Annual OC Viejitos Show
SANTA NELLA Hotel Mission De Oro in Santa Nella will host its annual OC Viejitos Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The event includes a classic car show, raffle prizes, music, food, kids booths, free face-painting and more. Call (209) 426-4444.
Renshi Amy Rayford, a fifth-degree black belt, will host a women's self-defense seminar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 20 at 100 W. Main St. Cost is $20 and comfortable clothing should be worn. Call (209) 658-9367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefit for missionaries
LIVINGSTON Livingston United Methodist Church will host a social hour with missionaries Steve and Carol Johnson at 10:30 a.m. on July 21 at the church, 11695 Olive Ave. This is a free event and donations can be made so the Johnsons can continue their work. Call (209) 394-2264.
Light jazz at arts center
The Merced Multicultural Arts Center will host light jazz with Gloria Coronas and Eddie Synigal from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 21 at 645 W. Main St. Tickets are $25 per person and includes wine and cheese. Call (209) 388-1090.
Catfish dinner at lodge
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 also will be a raffle. For more, call (209) 853-2128 or email email@example.com.
Wendy Spencer will direct the 2013-14 season of the Singers Company starting Sept. 9. This is a noncompetitive performing group for girls ages preschool through sixth grade. For more information and location, call (209) 722-7897 or go to http://merced.singerscompany.com. Space is limited.
Glasses, hearing aids
The Merced Breakfast Lions Club maintains a series of drop-off locations for old, unused, prescription eyeglasses or hearing aids. Drop off at the offices of Drs. David Baba and Paul Smith; Save Mart at Olive and G streets; or the optical departments of Costco or Wal-Mart. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www. mercedbreakfastlionsclub. org.
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