Atwater VFW Fish Fry
The Atwater VFW will host a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the VFW Hall, 1390 Broadway Ave., Atwater. The menu includes fish sticks, fish patties, fish tacos French fries. Eat In or take out.
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. Saturday 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.
Merced High Alumni Lunch
Merced High classmates from1945 to 1955 are invited to join the '48 Class sponsors at their monthly lunch at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Elks Lodge, 1910 M St., Merced.
Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
The next meeting of the Merced Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 the Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal St., Merced. If you have numbness or tingling in your feet or hands and want further information call Larry Frice at 209-358-2045 or Bill Cavner at 209-723-9405.
Free Mental Illness Class
NAMI Merced will host free weekly classes this spring for those suffering with mental health issues beginning at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at 480 E. 13th St., Merced. Classes will end April 26. The course provides information on many mental illnesses as well as coping skills, recovery and rehabilitation. Classes are taught by people who have experienced mental illness and are certified by NAMI California to offer courses to the community. You do not have to have been diagnosed to attend. Space is limited. For more information, call 209-789-6264 or visit www.namimerced.org/classes.
Friends of the Fair 2018 Kick-Off Dinner
The Friends of the Fair will hold an annual pre-party and membership dinner to kick off the 2018 fair season with a sit-down dinner, hosted bar and entertainment. Funds raised will go to support the Merced County Fairgrounds. Attendees must be 21 years old. The event is scheduled from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Merced County Fairgrounds Yosemite Hall. Tickets are $40 per person and are available at the Merced County Fairgrounds Office. For more information, call 209-722-1507.
Cumbia Dance Lesson
Cumbia dance lesson will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays in February at the Merced Senior Community Center 755 W. 15th St., Merced. No partner needed. For more information, call 209-628-0683.
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