Travel club trips
The Big Valley Travel Club has some extended small group, slow-paced trips coming up, including Victorian Christmas in Pacific Grove, Dec. 2-5; Palm Springs Senior Follies, Jan. 13-16. Call (209) 634-6804 or email BVTravelclub@charter.net.
VFW auxiliary breakfast
Mental health board
Merced County Mental Health Board will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Mental Health Department, 1137 B St., Merced.
Seeking community input
The Merced County Mental Health Department is seeking community participation in an upcoming series of workshops to get feedback on needs throughout the county. The workshops will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m., and 2 to 4:30 p.m., today, Nov. 8 and Nov. 22 at 1137 B St., Merced. Call (209) 381-6800, ext. 3611, or email email@example.com.
State retirees luncheon
California state retirees will hold a luncheon and meeting at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at Carrow’s Restaurant, 720 Motel Drive, Merced. They will discuss the latest news on issues affecting retirees. Join in “giving back” by taking canned food and/or toys for donation to local charities. No reservations required. Free lunch is available for first-time attending members.