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Screening of California's Forgotten Children

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Buhach Colony High School

1800 Buhach Rd, Atwater, California 95301

Join us as we view the screening of California’s Forgotten Children at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater.


Doors open at 6:00 PM. Screening is from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Buhach Colony Theater. Stay after for a Q&A.


California’s Forgotten Children is a documentary about child trafficking in California. This film gives viewers a look at several survivors of child trafficking in California and the tools to identify and combat trafficking. This documentary won several awards and been honored at the United State of Women’s Summit.


Do not miss the opportunity to view an award-winning documentary free due to the generous donations from Mercy Medical and Soroptimist International of Merced!

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Oasis Dinner

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Gateway Community Church

353 East Donna Drive

Merced, CA 95340


The Merced County Rescue Mission presents their annual benefit event.


Enjoy appetizers, live music, silent auction, and a NEW interactive exhibit. Followed by dinner, program, and live auction!


Have a great evening with friends, bid on auction items, be served a delicious dinner, and preview plans for our NEW CAMPUS which

will offer expanded services to our whole community.


Join us!

Cost: $35 – $250

Merced Youth Council

May 18th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Merced Open Air Theatre (MOAT)

O St. & W. 26th

Merced, CA 95340


Merced Youth Council is holding its 4th Annual Music Fest at Applegate Park MOAT. With local young talent on the verge, the Council is looking for potential performers to showcase their talent.


Cost: FREE

Black Graduation 2k19

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Sat, May 18, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

5200 Lake Road

Merced, CA 95340


A celebration of Black Excellence. Black Graduation is a ceremony held every May to commemorate and recognize the achievements of all Black Bobcats who have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at UC Merced.


This year, our Black Graduation will be on May 18th @ the Social Justice Quad (Cob 2 quad). Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

MCHCC Cowboy/Vaquero 5K Run

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at at 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Bob Hart Square

510 W Main St.

Merced, CA 95340

Join us for our third annual Cowboy Vaquero 5K Run! There will be fun for all with our 1K for kids/families and our 5K for

our more seasoned runners!


Stick around after the run to check out our vendors and enjoy some activities!


More information (209) 384-9537 or info@mercedhcc.com

Soroptimist International of  Merced Fund Raiser

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

2870 Rambler Lane

Parking and Shuttle available at Merced Mall, Lot F.

Cost: 45.00

Soroptimist International of Merced 45th Annual Hors d'oeuvres  Festival.


Theme: Truckin' thru California. Multiple Food Booths with "Food Truck" theme--a lot of great food. Silent Auction and Raffle.

Signature drink and other beverages!

MJC offers New Student Days

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Modesto Junior College

Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center

435 College Avenue

Modesto, CA 95354

MJC is hosting "New Student Day" to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Thursday, June 13, 2019 on East Campus. Students meet at 8 a.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center. Incoming students can complete all enrollment steps for priority registration, and attendance and parking are free.


For more information on the New Student Day or enrolling at MJC call: (209) 575-6789. To register for New Students Day visit: https://www.mjc.edu/studentservices/ssa/

The Ebony Socialites All In White

The Ebony Socialites of Atwater is holding their annual All In White event Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

The location is The Veterans Memorial Building 1390 Broadway Atwater, CA.


Buffet Dinner, No Host Cocktails, and Dancing 6:00 p.m. 'til 1: 00 p.m.

Attire-All in White

Donation $30 per person


The purpose of the Ebony  Socialites Club is to:

-Promote the academic growth of students by awarding scholarships.

-Advance the general welfare of social causes by awarding financial assistance.

-Promote the social welfare of the African American youth of the area by providing social and educational opportunities

For Information call: Pearl Butcher at 209-358-4421.


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