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September 27, 2013

Around Town (9/28/13)


Benefit car wash

Crossroads of Merced will hold a benefit car wash from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Merced High School, 205 W. Olive Ave. Proceeds will benefit men in recovery.

Christmas carol music

Shepherd of the Valley ladies invite you to be part of their Four-Part Harmony Christmas Carol Music starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shepherd of the Valley, Lineberger Hall, 1465 E. Yosemite Ave. Call (209) 631-4221 for more information.

Youth soccer clinics

The city of Merced’s recreation department will offer youth soccer clinics on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bernasconi Park Oct. 2-23. Cost is $35 for the full session or $10 per day. Registration required. Call (209) 385-6298 or go to Parks and Community Services, 678 W. 18th St.

Line dancing classes

The city of Merced’s recreation department will offer dance lessons at 7 p.m. Oct. 2-23. The theme for October is line dances and party dances. Cost is $16 registration fee and $6 supply fee. Call (209) 385-6298 or register at Parks and Community Services, 678 W. 18 St.

Harvest of Love event

St. Anthony and Immaculate Conception churches in Atwater will hold their annual Harvest of Love dinner/dance at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at 1420 Third St. The event includes a steak dinner, silent and live auctions, dessert auction, music by Chico Avila and dancing until midnight. Call (209) 394-4975.

SPCA enchilada dinner

The Merced Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will have a take-out enchilada dinner from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 10 at Los Panchos Restaurant, 2971 G St. Tickets are $10. The meal is chicken or cheese enchiladas, rice, beans, drink and dessert. Proceeds will benefit the animals at the SPCA’s Adoption Center. Call (209) 384-7722 or (209) 723-8953.

VFW blood drive

The Livingston/Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8327 will hold a blood drive from 3-7 p.m. Oct. 10 at 1605 Seventh St. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon for a meal by the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary. Call (209) 394-2059 or go to

Flu immunization clinics

The Livingston Medical Group and Hilmar Community Health Center will offer flu immunization clinics. Appointments not necessary. For times and locations, call (209) 394-7913 or (209) 262-1816, or go to one of the clinics at 1140 Main St., Livingston or 7970 Lander Ave., Suite A, Hilmar.

Peer mentoring

Atwater Baptist Church offers art classes on Thursday mornings at the church from 9 a.m. to noon. Call (209) 358-2570 for more information.

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