Around Town (5-15-13)

May 18, 2013 

Cap and Town festival coming to the city

The city is gearing up for Cap and Town 2013, Merced's biggest outdoor celebration and ultimate block party, from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday on Main Street, from M street to Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Come for food, music, exhibits, arts and crafts booths, fun for kids, a car show and much more. Call (209) 385-6970 or go to

Area asthma coalition to meet, hear speaker

The Merced-Mariposa County Asthma Coalition will meet at noon Tuesday at the Mercy Medical Pavilion, third floor, classroom C, 315 Mercy Ave. The speaker will be Anthony Presto and a light lunch will be provided to those who RSVP by Friday: email Jay Herbrand at

Choral Concert coming to Merced College

Merced College will hold the Spring '13 Choral Concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Merced College Theater. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Curtis Nelson will conduct and the chamber singers will perform. Call (209) 384-6284.

Youth soccer signups available for all ages

LIVINGSTON — The Livingston Recreation Department will offer recreation Youth Soccer League signups from 5 to 7 p.m. May 23 at 1416 C St. All games will be played Saturdays and registration is $55. The following divisions will be signing up, Pee Wee, 3- and 4-year-olds, under 6, under 8, under 10, under 12 and under 14. Coaches and sponsors are needed for all divisions. Call (209) 394-8830.

Giant Rummage Sale coming to Atwater

ATWATER — Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Giant Rummage Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25 in the parking lot at Shaffer Road and Juniper Avenue. There will be a barbecue and hot link dinner for sale. The church is collecting donated items for the sale. Call (209) 358-8813 or (559) 665-5676.

Vietnam veterans group invites new members

Local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 0691 welcomes new members. To qualify, you must have served during the Vietnam War era. For more information, call (209) 381-0451 or visit 450 W. 21st St., Merced.

Yoga classes offered at the senior center

Yoga classes by Joanne Rasmussen are given at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St., on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Call (209) 385-8803.

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