Mariposa 4-H holds bike-a-thon MS benefit
HORNITOS -- The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship Project will hold a bike-a-thon Sunday to benefit the fight against multiple sclerosis. The registration will start at 8:30 a.m. at Highway 140 and Indian Gulch Road. All ages are invited to participate. There will be a barbecue and awards afterward. Call (209) 376-2320.
Evening show features author Anne Fadiman
The Healthy House Within a MATCH Coalition will present "An Evening with Anne Fadiman" on May 5 at the Merced Elks Club, 1910 M St., at 5:30 p.m., with a social hour and silent auction, followed by the dinner and program. Fadiman is the National Book Critics' Circle Award-winning author of "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures." Call (209) 724-0102 for more information and tickets.
Never miss a local story.
Four Winds Foundation fund-raising dinner
Four Winds Foundation is a nonprofit organization that sponsors the Child and Adult Care Food Program. It will hold its second annual fund-raising dinner
May 19 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Club Mercedes, 569 W. Ninth St. Tickets are $8 and include chicken, pasta, mixed vegetable and roll. For tickets, send a check to Four Winds Foundation, Attn: Barbecue Chicken Dinner, 97 W. Gerard Ave., Suite B, Merced, 95341 or go to that address between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.
Kiwanis Club to have tri-tip takeout dinner
The Kiwanis Club of Merced will hold its third annual tri-tip takeout dinner May 20 at the Elks Club, 19th and M streets. Tickets are $18 and proceeds will be used to provide scholarships for at least six seniors in the Merced High School District. For more info, call (209) 756-6523, (209) 723-5388, (209) 777-1274 or (209) 564-2797.
Lions Club will hold shooting tournament
HILMAR -- The Lions Club will hold its clay pigeon shooting tournament May 20 at
8 a.m. at Rooster Ranch, 26166 Kelly Road. The event, including food and prizes, benefits Camp Pacifica, a summer camp in Oakhurst for the hearing impaired. All shooters are welcome. Call (209) 357-3489 or go to roosterranchonline.com.
Sister 2 Sister Tea
LOS BANOS -- The New Life Community Church will hold its fifth annual Sister 2 Sister Tea on May 19 at 2 p.m. at the church, 1250 Overland Ave. This is a time for bonding, fellowship and friendship for women of all ages, races and church affiliation. Tickets are $20. Come for food, games, prizes and encouragement.
To have an event announced in Around Town, send the information to Connie Hodges at least 10 days prior to the event, at email@example.com. Items run according to space available.