Around Town (3/27/14)

03/26/2014 4:36 PM

03/26/2014 4:37 PM

Gospel Music concert

Julie Eichelberger will present Julie-N-Friends, an evening of Gospel Music, at 6 p.m. Sunday at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Performers include the Henry Family, Evidence Quartet, Bridge of Grace, Larry Martin, Rain Jones and more. For more information, call (559) 304-1102.

Music Ministry presented

The Bible Baptist Church presents Mark and Mary Gray and their Gospel Music Ministry at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 3840 N. Santa Fe Drive. For more information, call (209) 358-3595.

Scholarships available

The San Joaquin Section of the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance is offering scholarships to area high school seniors. The Anthony Brucia Success Award is awarded to a student that has overcome adversity and is now successful. Applications are available from high school scholarship counselors and are due by Tuesday. For more information, call (209) 383-3708.

Workshop on working with people

Merced College will hold a two-day workshop with four generations working side by side from 8 a.m. to noon April 3 and 10 at the Merced College Business Resource Center, 630 W. 19th St. The generational diversity class workshop will cover skills needed in working with and valuing members of different generations. Cost is $23 and earns a half-unit of college credit. For more information, call (209) 386-6733.

Reading Society meets

The Merced County Reading Society will meet at 5:30 p.m. April 3 at Barnes and Noble. Members are reading Vanity Fair by William Thackary; newcomers are welcome. For more information, call (209) 725-1868 or email

Lions Club offers scholarships

The Atwater-Winton Lions Club will award two scholarships to qualified applicants from Atwater and Buhach Colony high schools, to students who plan to obtain a degree in a vocational education such as nursing, dental technician, auto mechanics, computer technician, cosmetology, etc. The scholarships are $1,000 each and the deadline for applications is April 15. For an application or more information, call (209) 358-1668.

AARP meets

The Atwater AARP 2194 meets at 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Community Center, 760 Bellevue Road. For more information, call (209) 357-7391.

Weight-loss meeting set

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at 2300 Cascade Drive in the clubhouse at Castle Vista. For more information, call (209) 628-9720.

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