AROUND TOWN (05-09-13)

May 8, 2013 

Bariatric support group meets on 15th of month

Merced Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group meets on the 15th of each month. (If it falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the group will meet the Friday before.) Meetings are at 7 p.m. at 315 Mercy Ave., third floor, Class A. Call (209) 261-6333 for more information.

Mother's Day breakfast helps groups in Winton

WINTON -- The Winton Chamber of Commerce will host a Mother's Day breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at Pizza Plus Fun, 6994 Bridget Court. It's all you can eat for $8 for adults; $4 for children ages 3 to 10. The meal includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage and hash browns. Proceeds will benefit Winton youth groups. Call (209) 769-1077 or (209) 751-9177 for more information.

Livingston offers class in lifeguard certification

LIVINGSTON -- Livingston Recreation Department will offer a lifeguard training certification course May 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1416 C St. Preregistration is required and the fee is $205; the recertification course is $80. Call (209) 394-8830 for more information.

Parking lot sale soon at Tabernacle Church

The Apostolic Tabernacle Church will hold a parking lot sale May 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 2745 E. Highway 140. Call (209) 723-0545 for more information.

Genealogical Society to hold library meeting

The Merced County Genealogical Society will meet May 18 at noon at the Merced County Library, 2100 O St. Meetings are open to all; no membership required.

Atwater Garden Club's Spring Garden Tour

The Atwater Garden Club will host its annual Spring Garden Tour on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 each, and there will be an outdoor boutique and plant sale on the grounds of the Bloss Home Museum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (209) 201-2804 or (209) 761-9092 for more information.

Seniors coupon books for farmers markets

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is offering coupon booklets to low-income seniors, ages 60 and older. They can only be redeemed at farmers markets. Call (209) 385-7550 or (800) 510-2020 for more information.

Weight loss group TOPS meets on Wednesdays

ATWATER -- TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, meets every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at 2300 Cascade Drive in the Club House at Castle Vista. Call (209) 628-9720 for more information.

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