The Merced Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Fish and Game Building at Lake Yosemite on Lake Road. The program will be Plant Bingo, bring three worthy plants and Pennies for Pines for the club's reforestation project. Call (209) 385-3332.
Community Blood Drive
LIVINGSTON The Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary will host a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 7th St. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon meal served by the Ladies Auxiliary. Call (209) 394-2059 or go to vfwlivingston.com
Building Materials Sale
DELHI The Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8327 will host its annual Building Materials Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 at 9799 Stephens St. All new merchandise priced at 25 cents on the dollar. All sales are final, no warranties, cash or checks only no credit cards. All proceeds go to the California Veterans Service Program. Call (209) 394-2059 or go to vfwlivingston.com.
ATWATER The California Waterfowl organization will host its 14th annual dinner on June 29, with cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m., at the Atwater Community Center, 760 E. Bellevue Road. Tickets are $35 per person or $55 per couple. The meal includes a tri-tip dinner, beer, wine and soda. There will be a raffle, auction, and sales of wildlife art and outdoor merchandise. Call (209) 535-1302 or (209) 628-6555.
Art Hop set for July
Merced Art Hop will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on July 20 in downtown Merced. The public is invited to come enjoy live music, interactive art activities, performers and more. For more information go to www.mercedarthop.org or call (209) 658-0661.
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