Around Town: Sponsor cats, kittens at Last Hope Cat Kingdom

February 26, 2013 

Love cats but unable to adopt? Become a sponsor for a cat or kitten through Last Hope Cat Kingdom. Individuals can make a onetime donation or a monthly donation to help care for our adoptable cats and kittens. Businesses are also welcome to sponsor an animal. Call (209) 357-5425.

Students to present oral history project

The Merced County Courthouse Museum will present the Young Historians at Work: Merced High School Oral History Project exhibit at 5 p.m. Thursday. It will run through April 14. Merced High School 10th- and 11th-grade history students will showcase their skills in oral history. Call (209) 723-2401 or go to www.mercedmuseum

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School to present 'Little Mermaid'

Weaver Elementary School District will present the musical "Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr." at 7 p.m. Friday and at 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. Tickets are $8. For more information call (209) 756-4212.

Hands on Heroes nominations begin Nominations for the Merced County's annual Hands on Heroes program are being accepted. Nominations are due Friday. Those who are selected go above and beyond to improve the lives of children and will be honored at the 10th Annual Children's Summit on April 25. Call (209) 385-7337 or go to

Flutist to perform at Tenaya school

Renowned flutist Tracy Harris will be at Tenaya Middle School at 760 W. 8th St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A Yamaha Performing Artist, Harris' Merced Flute Boot allows her to teach young flutists some top techniques. For more information, go to

Swing dance classes offered at senior center

Glenn and Leanne Rozman will teach a four-week East Coast Swing class at 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning March 7 at the Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th St. Cost is $16 for all four lessons. Registration is at 678 W. 18th St. Class is limited to 40 people and women are strongly encouraged to bring a dance partner. Beginners welcome. Call (209) 385-6298 or email

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