Gov’t Offices Closed Monday
The Merced County Administration Building, and all city halls in Merced County will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Elks Lodge Drive-Through Dinner
The Merced Elks Lodge will have a drive-through dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The dinner cost is $10 and includes chicken quarters, beans, salad and a roll. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Elks Lodge at 1910 M St. or at the door the night of the event. For more information, contact the lodge at 209-723-1240 or 209-756-3070.
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Meet with Atwater’s new interim city manger
Art de Werk, the new interim city manger in Atwater, invites the public to join him for a cup of coffee and to discuss ideas and plans for the community at 8 a.m. Thursday at Atwater City Hall, 750 Bellevue Road, Atwater.
Drive-Through BBQ Fundraiser
The Santa Fe Golf Range will host a drive-through barbecue fundraiser to benefit Merced Youth Connect from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at 3536 North Santa Fe Drive in Merced. For more information, visit www.mercedyouthconnect.com.
UC Merced Downtown Campus Center
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the UC Merced Downtown Campus Center is planned for 11 a.m. Jan. 23 at the corner of 18th and N streets in Merced. Tours of the first-floor of the building will be given. The new center is expected to bring about 300 UC Merced staff to work in the downtown area of the city.
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
The Master Gardeners of Merced will host a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop for the public from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. For more information, to register and for location, please call 209-385-7403.
World Day of Prayer in Merced
Church Women United in the Merced Area will meet Thursday, March 1 to celebrate World Day of Prayer USA at Salvation Army, 1440 West 12th St. in Merced from 10 a.m. to noon. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 907-351-4096.
Merced Senior Center Volunteer Needed
The Merced Senior Center is looking for a volunteer librarian. If interested, contact Betty Hansen at 209-385-8803 for more information.
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