Around Town (2-22-13)

February 21, 2013 

Last Hope Cat Kingdom holding adoption event

Last Hope Cat Kingdom will hold a three-day adoption event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at PetSmart, 1196 W. Olive Ave. There will be dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits and even a pig. They can be seen ahead of time at 6660 Baley Ave. in Atwater. Call (209) 722-0844 for more information.

Dos Palos Lion's Club crab feed is Saturday

DOS PALOS -- The Dos Palos Lions Club will have an all-you-can-eat crab feed at 6 p.m. Saturday at the club, 931 Center Ave. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information or tickets call (209) 761-5422, (209) 704-2410, (209) 752-8218 or (209) 535-3014.

Casino trip to benefit scholarship fund

The Native Daughters will sponsor a bus trip from Merced and Atwater to Black Oak Casino on March 16. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. Call (209) 722-0349.

37th annual Indian Gulch-Hornitos Run

The Merced Running Club will hold the 37th annual Indian Gulch- Hornitos 2-, 5- and 10-mile runs March 16. Check-in is at 7:15 a.m., with the runs starting at 8:30 in Hornitos. Preregistration ends March 10. Walkers are welcome in the 2- and 5-mile runs only. Each runner will receive a gift. Plaques will go to the first man and woman to finish each race, and medals will go to the top three finishers in each age group. Breakfast will be at Stag Hall. Proceeds will benefit UC Merced Cross Country Team. Call (209) 261-7799 or go to

Teachers' card party to help students

The Merced-Mariposa Division of California Retired Teachers Association will hold its 18th annual card party and games day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Tickets are $5 and include pastries, fruit, coffee or tea, door prizes, table prizes and a raffle. Proceeds to benefit the scholarship fund. Call (209) 384-1509 or (209) 383-4260.

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