Around Town for Feb. 14, 2014

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02/13/2014 7:58 PM

Kindergarten Roundup

St. Paul Lutheran School invites all families with children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2014 to attend a Kindergarten Roundup and Information Night 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at St. Paul Lutheran School, 2916 McKee Rd. During the evening, parents will get information about the benefits of Core Knowledge and Core Virtues Curriculum and see how to integrate iPads and SMART boards into the classroom. Children are encouraged to come and check out the classroom. Public registration opens March 13. For more information call (209) 383-3302.

Sierra Club scholarships

The Central Sierra Audubon Society and the area Sierra Club chapter are offering $1,000 scholarships to students studying in the field of natural sciences. CSAS is offering the Edye Dingman scholarship. The Sierra Club’s scholarship honors Mack Waggoner. The application deadline is Feb. 28. Scholarship applications and information are available at For more, call Pamela Blair at (209) 533-1668 or Augusta Parrington at (209) 928-3835.

Exhibit honors custodians

The UC Merced Library is pleased to announce a reception celebrating the opening of their latest exhibit “Our Custodians.” Come learn about the jobs of the hardest working group on campus. The highlight of the exhibit is a series of intimate portraits of ten UC Merced custodians taken by award-winning area photographer Roger Wyan. All are welcome to attend. Beverages and cookies will be served. The event will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at the UC Merced Library, Room KL 355.

Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp is starting soon. There will be lots of activities, games, arts, crafts and swimming for only $10 a day. Camp is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The event will be held at Campus Park School in Livingston. It’s first-come, first-served for kids 5 to 12 years old. You must preregister at Livingston City Hall, 1416 C St. For more information, call the recreation department 394-8830 or

Sunday Social Dance

A Sunday social dance and music by Just Friends will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at Merced Community Center ballroom, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $8 at the door. Doors will open at 1 p.m. For more information, call (209) 723-0839.

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