Around Town (8-30-13)

September 2, 2013 

Mental health class set

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will conduct a free 12-week family-to-family class starting Thursday for those with a family member who is dealing with a mental illness. Call (209) 381-6844 for more information.

Teacher workshops

ATWATER — Jean Feldman will hold workshops for teachers of preschool, transitional kindergarten and kindergarten on Sept. 6 and 7. Cost is $15 per day. Register by today at http://merced.k12oms.org/83-71735 for Friday or rserrano@mcoe.org for Saturday. Call (209) 381-5170 for more information.

Titans hold tryouts

The Titans Elite 11 and under Travel Team will hold tryouts for players for the fall season at 1 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Buhach Colony High School. Call (209) 777-9918 or (209) 631-2421.

Scholarship fund dinner

EL NIDO — The Clarence Borba Memorial Scholarship Fund will host its 35th annual Linguica Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 at the El Nido Fire Station on Highway 59. Dinner includes linguica, turkey, tri-tip, lamb, Portuguese beans, salad and rolls. There will be a raffle. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund.

Group plans farm visit

The Happy Trails Social Group at Atwater Baptist Church will visit the Loofa Farm in Bootjack on Sept. 14. Carpools will leave the church at 9:30 a.m. and lunch will be at the Miners Inn. Call (209) 358-2570 for more information.

Square dance lessons

Boots and Slippers Square Dance Club will start their beginning square dance lessons at 7:30 p.m. on Monday nights starting Sept. 16, 23 and 30. First three classes are free. For more information, call (209) 722-5315.

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