The Merced City Planning Commission's next meeting will be on July 18, at 678 W. 18th St. at 7 p.m. For more, call (209)385-6858.
Club Mercedes will host a masquerade dance on Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the club, 569 W. Ninth St. Tickets are $15 at the door, $10 in advance and include food, beverage and a wet bar. Blues artist Alvin Draper and Black Hat will provide entertainment. Call (209) 383-9906.
Election Year Picnic
MARIPOSA -- The Mariposa County Republican Central Committee will host its Election Year Picnic on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park Lions Pavilion. There will be a barbecue, raffle and an opportunity to speak with the candidates running for office, as well as with elected officials who are now representing Mariposa. Tickets are $12 for adults, free for and children under age 12. Reservations are required by calling (209) 966-8401 or (209) 742-4680.
LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Recreation Department will offer a Youth Soccer League, registration on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at city hall, 1416 C St. The fee is $55 and includes a jersey, soccer ball and a trophy. Leagues are for pee wee 3- and 4-year-olds, under 6, under 8, under 10, under 12 and under 15. Call (209) 394-8830. Coaches and sponsors also are needed for all divisions.
ATWATER -- The Atwater Falcon Band Booster Club will host a rummage sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn along 2201 Fruitland Ave.
The group also will have a car wash Saturday and Aug. 11 in the parking lot at Atwater High School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are asking for $5 donations. All proceeds are used to pay their way to Hawaii for a competition.
LA GRANGE -- The La Grange Rebekahs will serve breakfast on Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall. Ham and cheese omelets, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice will be offered for $5. Call (209) 853-2128 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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