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Scene in the 209

There’s been a buzz of activity in the 209 region and 209 Magazine was on hand for the fun. To have your organization featured in Scene in the 209, email

Gatherings and events may have been thrown a curve ball over the last couple months, but 209 residents are resilient and found safe ways to come together and enjoy the holiday season and start the new year.


Stockton played host to a well-attended pop-culture convention on Feb. 24 and 25, at the Stockton Arena. Attendees, most of whom came dressed as their favorite characters, were able to check out the numerous comics, games, action figures and toys, video and card games and more.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Intermission in Modesto invited guests to wear their best little black dress and pearls for a showing of the classic film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard on Feb. 26.

“Empowering Stories: Celebrating Womyn’s Voices”

UC Merced brought Natalie Baszile, the author of “Queen Sugar” and “We Are Each Other’s Harvest” and Brenae Royal, a trailblazing Sonoma winemaker and an Atwater native, to town for a celebration of “Womyn’s Herstory Month.” The event not only highlighted the accomplishments of the two women, but also their connection to agriculture, food and wine.