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Monday, September 2 – Mike Pike Musical Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more information, call (559) 739-1339.

September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Senior Inc. Pot Luck Bingo

Bingo is played every Monday starting at 12:15 p.m. at the Goodwill Building, 426 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Cost is $4,50. For more information, call (559) 904-5019.

September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 – 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.

September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 – 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, September 4 – Visalia Senior Center Fall Open House

The Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, will host this annual event. (See article on page 1.)

Wednesday, September 4 – 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.

September 4, 11, 25 – Senior, Inc. Dance

This event, featuring live music, 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, September 5 – Tim Matos Musical Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more information, call (559) 739-1339.

September 5, 12 – 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, September 6 – Grandparents Day Luncheon

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

September 6, 13, 20, 27 – 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, September 7 – Sierra Hills Open House

This event will be held at Sierra Hills, 2500 W. Henderson Ave., Porterville, from 2-4 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11 – Remembering 9/11 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 12:30 p.m. on September 10) or more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Wednesday, September 11 – 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.

September 11-15 – Tulare County Fair

The Tulare County Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, with a wide variety of displays and events in the works to celebrate this landmark year. Traditional favorites include fun fair food, the annual Junior Livestock Auction, carnival rides and entertainment ranging from comedy and gold rush mining to an illusionist team and an extreme dogs stunt show. Visit http://www.tcfair.org for more information, or call (559) 686-4707.

Thursday, September 12 – 'God’s Plans are Always Better than Our Plans'

Gateway Church, 1100 S. Sowell St., Visalia, will host this presentation by Paul Loeffler. (See article on page 13.)

Thursday, September 12 – Seminar on Stroke Awareness

Kaweah Delta will present this seminar at Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, at 11 a.m. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

September 12-14 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Fall Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host their seasonal 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.

Friday, September 13 – James Garner's Tribute to Johnny Cash

This fundraiser for Kings County Commission on Aging will begin at 7 p.m. at Hanford Soccer Complex, 266 Gilkey Lane, Hanford. For tickets ($15 to $30) or more information, call (559) 852-2828.

Saturday, September 14 – 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 "Immunization Awareness."

Saturday, September 14 – Richard Frost Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Monday, September 16 – Western Day!

This luncheon 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 12:30 p.m. on September 12) or more info, call (559) 685-2330.

Monday, September 16 - 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, September 18 – $5 Barn Dance

This event, featuring live music by the Rollin West Band, will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. For more info, call (559) 362-3212.

Thursday, September 19 – Casino Games & Wine Tasting

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Friday, September 20 – Senior Day in Burris Park

Kings County Commission on Aging will host this event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Burris Park, 6500 Clinton Way in Kingsburg. (See article on page 1.)

Wednesday, September 25 – ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’

The Visalia Fox Theatre will present this classic starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. 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 26 – Robins Rockin Ranch and BBQ

Prestige Assisted Living will host this event, featuring a mini-ranch with a mini-donkey, mini-pony, mini-goats, an opportunity to try your hand at roping the steer head, and a BBQ hamburger lunch, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 120 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia. For lunch reservations ($5) or more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Saturday, September 28 – One Nation Musical Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Sunday, September 29 – Chinta Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 2 p.m. event. For info, call (559) 739-1339.

October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 – 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, October 2 – 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.

October 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 – 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.

October 2, 9, 23, 30 – Senior, Inc. Dance

This event, featuring live music, 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, October 4 – The Senior Toolbox Conference & Information Fair

This annual conference offers information for seniors, their families and caregivers. (See article on page 3.)

October 4, 11, 18, 25 – 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, October 5 – Octoberfest!

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 2 p.m. event featuring a performance by Richard Noel. For information, call (559) 739-1339.

Sunday, October 6 – Tulare County Historical Society's Annual BBQ & Entertainment Fundraiser

This event, featuring tri-tip and chicken dinners, dessert by Haagen-Dazs, and musical entertainment by Run4Cover, will be held from 3:30–6 p.m. at Tulare County Museum, Mooney Grove Park, Visalia. For tickets ($50) or more information, call (559) 786-4972 or (559) 280-3142, or visit http://www.TulareCountyHistoricalSociety.org

October 7, 14, 21, 28 – Senior Inc. Pot Luck Bingo

Bingo is played every Monday starting at 12:15 p.m. at the Goodwill Building, 426 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Cost is $4.50. For more info, call (559) 904-5019.

October 8-9 – National LOSS Team Conference

This conference is for suicide loss survivors, clinicians, first responders, active military and veterans, faith-based and non-governmental organizations, educators, family members, and supporters who seek to learn more about suicide prevention, intervention, postvention, and care and support.For more info, visit http://www.bit.ly/nltc2019

Wednesday, October 9 – 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.

Friday, October 11 – World Series 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.

Friday, October 11 – The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

For tickets ($22-$45) to this 7:30 p.m. show or for more information, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369. (See article on page 4.)

Saturday, October 12 – Visalia Walk to End

Alzheimer's

This annual fundraising and educational walk starts at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. (See article on page 1.)

Saturday, October 12 – 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 "Breast Cancer Awareness Month."

Tuesday, October 15 – Rock the Purple Luncheon

This annual event in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Lunch will be provided at no charge and resource information will be available. Kings County District Attorney Keith Fagundes will serve as emcee and an art show will be presented by Lemoore Naval Base, Fleet and Family Services. For more information, call (559) 852-2644.

Wednesday, October 16 – $5 Barn Dance

This event, featuring live music by the Rollin West Band, will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. For more information, call (559) 362-3212.

October 18 & 19 – Sequoia Symphony Presents ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

These 7:30 p.m. concerts feature music from the classic movie "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark." For tickets ($22-$45) or more information, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369.

Saturday, October 19 – Jim and Larry Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Monday, October 21 - 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.

Saturday, October 26 – Fall Carnival

Hanford Post Acute will host this annual event, featuring music by John Pemberton, games and prizes, crafts, vendor booths, and a pumpkin carving contest at its facility at 1007 W. Lacey Blvd. in Hanford from 2-5 p.m. Call (559) 582-2871 for more information.

Saturday, October 26 – 4th Annual Trunk or Treat Car Show

Prestige Assisted Living will host this annual event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 120 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia. For more information, call (559) 735-0828.

Saturday, October 26 – One Nation Musical Performance

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Wednesday, October 30 – ‘Psycho’

The Visalia Fox Theatre will present this classic movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5. For more info, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Friday, October 31 – Halloween 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 or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, October 31 – Halloween BASH!

This event will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare, beginning at 11 a.m. Wear orange and black, or a fun costume.Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (required by 12:30 p.m. on October 30) or more info, call (559) 685-2330.

Thursday, October 31 – Halloween Party

Walnut Park Independent Living. 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event featuring a performance by Rich Jackson. Wear a costime! For more info, call (559) 739-1339.

Saturday, November 2 – "Pouring Out Blessings" - Hands in the Community’s 10th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

This event – featuring dinner and fine wines, and a silent and live auction for trips, vacation packages, gourmet foods, wines and much more – will be held at the Visalia Convention Center, beginning at 6 p.m. For information or reservations, call (559) 625-3822.

November 6 – Senior, Inc. Dance

This event, featuring live music, 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, November 8 - Veterans 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 seniors. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Saturday, November 9 - Walk with a Doc

This walk and talk is sponsored by Kaweah Delta and held at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia. This month's topic is "Diabetes & Your Kidneys."

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

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

Central Valley’s only Senior Games features athletic competitions including track, softball, pickleball, swimming, golf and archery. (See next issue of The Good Life for more information.)

Have an event coming up from November 1 - January 15? Email us with your submissions at info@TheGoodLifeSV.com by October 15 to be included in the next print edition, and anytime to be included in our online edition.

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