Around Town: 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' playing in Mariposa

December 24, 2012 

MARIPOSA -- The Mariposa Sixth Street Cinema will present "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" at 4 p.m. and "Take This Waltz" at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 4994 Sixth St. Suggested admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. No one lacking funds will be turned away. For more information, go to sixthstreetcinema or SixthStreetCinema.

Women's Day Service at Atwater church

ATWATER -- The Atwater Christian Life Center will hold a Women's Day Service with guest speaker Sister Wilma Ellis-Johnson, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at 1200 Shaffer Road. For more information, call (209) 358-1988.

New Year's Eve party at veterans Post 83

Celebrate New Year's Eve with the veterans at Post 83 at 6 p.m. Monday at 939 W. Main St. Music and dancing by DJ Stevie C, hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 for a couple. For more information, call (209) 489-2278.

SPCA plans enchilada luncheon in January

The Merced SPCA will hold its Enchilada Luncheon and Bazaar from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at Los Panchos Restaurant, 2971 G St. Tickets are $15 and include choice of chicken, beef or cheese enchiladas, drink and dessert. There will be a raffle, gift baskets and gift cards available. All proceeds benefit the pets at the SPCA shelter.

County looking for tax helpers for '12 returns

Merced County is looking for volunteers to help people prepare tax returns for the 2012 tax year. To get more information or to sign up for the free training, call (209) 383-4242 or email

Library needs volunteers for its literacy program

The Merced County Library is in need of volunteer tutors for its Read and Succeed -- Merced Adult Literacy Program. Call (209) 385-7391 for more information.

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