By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
About your community & neighborhoods
Placeholder Image
Southern gospel music concert Friday in Ripon
RIPON – The  traditional southern gospel music quartet, Liberty, is being hosted by the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church Friday night at 7 p.m. at the corner of Fourth and Orange streets.

Doors will open for the concert at 6:15 followed by the production at 7 p.m.

Liberty is a full-time concert ministry based out of Boise, Idaho logging some 200 performances each year and traveling over 50,000 miles annually.  They average two recording projects each year.

Royce Mitchell is the bass and Dan Gilbert is the lead with Keith Waggoner the tenor and Jordan Cragun the baritone.  The quartet bridges all generations from traditional to contemporary.  There will be no admission fee to attend the event but donations are going to be accepted.

MOMS Club meets this Friday at 10 a.m.
The MOMS Club of Manteca N. will be holding their once a month business meeting at Northgate Church Friday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. on Northgate Drive in Manteca.

All mothers and their children are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.

The MOMS Club of Manteca North is 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.

For additional information please email Sarah Hartley at

St. Anthony’s School crab feed
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. It 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.

Boys & Girls crab feed Jan. 16
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, bread, 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.