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Mateel Community Center Summer Drive Through Dinners: Reggae Weekend Edition

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Mateel Community Center presents the Reggae on the River™ Tribute Drive Through Dinner Friday, July 31st, with a Caribbean Menu planned and music by local DJ Michelle RunDat. Reggae on the River MC & KMUD DJ Agnes Patak will be hosting the event as MC. Orders for dinner begin at 4:30pm, music starts at 5pm and goes until 9pm. This Friday, July 31st marks the start of the annual Reggae on the River festival presented by the Mateel Community Center in the community of southern Humboldt County for over three decades on the first weekend of August.  

The Mateel will premiere a Reggae on the River™ Video Tribute on Friday, July 31st. Featuring footage from the Reggae 2016 event, and including artists: Kranium, Anthony B, Protoje, Mad Professor, Jesse Royal, Sister Carol and more, the video tribute can be viewed on the Reggae on the River YouTube channel at: youtube.com/c/reggaeontheriver707.  

The Mateel’s Drive-Through Dinners fundraiser began Friday, June 26th with local, guest chefs cooking meals for sale with donated supplies from the community including supporters:  Chautauqua Natural Foods & Shop Smart in Garberville. This week’s Drive Through Dinner fundraiser features a Caribbean theme for Reggae weekend, on the menu this Friday: 

Caribbean Plates served with veggie rice, stewed beans, cole slaw, Belizean potato salad, fried sweet plantain & fruit salad, all plates are gluten free.

Brown Stewed Chicken $14

Curry Stewed Goat $18

Oven roasted BBQ Jerk Chicken $14

Belizean Tamales gluten free, choice of vegan, chicken 

Salbutes (tostada) 

Panades (fried, filled puffs), choice of saltfish & corn or vegan

All above served with onion or cabbage hot slaw     $3 each

Desserts: 

Sweet Potato Pone (pudding)

Belizean Plastic Cake 

Orders by phone can be placed by calling 707-923-3368 or drive up and order for pick up. Drive into the lower parking lot to pick up orders and exit out the back gate. Limited seating is available on the hillside, with the best views in town💕
We await you at the drive-through see you there!

Call for Volunteers: Summer Drive Through Dinners: Reggae edition July 31st

The Mateel is seeking volunteers to help with the Drive Through Dinner this week, Friday, July 31st. Volunteers are needed pre-event on Thursday & Friday in the kitchen, and during the event and for clean up afterwards.  Beginning at 3pm volunteers are needed to work with set up,  at the order desk,  and as runners to and from kitchen and drive-through order area. To sign up to volunteer email to: nicole@mateel.org.  Each two hour shift worked in exchange for a dinner.  

July 31st Drive Through Dinners at the Mateel

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