Big Valley Travel Club
The Big Valley Travel Club is offering many trips this year, including baseball games and foreign travel. The club now has a new list of trips that are available. For more information, call
(209) 634-6804 or email BVTravelclub@charter.net.
'Dream Big -- Read!'
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Library is celebrating "Dream Big -- Read!" for this year's summer reading program, which runs through Aug. 8. Read a book, keep a log and you can earn prizes. Also, story time is every Wednesday at 4 p.m. at 1212 Main St. Call (209) 394-7330.
Irrigation exhibit opens
The Merced County Courthouse Museum will open a new exhibit, "A History of Merced County Irrigation," today at 5 p.m. Merced Irrigation District is sponsoring the exhibit. Call (209) 723-2401.
Youth baseball camps
ATWATER -- The Atwater Aviators will hold baseball camps for boys and girls this year July 9-26 for various age groups. Camp size is limited. For more information on dates, ages and fees, call (209) 349-1500 or (702) 860-0953, or email email@example.com.
Class of '72 reunion
The Merced High class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion Oct. 13 at the Italo-American Lodge. Cost is $40. Organizers are looking for class members; if you are one or know of any, call (209) 722-0753 and leave your name and number.
Vacation Bible School
LE GRAND -- Le Grand United Methodist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School July 9-13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church, which is at the southwest corner of Washington and Adams streets. This is for children up to 11 years old to come and enjoy games, crafts, music and Bible stories. Call (209) 389-4088 or (209) 756-2815.
Book donations sought
The Friends of the Merced County Public Library used bookstore has a great need for 2-year-old paperback and hardback donations. There's also a big demand for Western paperbacks of any age. All money raised goes to the library to buy new materials. The bookstore is at 2100 O St. and also has videos, books on tape and old collectible records.
Atwater Competitive Soccer has openings on its U15/16 girls teams. For information, call (209) 658-8801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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