Around Town

Around Town (4/9/14)

chodges@mercedsunstar.comApril 8, 2014 

Breakfast fundraiser

The Rebekahs and the La Grange Odd Fellows have combined their efforts to serve a fundraising breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Odd Fellows Hall on Main Street. They will have a breakfast on the second Sunday of each month. Cost is $6. Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, potatoes, French toast, eggs cooked to order, coffee and orange juice. Call (209) 853-2128 for more information.

Country and gospel concert

Christian Life Center will host Nashville-based Down Home in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday at the center, 650 E. Olive Ave. The group performs a mix of country and gospel music. This is a free event, but an offering will taken.

Green Tour Open House

The Green Tour Open House will be 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the home of Jean Okuye at 10181 Olive Ave., Livingston. Learn about passive-solar heating, ventilation for cooling, solar optics and more.

Bike Blessing

The Sons of Thunder will hold the Bike Blessing on April 19 at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Sign-in is 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. They will ride through the foothills to Henderson Park in Snelling. There will be a barbecue, live music and bike show with T-shirts and pins available for purchase. This is a free event. Call (209) 947-5269 for more information.

Scholarships for Atwater, Buhach students

The Atwater-Winton Lions Club will award two scholarships to qualified applicants from Atwater and Buhach Colony high schools to students who plan to obtain a degree in such vocations as nursing, dental technician, auto mechanics, computer technician, cosmetology, etc. The scholarships are $1,000 each and the deadline for applications is Tuesday. Call (209) 358-1668 for an application or more information.

Alcohol and drug meeting

The city of Merced’s Advisory Board on Alcohol and Other Drug Problems will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 1137 B St.

Photos with Easter Bunny

The Merced SPCA invites children, pets and adults to have a picture with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 19 at Walmart. Cost is $5. Raffle tickets, gift baskets, Easter baskets and snacks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the SPCA’s no-kill shelter at 1021 E. Childs Ave. Call (209) 384-7722 for more information.

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