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Merced welcomes San Jose Sharks, street hockey court

Applegate Park just received a major update thanks to the San Jose Sharks Foundation. A teal-top street hockey court now sits on top of what used to be two of the four basketball courts inside the gated recreational area at the park. The unveiling of the court took place last Wednesday, March 23. Shark Sports and Entertainment…

Merced residents consider fate of historic Laura Fountain

Residents and local organizations joined together with city leaders recently to discuss the future of Laura Fountain in Applegate Park. As a longstanding symbol of Merced’s history, the fountain was built in the town’s formative years by city founder Charles Henry Huffman. Erected next to the El Capitan railroad depot, the fountain…

Kids celebrate Mother’s Day with butterflies at zoo

The Merced Zoological Society hosted its annual butterfly release on Mother’s Day at Applegate Park Zoo in Merced. Prior to the release, young children enjoyed butterfly-themed activities at the educational building, such as coloring printouts of butterflies.  A new activity the kids loved was creating a butterfly face mask. Julie…

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