Around Town (11/14/12)

chodges@mercedsunstar.comNovember 13, 2012 

Retired teachers association meeting

The California Retired Teachers' Association will meet at 10 a.m. today at 851 W. 23rd St. to hear a health insurance counseling and advocacy program. Lunch will follow at Bella Luna. The program is free and lunch is $10. Call (209) 723-3323.

Paintings on exhibit

The Merced College Art Gallery is featuring Bear Creek and More, an exhibition of oil and acrylic paintings by Patricia Canepa that runs through Dec. 6 in the Theater Building, 3600 M St. Call (209) 384-6064 or e-mail

Joshua Paige Band

The Joshua Paige Band will be back from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Club Merced's Hall, Ninth and M streets. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door; no-host food and beverages will be available. Call (209) 383-9906 or (209) 777-6750 after 4 p.m.

Church's country bazaar

LE GRAND -- Le Grand United Methodist Church will hold its 25th annual Country Bazaar and Luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, Washington and Adams streets. There will be a garden shop, holiday shop, bakery and confection shop and other food. Call (209) 389-4651, (209) 389-4541 or (209) 389-4753.

Genealogical society

The Genealogical Society will meet at noon Saturday at the Merced County Library, 2100 O St. The speaker will be Stephen P. Morse, and everyone is welcome. No membership required.

Barbecued chicken, wings

ATWATER -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9946 will host a dinner featuring barbecued chicken or hot wings from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at 1390 Broadway. Cost is $7 adults and $5 for post members and children under 12. Call (209) 358-7224, (209) 225-6380 or e-mail

County planners to meet

The next meeting of the Merced City Planning Commission will be Nov. 21 at 678 W. 18th St. at 7 p.m. Info: (209) 385-6858.

Lions poinsetta sale

ATWATER -- The Atwater-Winton Lions Club will hold its seventh annual poinsettia sale. Orders will be taken through Nov. 30 and with delivery at your door Dec. 3 or 4. Call (209) 358-0044 or (209) 358-1668.

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