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September 1, 2017



Tuesday, September 5, 12, 19, 26 – Square Dancing at ImagineU

ImagineU, 210 N. Tipton St., Visalia, will host this event from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $7. All levels welcome. For more information, call (559) 733-5975.

September 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 – Healing Hearts Walks

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, will host these events, which include a 7 a.m. raising of the flag, pledge of allegiance, moment of silence and a one-mile walk inside the cemetery. Call (559) 734-6181 for more information.

Wednesday, September 6 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Bobby Seals, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, September 7 – Groundbreaking of Quail Park at Shannon Ranch

The groundbreaking of this senior living care lifestyles community will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of North Demaree Street and West Shannon Parkway in Visalia. A champagne toast and light breakfast items will be served.

Thursday, September 7 – Visalia Diabetes Support Group

This event will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Kaweah Delta Chronic Disease Management Center, 325 S. Willis St., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 624-2416.

Friday, September 8 – "Back to School" Senior Pool Tournament

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event at 9 a.m. For more information, call (559) 362-3212.

Friday, September 8 – Grandparents Day Luncheon

The Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, will host this luncheon. For tickets or more information, call (559) 713-4381.

Saturday, September 9 – FUNdraiser for Caregivers

Visalia Adult Day Services, 227 E. Oak Ave., Porterville, will host this community family barbecue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring games for kids, vendors from the community, a barbecue from J.R.'s, homemade ice cream and a prize drawing. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children over 5, and free for children under 5. For more information, call (559) 783-9815 or email info@portervilleadult dayservices.org.

Saturday, September 9 – Walk with a Doc: Sleep Apnea

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia. For more info, call (559) 624-2416.

Monday, September 11, 18, 25 - Ballroom Dance Classes – Night Club Dancing

Susan Morelock will conduct classes (for ages 18+) Monday nights at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Beginner classes are 7-8 p.m., advanced classes are 8-9 p.m. Classes are $30 per month. For reservations or more information, call (559) 362-3212.

Wednesday, September 13 – Visalia Senior Center Fall Open House

The Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, will host this event. (For more information, see page 1.)

Wednesday, September 13 – Healthy Knees

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this free seminar from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Therapy Specialists, 820 S. Akers St., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 624-3427.

Wednesday, September 13 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of James Getman, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For reservations or more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, September 14 – Veterans Appreciation Day at the Tulare County Fair

Veterans will be honored and able to learn about services available to them during this event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.tcfair.org.

Thursday, September 14, 21 – Medicare 101 Informational Seminar

The Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this 6 p.m. event at Marie Callender's Restaurant, 350 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia. For reservations or more information, call (559) 802-1990.

Friday, September 15 – Now & Forever: A Friendship Reunion

Kings County Commission on Aging will host this event, featuring food, a cake walk, bingo, information booths, raffles, a crazy hat contest and Elvis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Burris Park, 6500 Clinton Ave., Hanford. Lunch will be served at noon. Suggested donation $3. For more information, call (559) 852-2828.

Friday, September 15 – On the Air: A Tribute to Bob Hope & Radio Stars of the 1940s

Tickets for the 7 p.m. production at the Visalia Fox Theatre are $15 to $25. For tickets or more info, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369.

Tuesday, September 19 – Healing Hearts Walks with the Cops

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, will host this event, which includes a 7 a.m. raising of the flag, pledge of allegiance, moment of silence and a one-mile walk on the paved roads inside the cemetery. Conversation and coffee in the cemetery chapel will follow. Call (559) 734-6181 for more information.

Tuesday, September 19 - Caregivers Connection

Caregivers Connection provides support and resources for those caring for a loved one with dementia. This free event will be held 1:15-2:45 p.m. at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia.

Wednesday, September 20 – Country "Barn" Dance

The Hanford Recreation Department is hosting country dances, featuring the Rollin' West Band, from 7-9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. For more information, call (559) 362-3212.

Wednesday, September 20 – "Bullitt"

Choices will present this 1968 classic film starring Steve McQueen. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5. For more info, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Thursday, September 21 – Hanford Post Acute Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Hanford Post Acute, 1007 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford, will celebrate the remodeling of its facility with this event, featuring entertainment, cold drinks, hors d'ouevres, a raffle and prizes, from 4-6 p.m. To RSVP or for more information, call (559) 582-2871,

Wednesday, September 27 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Phil Hanna, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, September 28 – Long Term Care Benefits for Veterans

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia, will host a workshop for veterans from 6-7:30 p.m. Philip M. Flanigan, elder law attorney, will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. For additional information or to RSVP, call (559) 624-3502.

Saturday, September 30 – First Annual Moo Mile &5K Run/Walk

This event is a fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program at Tulare Senior Center. (For more information, see page 4.)

Monday, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Ballroom Dance Classes – Samba Dancing

Susan Morelock will conduct classes (for ages 18+) Monday nights at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Beginner classes are 7-8 p.m., advanced classes are 8-9 p.m. Classes are $30 per month. For reservations or more information, call (559) 362-3212.

October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 – Healing Hearts Walks

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, will host these events, which include a 7 a.m. raising of the flag, pledge of allegiance, moment of silence and a one-mile walk inside the cemetery. Call (559) 734-6181 for more information.

Wednesday, October 4 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Bobby Seals, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For reservations or more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, October 5 – Visalia Diabetes Support Group

This event will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Kaweah Delta Chronic Disease Management Center, 325 S. Willis St., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 624-2416.

Thursday, October 5, 12 – Medicare 101 Informational Seminar

The Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this 6 p.m. event at Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery, 350 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia. For reservations or more info, call (559) 802-1990.

Wednesday, October 11 – Monthly Pancake Social

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event from 9-11 a.m. For more information, call (559) 362-3212.

Wednesday, October 11 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Danny Milsap, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For reservations or more information, call (559) 584-5103.

October 12-14 – Summer Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host this sale at 28600 Road 156 in Visalia. For more information, call (559) 733-5352.

Saturday, October 14 – Walk to End Alzheimers

This event begins at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. (For more information, see page 1.)

October 14-15 - Central California Pickleball Tournament

Visalia Parks & Recreation will host this event. (See page 12 for more information.)

Tuesday, October 17 - Caregivers Connection

Caregivers Connection provides support and resources for those caring for a loved one with dementia. This free event will be held 1:15-2:45 p.m. at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia.

Wednesday, October 18 – Country "Barn" Dance

The Hanford Recreation Department is hosting country dances, featuring the Rollin' West Band, from 7-9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. For reservations or more info, call (559) 362-3212.

Saturday, October 21 – "Planting Seeds Growing Together"

Hands in the Community will present its 8th Annual Dinner/Silent Auction fundraiser at the Visalia Convention Center. The preview of auction items is from 6-7 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. For more information, including sponsorship information, call (559) 625-3822 or email hncvisalia@gmail.com.

Sunday, October 22 – 6th Annual Pink Tea

The Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this Asian-themed event at the Visalia Convention Center. (For more information, see page 9.)

Wednesday, October 25 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Phil Hanna, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For reservations or more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Saturday, October 28 – 6th Annual Trunk-or-Treat Classic Car Show

Westgate Gardens will host this annual event, featuring a free lunch, a raffle and live entertainment, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 4525 W. Tulare Ave., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 240-1069.

Tuesday, October 31 – Halloween Luncheon

The Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, will host this event. Prizes awarded for best costume. For tickets or more info, call (559) 713-4381.

Wednesday, November 1 – Senior Dance

The Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, will host this event, featuring the music of Bobby Seals, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. For reservations or more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, November 2 – Stephen Stills and Judy Collins

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance at the Visalia Fox Theatre are $40 to $81. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369.

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