ART AND SPIRITS FUN NIGHT
Arbor Gallery will host Art and Spirits Fun Night, featuring local artist Lisa Gilliland-Viney to benefit the Multicultural Art Center from 6-8:30pm, Friday, Jan. 18, at the MAC, 645 W. Main St., Merced. The $35 fee covers all painting supplies, light refreshments, including wine and non-alcoholic drinks, and guidance from experienced Arbor Gallery artists. This family friendly event donates all proceeds to the MAC. For reservations, call 209-388-1090.
MLK MARCH IN MERCED
The Martin Luther King Jr. march in Merced begins assembling at 10 a.m. Jan. 21 at the Merced County Fairgrounds, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. A program follows after the march reaches the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. For more, email martinlutherkingjrcommit[email protected] or call 209-722-7231.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED
The Merced County Republican Women Federated will meet on Monday, Jan. 21 at the Branding Iron, 640 West 16th St. The speaker will be Roxana Lawson, California Republican Party, Hispanic Outreach Chairwoman. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Reservations are required for the $19 luncheon by Thursday by calling 209-777-0501 or by email to jane[email protected]cast.net.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
The Habitat for Humanity of Merced County will host a volunteer orientation from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Habitat ReStore, 1230 Broadway Ave. in Atwater. Information: 209-7260850.
The Merced County Courthouse Museum is recruiting new volunteers to act as docents, which are tour guides for visitors to the museum. An annual docent training session is 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at the museum, 21 st and N Streets. Please make a reservation at 209-723-2401.