Around Town: Garden Club will focus on floral fun at fair

January 8, 2013 

The Merced Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the state Fish and Game building at Lake Yosemite. The guest speaker, Kathy Moren, will discuss floral fun at the fair. Call (209) 631-8758.

Community services classes at college

Merced College Community Services will offer spring classes starting this month. The college will offer strength and stretch, fitness boot camp, aikido, zumba, belly dance fitness, yoga and more. Call (209) 384-6224 or go to http:// mercedcommunityservices. com.

Sixth Street Cinema shows Dalai Lama film

MARIPOSA -- The Sixth Street Cinema will present "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama" at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The film "Liberal Arts" will play at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at 4994 Sixth St. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children or seniors, but no one will be turned away because of a lack of funds. For more information, contact pilar.a.fox@gmail.com.

'Image of the King' at Merced Theatre

The Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., will present "Image of the King, Elvis Presley," at 8 p.m. Saturday.

UC Merced writing Outreach Series 2013

The UC Merced Writing Project Outreach Series 2013 will be held at 8 a.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 20 at 5200 N. Lake Road, Room 209. Cost is $50 per person. For more information, call (209) 381-6559 or contact xthao2@ucmerced.edu.

Merced chapter of the Sierra Club to meet

The Merced Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at Merced United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Guest speaker Tom Willey is scheduled to make a presentation titled, "Everyone Who Eats is a Farmer." Call (209) 723-4747 for details.

Merced Senior Social Club meets each Friday

The Merced Senior Social Club meets every Friday at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. There are activities, games and more. All seniors and guests are welcome. Those interested in joining can visit or call (209) 383-6057.

Courthouse Museum docent training

The Merced County Courthouse Museum will hold its annual docent training from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the museum, 21st and N streets. Coffee and breakfast rolls will be provided. Make a reservation by calling (209) 723-2401. New and returning docents are welcome.

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