NPD K-9 crab feed

The Newman Police Department K-9 Association crab feed is returning this spring after a one-year hiatus.

The association will host a drive-through crab feed Saturday, May 8.

Dinners, which include crab, steak and pasta, may be picked up from 5-8 p.m. at the Newman FDES Hall.

Tickets are $60 each, and may be purchased at Mattos Newspapers, Newman Mini-Mart/Chevron and the police department. The police department lobby is closed to the public, but tickets may be picked up at the location during regular business hours by calling 862-2902.

Ticket-holders from last year may request a refund or exchange them for current tickets at the police department.

The number of tickets is limited, organizers said.

Portuguese Fraternal Society of America

The Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, Council 7, Gustine-Newman, will host a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. Members are asked to note the one-time change from the regular meeting date. President John Salvador will send out all information to join the meeting.

The monthly challenge for March is celebrating Portuguese Immigrant Week (March 7-15). Members are asked to celebrate their family heritage, foods, culture and traditions.

Newman spring cleanup

The City of Newman will host a spring cleanup in early April.

Events include a city cleanup from April 5-10; a tire amnesty event April 7-9; and a household hazardous waste disposal event April 10.

The city cleanup will be held at 1420 M St. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. daily (extended hours until 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 7). No refrigerators, computer monitors or televisions accepted.

The cleanup is free of charge to city residents. A current Newman utility bill and identification are required. No commercial loads will be accepted.

The tire amnesty event will be held at 712 Frestno St. Hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7-9. A limit of nine tires per household (passenger vehicle tires only, no rims) will be accepted.

The household hazardous waste event on April 10 is open to all Stanislaus County residents. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon at 712 Fresno St. Items to be accepted include used motor oil and filters, car batteries, anti-freeze, gasoline, diesel fuel, brake fluid, road flares, carburetor cleaner, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, aerosol products, roof tar, kerosene, batteries, mercury thermometers and thermostats, pesticides, herbicides, propane cylinders (five gallons or less), fertilizers, pool chemicals and charcoal lighter fluid.

Face masks are required prior to entry. Social distancing must be followed.