Around Town (4-24-13)

April 23, 2013 

Gospel concert tonight

Jeff and Sherri Easter in concert will take place at 7 tonight at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. The show will feature a live band playing gospel music with a country flair. As a cancer survivor, Sheri Easter brings a strong message of hope and faith. Admission is $7, with tickets available at the door or at the church office. Call (209) 201-6824 for more information.

Health fair planned

LIVINGSTON -- The Livingston Medical Group and the Lions Club will hold their annual Community Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1140 Main St. There will be many information booths, dental and eye exams, and screening for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose and more. There will be music and food. Call (209) 394-1368 or email

Habitat orientation

A volunteer orientation for Habitat for Humanity of Merced County will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2916 N. McKee Road. Board members also are needed. A group of volunteers will be working Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon on a project at 195 S. T St. To help, call (209) 723-2671.

Chukchansi casino trip

The Italian Catholic Federation will offer a trip to Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. Monday from 23rd and M streets. Cost is $31 per person. There will be refreshments and a free raffle on the bus. Call (209) 383-4819 or email

Castle museum brunch

ATWATER -- Castle Air Museum will hold its 18th annual Strawberry Waffle Brunch from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at 5050 Santa Fe Drive. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children under 5. The ticket price includes admission to the museum. Call (209) 723-2182.

Mother's Day Dance

Club Mercedes will hold a Mother's Day Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight May 11 at the club, 569 W. Ninth St. Tickets are $15 per person and the Los Amigos Band will be perform. Call (209) 769-8504 or (209) 769-8714.

Vendor fair at McSwain

The McSwain Community Club will hold a vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11 in the gym at McSwain School. The public is invited for a day of shopping, fun and food. There will be many gifts to purchase for Mother's Day and lunch will be available. Call (209) 354-2700.

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