Around Town (3-22-13)

March 21, 2013 

Livingston's Young Women's Conference

LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston's Young Women's Conference 2013 will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Livingston Middle School, 101 F St. The fourth annual conference is open to all 7th- through 12th-grade girls. Call (209) 277-3056 or email

Rally Day and Egg Hunt in Le Grand

LE GRAND -- Le Grand United Methodist Church will sponsor a Community Rally Day and Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church at Washington and Adams streets. Bible stories, crafts, games, an Easter egg hunt and picnic lunch are part of the festivities. Children ages 4 to 11 welcome; those under 4 must be accompanied by a parent. Call (209) 389-4753.

Merced College Art Gallery Exhibition

Merced College Art Gallery is considering exhibits for the fall and spring semester 2013-2014. The gallery schedules six exhibits a year and will consider group exhibition proposals. Portfolios may be mailed to the gallery for review. The deadline for entries is April 12. Include 20 digital images of artwork, an artist bio, artist statement and a self-addressed, stamped envelope if materials need to be returned. Call (209) 384-6064 or email or

Habitat for Humanity volunteer orientation

A volunteer orientation for Habitat for Humanity of Merced County will take place at 7 p.m. on April 29 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2916 N. McKee Road. Board members are being sought. A group of volunteers will be working Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon on a current building project, 195 S. T St. To help, call (209) 723-2371.

D Street Shelter needs basic hygiene supplies

The D Street Shelter is in need of some basic hygiene supplies, including shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste and general hygiene items. Travel sizes and those offered to motel guests work well. For more information or to arrange a delivery time, call Renee Mounce at (209) 7250-8188 or (209) 947-8386.

Merced Sun-Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service