ATWATER -- The Castle Family Health Center will hold its fifth annual Summer Family Health Festival on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3605 Hospital Road. There will be free medical screenings, vision, hearing, diabetes, blood pressure and breast exams, and sports physicals will be available for a small fee. Free raffles, prizes, face painting, games, lunch, music and entertainment. For more information, call (209) 381-2000, ext. 7215, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merced Bicycle Coalition
The Merced Bicycle Coalition will hold a Basic Bicycle Fix-It Clinic on Aug. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Mercy Drive across from the hospital. Work on your own bike or on a demo bike; tools will be provided.
Merced City Planning Commission meeting
The next meeting of the Merced City Planning Commission will be on Wednesday, at 678 W. 18th St., at 7 p.m. For more information, call (209) 385-6858.
Social dance class by Office of Recreation
The city of Merced's Office of Recreation presents Social Dance Class on Tuesdays, from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m., from Tuesday through Aug. 28 at the Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $2 in advance or $5 for drop-ins. Call (209) 385-6298 or register at 678 W. 18th St.
Public invited to meeting of Mental Health Board
The Mental Health Board will meet on Tuesday at 4 p.m., 1137 B St. The public is invited to attend this meeting. The Mental Health Service Act Annual Report will be discussed.
A fun summer evening from Hinds Hospice
The Merced Office of Hinds Hospice will hold its annual fundraiser, A Fun Summer Evening on Aug. 25 at the Fish and Game Building at Lake Yosemite. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with a no-host bar, dinner catered by DeAngelo's, a live, silent and dessert auction and music by John Albano and Lori Walsh. Tickets are $65 per person or sponsor a table. Call (209) 383-3123 or go to the office at 410 W. Main St., Suite A.
Church Women United salad potluck, program
The United Methodist Church Women will hold a Salad Potluck and Program on Sept. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. The speaker will be Spence Boelter, executive director of Young Life Merced County. A freewill offering will be taken. For more information, call (209) 722-6101.
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