ATWATER Atwater PAL holds 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.
PFLAG marks anniversary
PFLAG of Merced will celebrate its eighth anniversary with a barbecue and potluck at 6:30 p.m. today in 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 for information.
Sabor at Club Mercedes
Club Mercedes will present the band Sabor from Fresno on July 20. Doors open at 6 p.m., music from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, with food and beverages available for an extra charge. You must be at least 21 to attend. Call (209) 383-9906 or (209) 777-6750 after 4 p.m. for more information.
Livingston panel vacancy
LIVINGSTON The city of Livingston is accepting applications to fill one alternate commissioner vacancy on the Livingston Planning Commission. The term is four years or until successors are appointed. Commissioners meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The deadline to turn in an application is 5 p.m. on Aug. 9. Applications are available at 1416 C St., or go to www. livingstoncity.com.
Field of Honor
The Merced Sunrise Rotary Club will fly hundreds of U.S. flags on Veterans Day at Merced College. Volunteers are needed to put on this event. Flags will recognize individuals, veterans, active-duty military personnel and first-responders and can be purchased for $35 each. For more information or to volunteer, call (209) 723-4806 or go to www.healingfield.org/ merced/13.
Free senior legal services
Central California Legal Services Inc. and Merced County provide free legal services to seniors. Clients must live in Merced County, be 60-plus years old and a U.S. citizen. Appointments are available in Dos Palos, Livingston, Los Banos, Atwater and Merced. Call (209) 385-7550.
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