AROUND TOWN (1-24-13)

January 23, 2013 

School holds crab feed

The Merced Christian School will host a Crab Feed at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Merced County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $40 and include all-you-can-eat crab, pasta, salad and bread. Call (209) 384-1940.

Genealogical meeting

The Merced County Genealogical Society will meet at noon Saturday at the Merced County Library, 2100 O St. The meeting is open to everyone, no membership is required and the subject will be how to find your ancestors.

Youth Free Throw time

LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Knights of Columbus Council 9363 will sponsor a Youth Free Throw Championship for boys and girls ages 10 to 14 at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Livingston High School gymnasium. Call (209) 394-3169.

Dance for seniors

The Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St., will host a dance from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday with music by Gloria Coronas and Eddie Synigal. Dance to the foxtrot, swing, rumba, tango, polka, line dancing and more. Tickets are $8 per person. Call (209) 385-6855 or (209) 723-0839.

Annual essay contest

The Native Daughters of the Golden West will host its annual essay contest for students in fourth through eighth grades. The topic is "Wonders of California." Submissions, due by Feb. 1, should be 250 to 500 words, typed and double spaced, and on any subject relating to California. Name, address, phone number and grade level should be written on the reverse side of the essay. Call (209) 261-0720.

Black History Program

ATWATER -- Liberty Fellowship's fourth annual Black History Program will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the church, 1900 Shaffer Road. There will be special performances under the leadership of Pastor Gwen Amey, the Central Valley Community Choir, praise dancing and more with Senior Pastor Rev. Ron Richardson. Call (209) 358-5701 or go to

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