Meetings on Saturday and Sunday, August 6-7, 2011


Young people

The Merced County Library “Children’s Hour” of storytime and programs at 2 p.m., 2100 O St.


Healthy House, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sierra Presbyterian Church, M Street and Yosemite Avenue.

Merced Fish and Game Club Inc. trap and skeet range open to the public at 9 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The range is on the grounds of the Los Banos Sportsman’s Club on Hwy. 165. Info: 631-8778.

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Modesto Chapter #729 at 10 a.m. 500 Kansas Ave. Central California Model Flyers at 11 a.m. 3240 S. Arboleda Drive. Info: 388-9194.

PromiseLife every Saturday staff and youth at noon, 7081 N. Winton Way, for Community Outreach featuring Random Acts of Kindness.

Volunteers encouraged. Info: 358-6939.

Central California Classic Chevy Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Perko’s in Modesto. Info: 722-5494.

Support groups

Chronic Pain and Illness Class and Support Group meets at 10 a.m. at Yosemite Church in the Tenaya House. Info: (209) 723-7761.

Men’s Anger/Stress Management Support Group at 10 a.m., TSI-1575 W. Main St. Info: 384-3988.

Domestic Violence (Women) at 10 a.m. 1575 W. Main St. Info: 384-3988.

Alcoholics Anonymous at noon, 10:30 and 8 p.m., 2265 Dan Ward Road. Info: 385-6004.

Narcotics Anonymous Sunrise Fellowship at 6 p.m., 305 W. 26th St. Info: 723-3427.


Special events

Coulterville Breakfast with Guns of the Chosen Few at 8 a.m. Old School House. Info: 878-3015.

Concerts for Kids at 10:30 a.m. at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main St. Children $5, parents are free. Info: (209)388-1090 or artsmerced.org.

City of Merced Recreation and Parks Department ballroom dances to Big Band music at 2 to 5 p.m., 755 W. 15th St. $5 at the door. Info: 723-0839 or 722-9592.

Support Groups

Organ Transplant Support Group at 2 p.m. 301 E. 13th St. Info: 383-4657.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Fresno Chapter at 2 p.m. 1343 E. Barstow. Info 559-434-6540.

Grief Recovery Share Support Group at 4 p.m., 7264 W. Myrtle Ave., Winton. Info: 358-6975.


Public Meetings

City of Merced Personnel Board at 5 p.m. Civic Center. Info: 385-6866.

Atwater City Council at 6 p.m. 750 Bellevue Road. Info: 357-6310.

Children’s Events

Vista 4-H Club of Denair at 7 p.m. 13890 Looney Rd. Ballico. Info: 874-1309.


Merced County Workforce Investment Board Executive Committee at 7:30 a.m. 1880 W. Wardrobe Ave.

Line dancing for seniors at 10:30 a.m., 755 W. 15th St. Info: 385-8803.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced at noon, 1910 M St. Info: 722-4787.

Duplicate Bridge Club at 12:15 p.m., 851 W. 23rd St.Call for partners. Info: 358-0060.

Woodcarvers Class at 1 p.m., 755 W. 15th St. Info: 722-5986 or 722-6179.

League of Women Board at 5:30 p.m. M and 13th St. Info: 722-4782.

Merced Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4327 and Ladies Auxiliary at 6 p.m. Potluck, meeting at 7 p.m. 939 W. Main St. Info: 722-0940.

Cub Scout Pack 96 at 6:30 p.m., 1455 E. Yosemite Ave. Info: 388-1575.

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