Greater Yosemite Boys Scouts
The Greater Yosemite Boys Scouts of America plan a dinner to honor Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke from 6 to 9 p.m. March 9 at the Fish & Wildlife building at Lake Yosemite, 5714 Lake Road, Merced. Tickets are $20 and include a meal. Raffles are planned. Call Deputy Daryl Allen at 209-385-7490 or email email@example.com for tickets or more information.
Merced almond farmer and recording artist Eric Stephen Bocks will perform to benefit the Merced Multicultural Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. Tickets are $25 per person. For more, call 209-381-0500.
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Merced Co. Legal Professionals Assn. is hosting a bus trip to Black Oak Casino on March 10. Must be 21 and have valid identification. Cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact Marla Weathers at 209-724-9617.
Elks Lodge Drive-Thru Dinner
The Merced Elks Lodge will have a drive thru dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. March 14. 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, from any Past Exalted Ruler or at the door the night of the event. For more information contact the lodge at 209-723-1240 or Dave Wells at 209-756-3070.
Local expert Russ Speer will speak on “The New Water Paradigm- a 10,000-Year-Old Solution to our Modern Water and Weather Dilemmas” at 7 p.m. March 15 for the Merced Sierra Club at United Methodist Church of Merced, 899 Yosemite Parkway. For more, call Rod at 209-723-4747.
Pork rib dinner
The Mariposa County Farm Bureau plans the annual Pork Rib Fundraiser Dinner 4-7 p.m. on March 24 at Stagg Hall, 2884 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos. The dinner tickets are only $15 each, and may be purchased from the Mariposa County Farm Bureau at 5117 Bullion St. in Mariposa or by calling 209-742-5875, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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