Around Town (3-10-13)

April 9, 2013 

MCAG looking for input on transportation plan

The Merced County Association of Governments is seeking input from residents on its 25-year transportation plan and will hold meetings at 6 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday at the Merced Civic Center at 678 W. 18th St. in the Sam Pipes Room; Thursday in Livingston's Council Chambers, 1416 C. St.; and Monday at the Atwater Community Center, 760 E. Bellevue Road. For more information, call (209) 723-3153 or email

Ladies Auxiliary and VFW take-out dinner

LIVINGSTON -- The Ladies Auxiliary and VFW will have a Spanish take-out dinner Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1605 Seventh St. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door and include Mexican casserole, salad, roll, butter and dessert. For more information, call (209) 394-2059 or go to

Peripheral neuropathy group conference set

The Merced Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will not hold its regular meeting Wednesday. The annual PCNA Conference will take place in Livermore on Thursday; preregistration is required and cost is $10. Call (209) 358-2045 for more information.

Courthouse Museum's 18th annual Tea Party

The 18th annual Tea Party will be held in the Historic Courtroom at the Courthouse Museum with four seatings from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.; this year's theme is Royal Tea Party. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under. Call (209) 723-2401 for more information.

Merced Sierra Club to meet, watch film

The Merced Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. April 18 at Merced United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. The film, "Symphony of the Soil," will be shown. Meetings are open to all; no membership is required. Call (209) 723-4747 for more information.

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