Gateway Quilters’ Guild
Gateway Quilters’ Guild of Merced County invites the public to join them for a meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Merced County Health Department at 15th and D streets. For more information call Barbara Scott 209-658-7227.
Hunter Education Classes
The local Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Los Banos Chapter and Department of Fish and Wildlife will host two Hunter Education Classes free of charge at the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s San Luis National Wildlife Refuge. The two separate classes will be held on July 22 and 23 and Aug. 12 and 13. Full attendance is mandatory both days in order to complete the requirements to obtain a hunter education certificate. A hunter education certificate is required in order to purchase a hunting license in California. These two classes may be the only opportunities offered locally before the upcoming dove season. Pre-register to obtain necessary class materials. Registration for the class can be made for the July class at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/105462 or the August class at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/105520. If you need help registering or have questions, please contact Shawn Olague at 209-564-2070.
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Vacation Bible School
A Vacation Bible School is set to run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 24 to July 27 at the Le Grand United Methodist Church at 3801 Washington St., Le Grand. The program is recommended for children ages 4 to 11, but all are welcome. For more information, call 209-626-9073.
The 10th annual Odd Fellows Catfish Dinner and Raffle is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the IOOF Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd. at La Grange. Cost is $12 for adults. Dinner and raffle tickets are available by calling 209-853-2128.
Merced adds days to public pool schedule
Get more swim time this summer as the City of Merced extends pools days at McNamara Pool, located at 1040 Canal St. The pool will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Aug. 13. The Golden Valley High School Pool, 2121 E. Childs Ave., is open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays until Aug. 13. Admission is $1 for youths under 18 and $2 for adults. Fridays swimming is free for the first 70 youngsters courtesy of the Merced Satellite Rotary.
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