Biscotti for sale
The Italian Catholic Federation will host its biscotti/bake sale from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday after all masses at St. Patrick’s Church, 671 E. Yosemite Ave.. To preorder, call (209) 383-4819 or (209) 723-6400. Orders can be picked up Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per dozen.
Breakfast in La Grange
The Rebekahs and the Odd Fellows have combined their efforts and will serve breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at the Odd Fellows Hall on Main St. in La Grange. Cost is $6 and includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, potatoes, French toast, eggs cooked any way, coffee and orange juice. For more information, call (209) 853-2128.
Hip Hop Academy scheduled
Fluetsch and Busby present the Atwater High School Hip Hop Academy for kids starting at 10:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main St. Admission is $3 for kids with accompanying adults or a $10 admission cap per family.
Cockpits opened at Castle
Castle Air Museum will host its annual May Open Cockpit Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25 at the museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive in Atwater. Tickets are $12 for adults; $8 for seniors; $5 for youths (6-17); and under 5 is free. There will be vintage military planes open for viewing, children’s activities, helicopter rides, food and more. For more information, call (209) 723-2178 or go to www.castleairmuseum.org.
Hors D’oeuvres Festival set
Soroptimist International of Merced will host its 40th annual Hors D’oeuvres Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30 at 2870 Rambler Lane. Cost is $35 per person and there will be a shuttle service starting at 5:15 p.m. Meet in the Merced Mall parking lot. For more information, call (209) 345-7752.
Volunteer drivers sought
Disabled American Veterans is looking for men and women to be DAV volunteer drivers. Volunteering to drive a vet ensures that even those living remotely from VA hospitals can make their appointments. DAV is in need of volunteers in the North Valley area (Merced), and provides van and fuel. Call (559) 241-6424 or (559) 225-6100, ext. 6907.
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