Around Town (11-07-13)

Atwater church to honors vets

Atwater Christian Life Center invites you to a family movie night honoring veterans at 6 p.m. Monday, Veterans Day, at 1200 Shaffer Road. All are invited.

Field of Honor flags available

The Merced Sunrise Rotary Club is flying hundreds of U.S. flags until Veterans Day at Merced College. Flags can be purchased for $35 each and will recognize individuals, veterans, active-duty military personnel and first responders. For more information or to volunteer, call (209) 723-4806 or go to

Harvest Dinner at St. Paul

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2916 N. McKee Road, is hosting its annual Harvest Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. A turkey dinner with dressing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, salads, roll, pie and beverage will be served. Meals are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Call (209) 383-3301 for tickets.

Livingston Christmas Parade

The city of Livingston will host its annual lighted Christmas parade and gift fair Dec. 6 at Memorial Park, Main and D streets. The gift fair will begin downtown on Main Street at 5 p.m. and the parade will begin at 7:30 p.m. Activities will include Christmas caroling in the streets. Vendor space is available for $25 per booth; vendor deadline is Nov. 21. This year’s theme is “Feliz Navidad.” Entry forms and booth applications are available at City Hall, 1416 C St., or online at Call (209) 394-8830 for more information.

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playhouse Merced

Playhouse Merced presents a musical production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 22 through Dec. 15 at 452 W. Main St, Merced. Call (209) 725-8587 for tickets or information.

St. Alban’s Holiday Tea

St. Alban’s will hold their Holiday Tea – a full British high tea for the whole family – from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at 401 West L St., Los Banos. Gift baskets, a silent auction and holiday shopping are planned. A $10 donation per person is suggested. Call (209) 509-9684 for more information.