Community Briefs: Oct. 6, 2012
Pumpkin Festival today
Children can pick out their pumpkins and participate in a number of other activities while parents shop at the crafts, food and other booths at today's Pumpkin Festival in Arbuckle.
The event, sponsored by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee, will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at LaVanche Hursch Community Park in the downtown area.
Tommy's Market Street Grill is catering the barbecue lunch.
Vendor space is still available. To reserve a spot or for more information, call Mary Fahey at 838-4625 or Debbie Charter at 518-5955.
FFA drive-thru dinner set
The Maxwell FFA will host a Drive-Thru Pasta Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Tickets are $7 and can be pre-purchased or paid when picking up order. Proceeds benefit students attending the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
The dinner will be held in the Maxwell High School parking lot, with the pasta donated and prepared by Louis Cairo's.
For more information, call the Maxwell High School Agriculture Department at 438-2425.
Family health fair scheduled
Colusa Regional Medical Center will host a family health fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Main Exhibit Hall at the Colusa fairgrounds, 1303 10th St., Colusa.
The event will feature free health checks, community resources, workshops and gift drawings, seasonal flu shots, games and more. Lunch will be available on site.
Free transportation for those 60 years of age and over by calling 458-0287, courtesy of Colusa Transit Company.
For more information, call 458-5821.
'Murder-mystery' on Oct. 27
A murder mystery dinner, "The Good, the Bad & the Guilty," will take place Oct. 27 at the Sacramento Valley Museum Auditorium, 1491 E St., Williams.
The saloon will open at 6 p.m., with dinner and show beginning at 7.
Tickets are $40 each and seating is limited.
For tickets, contact the museum at 473-2978.
Grimes dinner, bazaar slated
The Grimes Ladies Aid Society will hold its annual Dinner and Bazaar at 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Grand Island Elementary School.
The menu is an all-you-can-eat turkey or ham dinner. Tickets are $10, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children age 5 or younger.
The bazaar booths, including a country store and mystery packages for all ages, begin selling at 5 p.m. And as always, a quilt will be given away.
Proceeds benefit the Grimes Community Church and the schools.
The Grimes Civic Association will host a raffle table in support of the Grimes Scout Cabin.
For more information, call Ardith Miller at 437-2381.