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.
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.
First Tee Central Valley
The First Tee Central Valley, Merced will host an open house and registration from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at Merced Golf and Country Club, 6333 North Golf Road, Merced. For more information, contact John Campbell 209-261-8839.
World Day of Prayer in Merced
Church Women United in the Merced Area will meet 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.
Gourmet Breakfast Fundraiser
Yosemite Gateway Chapter # 126 Order of Eastern Star hosts its annual gourmet breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon March 4 at the Merced Masonic Center, 1810 M St., Merced. The menu includes ham, scrambled eggs, hash brown potatoes, cinnamon rolls, apricot crepes, scones, juice, coffee and tea. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children under 10. All proceeds go toward chapter expenses. For tickets and more information contact Mary Roberts, 209-358-7229.
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 email@example.com or call Kim McAuley at 209-761-5148 or Chris Cook at 209-358-0042.
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