The Arbor Gallery and the Merced Multicultural Arts Center will hold a free art demonstration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at 645 W. Main St. Linda Abbott will be the artist. Call (209) 384-8338 or (209) 388-1090 for more information.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9946 will have Hamburger Night from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at 1390 Broadway. Cost is $3 for a burger and fries. Also, the group will be celebrating its 65th year of helping veterans in the Atwater area.
Merced College Retired Women’s monthly luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at La Hacienda 2.
Barbershop Chorus dinner show
The Golden Valley Men’s Barbershop Chorus dinner show will be at the United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way at 6 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under, or $150 for a reserved table for eight. Dinner is tr-tip catered by the Barbecue Pit Restaurant. Entertainment by Velocity and Fatherly Bond. CFor tickets call (209) 383-3808 or mail a check in a self-addressed stamped envelope to 2353 W. Highway 140, 95341, by Thursdayor buy them at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Food Addicts meets twice a week
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step recovery program. Meetings are 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays at Calvary Baptist Church, 302 W. K St.
‘Stop the Violence’ fundraiser
“Stop the Violence – Feet Changing Lives,” a fundraiser to help make our neighborhoods safer through our presence and prayers, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on April 19 at the Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $25 per person. Call (209) 676-9824, (209) 626-0112, (209) 769-3050 or email email@example.com for more information.
Fall prevention health fair
The Merced County Area Agency on Aging, with the Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation, will hold a “Keep Your Balance” fall prevention health fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 16 at 851 W. 23rd St. This is a free event. Topics include medication management, vision and home safety. For more information, call (209) 827-1960.
Sober Grad committee
The Sober Grad Night committee for Merced and Golden Valley high schools needs members to help plan this year’s June 5 event. For more information, call Debbie at (209) 354-0403.
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