Around Town (9-25-13)

Merced Sun StarSeptember 24, 2013 

Elks Club Charity Golf Tournament

The Merced Elks Lodge will hold a Charity Golf Tournament with a check-in time of 11:30a.m. Saturday at the Rancho Del Rey Golf Course, 5250 Green Sands Ave. Cost is $75 and includes green fees, cart and lunch. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Call (209)704-2049 or (209)742-7346.

Drive-through Chicken Dinner

Valley Christian Center in Los Banos will hold a drive-through chicken dinner from 3 to 7p.m. Sunday at 241 W. Pacheco Blvd. Tickets are $8. The meal includes a quarter of a chicken, rice, salad and a dinner roll. Call (408)991-4491.

Hunter safety and range instruction

The City of Merced Recreation Department will offer hunter safety and range instruction classes from 8a.m. to 5p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th st. Cost is $10. Call (209)385-6298 or register at 678 W. 18th St.

Merced County Mental Health Board Meeting

The Merced County Mental Health Board will meet at 3:30p.m. on Oct.1 at 40 W. G St., Suite C in Los Banos.

Hope Leadership Awards and Debutante Ball

The 2013 Pillar of the Community Hope Leadership Awards and Debutante Ball will be held from 5:30 to 9:30p.m. on Oct.5 at Gateway Event Center, 353 E. Donna Drive. Tickets are $25 per person or $225 for a table of eight. Call (209)769-5138 or (209)617-1078.

A fall edible landscape talk

Merced Gardens and Nursery will host a fall edible landscape talk at 10a.m. on Oct.5 at 1007 Tahoe St. just off Highway59. Call (209)769-5494, for more information.

World Habitat Day BBQ

The World Habitat Day 2013 BBQ will be held from 1 to 3:30p.m. on Oct.5 at Rahilly Park in Merced. It will include an art contest, and all entries must be submitted by 12:30p.m. Oct.5. The theme this year is Habitat for Humanity Around the World and what it means to you. The art contest is for those age 18 and younger. Call (209)726-0850.

Merced High Class of 1978 35-year reunion

Merced High School’s Class of 1978 will hold its 35-year class reunion on Oct.19 at the Merced Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $37 per person. For more information go to

Merced High Class of 1973 40-year reunion

Merced High’s Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year class reunion on Oct.12. Please call (209)722-6510 and leave your name, phone number, address, email address and a message if you did not receive an invitation.


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