Elks Lodge Drive-Thru Dinner
The Merced Elks Lodge will have a drive thru dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. 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, from any Past Exalted Ruler or at the door the night of the event. For more information contact the lodge at 209-723-1240 or Dave Wells at 209-756-3070.
Local expert Russ Speer will speak on “The New Water Paradigm- a 10,000-Year-Old Solution to our Modern Water and Weather Dilemmas” at 7 p.m. Thursday for the Merced Sierra Club at United Methodist Church of Merced, 899 Yosemite Parkway. For more, call Rod at 209-723-4747.
St. Patrick’s Day Meal in Ballico
Ballico American Legion Post 668 hosts its annual corn beef and cabbage dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on St. Patrick Day, March 17 at Ballico Veteran’s Hall 11305 Ballico Ave. Ballico. The cost is $8. For more information, call 209-769-5625.
St Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Dinner
Ballico American Legion will be serving their traditional St Patrick’s Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 17 at 11305 Ballico Ave., Ballico. Donations are $8. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For more information, call 209-769-5625.
Pork rib dinner
The Mariposa County Farm Bureau plans the annual Pork Rib Fundraiser Dinner 4-7 p.m. on March 24 at Stagg Hall, 2884 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos. The dinner tickets are only $15 each, and may be purchased from the Mariposa County Farm Bureau at 5117 Bullion St. in Mariposa or by calling 209-742-5875, or email at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kim McAuley at 209-761-5148 or Chris Cook at 209-358-0042.
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