MSPCA meets monthly
The Merced Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will not meet the first Monday in September because it is a holiday. The group normally meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 500 Buena Vista Drive. For more information, call (209) 723-8953 or (209) 384-7722.
Free BMX ride night
ATWATER Atwater PAL hosts free BMX ride nights through October from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at Veterans Park. Kids ages 6 to 17 are invited. Bikes and helmets are available at no charge.
Picnic with the AARP
Merced AARP Chapter 282 will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St., for its annual indoor picnic. Tickets are $5 per person and must be purchased in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call (209) 722-4782 or (209) 723-8766.
Pasta dinner fund-raiser
There will be a pasta dinner fund-raiser at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Five Ten Bistro, 510 W. Main St. Tickets are $25 per person and include a pasta dinner, music and no-host bar. Proceeds will go toward the campaign to elect Chris Ramirez to the Merced City Council. For more information, call (209) 261-1924 or (209) 617-8413 or go to www.chris4merced.com.
Mentor training offered
Love Plus will host a mentor training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at Gateway Church, 353 E. Donna St. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to (209) 383-7034, ext. 130, or email email@example.com.
Merced High cheerleaders will host a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 and Sept 14 at Applebee's, 1734 W. Olive Ave. Cost is $5 per person and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, a side of bacon and a drink. For more information, call (209) 777-7909.
St. Anthony's 60th
ATWATER St. Anthony's School will celebrate its 60th anniversary of educating children in the Atwater area from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at 1801 Winton Way. There will be a school/alumni picnic with food, fun and fellowship. For more information, call (209) 358-3341 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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