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.
Brazilian Jazz Concert
The Los Banos Arts Council will host Grupo Falso Baiano at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Ted Falasco Arts Center, 1105 Fifth St., Los Banos. For more information, call 209-826-6132.
UC Merced Downtown Campus Center
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the UC Merced Downtown Campus Center is planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday 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.
Merced Art Exhibit, Reception
Merced College Art Gallery will present an exhibition of mixed media sculpture by artists Sandra Beard and Janice Nakashima at the Theater Building of the Merced College Art Galley on M Street in Merced. A reception for the artists runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. This exhibition is open and continues until Feb. 8. The exhibition and reception are free to the public.
The January meeting of the Merced Chapter of AARP will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St., Merced. The speaker will be from Merced County HSA Adult and Aging Services. Snacks will be provided. For more information, call 209-357-8206.
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.
Buhach Music Crab Fundraiser
The Buhach Colony High School Music Boosters of Atwater hosts its 13th annual crab feed from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Pavilion at the Merced County Fairgrounds, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way The event features the Buhach Colony Jazz Ensemble, a raffle, and a dessert auction. All proceeds go toward funding the Buhach Colony High School Music program in Atwater. For more information, call 209-631-6178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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