Legal professionals group
The Merced County Legal Professionals Association will hold a membership drive and wine tasting event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at 849 W. 20th St. in Merced. People who work in any legal capacity are invited. Call (209) 617-3029 for more information.
Free travel workshop
The Big Valley Travel Club will hold a free travel workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday. The workshop is open to all who enjoy quality budget travel with small groups. Call (209) 634-6804 or email BVTravelclub@charter.net for the location of the workshop. The club will have prizes and special gifts to give away and needs an accurate head count.
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Black Oak Casino trip
The 4th of July Committee will hold a casino bus trip to Black Oak Casino, leaving the TA Truck Stop in Livingston at 7 a.m. on May 24 and returning at 2 a.m. Tickets are $30. Bingo games and drinks will be available on the bus. Call (209) 485-8504 or email livingston4thofjuly.com for more information.
Creative worship event
The God Represented In Peoples Spirit-Student Club will hold an event in which students will be praising God in skits, music, dance. There will be a free raffle and snacks. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. on May 24, with the event starting at 11 a.m. at Weaver School, 3076 E. Childs Ave. All ages are welcome. Call (209) 723-2174 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Hors d’oeuvres festival
Soroptimist International of Merced will hold its 40th hors d’oeuvres festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 30, at 2870 Rambler Lane. Cost is $35 per person. A shuttle service will start at 5:15 p.m., meeting in the Merced Mall parking lot. Call (209) 345-7752 for more information.
Retired Teachers’ meeting
The California Retired Teachers’ Association will hold its yearly memorial meeting and luncheon starting at 10 a.m. on June 2 at the Fish and Game Building at Lake Yosemite. Teachers who have retired during the year and those that have passed away during the year will be honored. Call (209) 358-9061 for more information.
Shelter needs supplies
The D Street Shelter needs supplies such as shampoo, conditioner, bars of soap, deodorant and toothbrushes. Travel sizes work well. For more information, call Renee Mounce at (209) 725-8188 or (209) 947-8386.