Around Town (8-10-13)

August 11, 2013 

Weight loss support group meets on 15th

Merced Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group meets on the 15th of each month, unless it is a Saturday or Sunday, then the group meets the Friday before, at 7 p.m., 315 Mercy Ave., third floor, classroom A. Call (209) 261-6333.

Try a BMX Ride Nightat Atwater park track

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.

Golf tournament helps Merced High students

ATWATER — The Mexican American Golf Association Central Division will hold a golf tournament Aug. 18 at the Del Rey Golf Course, 5250 Greensands Ave. Proceeds will benefit Merced High School students. For more information, call (209) 658-9392 or (209) 761-4250.

Fall Open Cockpit Day is on first of month

ATWATER — Castle Air Museum will host its 2013 Fall Open Cockpit Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 at 5050 Santa Fe Drive. For more information, call (209) 723-2178.

Through the Roof Disability Ministry

Joni and Friends, a Christian organization founded by Joni Eareckson Tada, will present Through the Roof, a workshop on disability ministry from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at First Church of God, 3022 N. Parsons. This is a free event. Call (209) 563-1008.

Taco Tuesday and Trivia Night at Legion post

The American Legion will hold Taco Tuesday and Trivia Night every week from 6 to 8 p.m. at 939 W. Main St. The legion also holds Hamburger Night on Fridays at 6 p.m. Call (209) 722-0940 for more information.

Farmers market on Tuesdays in Le Grand

LE GRAND — The Le Grand Farmers Market is Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. through Sept. 3, with entertainment from 7 to 9 p.m.

College to host soccer tournament for all ages

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.

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