Around Town (2-6-13)

February 5, 2013 

Planning Commission scheduled to meet The Merced City Planning Commission's next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at 678 W. 18th St. For details, call (209) 385-6858.

Free e-waste recycling coming to Livingston LIVINGSTON -- Livingston High School will hold a Sober Grad Go Green, Save the Earth, Save Lives free electronic waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the school, at Main Street and Peach Avenue. If it plugs in or runs on batteries, it will be taken. No hazardous materials, batteries, fluorescent lighting or liquids will be accepted.

La Grange Odd Fellows breakfast is Sunday LA GRANGE -- The La Grange Odd Fellows of LaFayette Historical Lodge 65 will serve its monthly breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the IOOF Hall. Tickets are $6. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, french toast, coffee and orange juice. Call (209) 853-2128 or email

Site change for USDA commodities handout ATWATER -- Effective Feb. 13, the site for the U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities handout will be Atwater Baptist Church, 2124 First St. Call (209) 726-3663 for more information.

Children are invited to story time and party LIVINGSTON -- Children are invited to a story time and party to celebrate Valentine's Day at the Livingston Library at 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at 1212 Main St. This is sponsored by the library and Friends of the Livingston Library. Call (209) 394-7330.

Baseball the theme of Japanese league fete The Livingston-Merced Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League will hold its annual Day of Remembrance Dinner at 5 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Merced County Fairgrounds. This year's theme is Baseball in the Camps. Tickets are $45 per person. Call (209) 383-5161 for more information.

SPCA needs donations for small animal cages The Merced Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is in need of donations for ultralight pet enclosures it can use at monthly adoption events. Cages are $150 each and any donation is welcome. Please write "pet cages" on the memo line of checks. Call (209) 384-7722 or (209) 723-8953 for more information.

If it's Wednesday, it's hamburger night Hamburger Night is every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Atwater VFW Post, 1390 Broadway.

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