Around Town (11-05-13)

Neuropathy support group

The Merced Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet 1 to 2 p.m., Nov. 14, at the Hoffmeiser Center, 1920 Canal St., Merced. If your toes/fingers and or feet/hands tingle or feel numb, you might have peripheral neuropathy. An open forum discussion will be held. Informative handouts are available. For further information, call Larry Frice at (209) 358-2045.

Christmas tree display

It is time to plan your Christmas tree display at the Courthouse Museum. Help decorate the historical building while you publicize your organization, school, classroom or business. Registration forms for Christmas trees are available at the museum. This year’s Christmas open house will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1. For specifics and a registration form, stop by the museum Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. or call the museum office at (209) 723-2401. Registration forms are due by Friday.

Affordable Care Act seminar

Leap/Carpenter/Kemps Insurance Agency will present the seminar “Covered California and the Affordable Care Act – What Businesses Need to Know,” from 8:15 to 11 a.m., on Wednesday at the Gateway Community Church auditorium. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP at (209) 386-5049 or email

Playhouse Merced auditions

Playhouse Merced will have auditions for the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at 11 a.m., Saturday at Playhouse Merced. For more information, visit

Open house

Merced Dialysis will have an open house from 4 to 7 p.m., Nov. 14, at its office, 3393 G St. Suite A, in Merced. Enjoy refreshments, tour the center and learn how a personalized approach can improve your quality of life. RSVP at (209) 723-0439.

Merced College luncheon

Merced College Retired Women’s monthly luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 14, at LaHacienda 2 in Merced. The Christmas luncheon will be Dec. 12 at DeAngelo’s in Merced. The group encourages everyone to call recent retirees who may not be aware of the monthly meeting. Call (209) 358-5376.

Human Asset meeting

The Boys and Girls Club of Merced will host Building Human Asset Meeting Part 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 30 at 615 W. 15th St. Learning and support services to improve the home, school, neighborhood and workplace networks of parents and children in crisis. Call (209) 722-9922 for more information.