Around Town: Livingston Street Fair held through June 27

May 19, 2013 

LIVINGSTON — Livingston Recreation Department will hold its Spring Street Fair from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through June 27 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

Merced Advisory Council meets monthly

The Merced Advisory Council invites all residents of McSwain to attend the monthly advisory council meetings, held the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at McSwain Elementary School.

Merced College holds commencement May 24

Merced College will award degrees and certificates to more than 1,000 students graduating in the 2012-13 academic year at 7:30 p.m. May 24 in the stadium. Call (209) 381-6470.

Dance held at Senior Community Center

The Merced Senior Community Center will hold a dance from 2 to 5 p.m. May 26 at 755 W. 15th St. Admittance is $8. Call (209) 723-0839.

Flags available to honor veterans

The Merced unit of the American Legion Auxiliary will honor veterans and members of the armed forces by displaying yard flags with an inscription of the name of any warrior you want to honor on four holidays: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day. To order a flag, call (209) 658-3306 or (209) 722-8233. Flags are $10 each.

Sober Grad Night scheduled for June 6

Golden Valley and Merced high schools will hold their Sober Grad Night on June 6. It takes about 200 volunteers to put on each event. If you would like to help keep kids safe on graduation night, please call Debbie Hamrick at (209) 354-0403 or email

Classmates sought for Livingston High reunion

Organizers of the 50-year reunion for Livingston High School, to be held Sept. 14, are looking for addresses for classmates. They encourage anyone who attended the elementary schools which fed Livingston High to attend, whether a graduate with the Class of '63 or not. The next planning session will be held May 13 at Blueberry Hill Grill and Bar. For more information, call (209) 668-0519 or email

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