Calendar items 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.
Friday Farmers Market
The Galt Market and the San Joaquin Certified Farmers Market are sponsoring a Friday evening Farmers Market on the Promenade on Fourth Street in Galt each week through Sept. 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. The market features certified produce, fresh flowers and food vendors. Produce vendors will accept EBT and Market Match Purchase options. CDC guidelines for social distancing will be followed at each event. The event is open to the public and is free to enter. This community event promotes healthy eating, supports buying local, and strengthens community partnerships.
Dine at Home Sacramento comes to Galt
Seniors in Galt can have free meals delivered to their homes 2-3 times a week thanks to Sacramento County’s Dine at Home Sacramento program. The meal delivery program, presented by the county’s Agency on Aging/Area 4, is available for residents 60 years old and older.
The county funds the program through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
To sign up for Dine at Home Sacramento, dial 211 from a 916 area code or 800-500-4931 from a 209 area code, or call Galt Parks and Recreation at (209) 366-7180 for more information.
Galt Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday through Friday at noon and at 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. The group meets at 217 Lincoln Way in Galt. Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline is 209-745-1525.
Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings
Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings is an anonymous program for friends and family members who are dealing with drug addiction. Local meetings are held weekly on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Galt United Methodist Church, 571 C Street in Galt.
Sunshine Closet donation sites
Sunshine Closet is a food closet that helps provide for local residents. Collections of canned food and dry good, nonperishable items, are received at United Methodist Church, 471 C Street in Galt, call to make an appointment for donations, 209-745-4133
The food closet is open on the second Thursday of each month from 8-10 a.m., and on the fourth Thursday from 8-9 a.m., at the United Methodist Church.
AA 24-hour hotline
For those who would like information on meeting times and locations or need help with an alcohol related problem, please call the local Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline at 209-745-1525.