Boosters sell fireworks
ATWATER The Atwater Falcon Band Booster Club will hold its annual fireworks sale through July 4 at 1397 Winton Way, across from Foster's Freeze. For more information, call (209) 726-5160.
Southern gospel music
Julie-N-Friends will present an evening of southern gospel music at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Admission is free; a love offering with a suggestion of $10 will be taken. For more information, call (559) 304-1102.
July 4th event planned
LIVINGSTON The Livingston Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks Show is back and will be held at Memorial Park and Livingston High School. It will be a fair-like atmosphere, complete with a talent show, fireworks and carnival rides. Organizers are also looking for acts for the talent show. For more information, call (209) 277-1402 or go to www.livingston4thofjuly.com.
Class of '73 reunion
Livingston High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th anniversary reunion starting July 25 with finger food and pictures at 6:30 p.m. It will continue July 26 at 7 p.m. at Blueberry Hill Cafe in Livingston and July 27 at 7 p.m. at the Livingston Park. For more information, call (909) 569-7146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Customer service class
Merced College is partnering with the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce to offer professional development training through the College's award-winning Customer Service Academy on Aug. 22 and 29 with morning and afternoon sessions at 630 W. 19th St. The cost is $23 per workshop and participants earn a half unit of college credit. Call (209) 386-6733 or go to www.customerserviceacademy.org for more information.
Annual catfish dinner
LA GRANGE The Lafayette Historical Lodge No. 65 will host its sixth annual catfish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the IOOF Hall on Main Street in La Grange. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. The price includes deep fried catfish fillets, cornbread, cole slaw, corn on the cob, a beverage and ice cream for dessert. There will also be a raffle. For more information, call (209) 853-2128 or email email@example.com.
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