Around Town (3-8-13)

March 7, 2013 

Associated Students plan rummage sale

The Associated Students of Merced College is sponsoring a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot off Yosemite Avenue. All campus clubs as well as other community groups will sell items and food. Entertainment will be provided by the Tenaya Middle School Marching Band.

De Young Museum bus trip leaves Saturday

Merced College Community Services is offering a bus trip to Rembrandt's Century at the De Young Museum in San Francisco on Saturday. Cost is $75 per person and includes refreshments, transportation and entrance to the museum. For more information or to register call (209) 384-6224 or go to

Merced Garden Club meeting scheduled

The Merced Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the state Fish and Game Building at Lake Yosemite. The speaker will be Janice Grubb and the topic is miniature gardens. Call (209) 388-1140.

Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast set

LIVINGSTON -- The St. Jude's Knight's of Columbus Council No. 9363 and the Altar Society will sponsor their annual St. Patrick's pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on March 17 at St. Jude's Parish Hall, 330 Franci St. Tickets are $7 and the proceeds go to local youth sports, and community and church events. Call (209) 394-1440.

ACE Overcomers meetings announced

ACE Overcomers, Overcoming the Effects of a Difficult Childhood, will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Mondays at Gateway Church, 353 E. Donna Drive and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Atwater First Church of God, 2100 Fruitland Ave. If you grew up being physically, sexually or emotionally abused, ACE can help you overcome depression, anxiety and anger. Call (209) 617-4688 or go to or

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