Around Town (/7/26/2014)

Medi-Cal enrollment event

A Medi-Cal enrollment event held by Golden Valley Health Centers and Building Healthy Communities is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Joe Stefani Elementary School, 2768 Ranchero Lane in Merced. Enrollment counselors will assist people with applying for Medi-Cal. Residents can learn about plans and levels of coverage.

Dance at Club Mercedes

Fresno band Saboris plays from 7-10 p.m. today at Club Mercedes, 569 W. Ninth St. Doors open at 6 p.m. No-host beverage bar and food will be available. Price is $10 per person. You must be age 21 or older to attend. Call (209) 383-9906.

Storytime at the mall

“Once Upon a Story Time with Jazmine” is at 1 and 2 p.m. today and every Saturday through Aug. 9 at the Merced Mall center court. New stories are featured each week. Visit for story selections.

‘Menopause the Musical’

“Menopause the Musical” is at 3 and 7 p.m. today at Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. in Merced. For details and tickets, visit

Flashback at Star Club

Flashback is at the Star Club from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 to enter.

Pasta fundraiser

There will be a drive-through pasta fundraiser to benefit 15-year-old cancer patient Kyle Begin from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Italo-American Lodge, 1351 W. 18th St. in Merced. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children at the door.

Merced County

farmers markets

The Valley Farmers Market is open every Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2877 Atwater Blvd. in Atwater, and the Merced Flea and Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the fairgrounds, 900 G St. EBT is accepted at both. The Merced Certified Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at 19th and N streets in Merced. The Buhach Farmers Market is open every Monday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4814 Clover Ave. The Le Grand Certified Farmers Market is held Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. on Washington Street and Le Grand Road, next to Pizza Factory.

Yosemite seeks volunteers

Yosemite National Park is seeks volunteers to help preserve and restore Yosemite Valley. Experienced work leaders will guide each day’s group. No experience required and all ages welcome. The program is every Wednesday through Labor Day from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet park staff in front of the Valley Visitor Center at 9. Volunteers should wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, long-sleeved shirts, and brings snacks, water and sunscreen. Gloves, tools, safety gear and extra water will be provided. No preregistration required for individuals, but groups of 10 or more should call in advance. Children under 14 must be with an adult. Volunteers will be asked to fill out a service agreement. Visit or call (209) 379-1850.