Merced Youth Council meeting
The Merced Youth Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Sam Pipes Room of City Hall, 678 W. 18th St. On the agenda is an update on a mural project, possible field trips and future activities such as a scavenger hunt.
Healthy House special program
Healthy House will feature a program of Hmong fashion, with traditional music and dance, at its May 16 Annual Spring Multicultural Dinner at the Elks Lodge in Merced. Funds raised will support African American Health Disparities Project and the Honor HUR Program (Honoring Human Rights for Ethnic Women and Girls). A social hour will kick off the event at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. Tickets are $30 per person or $300 per table and are available at the Healthy House office, 301 W. l8th St., Suite 101, in Merced. For more information, call (209) 724-0102 or email email@example.com.
Merced Gardens & Nursery presents a free seminar on Drought Tolerant Landscaping at 11 a.m. Saturday at the business at 1007 Tahoe St., Merced. Presented by cooperative extension master gardeners, this seminar will focus on how to incorporate drought-tolerant plants into your existing landscaping for year-round “low water” color and beauty. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (209) 384-0513. For more information, go to www.mercedgardens.com/events.
Menudo at Club Mercedes
Club Mercedes continues to serve menudo every Sunday, 569 W. Ninth St. in Merced. Serving time is 8 a.m. to noon or until it sells out. Prices are $7 for a small bowl or $8 for a large bowl. The meal includes tortillas, condiments, coffee and pastries. Margaritas are available for $5 each. For information, call the nonprofit club after 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at (209) 383-9906.
Building Healthy Communities
Building Healthy Communities is holding its South Merced Spring Community Circle on Wednesdayfrom 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Tenaya Middle School auditorium, 760 W. Eighth St. Established as a means of highlighting successes within the community, this all-ages event is free and open to the public. A variety of games, activities and live music by the school band will be available. Free refreshments will be provided. For more information, call (209) 383-4242.
Le Grand Garden Club tour
“Country Charm at the Farm” is the theme for the Le Grand Garden Club Annual Garden Tour on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s event features five gardens in the extended Le Grand area. Garden-related vendors will be available for browsing and shopping. For ticket information, call (209) 389-4576.
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