Around Town: Women's lunch and more (6-5-13)

June 9, 2013 

Insurance women lunch

Women who worked at the Farmers Insurance Group regional office are invited to meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Paul's Place for lunch. Call (209) 723-4317 to make a reservation.

County reading society

The Merced County Reading Society will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Barnes & Noble store in Merced. They will discuss "Bulfinch's Mythology." Call (209) 725-1868.

Happy Trails trip

LIVINGSTON — The Happy Trails Social Group at Atwater Baptist Church will visit the Livingston Gymkhana at K-C Arena on Saturday. They will meet at 8:15 a.m. at the church, 2124 First St., for transportation to the arena. Call (209) 358-2570.

Youth summer camp

The Boys and Girls Club of Merced County will hold a summer camp for children in first through eighth grades from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or noon to 5:30 p.m. for $40 per week; or 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for $75 per week, starting June 17, at 615 W. 15th St. Registration forms are available at the club. Call (209) 722-9922.

Swimming lessons

The Merced Office of Recreation is registering children for swimming lessons from June 17-27 and July 8-18 at the Civic Center, 678 W. 18th St. from 1 to 5 p.m. The cost is $45 per session and classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McNamara Pool, 1040 Canal St. Children ages 6 months to 12 years can participate. Call (209) 385-6978 or email

Proper flag disposal

ATWATER — The Atwater VFW will properly dispose of any flags that are torn, soiled or badly tattered. Just drop such flags off at the post, 1390 Broadway, and they will be taken care of. The post provides wheelchairs and walkers at no charge to veterans in need. Call (209) 358-7224.

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