Merced Gardens and Nursery’s landscape talk
Merced Gardens and Nursery will hold a Fall Edible Landscape Talk at 10 a.m. Saturday on Highway 59. The business also is at the farmers market every first and third Wednesday of the month at the Promenade, and at the downtown location on N Street, between 18th and 19thstreets, on Saturdays.
World Habitat Day barbecue
A World Habitat Day 2013 barbecue will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Rahilly Park in Merced. There will be an art contest; all entries must be submitted by 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The theme this year is “Habitat for Humanity around the world and what it means to you.” Contestants must be 18 years old or younger. Call (209) 726-0850.
Merced Saturday Aglow
Merced Saturday Aglow will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Carol Chavoya will be the speaker. Please bring a snack to share. Call (209)631-6283 or (209) 723-8228.
Hawaiian/Tahitian dance workshop
The South Pacific Dance Company will hold a beginner Hawaiian/Tahitian dance workshop Saturday at 2400 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The session for children ages 4 to 8 is at 11 a.m.; the session for 9-years-olds, teens and adults is at noon. Call (209) 777-3534 for more information.
VFW serves up Breakfast at the Hall
Portuguese Beans and Linguica Dinner
Our Lady of Mercy School’s Oktoberfest
Our Lady of Mercy School will hold an Oktoberfest celebration at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Merced Fruit Barn, 4526 E. Highway. 140. Tickets are $25 each and proceeds will benefit the school’s computer lab. Beer, sausage, pretzels and more will be available. Call (209) 722-7496.
Free electronic waste recycling event
Merced College’s Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society will hold a free e-waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12-13 in parking lot A in front of the Administration Building. The group will take any consumer electronic equipment, working or not, including electric appliances with a cord, computer monitors, televisions, PC systems, printers, laptops, copiers, scanners, fax machines and toner cartridges. For more information, call (209) 384-6385.