Santa Fe Pet Hospital plans a flapjack fundraiser 8-10 a.m. June 4 at Applebee’s, 1734 W. Olive Ave. in Merced. Tickets are $7.50 and can be purchased at Christina’s Fine Clothing, Valley Animal Hospital or Santa Fe Pet Hospital. All proceeds go toward New Beginnings for Merced County Animals for transport costs, vaccines and flea treatments, medical bills and other needs. For more, email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The California Retired Teachers’ Association plans a memorial and luncheon at 10 a.m. June 6 at the Fish and Game building at Lake Yosemite. The memorial honors retired teachers who have died during the year. The general meeting and luncheon will begin at 11 a.m. The event is open to anyone with an interest in education, and there is no cost.
The Merced SPCA has set its next meeting for 6 p.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church, 500 Buena Vista Drive. For more, call 209-384-7722.
Merced Arts Council presents a workshop and reading with members of the Hmong American Writers’ Circle – Soul Vang, Pos Moua, Anthony Cody and Ying Thao – from 5:30-7 p.m. June 7 at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main St. in downtown Merced. For more, call the center at 209-388-1090 or go to www.artsmerced.org.
Fighting Spirit Pro Wrestling plans a fundraiser show to benefit Merced High’s wrestling team at 7 p.m. June 7 at Merced High, 205 W. Olive Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more or for tickets, call 209-910-3377.
The next Merced County Behavioral Health Board meeting is 3-5 p.m. June 7 at the county building, 1137 B St., which is open to the public. For more, call 209-381-6805.
A flag raising and dedication ceremony is set for 10:30 a.m. June 9 at Pacifica Senior Living, 3420 R St. in Merced. For more, call Shana at 209-384-9700.
Look Good Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better is a free two-hour workshop for women cancer patients experiencing appearance-related side effects from their treatment to be held on the second Monday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, 3850 G St. in Merced. The next one is June 13. For more, call 209-564-3600.
Habitat for Humanity of Merced County is looking for volunteers who would be interested in building homes. Building skills and construction experience would be helpful. Plan to attend an orientation meeting at 7 p.m. June 15 at St. Paul Lutheran Church Library, 2916 N. McKee Road in Merced. For more, call 209-726-0850.
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