Holiday chorus on the air
Christmas Classics and Carols, the annual holiday production by the Merced College Chorale, will air on KYOS 1480 AM at 8 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. It replaces the program Community Conversations, which takes its holiday break. The hour-long concert will feature Christmas classics that were performed live earlier this month.
Fun Run set for Tuesday
The Christmas Eve Fun Run will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The run will will start at Applegate Park at 26th and O Street. Runners, joggers and walkers are welcome. Bring a small wrapped present for the gift exchange. For more information, call (209) 722-4428.
Christmas Eve service
Mochi to be ready Friday
Sunday social dance
A Sunday social dance with music by Just Friends will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Merced Community Center ballroom, 755 W. 15th St. Doors will open at 1 p.m. The cost is $8. For more information, call (209) 723-0839.
Overcoming a tough past
Struggles with depression, anxiety or anger might be a lingering response to a difficult childhood. ACE Overcomers is a program that helps people cope with such effects. It is a 12-week course that equips people to understand and overcome self-defeating thought and behavior patterns. ACE begins a new free class in January 2014. For more information, call (209) 617-4688.
Reading Society to meet
The Merced Reading Society will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at Barnes & Noble on Olive Avenue. They will be discussing “The Bostonians” by Henry James. For more information, call (209) 725-1868.