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Our Lady of Fatima Celebration Oct. 11-18

The Our Lady of Fatima Society of Thornton is sponsoring its annual celebration in honor of Our Lady of Fatima Oct. 11-13 at the Our Lady of Fatima Society Hall and Mater Ecclesiae Catholic Church in Thornton.

Beginning Oct. 11 and continuing through Oct. 13, the recitation of the rosary and a Mass will be celebrated each evening at 7 p.m., and on Oct. 14 and 15 at 6:30 p.m., in the Portuguese language.

Saturday, Oct. 16, there will be a 10 a.m. Parade and Portuguese style bullfights at 2 p.m., with Mass celebrated at 6 p.m., followed by a candlelight procession.

Sunday, Oct. 17, Mass is at 10 a.m., followed by a procession; and Monday, Oct. 18, Portuguese style bullfights will be at 7 p.m.

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Officer Grewal Memorial Fundraiser Oct. 14

A memorial fundraiser for Officer Grewal will be held at Brewsters Bar & Grill on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., with 40% of total sales donated to the Grewal family. There will be a raffle for a 70” Samsung TV and a raffle for a Huffy 26” Beach Cruiser. Live Music is being donated by DJ Brian King.

Holiday Bazaar Oct. 16

You won’t want to miss the holiday bazaar to be held Saturday, Oct. 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the social hall of United Methodist Church at 571 C Street.

The bazaar will offer afghans, hats, scarfs, shawls, cowls, ear warmers, infant poncho with matching headband, stationery, miniature pottery, holiday refrigerator magnets, Christmas ornaments; cat, pig, frog and penguin mobiles, just to mention a few of the items available. A number of original paintings by Pat Frey Arrants will also be featured. Since the artist is deceased, these are collector’s items that will become unattainable.

For more information, call 209-745-4133 or contact Mona Stratton at 334-235-1467 or

Harvest Market Oct. 16

The Galt Market & Fields and More present The Special Edition Harvest Market on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 5-8 p.m. at the Fourth Street Promenade. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, live music, food trucks, fall photos, artisan vendors and more.

Alta Mesa Gun Club’s Tri Tip dinner Oct. 16

The Alta Mesa Gun Club invites everyone to get into the fall sprit and join its annual tri tip dinner at the clubhouse on Saturday, Oct. 16. There will be multiple raffle prizes. Social hour starts at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. The club is located at 10100 Reigl Road in Wilton. The cost is $25 per plate. Ticket sales end Oct. 10 and can be purchased at the clubhouse M/Th/F from 5-9 p.m., or purchase using Google Pay at or call 530-545-0386 or 916-996-8861 for ticket information.

Spookishly Fun Movie Night Oct. 22

The Galt Market proudly presents a “spookishly” fun and free movie night on Friday, Oct. 22 at Veterans Field on Caroline Avenue. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and The Addams Family movie starts at dusk. There will be trick or treat stations for costumed kids at 5:45 p.m., and yummy food vendors. Bring your own chairs, blankets, family and friends. For more information, call 209-366-7180.

Dia de los Muertos Oct. 23 at cemetery

Come celebrate at Galt-Arno Cemetery Dia de los Muertos, a free event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 14180 Joy Drive. Day of the Dead is a unique tradition celebrated every year. It is a festival aimed at honoring one’s dead ancestors. Graveside altars, live entertainment and food will be featured at this event. For more information, call 209-745-2581.

Halloween Trick or Treat

An Old Town Galt Halloween Trick or Treat is planned for Saturday, Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at businesses along Fourth Street between B and D streets.