Turlock, CA

Toastmasters, Turlock Chamber Speakers - Turlock, CA

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Turlock Chamber

Here are some things you can expect,

Meeting begins on time.
If you have reached early, members approach and welcome you and help you settle down.
Meeting have an agenda, comprising of “Prepared Speeches”, “Table Topics- Impromptu Speeches” and “Evaluations and Feedback”
Host or ‘Toastmaster of the day’ will talk about a theme
VP-Membership approaches you at the end of the meeting, and answer any(…)

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Wednesday 8-Ball Pool League APA

Wednesday 8-Ball Pool League APA

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Diamond Billiards

🎱🌟 **Welcome to the Stanislaus County APA Pool League! Join in on the Fun! 🌟🎱**

Calling all pool enthusiasts, cue wizards, and those seeking a fantastic time on the felt! The Stanislaus County APA warmly invites all players aged 18 and above to be a part of our vibrant and thrilling pool league.

🌟 **About Us** 🌟
We are more than just a league; we’re a community of passionate pool players w(…)

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Beginner Birding at River Islands

Beginner Birding at River Islands

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: 301 Stewart Rd

Join leader Henry Koertzen for a beginner birding walk for folks if all ages. We will start at the gravel parking lot at the south entrance to River Islands (at the river side of the road). We’ll be walking the smooth paved path, accessible by stroller or wheelchair.

We will do a 2-3 mile loop. First we will follow the path along the San Joaquin River, and then we will cross over to return along (…)

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Hot air ballooning.

Hot air ballooning.

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Tracy Airport

I’ve been involved in the sport of hot air ballooning for 36 years (FAA commercial certification) and am always eager to share the fun and experience with others who are interested in the sport or would just like to try something different. It’s a morning sport (think dawn) and very weather dependent. I get weather briefings before each flight, however the wind can still be unpredictable so I’ll o(…)

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Uncovering the Power of Sound Baths

Uncovering the Power of Sound Baths

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: undefined

[REGISTER HERE](https://momence.com/s/81066819)

Are you looking for a unique way to relax and ease your stress? Consider giving sound healing a try!

Sound healing is an ancient practice that has been used for centuries to restore balance in the mind and body. It involves using various instruments to create vibrations that can help reduce tension and evoke feelings of peace and well-being.
The be(…)

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Dance Movement Medicine

Dance Movement Medicine

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Nelson Park

Are you holding trauma in your body? Struggling to feel comfortable in your body? Do you want to gain body confidence? Dance confidence? Step into your body and heal any self-judgements by participating in Dance Movement Medicine. This is a practice where we are intentional about our movements. By tuning into various areas of our bodies we will begin to focus on movements that can produce healing.(…)

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Lodi Democrats – Monthly Meeting

Lodi Democrats - Monthly Meeting

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Lodi Public Library

DISCOVER LODI

Yes, there are Democrats in Lodi!

And there always have been. [This stalwart group](https://lodidems.com/) has seen it all through the years, including a cross burning at Tokay High School. And we’ve stood strong.

We’re happy that recent meetings are swelling with newcomers!

Come see how “the sausage is made” — how the Democratic Party’s data and infrastructure get candidates el(…)

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Chair Yoga with Tori

Chair Yoga with Tori

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: 1906 Pacific Ave

Let’s face it, it’s time to get our bodies moving again and what would be better than a good yoga stretch? Tori has just what we need to get us started! The benefits of Chair yoga are very similar to those of regular yoga but with the addition of the chair to help with balance and coordination. Yes, chair yoga improves your flexibility, concentration and strength, while boosting your mood, and red(…)

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Singo and $10 Burgers!

Singo and $10 Burgers!

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: undefined

Turn your Monday blues into burger-fueled hilarity at Singo night! For just $10, enjoy burgers so good they’ll have you singing – or maybe just screaming – for joy! 🍔🎶

Singo is 6-9. I will be there early so we can eat and catch up before the music begins. See ya there! 😁(…)

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River Cleanup-Fish Hatchery to Stillmann

River Cleanup-Fish Hatchery to Stillmann

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Stillman Magee Park

It’s time to take a couple of hours and paddle down and clean up the litter on the Moke from the Van Assen Launch at the Hatchery to Stillmann Magee Park in Clements. River access has been limited this season due to high flows and obstructions in the waterways.
EBMUD finally allowed access to the Hatchery areas again with the flows at about 1500 CFS. The flows will be monitored for each repeating (…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Modesto, you can try out Modestoview.com, Modestogov.com, or Eventbrite.com.

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