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Kindred Arts Great Options drawing fundraiser
Sarah Camden, left, and Kristen Davis, right, of Isadores are pictured with Kindred Arts members Kathryn Swain and Bob St. John inside one of the well-appointed dining rooms of the restaurant located on North Main Street in Manteca. A dinner-for-two gift certificate for gourmet dining at Isadores is one of the options offered at the annual drawing fund-raiser for the non-profit organization. - photo by ROSE ALBANO RISSO

Manteca Kindred Arts is offering 12 exciting options from which to choose for its annual fund-raiser this Sunday.

As a special bonus for Kindred Arts Options ticket holders, New York Diamonds has donated five gift certificates that can be applied toward the purchase of jewelry or for services such as batteries or repair of jewelry. The gift certificates cannot be redeemed for cash. At the end of the Options drawing, all remaining tickets will be combined and five lucky tickets will be drawn.

The drawing will be held during the reception following the Stanford Woodwind Quintet concert performance. The program will be held inside St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. The reception and drawing will be in the Social Hall.

For more information about the concert and/or the Great Options drawing to raise money for the non-profit Kindred Arts, call (209) 239-1730.

The concert and Great Options drawing will be held Sunday, March 18, starting at 3 p.m.

Below is a complete list of these offerings. Tickets are $5 each or 10 for $45.

Option tickets will be available for purchase at the reception to be held following the 3 p.m. concert on Sunday, March 18, featuring the Stanford Woodwind Quintet which is celebrating its 20th year of performing together. The Quintet is the fifth concert of the 2011-12 season of the Kindred Arts Association which is also marking its 25th anniversary.

Those who want to purchase options tickets prior to the March 18 program can call (209) 239-1730. Tickets also will be available the day of the concert and up to the time of the reception before the drawing.

Below are the Options for the drawing:

•1. Manteca Kindred Arts season tickets for the 2012-2013 concert season, the non-profit organization’s 26th season. This one-family season ticket is good for two adults and family members age 18 and under. Value is $100.

•2. Stockton Symphony Pops & Picnic – “Oh, What a Night.” Pack your picnic, put on your favorite ‘60s attire, and show up for a party you won’t forget. The evening stars three of Broadway’s hottest leading men backed by the Stockton Symphony and featuring billboard hits of the 1960s. Two tickets for seating in Section H at Alex Spanos Center for Saturday, April 28. Offer courtesy of Kindred Arts patrons. Value is $108.

•3. New York Diamonds – “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Imagine the fun and excitement of winning a beautiful piece of jewelry. You could be the winner of an aquamarine and diamond ballerina-style ring donated by business owner Patty Reece whose store is located in the Walmart shopping center. Value is $2,500.

•4. Gourmet dining at its best – Dinner for two gift certificate compliments of Isadore’s and Kindred Art patrons. Value is $75.

•5. Roam from home in the Mother Lode – Enjoy a one-night stay at one fo the most charming inns the Gold Country has to offer – the Grey Gables Bed and Breakfast Inn in Sutter Creek. Delight in the comforts of a beautiful room, savor a tasty breakfast, and stroll the streets and shops of Sutter Creek and surrounding towns in the beautiful foothills of the Mother lode. Valid Sunday through Thursday, holidays excluded. Thanks go to the proprietors of the Grey Gables Bed and Breakfast Inn. Value is $130+.

•6. Spring beckons all gardeners – Step into spring by planting a tree in your yard, Everything you need to plant a tree, starting with the shovel, gloves, fertilizer, soil builder, the tree, and your labor. Special thanks to Home Depot of Manteca. Value is $100.

•7. Picnic in style – Create your own summer celebration at the lake, the mountains, or the seashore and picnic in style with a beautiful wicker picnic basket including tablecloth, napkins, cutting board, and four wine glasses. For your tasting enjoyment, a bottle of wine as well as gourmet cheese and crackers are included. Thanks to a patron of Mantea Kindred Arts. Value is $85+.

•8. Gallo Center for the Arts – It’s Very Cool – Enjoy a special evening out with dinner and theater tickets. Two complimentary tickets to one of the five remaining performances of the 2011-2-12 series at the beautiful entertainment venue, and gift card for dinner at Harvest Moon Restaurant in Modesto. Gift card donated by Harvest Moon restaurant and Kindred Arts patrons. Value varies by show/seat location + $50 gift card.

•9. Broadway in your own back yard – Two tickets to one of three performances at the Stockton Civic Theater, 61st season. Shows continue March to July 22, 2012 and include “I Do, I Do,” “On Golden Pond,” and “Sweeny Todd.” Enjoy a gift card for dinner at Bud’s Seafood Grille in Lincoln Center, Stockton. Thanks to the Stockton Civic Theater and Bud’s Seafood Grille. Value is $100.

•10. Your morning cup of coffee never tasted so good – Peet’s Gourmet Coffee. Enjoy a full year’s supply of Peet’s Gourmet coffees. Receive a gift certificate for a pound of gourmet coffee each month for a year, donated by The Peet’s Coffee and Tea Store located in Stockton at Stone Creek Village Shopping Center. Coffee will be available at the Store Creek Village location. Value dependent on coffee selection - $155+

•11. Authentic Italian cuisine – DeVega Bros. Homemade pastas, seafood, steak, chicken at three locations compliments of the restaurant which, besides the one on North Main Street, also has two other locations in Stockton.

•12. Make any night a celebration – Plan a candlelight dinner at home and let someone else do all the work. Arrange the flowers, open the wine, light the candles, and use your gift card for take-out. Included are two hand-dipped, beeswax candles made by Robert St. John, candle artisan, two special bottles of wine, a Chardonnay and a Teroldego and two gift cards – one for flowers and one for food. Compliments of Patrons of Manteca Kindred Arts. Value is $120.