La Grange Odd Fellows Breakfast
The La Grange Odd Fellows host their monthly breakfast to benefit Lafayette Lodge #65 from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the IOOF Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd., La Grange. For more information, call 209-853-2128.
Valentine’s Day Dinner in Atwater
The Atwater VFW hosts its annual Valentine’s Day dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 at the VFW Hall, 1388 Broadway, Atwater. The no-host bar opens at 5 p.m. The menu includes roast turkey, pork roast, bread and salad. Tickets are $25 per couple and can be purchased at the door or by calling 209-761-0967.
High Tea on Valentine’s Day
Merced Garden Club, Inc. will host a High Tea at 1 p.m. on Valentine’s Day Feb. 14 at Lake Yosemite, Fish & Game building. New members are welcome. For reservations call 209-761-5710.
Merced County Republican Women
Merced County Republican Women Federated will meet on Feb. 19 at the Branding Iron Restaurant, 640 W. 16th St. The speaker will be Mark Meuser, Republican candidate for Secretary of State. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Reservations are required for the $19 luncheon by Feb. 15 by calling 209-358-4391 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elks Lodge Drive-Through Dinner
The Merced Elks Lodge will have a drive-through dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21. The dinner cost is $10 and includes chicken quarters, beans, salad and a roll. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Elks Lodge at 1910 M St. or at the door the night of the event. For more information, contact the lodge at 209-723-1240 or 209-756-3070.
Free Fly-fishing Clinic
The Merced Fly-fishing Club hosts a free fly casting clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at Bicentennial Cove at Lake Yosemite. Equipment will be provided. For additional information contact Doug Autrand at 209-722-9127 or Al Delco 209-658-1942.
Old Timers Association
The Merced County Old Timers Association is accepting applications to honor members of our communities who are 85 years of age or older and have lived in Merced County for at least 50 years. A luncheon will be served at noon on April 15 at the Italo-American Lodge in Merced. All applications need to be returned by March 25. For more information, email Carolyn Chandler at email@example.com or call Kim McAuley at 209-761-5148 or Chris Cook at 209-358-0042.
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