AROUND TOWN (1/10/13)

January 9, 2013 

Merced College Retired Women's monthly luncheon

The Merced College Retired Women will meet for a monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at La Hacienda 2, 3355 G St. Reservations not required. For more information, call (209) 358-5376.

Lions Cioppino Dinner offers food and prizes

ATWATER -- The Merced Breakfast Lions Club will host its 33rd annual Cioppino Dinner at 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Atwater APC Hall, 1420 Third St. Tickets are $40 per person. There will be numerous raffle prizes, including Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets, a big screen TV and more. For details, call (209) 384-0727.

Merced SPCA to hold Enchilada Luncheon

The Merced SPCA will hold its Enchilada Luncheon and Bazaar from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at Los Panchos Restaurant, 2971 G St. Tickets are $15 and include choice of chicken, beef or cheese enchiladas, drink and dessert. There will be a raffle, gift baskets and gift cards available. All proceeds benefit the pets at the SPCA shelter. Tickets available at Los Ponchos. For more info, call (209) 947-2527.

Take a Walk Through the Old Testament

ATWATER -- The Atwater Baptist Church will host Walk Through the Old Testament at 9 a.m. Jan. 19 at 2124 First St. The speaker will be Gerald Robison; cost is $20 and includes all materials and lunch. For details, call (209) 358-5427.

VFW & Ladies Auxiliary to serve up breakfast

LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston/Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Breakfast will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 27 at 1605 Seventh St. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children under 12, and includes pancakes, French toast or biscuits and gravy, eggs cooked to order, hash browns, sausage or ham, coffee and juice. For more, call (209) 394-2059.

NAMI offers 12-week Family-to-Family classes

NAMI, the nation's voice on mental illness, will host a 12-week course on Family-to-Family Education for those with a family member suffering from a mental illness. The class runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. starting Jan. 31 at 480 E. 13th St. For details, call (209) 381-6844.

Hamburger Night at Livingston VFW

LIVINGSTON -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars will host its first Hamburger Night of 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at 1605 Seventh St. Prices range from $2 to $4 per meal and proceeds support community programs. For more, call (209) 394-2059.

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