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October Community Events:

October 16th

Library Lecture Series

The Coast Community Library currently offers three college-level DVD lecture classes.  All are free for everyone to attend!
11:00a - "The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works" presented by Professor Robert Greenberg of San Francisco Performances and facilitated by Bob Schwein.
2:00p - "Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museumn of Art" presented by Professor Richard Brettell of The University of Texas at Dallas and facilitated by Larry Riddle.
4:00p -  "Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases" presented by Professor and MD, Roy Benaroch and facilitated by Karl Mellander.
For info contact (707) 882-3114.

October 17th

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner

A benefit for the Coastal Seniors Meals-On-Wheels program.  All-you-can eat spaghetti, with your choice of homemade meat or vegetarian sauces, fresh salad, hot buttered garlic bread, drinks, and dessert.  Beer & Wine available for $4 per glass/bottle.  5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Gualala Community Center.  $9 for adults, $3 for ages 12-and-under.  The food for this event was generously donated by Surf Supermarket. Volunteers are needed to help set up, prepare food, serve, and clean-up afterwords.  Call Micheline at 882-2137.

October 18th

10th Annual Gualala River Run

The Coolest Run in Northern California.  Choose to compete in the 10K run, the 5K run, or the 5K Fun Walk.  Classes for youth, adults, men, women, and seniors.  Medals awarded to top finishers in each class, and trophies for the best overall finishing time.  All events start and finish at the Gualala Arts Center.  Followed by a Coastal Creations Brunch (reduced price for race participants).  All proceeds benefit the Action Network.  For more information, or to volunteer as a race observer, call 884-5314.  To register online, visit the Action Network on line.

Mid-Month Pay 'N' Take

You'll find all kinds of items to pick through: tools, hardware, electronics, music, antiques, small appliances, collectibles, clothing, books in all different genres, and several tables of free items too.  Put a few dollars in your pocket and come on down to the Gualala Community Center!  8:30am until 11:30am.

Sea Ranch Flu Shots

Redwood Coast Medical Services is hosting a Flu Shot clinic at the Del Mar Center in the Sea Ranch.  A $10 donation suggested, but no one will be denied a flu shot because of lack of funds.  Pregnant women and children under the age of 12 need to make an appointment at the Gualala or Point Arena clinic for their flu shots (still only $10).  Call 884-4005 for more information

Gualala Farmer's Market

Local, organic produce, baked goods, jams, preserves, local olive oil, local seaweed & sea salt products, farm fresh eggs, hot food, arts and crafts.  Shop Local!  Every Saturday morning (weather permitting) from 9:30-12:30 until November 8th at the Gualala Community Center

Acoustic Jam Session

All local (and visiting) acoustic musicians are invited to the weekly open jam session at Jack's Gualala Pharmacy.  All styles and instruments welcome, there is also a small amplifier available for low volume electric instruments.  Starts at 11:00am.  Call Lawrence for more information at 847-3453.

October 29th

Mendocino County Board Of Education Meeting

The October County Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 29 at 2:30 pm at the Point Arena High School library, 270 Lake Street. At 6:00 pm on the same day, the County Committee on School District Organization (CCSDO) will hold its first public hearing in the matter of district unification of the Arena Union Elementary School District and the Point Arena Joint Union High School District.  This public hearing will also be held in the PAHS library.