Around Town (11-15-12)

November 14, 2012 

Parkinson's support group meets today

The Merced Community is invited to attend the Parkinson's Support Group at 10 a.m. today at 1450 E. 27th St. The speaker will be Jim Cunningham. Call (209) 722-3944.

Sierra Club meeting features guest

The Merced Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at 899 Yosemite Park Way. The guest speaker will be Heather Anderson. Children are welcome. Call (209) 723-4747.

Book signing set for Bear Creek Inn

Author Jack Hooper and co-author Debra Salonen will hold a book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Hooper House Bear Creek Inn, M and N streets. Call (209) 723-3991.

Author, photographer present discussion

The Merced County Library will present author Jacqueline Annette Sue and photographer David Johnson for a discussion at 2 p.m. on Saturday, along with a short film. Call (209) 385-7643.

Tanzanian band at Anglican church

The New Life Band from Tanzania, East Africa, will play at 6 p.m. on Sunday at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 350 W. Yosemite Ave. The band blends African rhythm with a Christian message. Admission is free. Donations are welcome.

Yosemite Church will hold blood drive

Yosemite Church will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 25 at 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. Donors should drink plenty of water within four hours before to their donation. To make an appointment, call (209) 631-5528.

Guitar concert coming to Merced College

Nathaniel Dalman will direct the Merced College Guitar Studio in Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 at the college. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $6 for students and faculty.

Improvement classes for mature drivers

Merced College noncredit office is offering Mature Driver Improvement classes for residents 55 and over from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Merced Tri-College Center, G Street and Community College Drive. Call (209) 381-6541.

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