The monthly luncheon for the Merced College Retired Women is 11:30 a.m. Thursday at La Hacienda 2, 3355 G St. No RSVP is required for the no-host meal.
Free oil filter
The Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority offers a free oil filter exchange event throughout Merced County in which residents can take a used oil filter to any AutoZone or O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Merced County and receive a new filter for free on any Saturday or Sunday in July. For more, visit www.mercedrecycles.com/usedoilfilters.html or call 209-723-4481, ext. 24.
There will be a showing of “I’ll Be Me” featuring singer Glen Campbell from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Pacifica Senior Living Merced, 3400 R St. in Merced. For more or to reserve a seat, call Shana at 209-384-9700 or email SLemke@NorthstarSL.com.
Due to popular demand, the La Grange Odd Fellows of Lafayette Historical Lodge No. 65 plans a second crafts fair, which will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the IOOF Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd. in La Grange. It will showcase local art, jewelry, sewn creations and other goodies. Admission is free to the public. For more, call Patty at 209-604-4444 or Amanda at 209-988-0934.
The National Association for Uniformed Services will be meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Castle Air Museum banquet room, 5050 Santa Fe Drive. The guest speaker will be Kimberly Sanchez, Merced County’s new veterans services officer. This is also an election meeting. For more, call Robert Windle at 209-358-5324 or Larry Frice at 209-358-2045.
Gateway Quilters’ Guild meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Merced Health Department, 260 E. 15th St. The “Christmas in July” meeting, when the group will be making Christmas ornaments for its tree at the Merced County Courthouse Museum in December. For more, call Barbara Scott 209-658-7227.
California State University, Stanislaus, is offering two summer camps on algebra and geometry, 9 a.m. to noon July 18 and 22 and July 25 and 29 at the 1 University Circle campus in Turlock. They are open to Merced County students in seventh through ninth grades. They are $50 each before July 15 and $75 after that. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 209-667-3780. To register, go to commerce.cashnet.com/math1.
The Martin Martinez Group will play from 2 to 5 p.m. July 24 at the Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $8. Refreshments available. For more, call 209-723-0839 or 209-628-8734.
The next installment of the Julie-N-Friends gospel concert series is 6 p.m. July 31 at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. The lineup includes the Evidence Quartet of Yorba Linda, Reliance of Fresno, Dennis Curtsinger of Visalia and Bridge of Grace of Merced. Admission is free, but an offering will be taken. For more, contact Julie at 559-304-1102.
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