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March 21, 2020

Registration Is Now Open For The

Spring Season

Sign up NOW before Opening Day on March 21st!

Relax and enjoy a game with us. Miracle League provides children with diverse abilities a chance to play America's favorite pastime, baseball. Players are assigned Buddies to assist in playing and to motivate them in this recreational sport. The special rubberized field easily accommodates wheelchairs and other assistive devices.


So don't wait, sign up for the spring season NOW!

Miracle League of Stanislaus County (209) 900-4515 or miracleleaguemodesto@gmail.com.


March 28 at 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

2020 Color Run

East La Loma Park

2001 Edgebrook Drive Modesto, CA


"Together We Feed Modesto" ~ in providing nourishing meals and groceries to underpriviledged famlies in the Modesto and surrounding areas.


Register for our 3rd Annual Color Run. We invite you to participate by RUNNING or WALKING or in this event as well as VOLUNTEERING.




RAFFLE ~ For each can good you donate you will be entered into our raffle to win extravagant prizes!


Contact Information:

Minister Pinky Gates

Email: pinkygates.truth@gmail.com

Phone: (209) 522-1888


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.

Customer  Service  Academy  classes

Merced College will be holding 2020 Customer Service Academy classes at the Atwater Community Center located at 760 E. Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA 95301. Class time is 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Classes are open to anyone who wants to sign up. For more information please call: (209) 381-7540.


Wednesday, April 1 & 8, 2020

Conflict Resolution


Wednesday, April 1 & 8, 2020

Decision Making & Problem Solving


Wednesday, May 6 & 13, 2020

Managing Organizational Change


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Casa Casino Night

Merced County Fairground

Yosemite Hall

Merced, CA


CASA serves children in the Merced County foster system. What great purpose could there be?


Tickets are now on-sale for CASA Casino Night which will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Merced Fairgrounds. Please stop by our office to buy your tickets today! https://mercedcasa.org/casinonight/


For more information call CASA office: (209)722CASA (2272)

Diane: (209) 704-0369 or Carol: (209) 761-6600.


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

75th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Atwater City Community Center

760 East Bellevue Road

Atwater, CA 95301


Help us celebrate 75 years of Rotary International in Atwater.

Join us for our dinner celebration with Rotary Foundation Trustee Brenda Cressey.


Cost: $40


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m.

Love INC's Dinner Auction Fundraiser

900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Merced, CA


Join us for Love INC's Annual Dinner Auction Fundraiser "My Rescue Story" at the Merced Country Fairgrounds Pavilion.


Come and hear Rescue stories and about the ministry of Love in the name of Christ.


There will be a live and silent auction and a delicious dinner. Sponsorships are available.


For More Information Call: (209) 761-2900~www.loveincmerced.com


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 11 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.

4th Annual Easter Basket Drive & Bike Blessing

Veteran's Park Pavilion

2680 Buhach, Atwater, CA


Donate an Easter Basket or $20.00

Free BBQ Lunch, Easter Hunt, Basket Giveaway.

50/50 Raffle, Raffler, Prizes & more


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Junk Drive

3214 Brookdale Ct,

Merced, CA 95340-1757


Your unnecessary clutter is somebody else's treasure. Donate loose parts from the website list and let the kids play. Simultaneously, your kids can come and play in our Adventure Backyard for free!

See full donation list on our website: www.playadventures.org




April 7, 2020 at 6: 30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Distinguished Lecture by Anthony Ray Hinton, author of "The Sun Does Shine":

Merced Theatre

301 W. Main Street

Merced, CA 95340


FREE TICKETS available starting April 2, 2020 at:

Merced Theatre

Merced County Libraries

Merced Multicultural Arts Center

UC Merced Center for the Humanities


FREE BOOKS available starting March 1, 2020 at: Merced County Libraries

UC Merced Center for the Humanities


Book Discussions at Merced County Libraries 6:30-7:30 p.m.

April 7 | Atwater

April 8 | Delhi

April 21 | Livingston

April 22 | Merced


Thursday, April 9, 2020

8:30 a.m.- 9 a.m. Networking

9 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Program

Children's Summit 2020

Building Resilient Communities


2230 East Yosemite Avenue

Merced, CA 95340



K E Y N O T E S P E A K E R: Marc Robert Thibault,




For additional information contact: Xee Lor, First 5 (209) 385-7337 • Xee.Lor@countyofmerced.com


Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Downtown Merced Lao New Year Celebration 2020

Bob Hart Park

510 W Main St Merced, CA 95340




On April 18, 2020, come join us for the third annual Lao New Year Celebration featuring a parade, cultural performances, live music, food, and lots water, in Downtown Merced.


The day activities run from 10am - 6pm at Bob Hart Park.


The evening reception is from 7pm - 12am at the Merced County Fairgrounds and requires a ticket for admission.


More information coming soon!


Friday, May 1, 2020 at 6 p.m.  – 9 p.m.

Castle-Awater Kiwanis 43rd Annual Steak Night

Italo Lodge

18th and O Street

Merced, CA


Castle-Atwater Kiwanis 43rd Annual Steak Night. Only 200 tickets sold.


Everyone receives a prize or gift card worth minimum $20. First prize wins $2000 cash.

For More Information Call: (209) 769-9304.


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

March against meth has new look

3312 G Street

Merced, CA 95340


This Ain't Your Mama's Church of Merced, has had the privilege of hosting and positively

impacting the greater Merced community with their March Against Meth event.


With new leadership, TAYMC has revised and updated this great community outreach, in an effort to emphasize a more

holistic approach to communi-Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 3312 G Street, Merced, CA 95340 ty issues and challenges.


Formerly known as March Against Meth, the event will return on May 2, 2020, as Restoration Fest!

Participant Fees Vendors and Service Organizations can purchase a 10’x10’ “spot” to sell and/or display goods/services. All proceeds

go toward the cost of this event. Businesses that wish to have additional space may purchase additional spots. Pricing is as follows:


Businesses selling goods or services: $- Negotiable

Non-profits and businesses not selling goods/services: $10


Additional Fees: Power Source (limited spots): $10

Fold-up table (limited): $10


We expect an awesome turn out for this event and are excited to bring this new and improved city wide celebration to our community.

Any and all questions or inquiries are welcomed and can be sent directly in METH...CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 response to this email or by contacting TAYMC Senior Pastor, Craig "PC" Greatman at (209) 580-9984, or (209) 489-4463.


Mark your calendars and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to take part in the restorative process for The City of Mercy, Merced, CA. It's going to be a blast.


Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 1 p.m.– 8 p.m.

Merced Cinco de Mayo Festival-Merced Fairgrounds

The Merced County Fair

900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Merced, California 95341




Live Entertainment On The Big Stage & Fun For The Entire Family



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