Around Town: PFLAG barbecue/potluck to be held Tuesday

July 8, 2013 

PGFLAG of Merced will celebrate its eighth anniversary with a barbecue/potluck at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Wesley Hall of the United Methodist Church of Merced, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Bring a side dish or dessert. Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs and beverages will be provided. Call (209) 341-2122.

Livingston High School to hold 40-year reunion

LIVINGSTON — Livingston High School Class of 1973 will host its 40th anniversary reunion starting July 25 with finger food and pictures at 6:30 p.m.; 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

Merced College to host soccer tourney for all

Merced College will host a 3v3 Soccer Tourney on Aug. 31 at the college for men, women, boys and girls of all ages. Go to for more information.

Livingston High 50-year reunion alumni sought

LIVINGSTON — Organizers of the 50-Year Reunion for Livingston High School to be held Sept. 14 are looking for current addresses for classmates. They also encourage anyone who attended the elementary schools that fed into Livingston High School to attend whether they graduated with the Class of '63 or not. Call (209) 668-0519 or email

Atwater holds TOPS meeting Wednesdays

ATWATER — Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at 2300 Cascade Drive in the clubhouse at Castle Vista. Call (209) 628-9720 for more information.

Shop at Save Mart, help Police Activities League

ATWATER — Save Mart offers a SHARES card to shoppers. When shoppers swipe their cards, 3 percent of each purchase gets to Atwater Police Athletic League to help support PAL programs for the city's youth.

BMX Ride Nights held through October

ATWATER — Atwater PAL hosts free BMX Ride Nights through October from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at Veterans Park. Ages 6 to 17 are invited. Bikes and helmets are available at no charge.

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