Weaver Middle School will hold a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. on Dec. 1 at 3076 E. Childs Ave. Tickets are $7 each or $25 for a family of four. Proceeds will be used to send children to Camp Green Meadows. Call (209) 723-2174.
Atwater Christmas Parade goes Victorian
ATWATER -- The Atwater Christmas Parade will start at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Ralston Park, Third and Fir streets. The theme this year is "Favorite Victorian Christmas Stories." Applications are available at www.atwater.org, by calling (209) 358-4215, or can be picked up at 1181 Third St.
Free legal services for Merced area seniors
Central California Legal Services Inc. and Merced County provide free legal services to seniors. Clients must live in Merced County, be 60 or older and a U.S. citizen. Appointments are held in Dos Palos, Livingston, Los Banos, Atwater and Merced. Call (209) 385-7550.
Games, activities for Merced seniors
The Merced Senior Social Club meets every Friday at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. There are many activities and games offered. All seniors and guests are welcome. If you are interested in joining, come and visit. Call (209) 383-6057.
Lions Club seeks glasses, hearing aids
The Merced Breakfast Lions Club maintains locations for old, unused prescription eyeglasses or hearing aids to be dropped off. They are: the offices of Drs. David Baba and Paul Smith, the Save Mart grocery store at Olive and G streets; or the optical departments at Costco or Wal-Mart. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mercedbreakfastlionsclub.org.
Cat Kingdom seeks sponsors for kitties
Love cats but unable to adopt? Become a sponsor for a cat or kitten. You can make a difference with a one-time donation or a monthly donation to help care for adoptable animals. Businesses are also welcome to sponsor. Last Hope is a nonprofit organization. Call (209) 357-5425.
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