December 7th and 8th
The 28th annual Festival of Trees at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum is a unique Christmas celebration with more than 60 decorated trees, entertainment, children’s activities and make-and-take crafts, Santa visits, rides on a tractor-driven wagon, historical exhibits and food available for purchase.
It's been 10 years since band's last visit to Stockton; Oct. 17 concert is free
"The President’s Own" United States Marine Band will perform at Delta College on Oct. 17, giving local residents a rare chance to enjoy America’s oldest continuously active professional music organization.
It is with great pleasure, the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce announces the selection of Frances Richardson, as its 2019 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award recipient. The ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award is dedicated to recognizing the next generation of women leaders in San Joaquin County. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession; provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in her community; and clearly serves as a role model for young women personally and professionally. To be eligible the honoree must be younger than 40 years old on October 1, 2019.
October 3rd, 2019
Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center’s signature women’s health and lifestyle event Caring for Me is back for its 9th year. Caring for Me will be held on Thursday, October 3 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Lincoln Center in Stockton.
Flipping Open the Pages of Imagination: Workshops Free to Kids 7-18
Mural artwork has recently been completed by artist, Ilena Finocchi. The mural is located at the Fair Oaks Library, 2370 E. Main St, Stockton, CA 95205. The vibrant artwork spans the entire 30ft x 20ft curved wall near the library’s entrance. The mural highlights an octopus which has 3 hearts and nine brains and symbolically represents diversity, intelligence, complexity and insight. Out the the octopus’s hat emerges the creativity and imagination machine that is fueled by reading books.
West of Lincoln Street to I-5
The City of Stockton will resurface a section of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd beginning next week. A new surface will be applied to both eastbound and westbound lanes from the west side of Lincoln St. to the east side of I-5. Crews will be working in the area starting September 18, 2019, and work will take place weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
San Joaquin County Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program Partners with 15 Local Health Promotion Programs to Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
Fruit and Veggie Fest 2019 is a free community event sponsored by the San Joaquin County Public Health Services (PHS) Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) program. This annual event aims to encourage shoppers to improve their health by filling their shopping carts with a colorful array of fruits and vegetables.
San Joaquin County CEO Dan Chapman
As a new school year is underway, let’s put a spotlight on the positive impact the YMCA of San Joaquin County has on our community. With our base in Stockton, this popular nonprofit organization is focused on helping individuals across San Joaquin County learn, grow and thrive. While families are transitioning from summer to fall, the Y is offering programs to school-aged children throughout San Joaquin County to keep youth active and engaged during out-of-school time. This in turn supports a high quality of life in the region. Whether through sports, after school enrichment, day camps or volunteer opportunities, the Y nurtures the potential of children throughout the school year.
Brand New Live Stage Show “Peppa Pig’s Adventure!” -- The Latest Rendition of Record Breaking Live Tour
Peppa Pig, the most charming little piggy on the block, has hit the road on a brand-new live stage show tour across the US and will stop by the Bob Hope Theatre on November 15, 2019. Fans spanning from Nicky Hilton, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert to rappers Lil Nas X and Iggy Azalea, and even Princess Charlotte, have been contributing to the brand love for Peppa Pig following the preschool property’s first-ever music album release, My First Album. On the heels of its success, the all-new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! (www.peppapigliveus.com) is sure to keep fans talking – and singing and dancing in their seats!
It is with great pleasure, the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce announces the selection of Lindy Turner Hardin, as its 2019 ATHENA Award recipient. The annual ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of accomplishment, excel in their chosen business or profession, have demonstrated support for the advancement of business and professional women, have devoted time and energy to their community, and have actively mentored others.