Around Town (2-15-13)

February 14, 2013 

Day of Remembrance dinner to be held by JACL

The Livingston-Merced Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League will hold it annual Day of Remembrance Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Merced County Fairgrounds. This year's theme is "Baseball in the Camps." Tickets are $45 per person. Call (209) 383-5161.

Computer classes

The Merced County Office of Education is offering computer training classes from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 632 W. 13th St. Cost is $75 per class, and the deadline to register is one week before the class starts. Classes are:

Feb. 26 -- Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 2

March 5 -- Adobe Illustrator CS6, Level 2

March 12 -- Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 3

March 19 -- Microsoft Word 2012; Microsoft Word 2010, Level 3

For more information, call (209) 381-6630.

Lion's Club crab feed

DOS PALOS -- The Dos Palos Lions Club will host its All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the club, 931 Center Ave. Tickets are $40 per person. Call (209) 761-5422, (209) 704-2410, (209) 752-8218 or (209) 535-3014.

Tricycle racing event

The United Way will host tricycle races during the MERCO Cycling Classic on March 2 with 36 teams and three races every 15 minutes. Call (209) 383-4242 for more information and registration. A tricycle will be provided and a helmet is required and will be available if needed.

Sale, pancake breakfast

Boy Scouts of America Troop 88 will host a Pancake Breakfast- Rummage Sale on March 2 at Shepherd of the Valley, 1455 E. Yosemite Ave. Donations of food, supplies or other materials are greatly appreciated. Call (209) 388-0132.

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