Parkinson’s Support Group
The monthly Parkinson’s Support Group meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at Mission Gardens, 1450 E. 27th St., Merced. This month they are hosting Pang Chang from HICAP an advocate with Merced Agency On Aging. For more information or to RSVP call 209-384-3300.
Merced Sierra Club
Anna Moncovich will share photos and stories of her time spent with a family of endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda to the Merced Group of the Sierra Club at 7 p.m. today at the Merced United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Parkway. The public is invited. For more information, call 209-723-4747.
Merced County Republican Women
Merced County Republican Women Federated will meet on Feb. 19 at the Branding Iron Restaurant, 640 W. 16th St. The speaker will be Mark Meuser, Republican candidate for Secretary of State. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Reservations are required for the $19 luncheon by today by calling 209-358-4391 or by email to email@example.com.
Art and Spirits Fun Night
Arbor Gallery will host “Art and Spirits Fun Night” featuring new member Tonia Hemme to benefit the Merced Arts Center at 6 p.m. Friday at the MAC, 645 W. Main St., Merced. For more information, call 209-388-1090.
Chicken and Waffle Breakfast
The annual “Chicken and Waffle Breakfast” is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at Bethesda Apostolic Faith Church, 1822 Canal St., Merced. The menu includes fried chicken wings, waffles, eggs, juice or coffee. Donation is $12 each, dine-in and take-out is available. For more information or to place an order, call 209-726-0533 or 209-489-4128.
The Merced Community College Chorus is seeking singers. The group gathers at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays at Lesher Hall on the Merced College campus in Merced. Director Phillip Smallwood is preparing for the group’s spring concert which is set for May.
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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