Monday January 17th, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is Stockton University’s signature annual day of service.
It brings together over 900 students, community members and community partners, and often encompasses over 25 projects both on- and off-campus. The goal of days of service are to provide an intensive, community-wide experience for students and to introduce them to partners where they can serve long term and develop an ongoing relationship.
Please join us at our Galloway and Atlantic City Campuses
Monday, January 17, 2022
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Playhouse Merced Community Theater
452 West Main Street
Merced, CA 95340
My Letter to Dr. King" is an original production of how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s activism inspired and impacted the lives of many.
By Playhouse & NAACP proudly present a tribute
Our local talent Michelle W. Allison will be directing an original production in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with the working title "My Letter to Dr. King".
The inspiration for this performance can be attributed to Dr. King's "Letters from A Birmingham Jail", and more fully developed through Ms. Allison and other community members' personal reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's impact on their lives.
January 18, 2022 & February 15, 2022
Join the Senior Center Coordinator, Shannon Parker, weekly for virtual coffee and conversation on a variety of topics from the comfort of your home. Call the senior center at 209-341-2974 or email Shannon to register and receive the link, meeting ID and password to join via Zoom. Dial in option is also available. Holiday: 1/18 and 2/15.
Thru, January 20, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Golden Valley Health Centers
3940 Sandpiper Avenue
Merced, CA 95340
VHC will be hosting an open house alongside the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 50 years of service.
Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) will be hosting an open house alongside the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 50 years of service, the second anniversary of opening the Northview location, and an unveiling of our Donor Wall.
We invite you to tour the facility, visit, meet new friends, enter give-away drawings, and help us kick-off our celebration of 50 years of GVHC's unwavering commitment to providing quality healthcare services to the underserved in Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin counties.
Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Paul Crooks is unique among Black History Month speakers discussing engaging topics relating to the experience of Black British & North American people. In this talk, Paul will take you on a journey through the most enlightening periods Black history from the ancient to the modern era. He will highlight key topics and events along the epic Black History timeline emphasise events where people from the Motherland, North America and from Britain have taken action – on a grand scale – to shape their future and the future of others.
Friday, January 28, 2022 at 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
3040 Park Ave, Merced, CA 95348
Join us at Tone & the Barber Doll Ribbon Cutting event.
Owners Antonio Aaron & Angela Usher welcome friends, family, and the community. To be part of the Grand Opening celebration as they open the doors to their Barber Shop located here in Merced.
There will be live music from DJ Lamont, delicious food from Bangin Box Food Truck, raffle giveaways and classic cars from Chicana Car Club.
For more information contact Sarah Herrera by calling 209-384-9537 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Buhach Colony Music Boosters Crab Feed
Sat, February 5, 2022
5:30 p.m.– 10:30 p.m.
Merced County Fair
900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Merced, CA 95341
Come out and join the Buhach Colony HS Band with their annual Crab Feed Fundraiser.
The Club Mercedes has begun their Menudo Sundays. The Club is located at 569 W. 9th Street in Merced. Menudo will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Come early as they do sell out. They will have the Drive Thru for pick up from the 9th Street driveway. Price is $12 for a large, $9 for a small, and $6 for a baby bowl. Price includes tortillas, salsa and lemons. No other condiments will be available. The Lounge and the Patio will be open and there will be beverages to go available. For any information call the Club at 383-9906.
Hamburger Night is every Wednesday night from 5-7 p.m. at the Atwater Memorial Building. This is an inexperience meal with a variety to choose from hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs and chicken sandwiches. All
meals come with either French fries or Onion rings. Soda and water available for $1. The Memorial Building is available for rental for private events. Call 812-6134 for pricing details.
Summer Art Classes For Children, Teens, Adults
The Merced County Arts Council is offering summer classes at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center for children, teens and adults. There are many classes to choose from. For more information or a list of classes, call (209) 388-1162 or email MCACArtists@gmail.com.
Free Senior Legal Services
Central California Legal Services Inc. and Merced County provide free legal services to seniors. Clients must live in Merced County, be 60-plus years old and a U.S. citizen. Appointments are available in Dos Palos, Livingston, Los Banos, Atwater and Merced. Call (209) 385-7550.
Make A Difference
Have you been thinking of giving back to your community, but were not sure how to? Right here-right now. YOU can make a real difference, YOU can change a child's life story. By giving just 10 hours of your time each month, you can help a voiceless child feel heard. We were all born with the ability to change someone's life; let's not waste it.
Contact CASA of Merced County at (209) 722-2272, online at mercedcases.org or in person at 2824 Park Ave., Suite A in Merced.
Osborn Park Tennis Court
Osborn Park Tennis Court are available. The cost of the key is $80 for an Atwater resident and $100 for nonresident. Keys can be purchased at the Atwater Community Center, please call for an appointment at (209) 357-6320.