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Please look below the calendar for more information on events, links, etc.
Some "reoccurring" activities such as AA meetings are not entered on the calendar but are listed below in the reoccurring events section.

NO GUARANTEE OF ACCURACY OF ANY KIND IS MADE FOR THIS CALENDAR OR ANY OTHER ITEM ON THIS SITE.


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May 2009

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Destruction Derby

Spring Fair

Fridays at the Fairgrounds

CPR Class

Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes

Fitness Class

2

May Day Fair

Destruction Derby

Spring Fair

Christian youth book club

Vaccination Clinic for Pets

Indoor Swap Meet

Heartsaver CPR Class

3

Truck & Tractor Pulls

Spring Fair

Food Addicts Meeting

Manna Ministries

Indoor Swap Meet

4

Sober Grad Meeting

Elks Pasta Night

Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class

Senior's Cardgame: 31

5

Kiwanis

Rotary Club

Elks

Senior's Macho Game

Writing Your Life Stories Class

 

6

Redevelopment Agency & City Council Meeting

Los Banos Sportsmens Association Dinner

Childbirth Class

Safesitters Babysitting Class

Senior Potluck Social

Senior's Open Game Day

Point Man Ministries Veterans Meeting

Fitness Class

7

Teen Childbirth Education

Golden Valley HOG Meeting

Al-Anon/Alateen

Mom's Club

Wee Wigglers Storytime

Senior's Bingo

Tai Chi

Community Prayer Group

Writing Your Life Stories Class

8

Fridays at the Fairgrounds

CPR Class

Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes

Fitness Class

9

Against the Crooked Sky Horse Stable Open House

Christian youth book club

Indoor Swap Meet

Heartsaver CPR Class

Annual “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Park” Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts Fair

10

Mother's Day

Food Addicts Meeting

Manna Ministries

Indoor Swap Meet

"Mother's Day In The Park" Los Banos Tiger Sharks Annual “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Park” Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts Fair

11

Pacheco Pass Quilters

Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class

Senior's Cardgame: 31

12

Arts Council Meeting

Kiwanis

Rotary Club

Elks

Senior's Macho Game

Asperger Syndrome Support Meeting

Challenged Support Group

Parent Talk

Diabetic Support Group for Parents

Writing Your Life Stories Class

 

13

Planning Commission Meeting

Childbirth Class

Safesitters Babysitting Class

Senior Potluck Social

Senior's Open Game Day

Point Man Ministries Veterans Meeting

Cancer Support Group

Fitness Class

14

Teen Childbirth Education

Al-Anon/Alateen

Mom's Club

Wee Wigglers Storytime

Senior's Bingo

Tai Chi

Military Family Suppport Group

La Leche League

Diabetic Support Group for Teens

Writing Your Life Stories Class

15

Los Banos Ducks Unlimited DU Hold'Em Poker Tournament

Fridays at the Fairgrounds

CPR Class

Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes

Fitness Class

16

Armed Forces Day

Asthma Camp

Embracing Strength Women's Conference

Kid's Fishing and Fun Day

Sister 2 Sister Tea

Asthma Camp

Christian youth book club

Indoor Swap Meet

Heartsaver CPR Class

17

Motorcycle Ride

46th Annual Basque Picnic

Food Addicts Meeting

Manna Ministries

Indoor Swap Meet

18

Soroptimists Annual Awards Night Banquet

Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class

Senior's Cardgame: 31

19

Ice Cream Social

Couples' Counseling Class

Kiwanis

Rotary Club

Elks

Senior's Macho Game

Writing Your Life Stories Class

 

20

Redevelopment Agency & City Council Meeting

Childbirth Class

Safesitters Babysitting Class

Senior Potluck Social

Senior's Open Game Day

Point Man Ministries Veterans Meeting

Alzheimers Support Group meets

Fitness Class

21

Golden Agers BBQ Dinner

Teen Childbirth Education

Al-Anon/Alateen

Mom's Club

Wee Wigglers Storytime

Senior's Bingo

Tai Chi

Writing Your Life Stories Class

22

Fridays at the Fairgrounds

CPR Class

Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes

Fitness Class

23

Christian youth book club

Indoor Swap Meet

Heartsaver CPR Class

24

Food Addicts Meeting

Manna Ministries

Indoor Swap Meet

25

Memorial Day

Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class

Senior's Cardgame: 31

26

Kiwanis

Rotary Club

Elks

Senior's Macho Game

 

27

Planning Commission Meeting

Childbirth Class

Safesitters Babysitting Class

Senior Potluck Social

Senior's Open Game Day

Point Man Ministries Veterans Meeting

Fitness Class

28

Teen Childbirth Education

Al-Anon/Alateen

Mom's Club

Wee Wigglers Storytime

Senior's Bingo

Tai Chi

29

FREE Marketing Roundtable - Los Banos Chamber of Commerce and Memorial Hospital

Fridays at the Fairgrounds

CPR Class

Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes

Fitness Class

30

Bike Safety Event

Open House at the LB Fitness and Racquet Club

Christian youth book club

Indoor Swap Meet

Heartsaver CPR Class

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Next (June 2009)

Submit your event for inclusion on the calendar!

Did you know we have a second set of calendars on this website?
Please click here to visit the Los Banos Homeschool activities calendar.

Park Day! Every Wednesday - 10 AM - Mothers and children of all ages meet in the park to chat and let their kids play. Children of all ages are welcome from infant to seventeen. Click here for more information.

Please click here or scroll to the bottom of this page to see other reoccurring events not listed in the calendar events section or on the calendar itself due to length or frequency.


Calendar Events:

April 29 – May 3 –Merced County Spring May Day Fair. For more information call 209-826-5166.

Spring Fair May 2
9 a.m. Parade
10 a.m. Jr. Livestock auction, commercial and exhibit buildings open
11 a.m. Midway opens, Pennington's Creation Station in the floral building
12 p.m. Pro/Am arm wrestling contest, Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
1 p.m. Fido 500, Pennington's Creation Station in the floral building
2 p.m. Parade awards at the outdoor stage, Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
3 p.m Fido 500
4 p.m. Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone, Pennington's Creation Station in the floral building
5 p.m. Fido 500, Second Wind at the outdoor stage
5:30 p.m. Homemade pasta sauce contest in the exhibit building
7 p.m. Destruction Derby, Tyson, Master of Suggestion at the outdoor stage, Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
7:30 p.m. Fido 500
8:00 p.m. Free concert by Journey Unauthorized at the outdoor stage
9 p.m. Fido 500
10 p.m. Exhibit building closes
10:30 p.m. John Shaw, Pandemonium Side Show at the outdoor stage
11:00 p.m. Commercial building closes

Spring Fair May 3:
11 a.m. Commercial and exhibit buildings open, midway opens
12 p.m. Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
1 p.m. Fido 500, Youth awards in the Arburua Area, Jason Michael Band at the outdoor stage
2 p.m. Master showmanship at the Arburua Area, mexican salsa contest at the exhibit building
2:30 p.m. Fido 500
3 p.m. Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
3-7 p.m. Free concert by Yesenia Y Su Grup Luzo at the outdoor stage
4 p.m. Circus Imagination in the Kid Zone
5:30 p.m. John Shaw, Pandemonium Side Show at the outdoor stage, Fido 500
7 p.m. Truck and tractor pulls, Tyzen, Master of Suggstions at the outdoor stage
8 p.m. Free concert at the outdoor stage
9 p.m. Tyzen Master of Suggestion at the outdoor stage, commercial building closes
10 p.m. John Shaw, Pandemonium Side Show at the outdoor stage, exhibit building closes



May 2 - May Day Fair will proceed from downtown Los Banos to the main gates of the fairgrounds at 9 a.m.

May 1 - Destruction Derby at the Los Banos Fairgrounds

May 2 - Destruction Derby at the Los Banos Fairgrounds

May 2 - Vaccination Clinic for Pets at the Los Banos Veterinary Clinic
1900 E. Pacheco Blvd. (209)-826-5860, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

May 3 - Truck & Tractor Pull at the Los Banos Fairgrounds

May 4- Elks Pasta Night at the Los Banos Elks Lodge, 565 E. Street. Three types of pasta are sserved starting at 5 p.m. (all you can eat). Call Ray Gomes for more information at 209-826-4196.

May 4 - Sober Grad Meeting at the Police Annex, 5 p.m.

May 6 - Los Banos City Council Meeting 7:00 P.M. City Hall Council Chambers 520 J Street Los Banos Ca

May 6 - The first Wednesday of each month is the regular dinner meeting night of the Los Banos Sportsmen’s Association. Guests are welcome.

May 7 - Golden Valley HOG General Meetings are held 7 pm on the First Thursday of every month at the Elks Club. 565 E St. open to public. Membership information Contact: Claudia Hernadez @ 209-617-3595 or email cjswimn@yahoo.com

May 7 -The Community Prayer Group is a non denominational group of people of faith from many different congregations who meet on the first Thursday of each month at 1PM. The meeting is at City Hall in Los Banos. (520 J St.) Everyone is welcome to attend. To ask questions or get more detailed information please call Steve Hammond or Brenda Smith at 1-209-827-0797

May 9 - Against the Crooked Sky Horse Stables and Equestrian Center will be hosting a Open House on Saturday May 9, 2009 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come on out and see what we have to offer as far as Horse Boarding, Riding Lessons and starting in June a Kids Summer Day Camp. Against the Crooked Sky Horse Stables & Equestrian Center is located on the corner of Ward & Cotton. Barns are to the right. Phone numbers are (408) 204-1860 for Jody and (559) 474-3951 for Kris. Address is 17983 Cotton Road, Los Banos, CA

May 9-10 "Mother's Day In The Park" Los Banos Tiger Sharks Annual “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Park” Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday and Sunday May 9th and 10th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacheco Park (Corner of Hwy. 152 & 7th St.) Los Banos, CA Details and Vendor Information Here.

May 11 - Pacheco Pass Quilters meets at 7 p.m. at 5th and K Streets. Doors are open at 6:30 p.m. For more info call Judy at 209-827-8929.

May 12 - Arts Council Meeting at 7 p.m.

May 12- Asperger Syndrome Support Meeting at St. John's Luteran Church, 250 W. Adams Street, 7 PM. For more info call Wendy Marsh, 392-5937 (or 489-0056) or Cheryl Nelson at 829-0568.

May 12 - Parent Talk a support group for parents of children with every kind of disability meets every second Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 250 West Adams from 1:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m. Child Care is provided. This group is sponsored by Challenged Family Resource Center. For information you can contact Cheryl Nelson in Los Banos at 829-0568 or Challenged at 385-5314.

May 12- Challenged Support Group A parent support group offered through Challenged Family Resource Center. The group meets at St. John's Lutheran Church at 1:00 p.m. every second Tuesday of the Month. All parents with a child or children with a disability are invited to attend. Interested parties may contact Cheryl Nelson at 1-209-826-0568 or Challenged in Merced at 1-209-385-5314.

May 12- Diabetic Support Group for Parents at Memorial Hospital from 7 to 8 p.m. Call 826-0591, ext. 356 for more information.

 

May 13 -Planning Commission Meeting 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers 520 J Street Los Banos Ca

May 13 - Memorial Hospital Cancer Support Group Meeting 6-8 PM at the memorial Hospital Board Room 520 West I Street Los Banos Ca 93635 - For more information please contact the support facilitator Carolyn Nazbal RN 209-826-0591 ext. 365
Cancer support group For full details see the flier: LB_CancerSupport_Nov2008AD.pdf

May 14 - Military Family Suppport Group meets at the Vagabond Inn at 7 p.m.
"We're here to lend a shoulder to lean on. We send out care packages to those still deployed. We also maintain the Yellow Ribbons in the park. Please join us." For more info you can call Luci Wood at 209-827-4677 or 209-826-9663.

May 14- La Leche League Meeting (breastfeeding support and information) will meet from 10 a.m. until noon at Calvary Baptist Church. For more information call 826-6735.

May 14- Diabetic Support Group for Teens at Memorial Hospital from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 826-0591 ext. 356 for more information.

May 15 - Los Banos Ducks Unlimited DU Hold'Em Poker Tournament will start at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30. $50 buy in; includes food and drink tickets and annual membership to Ducks Unlimited. All final table players win prizes. A small silent auction will be available. For more information call Sean Allen at 209-678-1926 or Will McBride at 209-829-9860.

May 16- Embracing Strength Women's Conference will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 302 West K Street at 9 a.m. Tickets purchased before April 30 are $12 and tickets at the door are $15. A lunch will be provided. Come and enjoy fellowship and messages of encouragement.

May 16- Asthma camp at Memorial Hospital

What Is Asthma Camp?
This camp is designed to provide an
opportunity for children with asthma to
share ideas, problems, and concerns
about asthma. Children campers learn
about asthma and asthma management
through fun, interactive educational
activities. The adult campers will be
taught in lecture style—learning about
their child’s asthma and ways of managing
it better so their child can be healthier
and live a more fruitful life.
Saturday May 16, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Advance registration is required
Memorial Hospital Los Banos
Education Center
600 West I Street, Suite D
Los Banos, CA 93635
(209) 826-0591


May 16 - New Life Community Church is holding its 2nd annual Sister 2 Sister Tea. The tea will be held at the United Methodist Church Social Hall at 1031 Iowa Street in Los Banos. Tickets are available for a donation of $20. The speaker will be Terry Hammond and there will be special songs, drawings, readings, gifts and food. For tickets call Dorothy Moore at 209-675-1730 or Lisa Roper-Floyd at 209-752-9345.

May 16 - Kid's Fishing and Fun Day at San Luis Reservoir from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

"Los Banos: Fun will be the “catch of the day” on Saturday, May 16th at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area. The 20th Annual Kids’ Fishing and Fun Day, hosted by the Department of Water Resources and California State Parks staff and volunteers, will be held at San Luis Creek on the O’Neill Forebay. Bring the family and your fishing poles and enjoy a morning of fishing on the ‘lake’.
Children ages 3 to 15 may sign in from 8:00 a.m. on. Free bait is provided. Also, each participant will receive a free lunch and other goodies.. There will be free pontoon boat rides (weather permitting). Plus, kids may try ‘gyotaku’ the Japanese art of fish printing. Merchandise donated by local businesses will also be awarded as door prizes, starting at noon. The only cost is the $6 state park Day Use Fee per car.
To request a sign language interpreter or other auxiliary aids or services for people with disabilities, please contact Jennifer Morgan at (209) 827-5353 at least one week in advance

This special recreation program is sponsored by California’s Department of Water Resources, State Parks, and donations. It marks the occasion of the annual May is “Water Awareness Month”. To reach the San Luis Creek area, take the San Luis Creek turn-off from Hwy. 152 at the O’Neill Forebay, and follow the signs. (It is on the north side of Hwy. 152, 7 miles west of Hwy. 5.) For more information call Jennifer or Howard at (209) 827-5353 or write Jennifer Morgan at jmorgan@water.ca.gov subject: Fishing Day." 

May 17
Motorcycle Ride click link for details

May 17 - 46th Annual Basque Picnic will be held at the fairgrounds. Mass begins at 10:30 a.m. and lunch is served from noon to 2 p.m.

May 18 - Annual "Making a Difference for Women" Awards Banquet:

Open to the Community, Come honor the Awardees!

Monday, May 18th, Espana's Restaurant

6 pm:  No Host Cocktails
7 pm:  Dinner
Presentation of Awards*:  7:30 pm (*For more info about our Awards, go to Awards page)

$23.50 per person (pork loin dinner & dessert)           
Submit reservations & check to: SI of Los Banos, Attn: Sue Cardoza PO Box 667, Los Banos, Ca 93635            Questions:  DJ @ 587-1605 or
djbarcellos@hotmail.com

May 19 - Ice Cream Social will be held at 5p.m. at the United Methodist Church on 1031 Iowa Avenue for cancer survivors and caregivers. Call Carolyn Nazabal at 209-826-0591 ext. 365.

May 19 - Couples' Counseling Class will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. The class will be using the book, "The Couple Checkup".

May 20 - -Los Banos City Council Meeting 7:00 P.M. City Hall Council Chambers 520 J Street Los Banos Ca

May 20 - Alzheimers Support Group meets at Country Waffles 845 W.Pacheco Blvd. For details call Diana Ingram at 1-209-826-0874

May 21 - Golden Agers BBQ Dinner will be held at the exhibit building at Los Banos Fairgrounds. Cocktails will begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Cost is $8 for members, $9 for non members. Dinner trays are $6. Tickets need to be purchased on or before May 15.

May 22 - Soroptimist Awards Night Banquet will be held at Espana's - More details coming soon!

May 27 -Planning Commission Meeting 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers 520 J Street Los Banos Ca

May 29 - Marketing Roundtable
Second in a Series of Business Seminars sponsored by the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce

Leader: Diane Hambley, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Memorial Hospital Los Banos, has a Ph.D. in marketing and consulting experience with small business owners all over the United States. As a Marketing Professor, Diane led over 30 graduate and undergraduate student teams in the preparation of very real marketing plans for a wide variety of businesses. For three years she also worked overseas in Albania as the in-country leader for a development project establishing business assistance centers in this very poor and underdeveloped business economy. 

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Place: Memorial Hospital Los Banos, Board Room located in the Administrative Support Services Building, 520 West I Street, Los Banos, CA What to Bring: Your lunch, your experience and an open mind
Fees: There is no cost to participants.

This is a brown bag (bring your own lunch) roundtable format. Our goal is to have each attendee add something positive to the discussion, take away at least one new idea they can use in their business, and increase everyone's confidence that they can survive and thrive over the rest of 2009.

Call, email or come in to the chamber of commerce, if you'd like to attend. 209-826-2495

May 30 - Bike Safety Event will be held at 919 West Pacheco in the San Luis Shopping Center from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tips on staying safe while riding a bike will be shared. Enter to win a free bike and other prizes. For more information call 209-826-1773.

May 30 - Open House at the LB Fitness and Racquet Club from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come in and work out for free. There will also be hot dogs, chips and drinks! Call 209-826-6011 for more information.

May 31 - The Central Valley Fast Draw Club has made the last Sunday of each month their club shoot day!
Shoots will start at 9:30 am with the shooter sign in and shooter meeting, with a prompt start at 10 am.
The community is welcome!
The location is at 13659 Badger Flat Rd.

May 31 - St. Joseph's Youth fundraiser will be held at the Spring Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Hall (1612 Center Ave.). Give them a call if you'd like a booth for your business, art, crafts, jewelry, etc. Booths start at $25. For more info call 209-826-4016.


Reoccurring events: *Click here to go back to the top of the page*

Monday through Friday
There is a senior and disabled persons lunch from noon to 1 p.m. at McArthur Apartments, 1130 F St.
Food costs $2 and you don't have to worry about the cleanup!

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Cherish's exercise program for seniors meets from 10-11 a.m. at the McArthur Apartments on F Street.

Monday and Friday
Senior's Arts & Crafts and Quilting Classes at 830 6th street from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm. (excluding holidays). Gloris is the instructor. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own project or work on a class project.

Monday:
Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class from 9 AM to 12 noon and 1 PM to 3 PM. Classes are held at 830 6th Street. Call 827-7046 for more information.

Senior's card game of 31 is played from 1 PM to 4 PM. at 830 6th Street.

Tuesdays:
Kiwanis meet at Country Waffles, 12 noon. For more information call Chuck Martin, 826-2664.

The Rotary Club meets at Espanas at noon. For more information call Gene Leib at 826-3831.

Good of the order meeting at the Los Banos Elks Lodge, 545 6th Street. 7 p.m.

Homeschool Co-op - Check out the homeschool co-op's calendar page.

Senior's Macho card game from 1 PM to 3 PM. 25 cents per card and all monies are paid back. Prizes and snacks are welcome. Please, no children. Join us at 830 6th Street. Call 209-827-7046 for more information.

Writing Your Life Stories Class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays by instructor John Spevak at the Los Banos Merced College Campus, Building A, Room 103. The class is open entry and held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Persons register when they attend their first class. This class provides the opportunity to write down stories in a relaxed environment about life experiences to share with others, especially family members. The class is designed for older adults but is open to adults of any age. For more information call John Spevak at 209-752-8800 or email him at spevak.j@mccd.edu.

Wednesdays:
Park Day! Every Wednesday
- 10 AM - Mothers and children of all ages meet in the park to chat and let their kids play. Children of all ages are welcome from infant to seventeen. Click here for more information.

Childbirth Classes at Memorial Hospital from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call 826-0591 ext. 270 for more information.

Free breastfeeding support group. 1 PM at the education center in Memorial Hospital. Meet with other moms and measure your baby's progress.

Safesitter Babysitting class at Memorial Hospital. A child must be at least 11 years old to attend and the class costs $20. The class is from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information call 826,0591, ext. 270.

Four-H meeting the first Wednesday of every month at the Parish Hall next door to St. Joseph's Catholic Church on center Street

Senior's Open Game Day - from 8 to 4 pm, the senior's center come on in and play games. Various games are available, so bring your freinds! Cofee is available.
830 6th Street
Call 209-827-7046 for more information.

Point Man International Ministries are presently holding meeting for all Vets of all wars every Wednesday night from 7:30 to 8:30 ( PM ) At westside community church in the Fireside room. The church is located at 614 N. Mercey Springs Rd., Los Banos, Ca.
 For information call the church @ 209-826-5314 or Rev. Chris Jarvis PMIM Outpost Leader @ 209-564-1973, E-mail @ cdbmjarvis@sbcglobal.net Point Man Ministries is a non-profit, Christ-centered group of Veterans from all wars.There is group and private counseling for PTSD related problems, literature, seminars, companionship, and comfort. Help with VA contacts, forming a Honor Guard, educational information for the public on service related problems concerning Veterans. And working with other Veterans organizations for the betterment of the Veterans with special needs.

Free Noncredit class: Fitness for seniors (although class is open to adults of any age)
The class occurs every Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the instructor is John Spevak. The location of the class is Colorado St. Park (between J and Pine Streets). Participants will be involved in stretching and walking activities and other activities appropriate for older adults may be included for those who so choose. For more information call John Spevak at 209-752-8800 or email him at spevak.j@mccd.edu.

Thursdays:
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups meet at 7 p.m. in Suite D of the Pinnacle Health Care building, 285 Mercey Springs Road. Call Mary at 826-6880 for more information.

Mom's Club meets every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Meadowlands 3 Park (winter and spring) and Presidential Estates Park (summer).

Wee Wigglers Storytime at the Los Banos Library on Seventh St. at 10 a.m.

Seniors' bingo from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Miller & Lux building, 830 Sixth St.

Tai Chi is offered at the library (7th Street) at 10 a.m.

Los Banos Toddlers Playgroup Meets Every Thursday at 9:30am At our local Park.s in town For more Info.Please send LBMama a message on the forum. For more details go to: http://www.cafemom.com/group/35090

Teen childbirth education is offered at Memorial Hospital every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Patients can enroll at any time by calling 209-826-0591, ext. 270.

Writing Your Life Stories Class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays by instructor John Spevak at the Los Banos Merced College Campus, Building A, Room 103. The class is open entry and held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Persons register when they attend their first class. This class provides the opportunity to write down stories in a relaxed environment about life experiences to share with others, especially family members. The class is designed for older adults but is open to adults of any age. For more information call John Spevak at 209-752-8800 or email him at spevak.j@mccd.edu.

Fridays:
"Fridays at the Fairgrounds" at the Fairgrounds from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Every Friday afternoon, Memorial Hospital offers a free car seat safety check. Call for an appointment: (209) 826-0591 extension 270 or 356).

Senior's Arts, Crafts and Quilting Class from 9 AM to 12 noon and 1 PM to 3 PM. Classes are held at 830 6th Street. Call 827-7046 for more information.

Free Noncredit class: Fitness for seniors (although class is open to adults of any age)
The class occurs every Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the instructor is John Spevak. The location of the class is Colorado St. Park (between J and Pine Streets). Participants will be involved in stretching and walking activities and other activities appropriate for older adults may be included for those who so choose. For more information call John Spevak at 209-752-8800 or email him at spevak.j@mccd.edu.

Saturdays: Seasonal: Farmer's Market at Henry Miller Plaza. 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Call the market manager for more info: 209-389-4534.

Heart Saver CPR Class at Memorial Hospital. Classes are $10 and from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Earn a 2 year CPR card.

Fitness for active seniors class - This free class taught by John Spevak will be held at the Los Banos Merced College Campus. Classes start Sept. 3 and will occur every Wednesday and Friday morning from 8:30 -10 a.m. Classes will be held in room B-136.

Bethany Community Church has started a Christian youth book club. The club meets each Saturday at 4 p.m. at 401 West L St. The book club accepts members ages 13-18. The group is directed by Lori Kyle. For more information about the club or on how to join you can call Elvira Grimes at 489-4969.

Saturday and Sunday:
Los Banos Indoor Swap Meet, Every Saturday and Sunday from 8AM - 4PM, $20 for space, Free Admission. If you need any more information, feel free to contact Kasra Farsad at 408-629-1052 or email me at kfarsad@gmail.com. Thank you!

Sundays:
Food Addicts Meeting from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Memorial Hospital Education Center
600 West I Street Suite D. For more info call 826-6637.

Manna Ministries invites anyone who is lonely, hungry, needy or just wants company to have a free, hot meal at 5 p.m. Please join them at the United Methodist Church. For more info. call 826-4642 (Claire Jensen)or 826-1992 (Laree Rogers).

Drug or Alcohol Support Groups:

AA Meetings:
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Miller and Lux Building, 830 Sixth St.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Los Banos Recreation Hall in Pacheco Park
Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous Serenity at Noon Group meets Mondays through Fridays in the recreation hall at 903 Pacheco Blvd. from noon to 1 p.m.
They also meet on Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Greyhound Bus Depot, 820 G St.
Call the voice mail line at 827-4030 for more information.

Victory Outreach 12-Step Substance abuse group meets every Monday 7:30 p.m. at 1231 Fourth St. in the rear building.
Contact Pastor Chris Castaeda (209) 587-0397

 


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