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FESM starts off January crab feeds in Manteca
The Manteca Firefighters Association will be tending bar as well as offering free rides home as part of the Boys & Girls Club crab feed on Saturday, Jan. 16. See story for details. - photo by Photo Contributed

It’s January and it can mean only one thing in Manteca – the start of the crab feed season.

Among the upcoming crab feeds are:

FESM CRAB FEED: The FESM Marinated Crab Dinner takes place Saturday, Jan. 9, at the FESM Hall, 230 N. Main St.

Dinner includes marinated cold crab, salad, pasta, bread & butter, and ice cream.

No-host cocktails are at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Dance music by Progresso is from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for children 6 to 12.

For tickets you can call Carlos or Melissa at 825-5089 or Danny or Melanie at 824-0151.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB: The Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Crab Feed takes place Saturday, Jan. 16, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St.

The meal consists of crab, baked potato, bread, salad, and wine. Tickets are $40 apiece.

No-host cocktails are from 6 to 7 p.m. while dinner is at 7 p.m. followed by dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Tickets are available from any Boys & Girls Club board member or contacting the club at 239-KIDS.

NILE GARDEN SCHOOL COMMUNITY CLUB: The Nile Garden School Community Club will be holding their 40th annual Crab Dinner Dance on Saturday,

Jan. 23, at the MRPS Hall in Manteca.  

The social hour is at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. with music and dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $35 per person and you must be 21 to attend.  For tickets call Stacie Silveira at 209-823-4025.

ST. ANTHONY’s SCHOOL: The St. Anthony School Parent Teacher Group is hosting the first St. Anthony School Crab Feed on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at the St. Anthony School Gym.  Tickets are $40 which includes crab, homemade pesto, marinade pasta, salad, bread, dessert, wine with dinner and a no-host bar.  There will be a live and silent auction, 50/50 raffle and music and dancing.  Contact the school office at 209-823-4513 for more information or to purchase tickets.

ESCALON KIWANIS: The Escalon Kiwanis Crab Feed is Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Escalon Community Center at 1055 Escalon-Bellota Road. No host bar is at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. There is also a raffle and auction planned.

Proceeds will support Escalon High scholarships, Key Club , Builders Club and youth . Tickets are $40. Contact Mike Berhorst at 402-1883.