Around Town (1-20-14)

Fitness class for seniors

LIVINGSTON – Fitness for balance and strength helps senior citizens and people in need of strength recovery and other mobile strengthening needs. It helps relieve stress, promotes health and creates an overall feeling of well-being. Christina Harris is instructing this class from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday at council chamber, 633 Main St. in Livingston. Class is $30 per month. You must preregister for this class at City Hall, 1416 C St. For more information, contact Livingston Recreation at (209) 394-8830.

Stone Ridge follies

Stone Ridge Christian High School will hold “A Night on the Red Carpet,” its 10th annual follies show put on by students and alumni. The event starts at 6 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets for the show range from $75 per person to $2,000 per table, which includes a reserved table with hors d’oeuvres, personal wait staff, 40 raffle tickets, your name in the program and reserved seats at the follies. For information, call (209) 386-0322 and ask for Cori or Kay.

Women’s conference

Rose of Sharon Church will hold its annual women’s conference starting at noon Feb. 1 at 332 W. Eighth St. As always there will be worship, music, a guest speaker, prizes and a free lunch. This event will be free. For more information, call Renia at (209) 631-4885

Learn about mental illness

Do you have a family member with mental health issues? Want to educate yourself so you can help your loved one and survive your own trauma in dealing with the anguish that accompanies it? The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a free, 12-week class that will teach you about the major mental illnesses, their symptoms and treatments and strategies for maximizing the prospects for recovery. For more information and registration, call (209) 381-6844, leave a message, and a volunteer will call you back, or email namimerced@aol.com.

Aglow meeting

Merced Saturday Aglow will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 1 at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Refreshments will be served. Iffat Renshaw will be the keynote speaker. Born in Pakistan into the Muslim faith, Renshaw will share her testimony and journey to Christianity.