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Parks & Rec plans summer kick-off event
Guests at last years Mother-Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party attended decked out in their best hats. This years tea party is on Sunday, May 6.

Manteca Parks & Recreation has a wide repertoire of classes, day camps, sports programs, and special events planned that they will share during the Summer Season Kickoff on Saturday, May 12, from noon to 2 p.m.

The free event takes place at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. It will also include free food and a free raffle.

You will be able to meet class instructors who can answer questions as well as explain what various classes offer from dance and  beginning guitar to kids cooking and sewing plus much more.

Information on swimming lessons and summer camps will be available. Staff will also be on hand to help with online registration.

The event will also include activities with Disney princesses and super heroes as well as arts and crafts, photo ops, games music, bounce houses, and vendor booths.

There will also be a Hot Wheels competition. Bring your own Hot Wheels and participate on one of four age categories: toddlers/kids ages 3 to 6, kids ages 7 to 12, teens ages 13 to 17, and adults 18 and older.

For more information call Parks & Rec at 456.8600.


Mother Daughter

Tea Party

The Manteca Park & Recreation Department’s Mother-Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party takes place Sunday, May 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. 

Tickets are $30 per couple for one mom/grandmother/aunt etc. and one daughter ages 3 to 15. Each additional daughter is $10. Tickets will not be available at the door. They are sold in advance only either at the senior center or the Parks & Rec office on Magnolia Ave. 

The menu includes light refreshments plus hot and cold teas as well as dessert. There will be arts and crafts, door prizes, a best hat competition and a chance to meet Alice and the Mad Hatter. For questions call (209) 456-8600.  

To contact Dennis Wyatt, email