Around Town (10-08-13)

Spaghetti dinner

The Sons of Thunder CMA will have its annual spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. Tickets are $7. Eat in or take out. Call (209) 947-5269.

Vintage décor show

Adelaide and Pearl will present Vintage Home Décor and More from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdayat 4827 Durant Way. Refreshments will be served. Call (209) 628-3962 for more information.

Benefit yard sale

The Atwater High School and Atwater Rotary Club will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdayat the Atwater Methodist Church, Bellevue Road and Linden Street. Proceeds go to food for Thanksgiving baskets for needy families in the Atwater-Winton area.

Building Material Sale

The Livingston-Delhi VFW Post 8327 will hold a building material sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17-19 at 9799 Stephens St. All new merchandise is priced at 25 cents on the dollar. No warranties. All sales final. Cash or checks only. Call (209) 394-2059 or go to

Indian basketry exhibit

The Merced County Courthouse Museum will present the exhibit “Weaving A Legacy: The History of Central California Indian Basketry” starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 17 . Call (209) 723-2401 or go to for more information.

Driver improvement classes

Merced College Office of Continuing Education will hold Mature Driver Improvement Classes for residents older than 55 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Atwater Community Center, 760 Bellevue Road, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the Merced Tri-College, Building 5. Call (209) 381-6540.

Mariposa Audubon Society

The public is invited to hear Len McKenzie of the Mariposa Audubon Society speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Merced United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Call (209) 723-4747.