Big Valley Travel Club is taking reservations
The Big Valley Travel Club is offering many trips this year that are open to anyone. The group is taking reservations for the extended trips it has planned:
A Day on the Bay, a three-hour cruise on the USS Potomac, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's floating White House, Aug. 15. the cost is $105 for transportation, parking, box lunch, cruise.
Escape to Lake Tahoe, Aug. 19-22, $195 per person, double occupancy.
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Livingston is seeking to fill vacancy on panel
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. today. Applications are available at 1416 C St., or go to www. livingstoncity.com.
European sites shown at tour slideshow
The Merced College Community Services will hold a tour slideshow presentation at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at 630 W. 19th St. It will feature the wonders of Switzerland, Austria, Bavaria and Scotland. Call (209) 384-6224 for more information or to RSVP.
Parkinson's support at Mission Gardens
Mission Gardens will hold a Parkinson's support group meeting at 10 a.m. on Aug. 15 at 1450 E. 27th St. with Jane Vann-Bryan as the featured speaker. For more information or to RSVP, call (209) 384-3300.
St. Anthony Preschool orientation in Atwater
ATWATER St. Anthony Preschool will hold an orientation for new families interested in the program at 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 in the Parish Hall, 1801 Winton Way. Call (209) 358-3341.
Variety cover band at Club Mercedes
Club Mercedes will present variety cover band Force 'Em. Doors open at 5 p.m., music at 8, on Aug. 17 at 569 W. Ninth St. Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door. There will be a full bar and snack bar with items for sale. You must be 21 years old or over to attend. For more, call (209) 383-9906 or (209) 777-6750.
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