Around Town (9-13-13)

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Rides to Raiders games

Bus trips to Oakland Raiders games start Sunday. The ticket price includes a good seat, tacos and a bottomless glass for margaritas, beer or soft drinks. Call (209) 202-6577 or email

Golf with Ebony Socialites

The Ebony Socialites of Atwater will hold their 13th annual Golf Classic at 8 a.m. Sept. 21 at Stevinson Ranch, 2700 N. Van Clief Road. Cost is $90 per player for a four-member scramble. Tickets include on-course events, barbecue lunch and prizes. Proceeds to benefit scholarships and community service projects. Call (209) 358-4986.

Drive-thru chicken dinner

Valley Christian Center in Los Banos will hold a drive-through chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at 241 W. Pacheco Blvd. Tickets are $8 and include a quarter chicken, rice, salad and dinner roll. Call (408) 991-4491.

Hunter safety classes

The city of Merced will hold hunter safety and range instruction classes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 at the Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $10. Call (209) 385-6298 or register at 678 W. 18th St.

Youth soccer clinics

The city of Merced will hold youth soccer clinics from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first four Wednesdays in October at Bernasconi Park. Cost is $35 for the full session, or $10 per day. Call (209) 385-6298 or register at 678 W. 18th St.

Class of ’68 reunion

The Merced High School Class of 1968 will have its 45-year reunion Oct. 26, and organizers are looking for classmates. For more information or to provide a classmate’s address, call (209) 723-4146 or email

Vietnam vets wanted

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 0691 welcomes new members who served during the Vietnam War era. Call (209) 381-0451 or join at 450 W. 21st St.

Calling all dog owners

The Yosemite Kennel Club will sponsor a Responsible Dog Owner Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Merced Dog Park on Yosemite Avenue. Dogs on leashes are welcome to attend this free event, which will have demonstrations, contests and a meet-the-breed parade. Call (209) 723-7000.

Chicken salad fundraiser

The Atwater Women’s Club will host a chicken salad fundraiser, featuring Connie Corvelo’s famous chicken salad, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11, to dine in or take out. Tickets are $10 per person; orders of three or more can be delivered in the Atwater area. Call (209) 358-3128 or (209) 358-1668 or email

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