Around Town (01-21-13)

January 21, 2013 

Yosemite Church plans women's Bible study

Yosemite Church will hold Coffee Break, an interdenominational women's Bible study at 10 a.m. today at 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. Free child care is provided. Women from all churches are encouraged to attend. Call (209) 383-5038.

Navigating the system of mental health care

Free presentations sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Merced County will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 480 E. 13th St. Janet Spangler will be the speaker. Call (209) 384-2498.

Relay for Life captains to meet at Elks Lodge

The American Cancer Society Merced Relay for Life team captains will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Elks Lodge, 19th and M St. If you are interested in forming a team, want to volunteer on a committee or have a team, this meeting is for you. The Life Event will be held April 27-28 at the Merced College football stadium. Call (209) 769-8272.

Los Cazadores group will perform at club

Club Mercedes and HD Entertainment will present the music group Los Cazadores de la Sierra de Aguililla from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at 569 W. 9th St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, you must be 21 or older to attend. A no-host food and beverage bar will be available. Call (209) 777-6750 or (209) 383-9906 after 4 p.m.

Rose pruning workshop set for Applegate Park

The University of California Cooperative Extension Merced County Master Gardeners will hold a free rose pruning workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Applegate Park Rose Garden; meet at Laura's Fountain. Learn to prune, fertilize, control pests and root roses. Bring pruning shears, gloves and a chair or kneeling pad. Call (209) 385-7403.

VFW ready to hold latest hamburger night

LIVINGSTON -- The VFW will hold its first hamburger night of the year from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at 1605 7th St. Prices range from $2 to $4 per meal and proceeds support community programs. Call (209) 394-2059.

Church set to hold women's conference

Rose of Sharon Church will hold its annual women's conference at noon Feb. 3 at the church, 332 W. 8th St. Letty Telles will be the speaker; lunch will be provided as well as prize giveaways. Call (209) 631-4885 or (209) 261-3023.

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