Merced Police Citizens Police Academy
The Merced Police Department is offering a free Citizens Police Academy. The classes will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. starting March 21 at the central police station, 611 West 22nd St., Merced. The deadline to enroll is March 2. For more information or to enroll, call Eugene Drummond at 209-385-6297 or email email@example.com.
Friends of the Merced County Library
The Friends of the Merced County Library welcomes members and the public to its next meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. on March 1 in the Gracey Room of Merced Library, 2100 O St., Merced. Business includes the Friends’ 50th birthday party, bylaws, and budgeting. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enchilada Dinner Fundraiser in Atwater
The Atwater Police Activities Cadets hosts a fundraiser dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. March 3 at the Atwater VFW Post at 1390 Broadway. The menu includes enchiladas, beans and rice for $10.The event is expected to sell out again this year. To reserve tickets, call 209-688-5763.
Exhibit Opening at the Courthouse Museum
Merced County Courthouse Museum opens “Yosemite Lumber Company at Merced Falls” exhibit at 5 p.m. March 8. The photo exhibit documents the community life and business operations of Merced Falls and its connected logging camps. In addition, a digital mapping display reconstructs the infrastructure of the sawmill and the living quarters. At the exhibit opening, local historian Grey Roberts will give a PowerPoint presentation titled: “Merced Falls: Once the Industrial Center” at 6 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, contact the Courthouse Museum at 209-723-2401. The exhibit and opening program is free to the public.
Greater Yosemite Boys Scouts
The Greater Yosemite Boys Scouts of America plan a dinner to honor Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke from 6 to 9 p.m. March 9 at the Fish & Wildlife building at Lake Yosemite, 5714 Lake Road, Merced. Tickets are $20 and include a meal. Raffles are planned. Call Deputy Daryl Allen at 209-385-7490 or email email@example.com for tickets or more information.
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