Around Town (6-27-13)

June 30, 2013 

Calvary Temple Church holding fireworks sale

The Calvary Temple Church will hold its Fourth of July fireworks sale Friday through July 4, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., at 2740 N. Highway 59. Proceeds will benefit Kids Camp and Food Ministry.

Playhouse Merced set to open fireworks booth

Playhouse Merced will keep its fireworks booth open Friday through July 4 at the corner of G Street and Olive Avenue. Call (209) 725-8587.

Country Breakfast and Village Store at church

LIVINGSTON — the Livingston United Methodist Church will hold its Country Breakfast and Village Store from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 11695 Olive Ave. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children, and include choice of pancakes or biscuits and gravy with eggs, fruit and ham. Call (209) 394-2264.

Free community event: Merced's Got Talent

Sign up now through Sunday for Merced's Got Talent. Tryouts are free, held July 10-13 at the Boys and Girls Club of Merced County, and open to everyone. Come and show off your talent. Applications are available at the Boys and Girls Club of Merced County and United Way on Main St. Call (209) 230-3156.

Vacation Bible School at Le Grand church

LE GRAND — The Le Grand United Methodist Church welcomes all children in the community to its Vacation Bible School from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 8 to 12 at the church, on the southwest corner of Washington and Adams streets. Call (209) 756-2815.

Livingston announces youth football sign-ups

LIVINGSTON — Sign-ups for Competitive Youth Football will be taken from 6 to 7 p.m. July 9 at Geneo's Pizza, 307 Livingston Cressey Road. Participation fee is $200, with a $40 down payment. Fund-raisers are available to offset cost or parents can set up a payment plan. Players must be between 7 and 14 years old by Aug. 1; no high school students. Players accepted on a first-come, first-served basis; practice begins July 29. Questions? Call (209) 756-6665, (209) 631-4238 or (209) 620-5789.

Rotary seeks donations, help for Field of Honor

The Merced Sunrise Rotary Club will fly hundreds of U.S. flags on Veterans Day at Merced College. Flags are for sale for $35 each, and will recognize individuals, veterans, active-duty military and first responders. Volunteers also are needed to plan and staff the event. Call (209) 723-4806 or go to

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