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City Wide Egg Hunts Eggstravaganza (March 30-April 4) Department: Community Services

Join us for the first City Wide Egg Hunt hosted by the City of Stockton Community Services Department.

Free community egg hunts begin Monday, March 30, through Saturday, April 4, with special Eggstravaganza events on Saturday, April 4, at three local community centers.

From March 30 to April 4, check the City of Stockton Recreation Facebook page at to discover clues for a giant egg hidden in a different area of the city each day. Each giant egg will include instructions leading to baskets filled with special giveaways.

On Saturday, April 4, the fun continues with three of Stockton’s community centers hosting free, family-friendly Eggstravaganza events. Eggstravaganzas offer fun activities, including bounce houses and arts and crafts stations, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., with egg hunts beginning at 'eggsactly' 11:00 a.m. Egg hunts are arranged by age group - toddlers up to 14-year-olds.

Bring a blanket and a picnic basket to enjoy the Eggstravaganza festivities at one of these locations:

- Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Avenue

- Stribley Community Center, 1760 East Sonora Street

- Van Buskirk Community Center, 734 Houston Avenue.

For more info, follow the City’s Community Services Department on, visit, or contact Jackie Garcia at (209) 937-8119.

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City Wide Egg Hunts and Eggstravaganza

City Accepting RFPs for Merlo Gym Department: Community Services

The City of Stockton Community Services Department is seeking proposals from non-profit organizations to develop, operate, and manage programs at the Merlo Gymnasium and Community Use Building, 2021 Anne Street, in Williams Brotherhood Park.

The Gymnasium is a joint use facility with Stockton Unified School District. The Gymnasium is located adjacent to the Merlo Institute, operated by Stockton Unified School District, and Dorothy Jones Center, operated by Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin.

Completed proposals are due to the City Clerk by 2:00 p.m., April 23, 2015.

Those interested in submitting a proposal may schedule a walk-through of the facility by calling (209) 937-8298.

The City is seeking partners of vision that will develop, operate, and manage recreation programs that will support and strengthen the south Stockton community. Of particular interest are youth and family programs that model respect, personal responsibility, and civic involvement.

Request for Proposal details are available at: under the category of Administrative Services.

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News Release

New City Librarian/Deputy Director of Community Services Department: Community Services

City of Stockton Community Services Director John Alita announced today the appointment of Suzy Daveluy as the new Deputy Director of Community Services, who in her position, will be the City Librarian for the combined City of Stockton and San Joaquin County Public Library system.

Ms. Daveluy, who has been with the library for 25 years, holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento, a Masters in Library and information Science from San Jose State University, California, and a Juris Doctorate from McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento. She has held numerous positions for the supervision of literacy and outreach departments, managing department and grant-related programs and budgets, designing adult and youth literacy programs, professional development of staff, and serving on numerous boards and committees throughout the community to further the mission of increasing literacy in the community.

To read the Full News Release, please see the link below.

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Full News Release

Movies At The Point Seeking Community Sponsors Department: Community Services

The City of Stockton Community Services Department is preparing for another fun-filled summer with Movies At The Point. This summer event is made possible through the generous support of local sponsors that keep this family-friendly event going each year.

Movies At The Point features a different movie the second Friday of every month, beginning in June and ending in October. Businesses can get their names in front of crowds of family and friends enjoying PG-rated films at the beautiful Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $3,000 with businesses receiving recognition for their participation in event advertising.

To learn what each level offers your organization, please contact Jackie Garcia-Flores at (209) 937-8119 or email

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News Release

Jr. Giants Sign Ups Department: Community Services

A free noncompetitive summer baseball program for girls and boys. League begins June 20, 2015.

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Jr. Giants Sign Ups