Around Town: Community courses

October 6, 2012 

Merced College is offering community classes: Strength and Stretch at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, starting Oct. 15; Advanced Beginner Knitting at 10 a.m. Saturdays, starting Oct. 13; Easy Baby-Toddler Sweater Knitting at 1 p.m. Saturdays, starting Oct. 13. For more information call (209) 384-6221.

Fall dance classes

World Dance fall classes are from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at 645 W. Main St., third floor. Cost is $40 for 6 weeks or $7 at the door. No experience and no partner needed. Call (209) 756-6039 or e-mail worlddance519@att.net.

Adopt a shelter dog

October is the Humane Society's Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, and the Merced SPCA will honor that with a 50 percent discount of the usual adoption fee for dogs. There is also a 25 percent adoption fee discount on all animals over the age of 5. Call (209) 384-7722.

Kittens ready to adopt

The Humane Society has kittens that are 4 to 5 months old, spayed or neutered, and ready for adoption. Come to the shelter at 1021 E. Childs Ave. to find the perfect pet. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call (209) 384-7722 or (209) 723-8953 for more information.

Gateway Quilters' Guild

The Gateway Quilters' Guild meeting will feature quilts for veterans and troops. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at 260 E. 15th St. Blue Star Mothers will speak. There is a $2 guest fee. Call (209) 723-0817 for more information.

Neuropathy group

The Merced Peripheral Neuropathy support group will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal St. Call (209) 358-2045 for details.

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