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Annual Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Graceada Park

401 Needham Street~Modesto, CA 95354

(209) 577-5495~Cost: Free

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Earth Day in the Park is hosted by the City of Modesto every April to demonstrate support for protecting environmental resources. Hundreds of vendors participate in this family-friendly event at Graceada Park offering food, crafts, activities for kids and information.

Parent & Youth Mental Health Workshop

Saturday April 21, 2018at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


742 N St, Merced, California 95341

The Atwater-Merced Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and ​ the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Merced, ​ are excited to present a Parent & Youth Mental Health Awareness Event. This event has been made possible through a grant from the Delta Research & Education Foundation. Lunch Provided!

2018 Concerned Men Cook for Education

Sunday April 22, 2018 at 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Civic Center

678 W 18th St, Merced, California 95340

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Come enjoy the flavors and delights of over 50 chefs in a variety of culinary catagories while supporting scholarships for our local youth. A $25.00 ticket admits two for this worthwhile cause.

An Evening of Social Justice

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Tuesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Merced Multicultural Arts Center - the MAC

645 W Main St, Merced, California 95340

An Evening of Social Justice


 With guest speaker: Marvin Mutch, prison reform activist & co-founder of the Men's Advisory Council of San Quentin


 And performances by: Michelle Allison, Necola Adams, Alissa Haynes, and TaNayiah Bryels


 Tuesday, April 24



 The MAC

 645 W. Main Street, Merced


 Come hear Michelle Allison, Necola Adams, Alissa Haynes, and TaNayiah Bryels perform at the MAC in an Evening of Social Justice on April 24th at 5:30 pm. Afterwards, prison reform activist Marvin Mutch will speak on his experiences working on prison reform and spending 41 years in San Quentin for a crime he didn't commit. There will be a reception as well as an open mic earlier in the evening.

Love Atwater

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Rally starts at 8:00 a.m. at Ralston Park.


Love Atwater will be having an event on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Come out and help beautify Atwater. Let's make a difference in our community.


We need volunteers! Please sign up by March 31, 2018 for a project at www.loveatwater.com and go to Projects and then Sign Up!!! For more info, please email Gloria Perez at lloveatwater.123@gmail.com

Merced County Youth to Youth

Saturday, April 28, 2018

El Capitan High School

100 Farmland Ave., Merced, CA 95340

(209) 384-5501


Attention 6th-8th grade parents- Youth to Youth registration forms will be delivered to your students school office next week! Make sure to register your students for this amazing all day youth development conference!

Information and Awareness Fair

Saturday, April 28, 2018 ~10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Information and Awareness Fair, April 28th at United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Parkway, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bringing together speakers, organizations, church, clubs and candidates working for human, environmental and civil rights. For additional information contact MercedCAN at 209-761-2487

Cinco de Mayo  Celebration

Saturday, May 5, 2018 ~ 4:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.

1390 Broadway Avenue~Atwater


The Cinco de Mayo Celebration is a fun event with Traditional Mexican Dinner, Music and much more.


The Dinner is $8.00 donations, Dine in or Take out.

Photo booth, Prizes, Latin Dance Instructor and more.  Come and enjoy this awesome event while supporting Veterans.


For more information check out our Facebook Page @Mccv SemperFi or contact Fundraiser Coordinator Chairperson Martha Camacho at 209-658-4928


For More Information,Call: (209-658-4928)~See Our Website-Facebook Page @Mccv SemperFi

Cowboy Vaquero 5K Run

Saturday, May 19 at 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join us for our second 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! Group options are available at https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Merced/MercyGulchCowboyRun.


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


Sponsorship is currently being accepted as well as applications to be a vendor!

Call our office today for more information (209) 384-9537.

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