Around Town (9-5-13)

chodges@mercedsunstar.comSeptember 8, 2013 

Through the Roof disability workshop

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

Love Plus mentor training workshop

Love Plus will hold a mentor training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Church, 353 E. Donna St. Lunch and refreshments provided. Please RSVP to (209) 383-7034, ext. 130, or go to

Merced High cheerleader pancake breakfast set

Merced High cheerleaders will hold a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sept. 14 at Applebee's. Cost is $5 per person. The meal includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, side of bacon and drink. Call (209) 777-7909 for more information.

St. Anthony's 60th anniversary celebration

ATWATER — St. Anthony's School will celebrate its 60th anniversary in the Atwater area from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 1801 Winton Way. There will be a picnic with food, fun and fellowship. Call (209) 358-3341 or go to for more information.

Bill Kirby Western Barbecue-Auction

The 23rd annual Bill Kirby Western Barbecue-Auction will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Yosemite. Tickets are $40 per person and include dinner and music by Central California Events and Entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Courthouse Museum programs, and the Bill and Tom Kirby Agricultural Scholarships. Call (209) 723-2401 for more information.

Knights of Columbus Youth Soccer Challenge

LIVINGSTON — Local Livingston Knights of Columbus Council 9363 will sponsor its annual Youth Soccer Challenge Competition for all boys and girls ages 10-14 at 1 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Livingston Sports Complex at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Dwight Way. Livingston police will serve hot dogs and winners will progress through local, district and state competitions. Call (209) 277-1402 for more information.

Merced High School Class of 1973 reunion

Merced High School Class of 1973 will hold their 40-year reunion on Oct. 12. Please call (209) 722-6510 and leave your name, phone number, address, email address and a message if you did not receive an invitation.

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