Around Town 05/27/14

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Concealed Carry classes

CCW classes are held once a month at 9 a.m. at Stone’s Gun Shop, 835 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. For details call (209) 723-3733 or go to

AARP meeting

AARP’s Merced chapter will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Go to for more information.

Photography lovers welcome

The Merced Camera Club invites all who are interested in the photography to its meeting on June 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Merced County Farm Bureau, 646 S. Highway 59. Call (209) 382-0222 or (209) 761-0260.

Hors D’oeuvres Festival

Soroptimist International of Merced will hold its 40th annual Hors D’oeuvres Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at 2870 Rambler Lane. Cost is $35 per person. There will be a shuttle service starting at 5:15 p.m. Meet in the Merced Mall parking lot. Call (209) 345-7752 for more information.

Pick and Gather and Merced River Fair

The Merced Riverdance Farms will have its 10th annual Pick and Gather and Merced River Fair on Saturday and Sunday at 12230 Livingston Cressey Road. Camp sites are available for Saturday night. There will be many activities. For times and details call (209) 761-0081 or email

Adopt a cat, dog or puppy

The Merced SPCA will hold a big adoption event from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 7 at Petco, 1230 Commerce Ave., Atwater. There will cats, dogs and puppies ss well as information for pet owners on low-cost pet services and SPCA membership and volunteer opportunities.

Black Oak Casino trip

The Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation will hold a trip to Black Oak Casino. Leaves the Home Depot parking lot in Los Banos at 6:30 a.m., the Merced Mall at 7:30 a.m. and returns at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $49.95 per person and includes transportation, $10 free play, $5 match, $5 food, snacks and drinks and a raffle ticket. Proceeds will benefit Pathways Towards Recovery, Cancer Wellness Fundraiser. Call (209) 761-5624 or (209) 827-1960 for more information.

Elks Club breakfast

The Elks Club will hold a breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on June 8 at 3600 Wardrobe Ave. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, orange juice and coffee. Bloody Marys and screwdrivers will also be available.

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