Around Town: Summer Music Series in full swing at mall

July 23, 2013 

The Merced Mall's seventh annual Summer Music Series is in full swing. All shows will be at the Center Court Stage from 6 to 8 p.m.; Central Valley Jazz All-Stars, Aug. 3 and Red Dog Ash, Aug. 17. For more, visit or call (209) 723-3981

Livingston Class of '73 reunion is this week

LIVINGSTON — The Livingston High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th Anniversary Reunion starting Thursday with finger food and pictures at 6:30 p.m.; Friday at 7 p.m. at Blueberry Hill Cafe; and at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Livingston Park. For more information, call (909) 569-7146 or email

Vacancy on Livingston Planning Commission

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.

Grads planning 50th school class reunion

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

Hinds Hospice looking for volunteers to help

Hinds Hospice is looking for volunteers to be companions to terminally ill patients and give their caregivers a break. To volunteer you must be at least 18 years old and take a 24-hour training course. For more information, call Judy Lambrix, volunteer coordinator at (209) 383-3123 or go to jlambrix@hindshospice. org.

Annual catfish dinner at La Grange lodge

LA GRANGE — The Lafayette Historical Lodge No. 65 will have its sixth annual catfish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the International Order of Oddfellows Hall on Main Street. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. The price includes deep-fried catfish fillets, cornbread, coleslaw, corn on the cob, a beverage and ice cream. There will also be a raffle. For more information, call (209) 853-2128 or email

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