Hazardous Waste Disposal
The Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority hosts a Household Hazardous Waste event at the Highway 59 Landfill on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Highway 59 Landfill, 7040 N. Highway 59, Merced. Before bringing items out to the facility, please call Clean Harbors at 916-296-7478 to identify the amount and type of HHW that will be dropped off at the facility. For more information about either event, please visit www.mcrwma.org or call 209-723-4481 ext. 224.
Shakespeare Reading in Merced
Merced Shakes presents its third offering in the Staged Reading Cycle “Politics and Betrayal,” the epic Antony and Cleopatra. The reading will be presented at 7:30 p.m. July 20 at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main St., Merced. A suggested ticket donation is $ 5. For more information, call 209-723-3265.
Second Annual LaFayette Car Show
The La Grange Odd Fellows invites the public to its second annual IOOF Lodge #65 Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 22 at the La Grange One Room School House. Pre-registration is $25 per car with commemorative plaque included; late registration is $30. For more information on registration call Kenny McIntyre 209-324-9016 or Mike Pease 209-277-7039.
Merced Monthly Sunday Dance
A dance will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. July 23 at the Merced Senior Community Center 755 W 15th St. Music by “Gloria and Friends” Cost is $8. Doors open 1:30 p.m. Door prizes and refreshments available. For more information call 209-723-0839.
Art Exhibit, Reception
The Merced College Art Gallery will present an exhibition of interactive sculptures from Aug. 15 to Sept. 7 at the Theater Building, 3600 M St., Merced. The public is invited to a reception for the artist from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23. For more information, call 209-384-6064.
The city of Livingston will begin their annual Youth Soccer Season and are looking for referees. Refs must be 15 or older, have knowledge of soccer’s rules and have played at least two years. Those interested can pick up an application at City Hall, 1416 C St., Livingston, or go to www.livingstoncity.com. The Recreation Department will provide training. For more, call the Livingston Recreation Department at 209-394-8830.
Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Merced County Library are hosting a summer-long book sale. The “Fill a Bag for $3” runs daily at the library’s main branch, 2100 O St., Merced.
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