Adventist school sign-up expo Feb. 2

Galt Adventist School will host Artists & Authors Education Expo on Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. The event will include a student art exhibit and writing presentation, hors d’oeuvres, and refreshments, as well as preregistration for the 2023-24 school year. Preregistration at the expo costs $130. Galt Adventist School is located at 619 Myrtle Street. For more information, email

Fatima society crab dinner Feb. 4

The Our Lady of Fatima Society of Thornton will hold a crab dinner on Feb. 4 at the Stockton Ballroom. Preordered takeout will be available 4-6 p.m., no-host cocktails 6-7:30 p.m. Dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. Dancing follows at 9 p.m. No outside food or beverages are allowed.

Stockton Ballroom is located at 9650 Thornton Road, Stockton. To purchase tickets, which cost $70 each, call 209-712-3683 or 209-329-2006.


Lodi Parkinson’s support group meeting Feb. 6

A Parkinson’s disease support group meeting for patients and caregivers will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 6, at the north end of GracePoint Church, 801 S. Lower Sacramento Road, in Lodi. Enter at the Tokay Street gate. For more information, call Robin Bray at 209-269-1080 or Maureen Olsen at 209-329-1185.

Free culinary workshops in February

Galt Adult School is offering two free culinary workshop series starting in February. “Eating Smart and Being Active” consists of nine sessions on Tuesdays from Feb. 7 to April 11 (excluding April 4), 6-8 p.m. Participants will learn how to eat healthy, stay active and save money on food. “Pizza and Quick Breads” involves three sessions on Saturdays, Feb. 11, 18 and 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will cook and sample pizza and quick breads.

Galt Adult School is located at 12935 Marengo Road, Room 4. To enroll, call 209-745-5852 or text 209-730-3842, or visit If enrolling with the online form, mark that you are interested in “Nutrition” to choose the “Eating Smart” workshop, or “Culinary Arts Workshop (CAW)” for “Pizza and Quick Breads.”

St. Martin fundraiser dinner Feb. 18

St. Martin Foundation, which aims to open transitional housing in Elk Grove, will hold a spaghetti and bingo fundraiser dinner on Feb. 18 at the Littleton Community Center. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the event will include five bingo games, a raffle and no-host bar. Tickets cost $35 and include dinner, one bingo card and a door prize entry. The Littleton is located at 410 Civic Drive. To buy tickets, call Mark Jackson at 916-494-8282.