World Dance classes
World dance fall classes are Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 645 W. Main St., third floor. Cost is $40 for six weeks or $7 at the door. No experience and no partner needed. Call (209) 756-6039.
Merced High School will hold its homecoming parade on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Merced. Everyone is invited to attend this celebration. Call (209) 261-0007.
ATWATER -- The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will host a fundraiser on Friday from noon to 10 p.m. at the Panda Express at Highway 99 and Applegate Road. Panda will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Call (209) 357-8743 or go to pandaexpress.com.
FFA Booster dinner
The eighth annual Merced-Golden Valley FFA Booster Club Dinner- Auction will be held on Saturday at the Ragio Ranch, 512 Arboleda Drive with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person or $250 for a table of eight. It will be a steak dinner with all the trimmings, drinks included, raffle and a silent and live auction. Call (209) 723-8146, 756-0724 or 658-1919.
This Ain't Your Mama's Church will host its sixth annual Motorcycle Show, Bike Run and March to Say "NO" to Methamphetamine, on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Merced County Courthouse Park, N and 20th streets. Bounce houses, speakers, food and live bands will be part of the program. $5 entry fee for participants. Call (209) 356-1076.
Italian food dinner
The Italo-American Lodge will hold an Italian Barbecue Chicken and Pasta-To-Go dinner fund-raiser on Sept. 19, at the Italo-American Lodge. Tickets are $10 and include barbecue chicken, pasta, salad and a roll. Pick up at the back door. Call (209) 722-0753.
Baseball players sought
Atwater Arsenal Travel Baseball is looking for players ages 12, 13 and 14. Call (209) 756-8222.
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