The Atwater VFW Post 9946 presents Hamburger Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at 1388 Broadway in Atwater. For more information, call 209-358-7224. All proceeds are used for supporting our Veterans.
Merced Shakespearfest Auditions
Merced Shakespearefest is gearing up for its spring production of ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’ Auditions are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Merced Arts Center, 645 W. Main St., Merced. Rehearsals begin in late February. Performances are scheduled in mid-April. For more information, call 209-723-3265 or find them on Facebook at “Merced Shakespearefest.”
St. Anthony School Open House
St. Anthony Elementary and Preschool hosts an open house from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at the school, 1801 N. Winton Way, Atwater. For more information, call 209-358-3341.
Merced County Historical Society
The Merced County Historical Society holds its annual membership meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Merced County Board of Supervisors Chambers. Society officers and board members will be installed and awards and grants will be presented. The keynote speaker will be Ron Genini of Fresno, author of California on the Edge of American History. For more information, call 209-723-2401 or visit the website at www.mercedmuseum.org.
Toy Show in Merced
The seventh annual Chaos Collectibles Toy Show Round-up takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Merced Elk’s Lodge, 1910 M St., Merced. Admission is $5. Early-bird time runs from 9 to 11 a.m. that day and the early admission price is $10. Vintage toys from as early as the 1920s will be on display. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Atwater Veterans Park Restoration fund. For more information, call 209-631-6277.
Old Timers Association
The Merced County Old Timers Association is accepting applications to honor members of our communities who are 85 years of age or older and have lived in Merced County for at least 50 years. A luncheon will be served at noon on April 15 at the Italo-American Lodge in Merced. All applications need to be returned by March 25. For more information, email Carolyn Chandler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kim McAuley at 209-761-5148 or Chris Cook at 209-358-0042.
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