Jun
16
to Sep 2

Kayak Tours at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area

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Kayak Tours at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area

We will be hosting these tours on Saturdays and Sundays from June 16th to September 2nd.

Start your summer right with a guided kayak tour of San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area!

On these 2.5 hour tours, visitors will paddle through the cool waters of O’Neill Forebay and learn about the flowers and wildlife of the area.

All tours are led California State Parks staff.

After a shoreline safety talk and demo, participants will board a tandem or single kayak and head out on the water.

Tours will stay near the shore so visitors can search for animals. Binoculars and identification cards will be provided. 

For more information on this event and other events at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, please call (209) 826-1197 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/cvd.

As space is limited, reservations are required and can be made by calling (209) 826-1197. Tours are $40/person.

Price includes admission to the park and all equipment needed. Visitors may bring their own equipment for a reduced class cost of $20/person.

Special group discounts are available. Ages 8 and up may participate. No experience is necessary.

Date or Dates of Event---We will be hosting these tours on Saturdays and Sundays from June 16th to September 2nd.

Start Time-----8:30am

Street Address-----31426 Gonzaga Rd

City-----Gustine

For More Information Call:-----(209) 826-1197

See Our Website-----https://www.parks.ca.gov/cvd

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Aug
25
7:30 AM07:30

9th Annual Run for the Fallen

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9th Annual Run for the Fallen

Event Description-----This is a FREE run/walk that offers the community to come together to honor and remember those brave men/women that served and died while serving our Country.  The fallen soldiers are all from Merced County.  

Registration at https://eventbrite.com/e/run-for-the-fallen-merced-ca-tickets-42322233941?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
 

All ages and families welcome to come walk/run the Bear Creek bike path it's 4.25 miles. The start is at Applegate Park on M Street near the flag pole towards MCKEE Rd and back to G Street toward the start to finish this remembrance run/walk.  

Every miles for our Fallen, never forgetting their sacrifices.

Date or Dates of Event----8/25/2018

Start Time-----7:30 Am

Street Address-----Applegate Park

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 658-2219

See Our Website-----https://www.facebook.com/pg/RunForTheFallenMerced/events/?ref=page_internal

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Furniture Workshop

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This introductory class will teach you how to paint
and distress your furniture. Breathe new life into an old family piece, a yard sale find, or that end table that has never matched anything! 

Bring in a piece of furniture like a chair or a
small side table,  You must be able to carry
your piece in to the workshop yourself. 

Supplies are included in all of our workshops. 
Remember to wear your paint clothes! 
Space is limited in all of our workshops and
advance reservations are required. 

Date or Dates of Event----8/25/18

Start Time-----10AM

Street Address-----535 W. 26th Street

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 7263153

See Our Website-----www.nkdesignsgifts.com

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Aug
25
8:30 PM20:30

An Evening with Y&T

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An Evening with Y&T

Before Motley Crue or Metallica, Y&T was performing in rock clubs around America. Formed in the early 1970's as Yesterday and Today, this powerhouse quartet - comprised of Dave Meniketti, John Nymann, Aaron Leigh, and Mike Vanderhule - captivate legions of fans around the globe with songs that span the band's five-decade career.

Prepare to have your face melted!

Date or Dates of Event----August 25, 2018

Start Time-----8:00 PM

Street Address-----301 W Main Street

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 381-0500

See Our Website-----https://tickets.mercedtheatre.org/orderticketsarea.asp?p=328&a=83&src=

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Sep
8
8:00 AM08:00

HomeTown Buffet Fundraiser II

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HomeTown Buffet Fundraiser II

Event Description-----Come and Enjoy Unlimited Entree Breakfast while supporting Veterans, Hosted by Home Town Buffet Restaurant and Sponsored by the Nonprofit Veterans Organization, MARINES: Central California Veterans.   Tickets are $10.00 each and must be purchased before the date of the Event.   All Proceeds/Donations benefits Veterans and Community Programs.  Also, you and or your organization can Sponsor a Veteran(s) by contacting us and we'll make it happen.   (MCCV) usually sponsors 2 to 5 Veterans, usually our most senior Veterans.  This particular Event is not only a Fundraiser, its also for all Veterans to come together with Family and Friends, enjoying good food and good times.  Lets all meet at the #1 meeting place in Turlock, "Home Town Buffet."

Date or Dates of Event----Saturday, September 8, 2018

Start Time-----8:00 am to 11:00 am

Street Address-----1665 Countryside Drive

City-----Turlock, California

For More Information Call:-----(530) 421-8104

See Our Website-----Facebook Page @Mccv SemperFi

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Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

Run for Hue-manity Color Fun Run & Family Fun Festival

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Run for Hue-manity Color Fun Run & Family Fun FestivalEvent Description-----Sierra Saving Grace Homeless Project and United Way of Merced County host Run for Hue-manity Color Fun Run & Family Fun Festival on September 8th, 2018.

The family-friendly FUNdraising event held at Merced County Fairgrounds features a 1-mile color run, Fun Festival with a free Kids’ Zone with color-themed games, prizes, food and local entertainment.

Children ages 12 and under are free with paid adult admission. Visit Run for Hue-manity on Facebook. Online registration is now open! 

Come for the Run and stay for the Fun!

Date or Dates of Event----September 8, 2018

Start Time-----9 am

Street Address-----Merced County Fairgrounds 900 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 6265660

See Our Website-----sierrasavinggrace.orghttps://ssghomelessproject.regfox.com/run-for-hue-manity-color-fun-run-and-family-fun-festivalhttps://www.facebook.com/RFHMerced/

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Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

2018 Central Valley Autism Speaks Walk

2018 Central Valley Autism Speaks Walk

Annual Fundraising Walk and Community Resource Fair to support the mission of Autism Speaks.

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout
the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

We do this through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism, and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

Through partnerships and collaboration, we are
committed to:
• Increasing global understanding & acceptance of people with autism
• Being a catalyst for life-enhancing research breakthroughs
• Increasing early childhood screening & timely interventions
• Improving the transition to adulthood
• Ensuring access to reliable information & services throughout the lifespan

WE ARE HERE TO HELP Autism Response Team:


1-888-AUTISM2 (En Español 888-772-9050)

or FamilyServices@AutismSpeaks.org

GET INVOLVED To find resources, join a fundraising walk or make a
donation.

Go to AutismSpeaks.org.

Date or Dates of Event----9/8/18

Start Time-----9:00 AM - 12:30 AM

Street Address-----Modesto Junior College East Campus Track and Practice Field

City-----Modesto

For More Information Call:-----(209) 445-4900

 

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Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

Master Gardener of Merced Fall Garden Workshop

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Master Gardener of Merced Fall Garden Workshop

Event Description-----Fall Garden Workshop 2018


UCCE  Master Gardeners of Merced County is offering a Fall Garden Workshop on Saturday, September 8th from 9:30 -11:30 at the UC Cooperative Extension Classroom 2145 Wardrobe Ave, Merced.  

The presentations will include: 
Why and How to plant in the Fall, CA Native & Waterwise Planting, Attracting Pollinators, Turf Removal & Alternatives, Hands-on Propagation, and Drip Irrigation How-to.    

Please reserve your spot by calling (209) 385-7403
or email: ANRMgMerced@ucanr.edu      

(This is a wheelchair accessible event)

Date or Dates of Event----September 8, 2018

Start Time-----9:30am

Street Address-----2145 Wardrobe Ave

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 3857403

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Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Amigos Unidos Golf Tournament

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Amigos Unidos Golf Tournament

Event Description-----Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosting their 1st Golf Tournament at Rancho del Rey Golf Club

Date or Dates of Event----September 15, 2018

Start Time-----9:00 a.m.

Street Address-----5250 Green Sands Ave

City-----Atwater

For More Information Call:-----(209) 384-9537

See Our Website-----http://mercedhcc.com/index.php/events/amigos-unidos-golf-tournament

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Sep
22
8:00 AM08:00

Dash Out For Cancer

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Dash Out For Cancer

5k Run to promote cancer awareness.


All ages Welcome


Their will be booths, DJ, games, and much more

Date or Dates of Event----SEPT. 22, 2018

Start Time-----8 AM

Street Address-----3303 M STREET

City-----MERCED

For More Information Call:-----(209) 726-3410

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Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Festival

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A classic wine and craft beer tasting festival while strolling around the 70 aircraft on display at the Castle Air Museum. 

There will be local wineries and breweries there with options to taste for free - or to buy to drink later at home. 

Cheese and other snacks presented by local restaurants and food vendors.  Entertainment by strolling musicians. 

Co-sponsored by Castle-Atwater Kiwanis and the Castle Air Museum.

Date or Dates of Event----September 22, 2018

Start Time-----Starts at 4 PM.  Ends at 8 PM.

Street Address-----Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Avenue, Atwater, CA 95301

City-----Atwater

For More Information Call:-----(209) 761-5085

See Our Website-----https://www.castleairmuseum.org/

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Oct
12
to Oct 17

Trail Days - 2018 Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

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Trail Days - 2018

Event Description-----Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

Date or Dates of Event----June 11-13; October 12-17; November 17-18; and December 15-17.

Start Time-----TBD

Street Address-----4994 Joe Howard Street

City-----Mariposa

For More Information Call:-----(209) 626-9898

See Our Website-----See Facebook group- "South Fork Merced River Trailblazers"

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Oct
13
3:30 PM15:30

The Whiskey Experience

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The Whiskey Experience

Event Description-----Come enjoy twelve whiskey tastings including two full cocktails crafted by The Central Valley finest mixologists.

The event check-in will be at O'Ryleigh's Tavern, located in the Downtown Area in Merced, CA. There will be 8-10 varieties of whiskeys that you will learn about and experience the taste of. Local DJs will be spinning your favorite tunes during the event.

Whiskey Brands TBA

Date or Dates of Event----Oct 13, 2018

Start Time-----3:30 p.m.

Street Address-----1730 Canal St.

City-----Merced

For More Information Call:-----(209) 718-3900

See Our Website-----www.tasteamerica.us

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

Trail Days - 2018 Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

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Trail Days - 2018

Event Description-----Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

Date or Dates of Event---November 17-18; and December 15-17.

Start Time-----TBD

Street Address-----4994 Joe Howard Street

City-----Mariposa

For More Information Call:-----(209) 626-9898

See Our Website-----See Facebook group- "South Fork Merced River Trailblazers"

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Dec
8
9:30 AM09:30

Holiday Handmade Craft n Art Shopping Spree Fair

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Holiday Handmade Craft n Art Shopping Spree Fair

Event Description-----Holiday Handmade Craft-n-Art Shopping Spree is returning to the Community Center of Coarsegold for its 5th year! An indoor fair Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Offerings include Woodcrafters, Handy sewing for kitchen, bath and more, Accessories, Jewelers, Soaps, our Crochet, Original books, Photography and new designs for you and much more. 

Event Details
Date 12-8-18
Time: 9:30 to 4:30
Location: Community Center of Coarsegold
35610 Highway 41
Coarsegold, California 93614

EXHIBITORS: There may just be an opportunity for
you in our fair. 
Exhibit fees: $45.00 for 6 FT by 4 1/2 FT (incl table/2 chairs) 
-$10.00 Discount Date August 28, 2018 (postmark) 
for info Contact T Minter 559-692-2352
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Free parking and Free admission
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TRAVELING NORTH from Fresno on Route 41, Center is
1.9 miles from the only traffic signal in business
Coarsegold. Pass Historic Village and several
small businesses (on left). The Community Center
is on the left side (Morava rd. is cross street). 
Make a left at Morava rd., turn right into parking
lot. When going to Yosemite pass by Center. 
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TRAVELING SOUTH from Oakhurst Take Route 41
approximately 7 miles. You will pass a closed
restaurant (Broken Bit) on right and the Center is
just around a second blind curve on the Right. 
Take a right turn (Morava Rd) then turn right into
the parking lot.
 

Date or Dates of Event----Saturday December 8, 2018

Start Time-----9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Street Address-----35610 Highway 41

City-----Coarsegold

For More Information Call:-----(559) 6922352

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Dec
15
to Dec 17

Trail Days - 2018 Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

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Trail Days - 2018

Event Description-----Stewardship Projects working to maintain trails in the Sierra National Forest

Date or Dates of Event--- December 15-17.

Start Time-----TBD

Street Address-----4994 Joe Howard Street

City-----Mariposa

For More Information Call:-----(209) 626-9898

See Our Website-----See Facebook group- "South Fork Merced River Trailblazers"

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