Central California Legal Services staff members provide legal advice and representation to eligible individuals in tenant rights and homeless issues; Social Security and SSI disability cases; senior citizen legal issues; public benefit issues such as CalWorks, unemployment, Medi-Cal and health care concerns; and other civil law matters. Legal services are available to eligible low-income people at no cost. For further information or a free consultation, visit the office at 1640 N St., Suite 200, Merced, CA 95340, or call 800-675-8001.
The Merced Youth Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the City Council chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 678 W. 18th St. in Merced. For more, call 209-385-6298.
The Tractor Supply Co., 1700 Bell Lane in Atwater, will host local animal groups from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday to encourage pet adoptions and support families raising pets and livestock. Call the Atwater Tractor Supply store at 209-357-7351 for details about Purina Days. For more information and tips on raising pets and other animals, visit TractorSupply.com/KnowHow.
La Grange breakfast
Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in La Grange is held the second Sunday of each month, and the next one is 8-11 a.m. Sunday at the IOOF Hall, 30018 Yosemite Blvd. in La Grange. The meal includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham and cheese omelets, and French toast. Cost is $6. Children’s meals for ages 7 to 12 are $3; 6 and under eat free. For more, call Chris at 209-853-2128 or email email@example.com.
Veterans Service of Merced County’s Kay Spears will speak about veterans aid and attendance, and how it can help to offset the cost of assisted living at 2 p.m. June 15 at Pacifica Senior Living, 3420 R. St. in Merced. The meeting is free. For more or to reserve a seat, call Shana at 209-384-9700.
A public forum on the city of Merced’s zoning ordinance update is planned for 5:30 p.m. June 16 in the Sam Pipes Room of City Hall, 678 W. 18th St. City staffers will gather public input on the document. For more, call 209-385-6858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hinds Hospice plans its second annual Outdoor Family Movie Night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 24 at the Merced County Fairgrounds Outdoor Theater, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The showing of “Minions” begins at 8:30 p.m. Activities include a concession stand, face painting, balloon animals and a “Minions” character to take pictures with. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children; or $25 for a family four-pack. Children 6 and under get in free. For more, visit www.hindshospice.org/merced-outdoor-family-movie-night.html or call 209-383-3123.
Sierra Artists’ Gallery of Mariposa is calling on photographers from the Central Valley and Sierra to submit work to the Photography Fest and Sale. Entries are due by July 9 for the show that runs July 11-24. For a prospectus and application, visit the gallery in Mariposa at Highway 140 and Sixth Street or the website at www.sierraartistsgallery.com. For more, call 209-966-2284.
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