Keep Your Balance
The Merced County Area on Aging and Regenerations Wellness will hold a “Keep Your Balance” Fall Prevention Health Fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 851 23rd St. This free event includes discussion of medication management, vision, home safety and more. Call (209) 827-1960.
Free Shredding Event
Central Valley Community Bank will host its eighth annual Free Shredding Event from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 3337 G St., Suite B. Call (209) 725-2830 for more information.
El Nido Chicken meal
The Parent Teacher Club will host a to-go-only Chicken Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the school, 161 E. El Nido Road. Cost is $15 and includes a half a chicken, salad, potatoes and roll. Purchase tickets by April 7. No tickets sold at the door. Drinks will be for sale. Call (209) 385-8420 for more. Proceeds support field trips, camp, classroom supplies and more.
Tea Party meeting
The Merced-Atwater Tea Party will hold its regular meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the VFW Hall, 5th and Broadway, Atwater. The candidates for Merced County sheriff will be present to participate in a debate. Everyone is invited to attend and participate.
First Baptist choir event
The Winton First Baptist Church choir will present “Upon This Rock,” a free event at 7 p.m. Friday at the church at Myrtle Avenue and McConnell Street. Call (209) 358-6975 for more information.
Good Friday Service
Atwater Baptist Church and New Life Community Church will host a Community Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. Friday at 2124 First St. in Atwater. Participating churches include First Church of God, Evergreen Christian Center, First Nazarene Church and Atwater Methodist Church.
Chile Relleno Dinner
Club Mercedes will hold its Chile Relleno Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at 569 W. 9th St. Cost is $10, with beans, rice, tortillas and salsa. Dine-in or take-out. Call (209) 383-9906.
Women’s Prayer Breakfast
Merced Women of Love will hold its Women’s Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Courtyard Marriott, 750 Motel Drive, with fellowship, praise and worship. Breakfast is available with individual orders. Call (209) 947-8013 or (209) 409-6333. No child care offered.
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