Around Town (6-19-13)

June 18, 2013 

Big Valley Travel Club

The Big Valley Travel Club will offer many trips this year that are open to anyone who is interested. The group is taking reservations for the extended trips it has planned. For more information on destinations, dates and prices for these trips, call (209) 634-6804 or email

Spring Street Fair

LIVINGSTON — The Livingston Recreation Department is holding its Spring Street Fair through October on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. 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

Sierra Club meets

The public is invited to join the Merced Sierra Club at 7 p.m. Thursday for a program titled "Greening the Desert and Six Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World." The club meets at the United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Call (209) 723-4747.

Sporting clays tourney

HILMAR — The Lions Club will host the annual Camp Pacifica Sporting Clays Tournament on Sunday at Rooster Ranch, 26166 Kelly Road. Proceeds benefit children with impaired hearing. The entry fee is $90 and includes breakfast, lunch and a chance to win 11 $50 first-place gift certificates. A raffle, food, a poker run, a shooter's gift bag, a hat and a towel are offered. Go to or www.roosterranchonline. com for more information.

Shelter needs supplies

The D Street Shelter is in need of some basic hygiene supplies such as shampoo, conditioner, small bars of soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste and general hygiene items. Small sizes work well. For more information or to arrange a delivery time, call Renee Mounce at (209) 725-8188 or (209) 947-8386.

Hamburger night awaits

It's hamburger night every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Atwater VFW Post, 1390 Broadway.

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