Movie in the park
The Merced Parks and Recreation Department will show “Goosebumps” at dusk on Friday, June 24, at McNamara Park, 1040 Canal St. The event is free. Staffers recommend viewers bring chairs, a blanket or something else to sit on. For more, call 209-385-6232.
Free art classes for children ages 3 to 5 are planned at the Epekel Art Gallery, 1733 Canal St. in Merced. The final class is 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 24. To register, call Kimberly Zamora at 209-658-0661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Festival of Dance continues at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at Merced College Theater, 3600 M St. The show features Steps Dance Studio, and several shows are planned. Tickets are $10 general, $8 for youths, students, seniors and military personnel. For more, call 209-381-6470.
Black Oak music
The Black Oak Casino concert series in Tuolomne starts at 8 p.m. July 1 with Loose Cannonz featuring Greg Noll. To see the full lineup, go to www.blackoakcasino.com/entertainment.
The Yosemite Music Festival is July 8 and 9 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road in Mariposa. Fourteen acts are planned. Tickets range from $20 to $40; children younger than 12 get in free. For more, go to www.yosemitemusicfestival.com.
The Merced Parks and Recreation Department plans a showing of “Hotel Transylvania 2” at dusk on July 8 at Rahilly Park, 3400 Parsons Ave. The event is free. Staffers recommend viewers bring chairs, a blanket or something else to sit on. For more, call 209-385-6232.
Sierra Artists’ Gallery of Mariposa is calling on regional photographers to submit work to the Photography Fest and Sale. Entries are due by July 9 for the show that runs July 11-24. For a prospectus and application, visit the gallery in Mariposa at Highway 140 and Sixth Street or the website at www.sierraartistsgallery.com. For more, call 209-966-2284.
Arts & Spirits
The Merced County Arts Council and Arbor Gallery plans Art & Spirits on the third Friday of each month. The next evening of wine and painting is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 15. Artist Rose Tripp will instruct; refreshments and supplies are included in the $35 charge. Space is limited. Call the Multicultural Arts Center at 209-388-1090 or email email@example.com.