Around Town

November 6, 2012 

Veterans Day parade The Merced County Veterans Council, Human Services Agency and Merced County Chamber of Commerce will present the Veterans Day Parade at noon Sunday starting at Bob Hart Square. For more info, call (209) 385-3000, Ext. 5417, (209) 385-7588 or (209) 756-4441.

Holiday happenings Merced College will sponsor a trip to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair in the Bay Area from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 1. Cost is $75 per person with a 10 percent discount for children 12 and under. Also join us for our traditional holiday shopping trip to Union Square in San Francisco from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 7. Cost is $65 per person. Call (209) 384-6221.

Christmas parade The Active 20-30 Club of Merced will hold the 18th annual Hometown Christmas Parade at 3 p.m. Dec. 1. The festivities start at 11 a.m. in Bob Hart Square with food, crafts and entertainment. Float applications are available at www.merced2030.com/christmasparade.html or via e-mail at christmasparade@merced2030.com. Call (209) 658-5617 for more information.

Christmas Home Tour ATWATER — The Atwater Women's Club will hold its second Christmas Home Tour and Luncheon starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 8. The group is looking for homes to be showcased on the tour. Call (209) 628-2051 for more information or to have your home included on the tour.

Adoptable kittens The Merced SPCA has kittens, all spayed or neutered and ready for adoption. Visit them at the no-kill shelter, 1021 E. Childs Ave.; hours are Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (209) 384-7722.

Travel baseball team Atwater Arsenal Travel Baseball is looking for players ages 13 and 14 for our 2013 season. Call (209) 756-8222.

Mercedes menudo Club Mercedes will serve menudo every Sunday from 8 a.m. until noon or when the menudo runs out. Cost is $8 for a large bowl and includes tortillas, coffee and Mexican pastry. Quesadillas and many other beverages are available for an extra cost. Dine in or take-out. Call (209) 383-9906.

Senior yoga classes Yoga classes by Joanne Rasmussen are given at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St., on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Call (209) 385-8803.

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