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St. Paul’s plans Safe Halloween carnival Oct. 31

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POSTED October 27, 2009 3:56 a.m.

One of Manteca’s longest running Safe Halloween carnivals will take Saturday, October 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in the gym.  
All children are welcome for fun and games and face painting. Games are geared for children 6 years and under.  Tickets are six for $1 for games.  Enjoy a hot dog meal (hot dog, chips and lemonade), pumpkin pie, and soft ice cream.  All proceeds will be distributed back into community through The Ray of Hope, Raymus House, and St. Paul’s Food Pantry. For more information please contact the church office at 823-7154.

City of Manteca
sponsors blood drive

The City of Manteca and Delta Blood Bank are inviting the community to donate blood on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

For more information contact Fran Maita at 456-8710.

All registered donors will receive a free hand sanitizer, courtesy of Delta Blood Bank. Donors will also be entered into a weekly raffle for a free S-Mart Foods gift card. Gift card promotion ends Nov. 26.

Recycling event at
McParland School

McParland Elementary School at 1601 Northgate Drive is conducting a free Eco-friendly recycling event. The event is open to all businesses and residents. It runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

The free recycling will accept not only televisions, computer monitors, computers, household and office electronics but clothing, linens, textiles, shoes, accessories and more at no cost.

The UnWaste team will even unload your car. Batteries and fluorescent light bulbs will not be accepted. Microwave ovens can be dropped off for a $5 recycling fee and large household appliances for $a 40 recycling fee. All other items will be accepted 100% free of charge.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit George McParland Elementary School’s science camp.

New Haven Community
Club rib dinner Nov. 7

New Haven School Community Club is having their annual Rib Dinner & Dance on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca.

Dinner consists of all-you-can-eat ribs by Fagundes, baked potato, salad, bread and wine. There will also be a raffle plus silent and live auctions.

No host cocktails are from 6 to 7 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.; and dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight.  Tickets are $30 per person (21 and older only) and are available at the school office at 14600 S. Austin Road or by calling Cyndi Ward at 823-0502.

FESM steak &
oyster dinner

The FESM Steak and Oyster dinner is set for Saturday, Nov. 7, at the FESM Hall at 240 N. Main St.

No host cocktails are at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with the music provided by Manuel Jacinto.  Tickets are $30 per adult and $15 for children ages 6-12.  Those interested can call Carlos & Melissa at 825-5089 or Danny

Artist Guild show
& sale on Nov. 1

The eighth annual Manteca Artist Guild show and sale will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. at Chez Shari on the second floor of the Manteca Golf Course clubhouse. Admission is free.

Featured will be the original creations of various artists in the area including oils, pastels, watercolors and other media.
For further details, call the guild’s current president, Dan Voller, at 823-4863.

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