Around Town: Get a ride to the polls

October 30, 2012 

The Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Merced Brotherhood Mission is offering a ride to the polls on Nov. 6 for anyone who does not have a way to get to polling stations. Please notify the group by today to set an appointment for a ride. Call (209) 723-2617, (209) 394-4960 or (209) 761-1570 for an appointment.

Dia de los Muertos

Sol del Valle will present Dia de los Muertos at 2 p.m. Sunday at 939 W. Main St. Teocalli Director Julio Bustos, Ballet Folklórico de UC Merced and Folklorico Yolotli of Los Banos will be performing. Tickets are $7. Call (209) 617-2659 for details.

Support for neuropathy

The Merced peripheral neuropathy support group will meet Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal St. Call (209) 358-2045 for more information.

Marines birthday party

Former and current Marines, veterans of other services and guests are invited to join the 237th birthday celebration of the Marine Corps on Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St. Call (209) 769-5741 or e-mail davidsiegel137@yahoo. com for details.

Veterans Day parade

The Merced County Veterans Council, Human Services Agency and Chamber of Commerce will present the Veterans Day parade Nov. 11 at noon, starting at Bob Hart Square. Applications to participate in the parade must be turned in by Wednesday. Call (209) 385-3000, ext. 5417, (209) 385-7588 or (209) 756-4441 for more information.

Rotary club collection

The North Merced Rotary will be collecting wheelchairs, walkers and crutches from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 10 at Mercy Medical Center Merced, 333 Mercy Ave.

Annual Tea and Bazaar

An annual Tea and Bazaar will be hosted by the Native Daughters of the Golden West Veritas Parlor No. 75 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at 899 Yosemite Park Way. The event will feature breads, cookies, cakes, homemade crafts and a Thanksgiving Basket drawing. Lunch of tea sandwiches is available for a donation. For more details, call (209) 724-9617 or (209) 230-4938.

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