AROUND TOWN (04-18-13)

April 17, 2013 

Community blood drive

LIVINGSTON -- There will be a community blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Seventh St. For details, call (209) 394-2059 or go to www.vfwlivingston.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

Social dance in Merced

We Three will play at the April social dance from 2 to 5 p.m. April 28 at the Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $8, and refreshments will be served. Call (209) 723-0839 for more information.

Street fair in Livingston

LIVINGSTON -- The city will hold its Spring Street Fair from May 2 through June 27 on Thursday nights from 5 to 9 p.m. on Main Street. Space is available for vendors. All food vendors must get proper permits. For more information, call (209) 394-8830 or go to www.livingstoncity.com.

Atwater National Prayer Day set

ATWATER -- The National Day of Prayer will be held at noon May 2 at 750 Bellevue Road. This year's theme is "Pray for America," based on Matthew 12:21. For more information, call (209) 357-6205.

National Prayer Day in Merced, too

Two annual Christian observances of the National Day of Prayer will take place from noon to 1 p.m. May 2 at Bob Hart Square and from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2 at Courthouse Park. Everyone is welcome to join in prayer for the community and nation. Call (209) 723-2395 or (209) 777-6361 for more information.

Merced Skimmers to hold registration

The Merced Skimmers will hold registration for new and returning members for the summer program at 6 p.m. from April 24 through May 3 at the Merced College Pool. For more information, email smcbride@mercedskimmers.com or visit the website at www.mercedskimmers.com.

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