Around Town: Bethel plans barbecue

May 4, 2013 

Bethel 65 Merced will hold BBQ Brisket To Go from noon to 4 p.m. today at the Merced Masonic Center, 1810 M St. A bake sale and yard sale will be held there at the same time.

Christian festival today

Merced First Assembly of God will hold the Great Christian Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 1350 Yosemite Parkway. There will be music, food and much more.

Flea, farmers market

The Merced Flea and Farmers Market will have a mariachi band, clown, bounce house and small toys for kids from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 900 G St. Admission is $1. Kids 12 and younger get in free. Call (209) 723-3796.

Church holds craft fair

The Central Presbyterian Church will hold its first Spring Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 1920 Canal St. Admission is free and there will be a door prize. Call (209) 723-0491.

Bike repair volunteers

Wheel Solutions, a program sponsored by Community Action Agency, will repair children's bikes from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Volunteers are needed to do the repairs. All volunteers should go to the D Street shelter, 317 E. 15th St. Volunteers are asked to bring tools. Call (209) 725-8188.

Elks Park breakfast

The Elks Park Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at 3600 Wardrobe Ave. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children, with all proceeds going to support the Elks Park.

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