Meetings on Friday, September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 

Special events

Story Time, Merced County Library, 10:30 a.m. Info: (209) 385-7484.

Karaoke at American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St., food at 6 p.m. and karaoke at 7:30.


Sunrise Toastmasters, 6:30 a.m., 720 Motel Drive. Info: (209) 384-7128 or (209) 357-1599.

Narcotics Anonymous Sunrise Fellowship, 8 a.m., 305 W. 26th St. Info: (209) 723-3427.

Sweet Bridge of Merced, 12:15 p.m., 851 W. 23rd St. Info: Vickie Sweet, (209) 358-0060 or (209) 723-6274.

The Rainbow Club Gay-Lesbian Social Group, 6p.m., 305 W. 26th St. Info: (209) 723-3427.

Merced Chess Club, 6:30 p.m., Merced Mall Food Court near Sears. Info: David Humpal at (209)722-0764.

Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club, 7 p.m., State Gem and Mineral Museum, 4994-A Seventh St. Info: (209) 966-4367.

Support groups

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, CA-1781, 9 a.m., Girl Scout Hut, 1659 Second St., Atwater. Info: (800) 932-8677.

Women’s Issues Support Group, 11 a.m., 658 W. Main St. Info: (209) 381-6880.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, 6 and 8 p.m. 2265 Dan Ward Road. Info: (209) 385-6004 . Square Pegs Alcoholics Anonymous nonsmoking group, noon, 520 W. 20th St. Alley entrance.

Southeastern Asian Support Group, for persons who are being seen by a physician and are wanting a better understanding of the Western practices of their medical care, 1 p.m., 301 E. 13th St., Room B. Info: Jim McDiarmid, Ph.D, (209) 385-7172, and Chang Vang Her, (209) 724-0166.

Spanish Speaking Domestic Violence, 5:15 p.m., 1575 W. Main St. Info: (209) 384-3988.

Healing Hearts Domestic Violence Support Group, 5:30 p.m., 419 Madison Ave., Los Banos. Info: (209)827-5990.

Celebrate Recovery Ministry, 6 p.m., 7264 W. Myrtle Ave., Winton. Info: (209) 358-6975

Celebrate Recovery Ministry, 6 p.m., 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. Info: (209)383-5038.

Jesus and Me Support Group, 6 p.m., 1057 N St. Info: (209) 722-2581.

12 Steps to the Cross, Bible-based support group for men, 7 p.m., 1350 Yosemite Park Way. Info: (209) 383-6730.

Spanish Speaking Domestic Violence (men), 7:30 p.m., 1575 W. Main St. Info: (209) 384-3988.

Senior groups

Merced Senior Club, 9 a.m., bring a sack lunch and bingo, 755 W. 15th St. Info: (209) 383-6057.

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