#Timmy Strong Family & Community Day

Friday, Sept. 27 is #Timmy Strong Family & Community Day at Liberty Ranch High School and needs donations of all types, including monetary, food and raffle prizes.

The event will include bounce houses for $5 a day, BBQ and El Rodeo food, music, silent auction, vendors and special guests from the 501st Legion Central California Garrison, an Imperial Star Wars Costuming Organization.

Hours are 5-8 p.m. at 12945 Marengo Road. Sponsored by Liberty Ranch High School NHS, with proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation, this is not a Galt school district-sponsored program and the district accepts no liability or responsibility for this program/activity.

Car wash, food drive this Saturday

Culminating a month long food drive, the team from Banner Bank will host a car wash this Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the bank’s parking lot, 701 C Street. Nonperishable items and monetary donations will be accepted in exchange for a free car wash. The food drive is benefitting Horizon Church food pantry for struggling families in our community.

Drive Down Memory Lane Car Show Sept. 28

Galt Area Historical Society presents Drive Down Memory Lne Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at McFarland Living History Ranch, 8899 Orr Road in Galt.

Featured will be street rods, pick ups, muscle cars, special interest and custom vehicles. Vendors, music, food, pie sale and raffle will provide fun for the whole family. Best of Show awards will be presented at 2 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person with children under 12 free.

For more information on car entries, call 209-747-3861 or visit the website at www.galthistory.org.

Fire station open house Sept. 28

Cosumnes Fire Department will host an open house at Station 45, 229 Fifth Street, on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At this free event, guests will be able to meet the firefighters serving our community, tour the station and see the fire engines.

Back to School Carnival Sept. 29 at Adventist school

A Back To School Carnival will be held at the Galt Adventist School on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 619 Myrtle Avenue.

A wristband can be purchased at the door, or pre-purchased for $5, for unlimited waterslide and bounce house use. Also featured will be carnival games, inflatables, prizes and food. To pre-purchase tickets, call Toni Del Grande at 209-327-1010.

Coffee with a Cop Oct. 2

Coffee with a Cop will next be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 7:30-9:30 a.m., at Aroma Bakery, 241 S. Lincoln Way in Galt. Come join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation. There is no agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

Antique Equipment Show

The annual Galt Fall Gas-up antique equipment show will be held Oct. 4-5 at McFarland Ranch on Orr Road in Galt from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free entrance and parking, brought to you by the Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Assoc., Inc. Branch 13.

Free E-Waste Collection

A free e-waste collection will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the F&M Bank parking lot at 10330 Twin Cities Road in Galt, as a fundraiser for United Way. Items may be dropped off in a drive-through area and unloaded for your convenience.

Accepted items include monitors, TVs, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, CDs, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction scanners and fax machines.

Unacceptable items are large household appliances (refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc.), furniture, hazardous household waste, including batteries, car batteries, paint, pesticides, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs, water heaters, tires, small household appliances such as toasters, microwaves, mixers and blenders, vacuum cleaners with the dust bag removed, curling irons, lamps, etc.

For more information, contact event coordinator Vikki Clark at 209-339-2531.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m., the Friends of the Library will hold an outdoor Book Sale in front of the Galt library where patrons can purchase books for 50 cents each or pay $5 to fill a “grocery size” bag (which will be provided). Proceeds help provide funds for the library’s special programs throughout the year.

The Galt Market Movie Night

The Galt Market proudly presents Spookishly Fun Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 19 as a free event in the city of Galt at Veterans Field, 900 Caroline Avenue. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with trick or treat stations for costumed kids at 5:45 p.m., yummy food vendors, and the movie “Hotel Transylvania 3” starts at dusk. Bring your own chairs and blankets, family and friends.

For more information, call 209-366-7180 or www.ci.galt.ca.us.

Red, White & Barbeque Nov. 9

Come out and support Galt police department’s CAPS and K-9 programs at the inaugural Red, White & Barbeque event Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Littleton Community Center, 410 Civic Drive starting at 5 p.m. With music provided by The Travellers, this event will have food, raffle, silent auction and a no host bar. Tickets are $40 per person. To purchase tickets, email capsandk9@gmail.com or call Valerie at 209-366-7056.