Lions Club charities will benefit from breakfast

Charitable projects of the Sonora Lions Club will benefit from a Flapjack Breakfast Saturday at Applebee’s, 851 Sanguinetti Road in Sonora.

Breakfast costs $8 per person and will be served from 8 to 10 a.m.

For tickets or more information, call (209) 206-0136 or (510) 552-7596.

Tickets on sale for
Odd Fellows dinner

Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Odd Fellows Burns Supper, a celebration of Scottish culture and Scottish poet Robert Burns.

The evening will include a traditional Scottish dinner, bagpipes and Scotch, toasts, speeches and works by Burns.

The event is a fundraiser for the Sonora Odd Fellows Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides financial support and services for Tuolumne County’s foster youth, sick and the elderly.

The dinner will be held Jan. 27 at the Hurst Ranch barn off Highway 108 in Jamestown. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

Tickets cost $75 per person and are available online at or by calling )209) 536-8939. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

For more information, contact Karen McGettigan at or (209) 536-8939.

Murphys Celtic club to co-host Dec. 12 Irish Yuletide Feast

The Western Sierra Celtic Society and chef Jason Gill will present a traditional Irish winter holiday dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at Murphys Irish Pub, 415 Main St., in downtown Murphys.

Cost for the meal is $27 per person, and the Irish menu will offer a choice of roast beef with Guinness Irish beer au jus or chicken pot pie, served with an Irish sausage, potatoes Colcannon and mixed vegetables. There will be an Irish dessert for an additional charge.

The club will forego its usual cultural program to allow members of the public to meet members and learn about its year-round social activities.

Founded in June, the nonprofit Irish-Scottish society meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the pub. Membership is open to all, regardless of family ancestry.

For club information, go online to

Reservations for the dinner are required by emailing the pub staff at .

Italian club to
celebrate the holidays

The Figli d’ Italia Italian club will hold its annual Christmas Dinner Dec. 8 at the Sonora Elks Lodge.

Music will be performed by Steve Johnson, and a dinner with choice of prime rib, salmon or chicken cordon bleu will be served. Cost for the event is $25 per person.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 100 Elk Drive in Sonora.

For reservations, due by Dec. 4, or more information, call Serge Peluso at (209) 588-9445 or Rosie Walls at (209) 984-5672.