Around Town (1-2-13)

January 1, 2013 

Merced College gallery to hold artist reception

The Merced College Art Gallery will hold a reception for artist Rebecca Fogg from 6 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 at 3600 M St. The title of her exhibit is "Plenty of Ocean" and will be on display from Jan. 14 to Feb. 7. An exhibit of Oscar Torres' work will be on display at the gallery from Jan. 23 to Feb. 29. The gallery will host a reception for him from 6 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. Call (209) 384-6064 or email

Disabled American Veterans meeting set

ATWATER -- Army Lt. Col. Greg Penfield will speak at the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 31, meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at 1390 Broadway. The moderator will be Wayne Stoops. Questions can be submitted in advance and will be answered at the meeting. Call (209) 358-1678.

VFW ladies breakfast is set for Sunday

ATWATER -- The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its monthly breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday at 1390 Broadway. Tickets are $3 to $6 and the choices are omelets with hash browns, waffles with strawberries and cream, or biscuits and gravy with eggs.

Merced Women's Club holds monthly luncheon

The Merced Women's Club will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at 707 W. 22 St. Farm adviser Maxwell Norton will be the speaker. Call (209) 384-5880 by Friday to make a reservation.

Merced Art Hop shows work of local artists

The Merced Art Hop will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 19 in downtown Merced. The event showcases the work of local artists and features performances by a variety of music, dance and other groups.

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