Around Town (8-12-13)

August 12, 2013 

AARP Chapter 2194 to meet in Atwater

ATWATER — Atwater AARP 2194 meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Community Center, 760 Bellevue Road. Call (209) 357-7391.

Go-kart racing for kids on dirt track in Atwater

ATWATER — Children ages 5 and older can race go-karts on a dirt oval track Sept. 1 at 500 Industrial Way. Drivers' meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Call (408) 489-9432.

Merced PFLAG chapter announces guest speaker

The Merced Chapter of Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Marilyn Mochel will be the speaker and refreshments will be served. Call (209) 341-2122.

Meeting for county's mental health board

The Merced County Mental Health Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1137 B St.

'Life in Line' exhibition at Merced College gallery

The Merced College Art Gallery will open the fall semester with a "Life in Line" exhibit of drawing and wire sculpture by Evany Zirul. The exhibit will run Tuesday to Sept. 5 with an artist reception at 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Theater Building at Merced College.

Play games, eat lunch with Happy Trails Group

Atwater — The Happy Trails Social Group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at the Atwater Baptist Church, 2124 First St., for card games, dominoes and a trip to Mimi's Cafe in Modesto for lunch. Call (209) 358-5427.

Merced Adult School offers Zumba classes

The Merced Adult School will offer Zumba classes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 20 through Nov. 21 at 50 E. 20th St. Cost is $50, payable to Merced Adult School. Call (209) 777-8442.

AARP Chapter 282 plans indoor picnic in Merced

The Merced AARP Chapter 282 will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St, for the annual indoor picnic. Tickets are $5 per person and must be purchased in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door. Call (209) 722-4782 or (209) 723-8766.

Merced College to hold all-ages soccer event

Merced College will hold a 3v3 Soccer Tourney on Aug. 31 for men, women, boys and girls of all ages. Email ebermerced@aol.com for more information.

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