Around Town (4-26-13)

04/26/2013 12:48 AM

04/26/2013 12:49 AM

Galen Clark preschool makeover is Saturday

Galen Clark preschool will get a makeover by volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at 211 E. 11 St. To volunteer, register at www.comcastinthecommunity. com.

Merced College guitar ensemble performance

Merced College will present solo, duet, small ensemble and guitar orchestra performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the college theater. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students and faculty. For more information, call (209) 384-6284.

St. Anthony School open house Monday

ATWATER -- St. Anthony School will hold its open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the school, 1801 Winton Way. The school will be celebrating its 60th anniversary soon and would like to contact alumni who have attended the school since 1953. Call (209) 358-3341 or email

College offers classes for area residents

The Merced Community College Services will offer a wide range of classes starting in May. They include aikido, running a successful home-based business, fitness boot camps, a fitness lab, golf for all ages, lap swimming, typing and word processing, yoga and Zumba. For more information, call (209) 384-6221.

American Legion Riders host annual dinner

The American Legion Riders will hold its annual Thunder in the Post dinner and dance at 6 p.m. on May 4 at the American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The meal includes chile verde, live music, and door and raffle prizes. Call (209) 769-0201 for more information.

Church women's group to hold lunch potluck

A Church Women United potluck luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 3 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 1455 E. Yosemite Ave. Bring a dish to share. The program will be provided by Margaret Simmons from Sierra Grace Homeless Project. Her presentation is titled "Swinging Wide the Doors of Hospitality." Call (209) 722-6101 for more information.

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