Around Town (2/1/13)

January 31, 2013 

Writing at UC Merced The UC Merced Writing Project Outreach Series 2013 will be held at 8 a.m. on 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 email

New county librarian The Friends of the Merced County Library invite the public to welcome Diane Satchwell, the new Merced County librarian, at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Gracey Room, 2100 O St. Call (209) 580-4182 or email

Building materials sale DELHI — The Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8327 will hold its annual building materials sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 7, 8, and 9 at 9799 Stephens St. There will be electrical, plumbing, and lawn and garden items, and flooring, windows, doors and more. All sales are final with no warranties. Contractors welcome. Call (209) 394-2059 or visit

Get ready to play ball LIVINGSTON — Livingston Recreation will take registrations for its 2013 Youth Baseball and Girl's Softball Leagues on Feb. 14, 21, 23 and March 2 at City Hall, 1416 C St. Fees are $35, $55 and $65, and the league is open to youths ages 3 to 14. For more or if you are interested in coaching, call (209) 394-8830 or visit

Foundation luncheon Veritas Parlor 75 invites the public to attend its annual Children's Foundation salad buffet luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Tickets are $10 and there will be raffles for children's book sets and other items. Call (209) 722-3747.

Travel baseball team ATWATER — Atwater Arsenal Travel Baseball is adding players to its roster for those who are 13 years old. This is an established program in the Central Valley that works around school. For more, call (209) 756-8222.

Group offers legal aid Central California Legal Services offers legal advice and representation to eligible individuals in tenant rights and homeless issues, Social Security and SSI Disability Claims, CalWorks, Medi-Cal, unemployment and CalFresh (food stamp) cases, and more. Services are available to low-income residents at no cost. Call (209) 723-5466 or go to 1640 N St., Suite 200 in Merced.

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