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Events Calendar

 


Monday, May 2 – Victims of Crime Memorial Ceremony

The public is invited to observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2022 at the Tulare County District Attorney’s annual memorial quilt unveiling at 6 p.m. in the Visalia Convention Center Charter Oak Ballroom.

May 9, 16, 23, 30 (every Monday) - Pinochle

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free games beginning at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Meeting Room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

May 13, 20, 27 (every Friday) – Pinochle

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free games beginning at 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Activity room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

May 13, 20, 27 (every Friday) – Table Tennis

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free table tennis from 1-4 p.m. in the Activity Room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

May 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 – Aerobics

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts aerobics from 9-10 a.m. at Longfield Center, 400 N. Douty St. in Hanford, three days a week. The monthly cost for those 55+ is $16. For more info, call (559) 585-2525.

May 11, 18, 25 (every Wednesday) – Contract Bridge

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free games beginning at 12:45 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the craft room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Hanford Senior Creative Writing

This weekly event is held at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hanford from 10-11 a.m. For more information, call (559) 212-1628.

May 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 – Water Aerobics & Lap Swim

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts these classes at The Hanford Plunge, 415 Ford St., Hanford, twice a week. For fee and other information, call (559) 585-2525.

May 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 – Zumba

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts Zumba from 6-7 p.m. in Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St. in Hanford, twice a week. The monthly cost for those 55+ is $16. Classes are also offered at Longfield Center, 560 S. Douty St., Hanford, from 9-10 a.m. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

May 4, 11, 18, 25 – Bingo

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host bingo starting at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. For more info, call (559) 685-2330.

Thursday, May 5 – 'It’s Time You Started Using Timelines to Organize Your Research'

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. presentation by Jamie Mayhew, a genealogical researcher for over 35 years who in 2010 started the research service California Cousins: Family History Research and Education. Refreshments will follow. The free event will be held at the Tulare Public Library, 475 M St. in Tulare. For more info, call (559) 685-4518.

Friday, May 6 – 9th Annual Golf Event

Hands in the Community is sponsoring this event at Ridge Creek Golf Club in Dinuba. For more info, visit http://www.hconline.org.

Friday, May 6 – Zumba de Mayo

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services will host this event from 6-9 p.m. in Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St. in Hanford. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 on the day of event. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

May 4, 11, 18, 25 – Friday Night Dances

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host this weekly event from 7-10 p.m. $10 entry fee. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

May 6-7 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host this sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gleaner Yard, 28600 Road 156 in Visalia. For more info, call (559) 733-5352.

Saturday, May 7 – Porterville Breakfast Rotary Club Annual ‘Run for Life’

This walk and run fundraiser, taking place at Granite Hills High School at 8 a.m., will benefit Sierra View Medical Center’s Roger S. Good Cancer Treatment Center. For more information, visit http://www.sierra-view.com or contact marketing@sierra-view.com

Saturday, May 7 – Butterfly Release

In memory of loved ones lost, American Care and the Fran Peterson Hospice Foundation are co-sponsoring this 11 a.m. fundraising event at Visalia First Assembly, 3737 S. Akers, Visalia. For more information, call (559) 619-8516.

Thursday, May 12 – Taste of the Mission

The board and leadership of Visalia Rescue Mission will host this celebration for the completion of VRM’s Community and Navigation Center at 741 N. Santa Fe St, Visalia, from 4-6:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.vrmhope.org

Thursday, May 12 – Open House on Cloud Wine

Prestige Assisted Living, 3120 W. Caldwell Ave,, Visalia, will host this event from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Friday, May 13 – Bunco

This free event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center in the Craft Room from 1-4 p.m.

Monday, May 30 – Avenue of Flags

The Avenue of Flags is presented by the Military Veterans Association in the Pavilion at Visalia Cemetery starting at 10 a.m. Seating fills up fast so bringing your own lawn chair may be helpful. Flags are up by 8 a.m. and down by 4 p.m. For more information or to volunteer, call (559) 734-6181.

June 3, 10, 17, 24 (every Friday) – Pinochle

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free games beginning at 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Activity room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 6, 13, 20, 27 (every Monday) – Pinochle

The Visalia Senior Center hosts free games beginning at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Activity room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Crochet

Crochet at your own pace in a creative and friendly environment. Participants are welcome to bring projects they’ve already started or start a new project here with the help of our instructor. Instructor is available to assist in basics, new stitches, and project ideas. Participants must provide their own crochet hook size G or H and 4-ply 100% cotton yarn. Class is from 1-3 p.m. and costs between $16-$20. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 (every Tuesday) – Beginning Drawing

Do you have a passion to create art, but you’re a bit hesitant on where to start? Join us for our Drawing class where you will learn the fundamentals. You will be able to create your own masterpiece with the guidance of our instructor. This class is for any level of artist from beginner to experienced. Supply list available upon registration. This course will cost $56 and classes will be held at the Visalia Senior Center in the Activities Room from 1-3 p.m. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 (every Tuesday) – Studio Ceramics

Create art and enjoy time in the ceramic studio where you practice slip casting, applying paint/glaze and have your pieces fired. From kitchen pieces, figurines, beads and seasonal home decor, the project opportunities are limitless. As part of this class you may fire up to 5 pieces weekly! This class costs $35 and will be held at the Visalia Senior Center in the Craft Room. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27 (every Wednesday) – Studio Paining

Whether you are an experienced artist in watercolor, acrylic, or oil paints or just a beginner with a passion to learn and create this class will aid you to develop, refine, and improve your painting skills during weekly studio sessions. All levels of experience are invited, as all will surely benefit from practicing together, sharing techniques, and inspiring one another. This class costs between $24 and $30 and will be held at the Visalia Senior Center in the Activity Room from 1-4 p.m. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27 (every Wednesday) – Beginning Watercolor

This class is designed for watercolor beginners. Have you admired beautiful watercolor artwork and wished you could paint like? This is the class for you! Learn how to put a piece of yourself into a satisfying art project; learn watercolor basics. This class will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at the Visalia Senior Center in the Activity Room and costs $26 - $33. For more information call (559) 713-4381.

June 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 – Aerobics

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts aerobics from 9-10 a.m. at Longfield Center, 400 N. Douty St. in Hanford, three days a week. The monthly cost for those 55+ is $16. For more info, call (559) 585-2525.

June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 – Water Aerobics & Lap Swim

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts these classes at The Hanford Plunge, 415 Ford St., Hanford, twice a week. For fee and other information, call (559) 585-2525.

June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 – Zumba

City of Hanford Parks and Community Services hosts Zumba from 6-7 p.m. in Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St. in Hanford, twice a week. The monthly cost for those 55+ is $16. Classes are also offered at Longfield Center, 560 S. Douty St., Hanford, from 9-10 a.m. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

Thursday, June 2 – 'What Headstones Can Tell Us'

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. presentation by Marmie Fidler, who with husband Shelby Fidler own and operate Barnes Memorials Headstones & Monuments in Tulare. Refreshments will follow. The free event will be held at the Tulare Public Library, 475 M St. in Tulare. For more info, call (559) 685-4518.

June 3, 10, 17, 24 – Friday Night Dances

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host this weekly event from 7-10 p.m. $10 entry fee. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

June 3-4 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host this sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gleaner Yard, 28600 Road 156 in Visalia. For more info, call (559) 733-5352.

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Hanford Senior Creative Writing

This weekly event is held at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hanford from 10-11 a.m. For more information, call (559) 212-1628.

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Bingo

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host bingo starting at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. For more info, call (559) 685-2330.

Wednesday, June 15 – ‘Paint It Purple’

(See page 2 for information about this Alzheimer's Association event.)

Thursday, June 16 – Caregiver Dementia Support Groups

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress, Visalia, will host this 10:30 a.m. monthly session. For more information, call (559) 624-3511.

Friday, June 17 – Caregiver Dementia Support Groups

The Remington, 2727 N. 11th St., Hanford, will host this 10:30 a.m. monthly session. For more information, call (559) 624-3511.

Friday, June 17 - 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 for Visalia residents 55+ is $4.50. Tickets must be purchased in advance. To-go meals will be available for $5. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, July 1 - Independence Day Luncheon

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost for Visalia residents 55+ is $5. Tickets must be purchased in advance. To-go meals will be available for $5.50. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

July 1-2 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host this sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gleaner Yard, 28600 Road 156 in Visalia. For more information, call (559) 733-5352.

 
 

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