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Fenix Kwanzaa Reunion

 Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 2p.m.– 5 p.m.

Annual in gathering to celebrate the last day of Kwanzaa (Imani) and to look forward to the New Year. This is a family event and everyone is invited. There will be entertainment, activities for kids, craft vendors and a karamu (potluck feast). Please bring a dish to share.


More info 916-205-3970

New Years Yoga at the MMAC

Merced Multicultural Arts Center - the MAC

645 W Main St, Merced,

California 95340

Saturday, January 5, 2019

at 10 a.m.

Tickets: $16.50


Proud to invite the entire Central Valley community to my first ever solo event held at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center Saturday January 5, 2019 at 10:00 am!


Come out and enjoy some gentle yoga with the Entire Merced Community! We’ll start the new year off right, all ages and abilities are welcome!


So get your tickets now Merced, can’t wait to see you there!! #merced #atwater #ucmerced.

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Merced PPS Information Meeting

Fri, January 11, 2019~5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

Fresno Pacific University Merced Campus

3379 G Street Bldg P ~ Merced, CA 95340


Join us for our PPS information meeting where you can learn about the programs offered - 2 credentials, 3 master of arts degrees and a certificate - as well as the admissions process to FPU. Take the next step in your education and career!


What to Expect:


- Meet the program directors

- Get your admissions questions answered

- Receive an application fee waiver for attending


- Light refreshments will be provided


For questions contact: Jessica.Gutierrez@fresno.edu | 209-354-5805

Learn more about our programs: fpu.edu/ppssc

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Introducing Building Healthy Life Skills

Free Parenting Class Starting January 14th, 2018

Monday Nights from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.


ACE Overcomers

405 W. 19th Street, Merced, California 95340

Introducing Building Healthy Life Skills:

A 12 Week Workshop for parents & children.


To Register call Phil Schmauss at (209)658-9558.

Caring for our black children successful parenting program

January 12, 2019, January 19, 2019, January 26, 2019

Join us for an 8-week training where we will discuss the key tools for raising proud, confident and healthy African American children!!! This training is for any caregiver of black children...parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, child care providers, or other community members who work directly with children. child care enrichment program to be provided during sessions


Session Dates:

January 12, 2019, January 19, 2019, January 26, 2019

February 2, 2019, February 9, 2019, February 16, 2018,  February 23, 2019, March 2, 2019.

Session Times:

9: 30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m.


Location: To Be Announce

For more information, please call: Samantha Thomas at 209-381-6719.

Parks & Recreation Commission meeting

Monday, January 28, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Civic Center

678 W 18th St, Merced, California 95340


Authority: Section 711 of the Charter of the City of Merced

The Recreation & Parks Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to recreation and parks, considers the annual budget for recreation and parks during the process of its preparation and makes recommendations with respect thereto to the City Manager and to the City Council, and assists in the planning of a recreation program for the citizens of Merced. The Commission consists of seven members who serve four-year terms of office. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Civic Center.

Community Panel Human Trafficking-Merced

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Valley Crisis Center

1960 P St, Merced, California 95340

(209) 725-7900

Join us as we participate in a community panel and speak about the impact of human trafficking in Merced County and what some community agencies are doing to help reduce the impact.

Black History Month Celebration

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 5 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

 Liberty Fellowship~Atwater CA

1900 Shaffer Rd, Atwater, California 95301


Black History Month is observed every February

 in the United States.


Guest speaker: Rev. Harry Fort

Special performances:  Black History Community

Choir Under the leadership of Pastor Gwen Amey

 Come celebrate with us!


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