Around Town (10/05/13)
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Planning Commission meets on Wednesday
The next meeting of the Merced City Planning Commission will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at 678 W. 18th St. For more information, call (209) 385-6858.
The Merced Adult School will offer Zumba classes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 21 at 50 E. 20th St. Cost is $50 payable to Merced Adult School. Call (209) 777-8442.
Women’s Bible study
Coffee Break, a nondenominational women’s Bible study group, meets from 10a.m. to noon on Tuesdays at Yosemite Church, 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. Free child care. All women are welcome. Call (209) 383-5038.
Fighting breast cancer
The Merced City Firefighters Local 1479 has teamed up with the Merced Mercy Cancer Center and Dignity Health to raise awareness and money for the Merced Cancer Center. People who donate $20 will receive a pink T-shirt. Firefighters will wear pink T-shirts while on duty through Oct. 31. They will host a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. today at 3520 N. Parsons Road. For more information, call (209)617-5183 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guild Harvest of Quilts
Gateway Quilters will host its Guild Harvest of Quilts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Merced County Fairgrounds. Admission is $7 for adults and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. The group will be serving homemade soup, salad and pie. There also will be vendors, a children’s Treasure Hunt, door prizes and featured artist Karen Mous.
The Merced Mixed Martial Arts Academy will host a free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday at 745 W. Main St. To register, go online at https://events.membersolutions.com/event_detail.asp?content_id=42854 or call (208) 482-4014 for more information.
The Merced Chapter of Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Fireside Room of United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Call (209) 341-2122 for more information.
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