Softball and baseball registration to start

February 12, 2013 

LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Recreation Department will be be taking registration for youth baseball and girls softball leagues on Thursday, Feb. 21, 23 and March 2 at City Hall, 1416 C St. Fees are $35, $55 and $65. The leagues are open to ages 3 to 14. For more information or if you are interested in coaching, call (209) 394-8830 or go to

Open house coming up for Bristol Hospice

Bristol Hospice will hold an open house at noon Feb. 20 at 374 E. Yosemite Ave., Suite 200, Merced. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Call (209) 384-1415 for more information.

Merced College offers customer service events

Merced College is offering a two-day customer service workshop along with the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28 at the Business Resource Center, 630 W. 19th St. Tickets are $23 and participants will earn a half unit of college credit. Call (209) 386-6733 for more information.

De Young Museum trip to be offered by college

SAN FRANCISCO -- Merced College Community Services will hold a bus trip to the exhibit "Rembrandt's Century" at the De Young Museum in San Francisco on March 9. Cost is $75 per person and includes refreshments, transportation and entrance to the museum. To learn more or register, call (209) 384-6224 or go to www.mercedcommunityservices. com.

College offers March fitness, cooking classes

Merced College Community Services will offer classes starting in March at the college. Among them will be arts and crafts, cooking, fitness lab, lap swim, yoga, zumba, strength and stretch, fitness boot camp and belly dancing. Call (209) 384-6224 for more information.

Roller derby crab feed fund-raiser coming soon

The Merced Rollin' Roulettes Roller Derby Team will hold its third annual Crab Feed fund-raiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St. Tickets are $40 per person and include predinner cocktail, dinner, a silent auction and dancing. Go to

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