John McCutcheon Concert 2020

John McCutcheon January 14 concert Modesto kicks off Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 50th year

Six-time Grammy nominated folk musician John McCutcheon performs in his 18th benefit concert for the Modesto Peace/Life Center on Tuesday, January 14 at 7pm at the Modesto Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave., Modesto. This concert will be the inaugural event of the Peace/Life Center’s 50th year of working for justice and peace. Johnny Cash called John McCutcheon “the most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” John is a master of the guitar, banjo, hammer dulcimer, piano, autoharp and fiddle.

Red Tail Ring will perform with John. The Michigan-based duo creates lush, intricate arrangements of original folk music and traditional ballads with banjo, fiddle, guitar, and close harmonies.

Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door and youth 24 and under are $10. Online tickets sales are at https://mccutcheonmodesto2020.brownpapertickets.com/. Tickets can be purchased in person by check or cash at the Brethren Church, 2301 Woodland Ave., 523-1438, and at Intrinsic Elements, 1214 J St., 409-8510.

 You can sponsor the John McCutcheon concert

 Please consider becoming a sponsor of the concert. You will receive tickets to the concert, your name in the program, and reserved seating. Five levels of sponsorship are available:

  • Autoharp — $50 One ticket
  • Guitar — $100 Two tickets
  • Banjo — $175 Four tickets
  • Piano — $300 Eight tickets
  • Hammer Dulcimer — $500 Sixteen tickets

To sponsor, contact Tim Smart 209-918-3332 or

Information: Ken Schroeder 209-480-4576.  John’s website is www.folkmusic.com

Golden State Road Warriors Return for KCBP Radio

Golden State Road Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Returns to Modesto

Join the Modesto Peace/Life Center as the professional Golden State Road Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Team returns to Modesto to fundraise for KCBP 95.5 FM, your community radio station, at the Modesto Junior College Gym, 435 College Ave., Modesto on Saturday, March 28 at 4:00 p.m.

If you’ve never experienced wheelchair basketball you’ll be out of your seat cheering!

This is the third year for this unique event to benefit community radio station 95.5FM. It will include audience participation against the professionals, door prizes, entertainment, VIP guests, and much more!

This exciting, fun game features the Golden State Warriors Wheelchair Team playing against participating audience members and a VIP guest! There will be a silent and live auction, raffle, entertainment and much more.

TICKETS: $10 per person: $5 Students, Seniors and Disabled will be available soon at www.kcbpradio.org, or call Jocelyn Cooper 209 232-5845.

Peace Essay Contest Awards Ceremony

The Modesto Peace/Life Center invites you

to

The Peace Essay Contest Awards Ceremony

 

FRIDAY, April 3, 2020

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

at the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Center

Modesto Junior College West Campus

2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto

 

Top Winners will read their essays!

38th Annual Peace Camp • June 26–28, 2020

The Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 38th Annual Peace Camp in the Sierra will take place on June 26-28 at Camp Peaceful Pines on Clark Fork Rd. off Hwy 108. We’ll enjoy a weekend of workshops, good food, hikes, singing, crafts, talent show, recreation, and stimulating people of all ages in a beautiful mountain setting. Families and individuals are welcome. Registration information will be posted in April.

Camp Peaceful Pines, on Clark Fork Rd. off Hwy. 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest features kitchen and bathroom facilities, rustic cabins, platform tents, and a special needs cabin. Depending on the number of campers, cabins may be shared. Campers share in meal preparation, cleanup, and other work.

The camp opens with supper at 6:00p.m. on Friday and closes after the morning workshop on Sunday. Directions and other information will be provided to participants before camp.

Annual Harvest Gathering

Harvest Gathering

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

5:00 -7:00 p.m.

1125 Edgebrook Dr.   Modesto

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. — Margaret Mead

 The Modesto Peace/Life Center invites you to join us

  • Support the Center’s 32nd Annual Peace Essay Contest that engages students county-wide in writing about current issues and nonviolent solutions. $25 donation at the door.
  • Celebrate three Center volunteers who stand out for their generous and steadfast dedication:  Jocelyn Cooper, Ken Schroeder, & Jim Costello.
  •  Enjoy the company of friendly and engaging kindred spirits, and relish tasty hors d’oevres, eye-popping desserts, and a variety of beverages.

A lively, meaningful way to start your weekend. Mark your calendar now!

Hosted by John Frailing & María Arévalo

Golden State Road Warriors Game to Benefit KCBP Radio

Golden State Road Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Coming to Modesto

Sunday, October 28

Enochs High School Gymnasium

3201 Sylvan Avenue, Modesto CA

2:00 – 4:00pm

If you’ve never experienced wheelchair basketball you’ll be out of your seat cheering!

This unique event will include audience participation against the professionals, door prizes, entertainment, VIP guests, and much more!

Tickets are $20.00 per person, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, and disabled.

Tickets available at the door, online at www.kcbpradio.org, or call Jocelyn Cooper 209 232-5845.

Sponsored by the NBA Golden State Warriors & Modesto Peace/Life Center.


Proceeds from this fast-paced, exciting fundraising event will help bring to our area a new community radio station, KCBP 95.5 FM. The station, soon to go on air, is a project of the Modesto Peace/Life Center.

Harvest Gathering 2019

A Harvest Gathering

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

5:00 -7:00 p.m.

1125 Edgebrook Dr.,  Modesto

 The Modesto Peace/Life Center invites you to join us

  • Support the Center’s Annual Peace Essay Contest that engages students to write about current issues and nonviolent solutions.  Suggested donation: $20/person.  Casual attire.
  • Enjoy the company of friendly and engaging kindred spirits, and relish tasty hors d’oevres, good wines, and special coffees and teas.

Hosted by John Frailing & María Arévalo

Peace Camp Time Again

After successful Winter activities like the annual John McCutcheon concert and Peace Essay Contest, now we look forward to our annual Peace Camp in June.

Modesto Peace/Life Center’s 36th Annual Peace Camp will take place June 22-24 at Camp Peaceful Pines.  A full slate of activities for the whole family is planned.  Check the Peace Camp page for details.  Order tickets now and save!

 

Peace Essay Contest Open

The 33rd Annual Peace Essay Contest is now accepting entries through Nov. 22, 2019.  This year’s theme:  “Heroes of Peace.”

Participation last year was high. It drew entries from 713 students, representing 37 schools and 47 teachers in Stanislaus County. Every student was recognized with a certificate of participation. All 80 finalists and school winners received a locally designed and printed T-shirt. Place winners and honorable mentions in each division received cash prizes that were made possible through the generosity of local community members.
 
Click here to download a full PDF packet about the contest, or see peaceessaycontest.weebly.com.

Road Warriors Return

Golden State Road Warriors

Wheelchair Basketball

Saturday, October 26

Enochs High School Gymnasium

3201 Sylvan Avenue, Modesto CA

3:00pm

If you’ve never experienced wheelchair basketball you’ll be out of your seat cheering!

This is the second year for this unique event to benefit community radio station 95.5FM.  It will include audience participation against the professionals, door prizes, entertainment, VIP guests, and much more!

Tickets are $20.00 per person, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, and disabled.

Tickets available at the door, online at www.kcbpradio.org, or call Jocelyn Cooper 209 232-5845.

Sponsored by the NBA Golden State Warriors & Modesto Peace/Life Center.


Proceeds from this fast-paced, exciting fundraising event will help bring to our area a new community radio station, KCBP 95.5 FM. The station, soon to go on air, is a project of the Modesto Peace/Life Center.