ATWATER — Staging Laramie Project
The theater departments of Atwater and Buhach Colony high schools will present The Laramie Project Feb. 6-8 at the Buhach Colony Theatre, 1800 Buhach Road in Atwater. Based on interviews done after the murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo. Contact email@example.com or call (209) 357-6600 for information.
Fundraiser for LGBT center
Merced Full Spectrum will have a fundraiser Thursday to support the opening of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Resource Center. Lavender Nightswill be at 8:30 p.m. at La Cascada Nightclub, 2611 N. Santa Fe Ave., Merced. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 600-5305.
Fog Jog is Saturday
The Merced Running Club will hold its Fog Jog at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Lake Yosemite Sailing Club. A meeting starts at 9. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (209) 769-4087.
The 2nd Annual Community Breakfast will be Feb. 1, 9 to 11 a.m. at Bethesda Apostolic Faith Church, 1822 Canal St., Merced. Waffles, fried chicken wings, eggs, juice and coffee. Tickets are $7. Call (209) 489-4128 or (209) 726-0533 by Jan. 30 to purchase.
Human trafficking the topic
An anti-human trafficking awareness event with the film Trading of Innocents will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Classroom and Office Building 10, 5200 Lake Road, UC Merced. Debbie Johnson, founder of Without Permission, will be the speaker. Free.
Indoor soccer for youth
The Merced Recreation Department and the Merced Indoor Sports Center will offer a second session of indoor soccer on Saturdays for children ages 3 to 10. Cost: $35, plus a $10 uniform fee. The league will begin Feb. 22. Register at Aguileras Satellites, 1033 W. Main St. by Feb. 1. For more information, call (209) 385-6298 or (209) 724-0414.
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