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City of Santa Maria hosting drive-in holiday bingo events

Posted at 5:31 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 20:31:34-05

The City of Santa Maria is sponsoring two drive-in holiday bingo events at the Elwin Mussell Senior Center.

The first event was Friday morning.

Community members ages 50 and up could compete for free and win a variety of festive holiday prizes.

"Today I won a Christmas blanket in this bag, and there's little gift cards for door prize,” said Rita Everling from Santa Maria.

“I think it’s a great idea, I really do, especially for us seniors that, you know, have a hard time getting out and going anywhere. It's just a fun thing to do,” said Fran Sobisky from Santa Maria.

The second bingo event is Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and it's open to all ages.

These events are designed to encourage residents to safely celebrate the holiday season.