Around Town (7/11/14)

July 10, 2014 

Atwater chamber mixer

The Atwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its Diamond Mixer and Atwater Aviators event at 6:30 p.m. today at Memorial Ballpark, 790 Elm Ave. Admission for adults is $3; children get in free. Hot dogs are two for $3. Ballgame begins at 7 p.m.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club

The Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets at 6:30 a.m. every Friday at Carrows Restaurant, 720 Motel Drive. New members are welcome. For more information, call (209) 384-7128 or (209) 756-3001.

Summer arts classes

The Multicultural Arts Center is offering many classes this summer at 645 W. Main St. on the third floor. For more information, call (209) 388-1090 or email programs@artsmerced.org.

New MS support group

A new multiple sclerosis support group in will meet at 2 p.m. July 30 at the Merced County Library, 2100 O St. For more information, email Tabytha at purplecat79@yahoo.com or look for the group on Facebook.

Story time at the mall

“Once Upon a Story Time With Jazmine” is at 1 and 2 p.m. every Saturday through Aug. 9 at the Merced Mall center court. For story selections, go to www.mercedmall.com.

Free day at Kiddieland

Kiddieland will be free July 19, sponsored by Merced Elks Lodge 1240. Concession opens at noon; rides will be free 1 to 5 p.m. Kiddieland is in Applegate Park near Q and 25th streets.

Alzheimer’s support

The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at noon Wednesday at Country Waffle, 845 W. Pacheco Blvd. Their will be a round table with former and current caretakers discussing the early, middle and late stages of the debilitating disease, followed by conclusions and resources. For more information, call (209) 826-5374, (209) 626-7185 or (209) 826-7452.

CCW classses

Classes on carrying a concealed weapon are held at 9 a.m. once a month at Stone’s Gun Shop, 835 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. For more information, call (209) 723-3733 or go to www.ccwmerced.com.

Weight loss support

The Merced Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the 15th of each month (unless it is a Saturday or Sunday, in which case its meets the Friday before) at 315 Mercy Ave., Third Floor, Classroom A. For more information, call (209) 261-6333.

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