What’s on tap — weekend of June 15-16 and beyond

Saturday, June 15-Sunday, June 16: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The area is typically open the first and third weekends of each month. Explore a quarter-mile of Mokelumne River frontage. Free. More details here.

Saturday, June 15: San Joaquin Master Gardeners program, “Drops and Dollars.” Learn how to reduce the amount of water you use on your landscaping, allowing you to save on your monthly utility bills. 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Manteca Public Library, 320 W. Center St. RSVP by calling 953-6100. More details here.

Saturday, June 15: Stockton Astronomical Society presents “Astronomy in the Park at Oak Grove Regional Park.” 8 p.m. Free with park admission. Come peer through the telescopes of society members. More details here.

Saturday, June 15: Program, “Dangerous Creatures,” at New Melones Lake. Learn about the creepy critters found at the lake. 7 p.m. More details here.

Saturday, June 15: “San Joaquin Bike Fest” at the University of the Pacific. Four scenic routes begin and end at the university, ranging from 1.5 miles to 9.5 miles (or 25 miles if you do them all). 1980s “retro” costumes encouraged. Supports the Emergency Food Bank. Registration opens at 7 a.m. with rides beginning at 9 a.m. More details here.

Sunday, June 16: Guided paddle trip at the Cosumnes River Preserve. Meet at 8:30 a.m. in the visitor parking area. Bring own gear and life jacket. More details here.

Tuesday, June 18: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon. 6767 E. Main St. More details here.

Tuesday, June 18: Presentation, “An Evening in the Life of John Muir.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Robert Hanna, the great-grandson of the famous conservationist, will talk about Muir’s personal life “as can only be told by his family,” including photos and writings. More details here.

Wednesday, June 19: California Water Commission meeting. 9:30 a.m., Sacramento. Agenda available here.

Thursday, June 20: San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District meeting. 9 a.m., Fresno. Agenda and webcast available here.

Saturday, June 22: Annual “Summer Butterfly Count” at Oak Grove Regional Park. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the nature center. Join Kathy Schick in a family-friendly field trip counting butterflies in the park. No experience necessary. Program is free, but parking at Oak Grove costs $6. To learn more call (209) 612-5130 or email kashick@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, June 22: Program, “Birds of New Melones Lake.” Learn about flight patterns, habitat, calls and songs. 7 p.m. More details here.

Sunday, June 23: Mokelumne River raft trip benefiting the Foothill Conservancy. Suitable for ages 6 and up. $70 per person and space is limited; for more information or for reservations, contact Randy Berg at (209) 295-4900 or email randy@foothillconservancy.org.

Wednesday, June 19: California Water Commission meeting. Agenda to be posted here.

Thursday, June 20: San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District meeting. 9 a.m., Fresno. Meeting available by webcast. Agenda and webcast here.

Tuesday, June 25: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon. 6767 E. Main St. More details here.

Saturday, July 13: Stockton Astronomical Society presents “Astronomy in the Park at Oak Grove Regional Park.” 8 p.m. Free with park admission. Come peer through the telescopes of society members. More details here.

Tuesday, July 16: Presentation, “Paddling Northern California.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Author Charlie Pike will talk about the best kayaking and canoeing destinations. More details here.

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