CoDA is a 12-step program that helps codependent people have healthy and loving relationships. The group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 500 Buena Vista Drive in the First Baptist Church administration building.
Benefit for ball teams
New Year’s Eve bash
Celebrate with the Twi’ Lighters from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on New Year’s Eve at the Merced American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St. Music will include Latin, country, salsa and old-school. Limo transportation will be available from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m., one-way only. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information, call (209) 626-6105 or (209) 356-8676.
Club Mercedes dance
Club Mercedes will hold a New Year’s Eve Dance from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 569 W. 9th St. The Fresno band Force ‘Em will play. The cost is $15 per person, and people must be 21 years old or older to enter. A full beverage bar and snack bar will be open for purchases. Call (209) 383-9906.
Japanese rice pounding
Social dance at ballroom
A 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.