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.

Spookishly Fun Movie Night Friday, 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.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Oct. 23

The Drug Enforcement Administration and its national and community partners will hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Galt Police Department, 455 Industrial Drive. This is a safe, convenient and ecologically responsible method of prescription drug disposal. Bring prescription medication for drop-off and get it out of your home to reduce the potential for it being on the streets. Hypodermic needles are not accepted at this event.

Teen center Halloween

The Galt Teen Center will host a Halloween party on Oct. 29 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. This free event will include a costume contest, prizes, music and food food. The teen center is located at 550 C Street in Galt.

Old Town 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.