Around Town (5-1-13)

April 30, 2013 

Livingston prayer events

LIVINGSTON -- the Livingston Day of Prayer Task Force will hold three opportunities to participate Thursday in the National Day of Prayer at 7 a.m., 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Livingston City Council chambers, 1416 C St.

Me Project for moms

Local moms group MOPS will hold the Me Project from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Yosemite Church, 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. The speaker will be Kathi Lipp. Dessert and coffee will be available. Tickets are $10 or $15 for those needing child care (up to four children). Call (209) 383-5038.

Potluck lunch planned

A Church Women United potluck lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 1455 E. Yosemite Ave. Margaret Simmons from Sierra Grace Homeless Project will speak on Swinging Wide the Doors of Hospitality. Call (209) 722-6101.

Chicken salad benefit

ATWATER -- The Atwater Women's Club will hold its annual Connie Corvelo's Famous Chicken Salad Fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at 1201 Grove. Tickets are $10; dine-in and take-out are available, as well as delivery in the Atwater area for orders of three or more. Proceeds go toward scholarships and renovations. Call (209) 628-2051 or (209) 358-1668.

Sign up for Skimmers

The Merced Skimmers will hold registration for new and returning members for the summer program at 6 p.m. through Friday at the Merced College Pool. For more, email

17th SPCA dog walk

The Merced SPCA will hold its 17th annual Dog Walk Fund-raiser at 9 a.m. Saturday starting at the Applegate Zoo entrance. Prizes will be presented and walkers will receive photos with their dogs. Call (209) 658-3637 or (209) 384-7722.

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