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Wednesday, May 1 – Senior, Inc. "Pot Luck" Dance

This event, featuring live music by Bobby Seals, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $8. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

May 1, 15 - Blood Pressure Screening

Tulare Adult School will offer free screenings from 10-11 a.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St. in Tulare. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Friday, May 3 - Senior Day in the Park

The 50th Annual Senior Day in the Park will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mooney Grove Park. (See page 1.)

Friday, May 3 – Fiesta Day Luncheon

This event will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare, beginning at 11 a.m. Dressing in colorful fiesta style is encouraged. Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (required by 12:30 p.m. on May 2) or more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Friday, May 3 – "Around the World: Mexico" Luncheon

This luncheon will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $4. For reservations (24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, May 3 – 6th Annual Hands in the Community Golf Tournament

This fundraising event will be held at the Ridge Creek Golf Course in Dinuba. More info, sign-up forms and sponsorship opportunities forms are available at hnconline.org or by calling (559) 625-3822.

Friday, May 3 – Tim Mattos Musical Performance

Prestige Assisted Living will host this event from 2-3 p.m. at 3120 W. Caldwell Ave.,Visalia. For more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Friday, May 3 – "An Evening at the Derby"

Assistance League of Visalia will host its annual fundraiser at Koetsier Ranch, 8230 Ave. 272, Visalia, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the league's five children's programs at Tulare County schools. The event begins with "horse racing" with wooden horses racing to the finish line, earning prizes for the winning bettors. Dinner follows. There will be over 100 silent auction items and a drawing for the Disney raffle with two winners taking away 10 one-day “Park Hoppers” to Disneyland, valued at more than $1,800. For more information, visit http://www.assistanceleague.org/visalia or by call (559) 737-1907.

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Senior Dance

Tulare Senior Services will provide live music for listening and dancing from 7-10 p.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St. in Tulare. Tickets are $8. Bring potluck foods to share. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

May 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 – Community Bingo

Tulare Senior Services Volunteers will host Bingo from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 – Healing Hearts Walks

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, hosts 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.

Tuesday, May 7 – Living with Alzheimer's – Middle Stage, Part I

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will present the first of two sessions from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Visalia Unified Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (661) 912-3053.

Wednesday, May 8 – Senior, Inc. "Pot Luck" Dance

This event, featuring live music by Rollin' West Band, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $8. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Friday, May 10 – Mother's Day Luncheon

This event will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare, beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (required by 4 p.m. on May 8) or more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Friday, May 10 – Mother’s Day Luncheon

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $4. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, May 10 – Mother's Tea & Fashion Show

Prestige Assisted Living will host this event beginning at 2 p.m. at 3120 W. Caldwell Ave. Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Saturday, May 11 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Delta and held at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia, begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by a zumba warm-up at 8:15 a.m., and “Talk with a Doc” at 8:30 a.m. This month's topic is "Physical Fitness."

Saturday, May 11 – Silent Movies with Dean Mora on Pipe Organ

Movies include "Our Hospitality" starring Buster Keaton, "Family Life" starring Mark Jones and "The Grocery Clerk" starring Larry Semon. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors, military and students. For more information, call (559) 584-7423 or visit http://www.foxhanford.com.

Wednesday, May 15 – Belle of the Ballpark

This pageant allows ladies age 70 and over to show off their talents in front of a crowd while participating in fun activities. (See page 4.)

Wednesday, May 15 – 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.

Thursday, May 16 – Spring Paint & Sip Event

This painting and wine sipping event will be held at the Valley Oaks Golf Course in Visalia, from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $35. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Thursday, May 16, 23 – Medicare 101 Informational Seminar

The Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this 6 p.m. event at The Lifestyle Center, 5105 W. Cypress, Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (559) 802-1990.

Saturday, May 18 – Creative Writing Workshop

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $25. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Monday, May 20 - Afternoon at the Movies

Aging in Community – Three Rivers will present a movie (to be announced), at 1 p.m. in the Assembly Room at St. Anthony Retreat Center, 43816 Sierra Drive in Three Rivers. The event is free (along with popcorn and lemonade). Lunch is available for $5. For reservations, call (559) 561-4595.

Wednesday, May 22 – Senior Health Fair

The Kings County Commission on Aging Council will present this annual event, featuring a free pancake breakfast (9- 10 a.m.), live music by Rollin’ West Band, flu shots, aerobics demonstrations, entertainment, activities and informational services, at the Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty, Hanford, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is a suggested $3 donation. For more information, call (559) 852-2828.

Wednesday, May 22 – Senior, Inc. "Pot Luck" Dance

This event, featuring live music by Phil Hanna, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $8. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Wednesday, May 22 – ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Choices will present this 1939 classic starring Judy Garland at 6:30 p.m. at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Friday, May 24 – Exeter Mural Tour

This 90-minute guided tour will take you through the friendly downtown streets of Exeter. The $10 fee provides transportation and tour. (Lunch will not be provided, as attendees are encouraged to taste the local eateries and explore downtown Exeter after the tour.) The bus leaves the Visalia Transit Center, 425 E. Oak Ave., Visalia promptly at 9 a.m. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Monday, May 27 – Avenue of Flags

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, will host this program, which includes a presentation of wreaths and patriotic music, in its Pavilion. Call (559) 734-6181 for more information.

Tuesday, May 28 - Elder Abuse Awareness Flag Ceremony 2019

This event will be held on the northeast lawn of Government Plaza, 5957 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, starting at 9 a.m. The ceremony will feature local officials and community leaders. (See page 1.)

Wednesday, May 29 – Senior, Inc. "Pot Luck" Dance

This event, featuring live music by Rollin' West Band, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Hanford Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $8. For more information, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, May 30 – National Senior Health & Fitness Day

This free event, featuring activities, information, prizes and more, will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 10 a.m. to noon. A luncheon ($4) will follow. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 18, 24, 26 – Community Bingo

Tulare Senior Services Volunteers will host Bingo from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 – Elder Abuse Awareness Training Sessions

These sessions will be conducted throughout Tulare County in June to help people recognize and resolve cases of elder abuse. All sessions begin at 11 a.m. (For a list of locations, see the "Elder Abuse Awareness Events" article continuation on page 10.)

Tuesday, June 4 – Living with Alzheimer's – Middle Stage, Part II

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will present the second of two sessions from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Visalia Unified Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (661) 912-3053.

June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 – Healing Hearts Walks

Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen, Visalia, hosts 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.

June 5, 19 - Blood Pressure Screening

Tulare Adult School will offer free screenings from 10-11 a.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St. in Tulare. For info, call (559) 685-2330.

Friday, June 7 – Friendship Day

The Kings County Commission on Aging Council will present this annual event, featuring a luncheon, raffles, prizes, music and dancing, and a special appearance by Elvis, at the Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty, Hanford, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is a $3 donation. For more information, call (559) 852-2828.

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Senior Dance

Tulare Senior Services will provide live music for listening and dancing from 7-10 p.m. at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St. in Tulare. Tickets are $8. Bring potluck foods to share. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Saturday, June 8 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Delta and held at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia, begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by a zumba warm-up at 8:15 a.m., and “Talk with a Doc” at 8:30 a.m. This month's topic is "Skin Cancer Prevention."

Thursday, June 13, 20 – Medicare 101 Informational Seminar

The Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host this 6 p.m. event at The Lifestyle Center, 5105 W. Cypress, Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (559) 802-1990.

Thursday, June 13 – Father's Backyard BBQ

Prestige Assisted Living will host this event beginning at 2 p.m. at 3120 W. Caldwell Ave. Visalia. Tickets are $5. For reservations (required) or more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Friday, June 14 – Father’s Day Luncheon

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $4. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Monday, June 17 - Afternoon at the Movies

Aging in Community – Three Rivers will present a movie (to be announced), at 1 p.m. in the Assembly Room at St. Anthony Retreat Center, 43816 Sierra Drive in Three Rivers. The event is free (along with popcorn and lemonade). Lunch is available for $5. For reservations, call (559) 561-4595.

Wednesday, June 19 – 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.

 

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