Around Town (1-17-13)

January 16, 2013 

Sixth Street Cinema

MARIPOSA -- The Sixth Street Cinema, 4994 Sixth St., will present "To Rome With Love" at 4 p.m. on Sunday; and "Farewell My Queen" at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors, but no one will be turned away over lack of funds. For more information, email

Hazardous waste event

The Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority will offer a household hazardous waste event by appointment only on Jan. 18 and 29 at the Highway 59 landfill for residents. To schedule an appointment call (209) 722-4228, (209) 723-4481, ext. 24, or go to Items that will be accepted are household products with ingredients that are corrosive, reactive, ignitable and flammable or toxic.

Lions Club cioppino

ATWATER -- The Merced Breakfast Lions Club will host its 33rd annual Cioppino Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Atwater APC Hall, 1420 Third St. Tickets are $40 per person. There will be numerous raffle prizes, including Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets, a big-screen TV and more. Call (209) 384-0727.

Enchilada luncheon

The Merced SPCA will host its Enchilada Luncheon and Bazaar from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday 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. All proceeds benefit the pets at the SPCA shelter. Call (209) 947-2527.

Merced Art Hop

The Merced Art Hop will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Merced. It features vendors, art displays, music, dance performances and more.

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