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Coffee with
chief today

Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker’s monthly “Coffee with the Chief” takes place today from 8 to 10 a.m. at Denny’s on South Main Street.

The chief will listen to concerns and answer questions about the department, crime, and law enforcement in general.

Community choir
rehearsals start
The Manteca Community Choir will rehearse for this year’s Christmas cantata every Sunday evening in November at 7  p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main.  

Adults, teenagers and children are invited to participate in this cantata.  “Christmas Fantasia” will be performed on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.  Contact Anne Talcott at 823-0054 for more information

meets Nov. 20
The MOMS Club of Manteca North will be holding their once a month business meeting at Northgate Church on the Friday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. on Northgate Drive.

All mothers and their children are welcome to attend. The speaker will be a medical professional from Manteca Pediatrics to discuss various health issues involving children. Refreshments will also be provided.

The MOMS Club of Manteca North a local chapter of an international support group for at home mothers and their children, with so many mothers working outside the home today it can be extremely hard for stay at home mothers to meet each other, the moms club allows at home mothers to get together in a supportive atmosphere.

What makes this group unique aside from the fact it is the only international organization specifically for at home mothers; they host a wide range of activities as well. For example they have monthly meeting with interesting speakers, park and play-days, playgroups, special outings for mothers and their children, holiday activities, moms night out and service projects benefiting the community just to name a few.

For additional information please email Sarah Hartley at or write to  Moms Club of Manteca N., P.O Box 384, Manteca, Ca 95336.    

Delicato Vineyards
 holiday open house
Delicato Vineyards is holding its annual open house in the tasting room on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Delicato Vineyards Tasting Room staff is as busy as Santa’s elves getting ready for the holiday season and annual Holiday Open House. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and local artist Naomi Clark will demonstrate her painting talents. Wine tasting is still complimentary and guests are encouraged to taste the newly released wines. Sparkling grape juice will also be available for the designated driver or those under age 21. Visit the Tasting Room to find home decor, hostess gifts and award-winning wines for your holiday table.
Customize a wine gift basket for someone special or choose one already made. Check out the “Ladies Boutique”, decorated theme trees, gourmet foods and ceramic serving pieces.