Around Town

Around Town (01/08/2019)

Merced College Retired Women

The Merced College Retired Women will meet for their no-host monthly luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at LaHacienda 2, 3355 G St., Merced. No RSVP necessary.

Painting Exhibition Merced

The Merced College Art Gallery presents “Liminal,” an exhibition of paintings by Merced artist Eli Sachse from Jan. 16 to Feb 13. The public is invited to a reception with the artist from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the art gallery theater building at Merced College, 3600 M St., Merced.

Art and Spirits Fun Night

Arbor Gallery will host Art and Spirits Fun Night, featuring local artist Lisa Gilliland-Viney to benefit the Multicultural Art Center from 6-8:30pm, Friday, Jan. 18, at the MAC, 645 W. Main St., Merced. The $35 fee covers all painting supplies, light refreshments, including wine and non-alcoholic drinks, and guidance from experienced Arbor Gallery artists. This family friendly event donates all proceeds to the MAC. For reservations, call 209-388-1090.

Atwater Garden Club

Atwater Garden Club will be pruning roses at Bloss House Garden at 1 p.m. Jan. 19. Bring your clippers, loppers and gloves. Information: 209-777-8480.

AARP Merced Meeting

Howard Smith will give a presentation entitled “Forks Over Knives” extolling the virtues of healthier meals, such as vegan. The meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m/ at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Snacks will be available. Information: 209-357-8206.

Fireworks Sales Applications

Livingston Non-Profit Organizations are eligible to have a chance to sell safe and sane fireworks for their organization. Any Livingston non-profit group of 15 members or more and have a 5013c interested, must complete a lottery submission form along with a $25 application fee and return it to Livingston City Hall prior to Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. No late entries will be accepted. No exceptions. The drawing will be held at the regular City Council meeting on March 19. Submission forms can be picked up at City Hall, 1416 C St. Information: 209-394-8830.

Valentine’s at the MAC

Enjoy an evening at the MAC, Thursday, Feb. 14. 645 W. Main St. Merced 6-9pm. Music played by Gloria and Friends. Refreshments available, Tickets call 209-388-1090. Couples $20. Single $12.

If you would like to have an event announced in Around Town, send information to aroundtown@mercedsunstar.com at least 10 days before the event. Items run according to space available.

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