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August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – 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.

August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 – 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.

Tuesday, August 6 – Effective Communication Strategies

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will present this session 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.

August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 – 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.

Wednesday, August 7 – Free Fresh Produce Neighborhood Market

The Kings Commission on Aging, Feeding America and the City of Hanford provide this monthly free fresh food bank at Longfield Center, 560 S. Douty, Hanford, from 9-11:30 a.m. For more info, call (559) 237-3663.

Wednesday, August 7 – Music and Comedy – Ruth and the Kernel

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

Wednesday, August 7 – Senior, Inc. 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 info, call (559) 584-5103.

Thursday, August 8 – Creative Writing Workshop

This workshop will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 1:30 -4 p.m. The cost is $25. For more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, August 9 – Luau 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 seniors. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Saturday, August 10 – 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 "Emergency Preparedness."

August 13, 22 – Grief Support Group

Adventist Health will host this 2-2:30 p.m. meeting with trained grief counselors at 450 N. Greenfield, Hanford. For more info, call (559) 537-2860.

Wednesday, August 14 – Valley Renal Support Group

The only kidney support group in four counties will meet at Kaweah Delta Dialysis Center 5040 W. Tulare Ave., Visalia. from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, call (559) 688-6804.

Wednesday, August 14 – Senior, Inc. 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.

Thursday, August 15 – Movie Day!

This event will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. Dressing for the Oscars or as your favorite actor is encouraged. Movie starts after lunch. Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (by 12:30 p.m. on August 14) or more info, call (559) 685-2330.

August 15, 22 – 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.

Friday, August 16 – Around the World Luncheon: Japan!

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 seniors. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, August 16 – One Nation Musical Performance

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

Saturday, August 17 – Women's Health & Wellness Day

Kaweah Delta’s Pelvic Health Program will present this free event from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Therapy Specialists, 820 S. Akers St., Suite 200, Visalia. Activities will include: health screening booths; educational speakers on women’s health; Pilates, yoga and Barre classes; spa and beauty service; fashion show, dance performance, drawings; and refreshments. For more information call (559) 624-3427 or visit kaweahdelta.org/womenshealthday.

Monday, August 19 - Afternoon at the Movies

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

Wednesday, August 21 – National Senior Citizen Day Celebration

This celebration, featuring lunch and lively activities, will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dress in your photo best. The cost is $4. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Wednesday, August 21 – 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, August 22 – Vic Weatherly Performance

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

Saturday, August 24 – Paso Summer Wine Tour

Those in attendance will taste the day away at three wineries and have lunch during the cave tour at Eberle Winery. Cost ($100) includes charter bus, continental breakfast, wine tasting and lunch. The bus will depart from the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Wednesday, August 28 – Senior, Inc. Dance

This event, featuring live music by Rollin West, 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 info, call (559) 584-5103.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

Saturday, October 12 – Visalia Walk to End Alzheimer's

This annual fundraising and educational walk starts at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. To register or for more information, visit act.alz.org/visaliawalk or call (661) 437-8148.

March 21-22 & 28-29, 2020 - Visalia Senior Games

The Visalia Parks and Recreation Department has already announced next year's dates for the Central Valley’s only Senior Games, featuring athletic competitions including track, softball, pickleball, swimming, golf and archery. (See future issues of The Good Life for more information.)

 

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