Day at Chukchansi casino
The Italian Catholic Federation will sponsor a day at Chukchansi casino on Nov.4. Cost is $31 per person including $10 for gaming, $5 toward lunch, refreshments and a raffle on the bus, which will leave from 23rd and M streets at 9a.m. and leave to return at 3:30p.m. Please bring your driver’s license or photo ID. Deadline to sign up is Nov.1. Call (209)383-4819 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give glasses, hearing aids
The Merced Breakfast Lions Club maintains a series of drop-off locations for used and unused prescription eyeglasses or hearing aids. Drop off at the offices of Drs. David Baba, Paul Smith, Jeffrey Lee, Save Mart at Olive Avenue and G Street, or the optical department at Costco. Info: Email kharrison@
VFW retires damaged flags
Flu immunization clinics
Annual holiday boutique
Ladies of the Lakes is holding its annual Holiday Boutique from 9a.m. to 3p.m. on Nov.9 at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse, 30250 Yosemite Springs Pkwy. Free admission, parking, and shuttle. There will be a high school scholarship raffle, and food and beverages available for purchase.
“Sweep Swap” event
Thge office of Dr. Von Goodin DSS will hold its annual “Sweep Swap” event from 2 to 6p.m. on Nov.8 at 830 W. Olive Ave. Donated candy will be sent overseas for the troops. There will be snacks, crafts, stickers, and other surprises for children, and everyone bringing a bag of candy will be entered in a drawing to win a Family Night Out package. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Call (209)384-3434.
Merced Camera Club
The Merced Camera Club invites all who are interested to their meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30p.m. at the Merced County Farm Bureau, 646 S. Hwy.59. Meetings are planned through December2013. Call (209)382-0222 or (209)761-0260.