Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on Monday to ensure publication in the Wednesday edition. All items must be received in writing or via email and must include a contact phone number. Any items received after noon on Monday are not guaranteed publication in the coming Wednesday edition of The Galt Herald. For more information, call 209-745-1551.
Herald blood drive March 18
Herald Fire Protection District is hosting a community blood drive on Thursday, March 18 from 2-7 p.m. at Station 87, 12746 Ivie Road in Herald. To make an appointment, visit Donors.Vitalant.org and search using blood drive code SMFT173. Donors must bring a photo I.D. and remember to eat well and drink plenty of water prior to donating. Donors will receive a limited edition St. Patrick’s Day blood donor T-shirt. For eligibility questions, call 877-258-4825.
Alta Mesa Gun Club’s Drive-Thru St. Patrick’s Day Dinner March 20
The Alta Mesa Gun Club invites everyone to get into the St. Patrick’s Day mood and join its annual corned beef and cabbage dinner at the clubhouse on Saturday, March 20. The cost is $15 per plate. This event is now a drive-thru due to pandemic restrictions. Pick up time is between 4 and 6 p.m. at the club located at 10100 Reigl Road in Wilton. Ticket sales end March 14 and can be purchased at the clubhouse Monday, Thursday or Friday 5-9 p.m., or via Google Pay: email@example.com, or call 916-996-8861.
Citywide Easter Egg Hunt
The citywide Easter egg hunt will begin on March 29 at 9 a.m. through April 2 with daily clues being placed on the city of Galt and Galt Market Facebook pages. One egg will be hidden every day during the week. The lucky person to find the hidden egg will receive a prize basket and a new kid bike.
Friday Night Farmers Market is back at the Fourth Street Promenade. Farmers Market will be kicking off its first evening event on Friday, June 4 through Aug. 27 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. If you are interested in being a vendor, please visit http://sjcfarmersmarket.com/ for more information.