Around Town: College offers classes on golfing for all ages

April 30, 2013 

Merced College Community Services will offer classes on golf for all ages Saturday through May 18. Classes are held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Call (209) 384-6224 for more information.

Merced High welcomes the Class of 2017

Merced High School will hold a barbecue to welcome the Class of 2017 students from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the quad-cafeteria area, 205 W. Olive Ave. Students there can sign up for clubs, meet the staff, interact with Link Crew students and more. Call (209) 385-6465 for more information.

Spring Street Fair on way in Livingston

LIVINGSTON -- The city will hold its Spring Street Fair 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

National Day of Prayer event in Atwater

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

Two observances set to mark prayer day

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

Group plans Lighthouse Preservation Luncheon

ATWATER -- The public is invited to attend a Lighthouse Preservation Luncheon sponsored by the Native Daughters of the Golden West at noon Saturday at the Women's Clubhouse at Third and Grove streets. Reserve a space by Wednesday by calling (209) 777-1390.

Mental Health Board will meet in Planada

Merced County's Mental Health Board will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. May 7 in Planada at 9167 Stanford Ave. The public is invited to attend.

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