Around Town

Around Town (9-19-13)

chodges@mercedsunstar.comSeptember 18, 2013 

Big Valley trips planned

Join the Big Valley Travel Club for these trips:

• Angel Island and Tiburon, Sept. 24, $85

• Guide Dogs for Blind graduation, Oct. 19, $75

• Yosemite Valley, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, $275 per person, double occupancy

Call (209) 634-6804; go to BVTravelclub@charter.net.

Uniformed Services picnic

The National Association for Uniformed Services, H. Wayne Hein Chapter 18, will hold its annual picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Park, Santa Fe Road and Bellevue Avenue. Free for members and spouses; $3 for nonmembers. Call (209) 358-4834.

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The Merced Symphony will begin its 56th season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Merced Theater. Jenni Samuelson is the soloist. Call (209) 383-3277 or go to www.mercedsymphony.org.

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The Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center will hold its annual Day With Wildlife from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fox Grove Fishing Access in Hughson. This is a free event. Go to www.stanislauswildlife.org.

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James Holland of the Merced County Planning Department will discuss the Safe Routes to School project at the Franklin-Beachwood Municipal Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Franklin School, 2936 Franklin Road, Room 21. Call (209) 381-5981.

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The Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets Fridays at 6:30 a.m. at Carrows restaurant, 720 Motel Drive. New members are welcome. Call (209) 384-7128 or (209) 756-3001.

If you would like to have your event announced in the Around Town Column, send your information to Connie Hodges at least 10 days prior to the event, at chodges@ mercedsunstar.com. Items run according to space available.

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