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March 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.

March 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 info, call (559) 904-5019.

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

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

March 5-7 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Spring Yard Sale

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

March 5, 12, 19 – A Question of Balance

This free program, which emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls, will be held at Kaweah Delta Chronic Disease Management Center, 325 S. Willis St., Visalia, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (559) 624-5615.

March 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.

March 10, 24, 31 - Living with Alzheimer's for Middle Stage Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will hold this free three-part series from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia. For reservations (required) or more information, call (661) 912-3053.

Thursday, March 12 – Health Resources Support Group

This informational group will host a free health presentation at Tulare Public Library 475 N. M Street, Tulare at 1 p.m. For more information, call (559) 688-6804.

Saturday, March 14 – “If You Passed On Your Baton, Take It Back”

Saturday, March 14 – "50's Flashback" Dance

This over-21 event, featuring live music by the Jeremy "Elvis" Pearce and a KOOL Radio Station DJ, as well as a costume contest, will be held from 7-10:30 p.m. at the Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Early bird tickets are $10; $20 at the door. No-host bar and food available for sale. For more information, call (559) 362-3212.

Monday, March 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.

Tuesday, March 17 – St. Patrick's Day Luncheon

This event, featuring an Irish meal, will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare, at 11:30 a.m. Wear green. Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (by 12:30 p.m. on March 16) or more info, call (559) 685-2330.

Tuesday, March 17 – St. Patrick'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.

Tuesday, March 17 – TOAH Tuesdays

The Ruth Wood Open Arms House, 3234 W. Iris, Visalia, hosts a Tacos & Tours Open House for the community 12-3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. To RSVP or for more infon, call (559) 713-6542.

Tuesday, March 17 - Visalia Caregivers Support Group

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will hold this free event from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia.

Friday, March 20 – One Nation Musical Performance

Walnut Park, 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 2 p.m. garden rock painting event. RSVP to (559) 735-0828

Saturday, March 21 – Sequoia Symphony Presents "Colorful Arrivals"

This 7:30 p.m. concert features Stravinsky's "Petrouchka" and Britten's "Young Person's Guide." For tickets ($33-$45) or more information, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369.

Saturday, March 21 – Silent Comedies

The Hanford Fox Theatre will present a night of silent movies with Dean Mora on the pipe organ, featuring Buster Keaton in "Seven Chances," For tickets ($5 for seniors) or more information, call (559) 584-7823.

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

Athletic competitions include track, softball, pickleball, swimming, golf and archery. (See article on page 1.)

Wednesday, March 25 – Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Casino Bus Trip

Kingsburg Senior Center will host this bus trip from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The $21 trip fee includes $10 casino gaming credits and $5 food voucher. For info, call (559) 897-6549.

Friday, March 27 – Free Drive-Thru Shredding Event

Quail Park on Cypress will host this event at their facilities at 4520 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia, from 8-11 a.m. Three-box limit. For info, call (559) 624-3503.

April 1,6, 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.

April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 – Healing Hearts Walks

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

Friday, April 3 – Downtown Historical Walk

Explore Downtown Visalia with historian Terry Ommen, who has researched Visalia history for over 30 years. Terry will share the history of Visalia from where it began. The cost is $10. For more info about this event, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, April 3 – 15th Annual Birdhouse Auction

Habitat for Humanity will host this annual celebration, featuring a wide selection of birdhouses and doghouses, at the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $100. For tickets or more information, call (559) 734-4040.

April 3, 10, 17, 24 – 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.

April 6, 13, 20, 27 – 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 information, call (559) 904-5019.

Wednesday, April 8 – "The French Connection"

The Visalia Fox Theatre will present this 1971 American action thriller starring Gene Hackman. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5. For more information, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Thursday, April 9 – Health Resources Support Group

This informational group will host a free health presentation at Tulare Public Library 475 N. M Street, Tulare at 1 p.m. For information, call (559) 688-6804.

Friday, April 10 – Eggstravaganza Luncheon

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $5. For reservations (at least 24 hours in advance) or more information, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, April 10 – Easter Luncheon

This event will be held at the Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 North F St., Tulare, beginning with a ceremony at 11 a.m. Wear your best spring outfit. Tickets are $3 for those 60+. For reservations (by 12:30 p.m. on April 9) or more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Wednesday, April 15 – Visalia Senior Center Spring Open House

Thursday, April 16 – "The Knee"

Exeter Therapy Specialists, a division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, will host this free presentation as part of its “Physical Therapy and You” series, from 7-8 p.m. at Exeter Therapy Specialists, 1131 W. Visalia Road, Exeter. For reservations (required) or more information, call (559) 592-7342.

Friday, April 17 – One Nation Musical Performance

Walnut Park, 4119 W. Walnut Ave. Visalia, will host this 3 p.m. event. RSVP to Penny at (559) 735-0828.

Saturday, April 18 – Sequoia Symphony Presents "The Creation"

This 7:30 p.m. concert features Haydn's most popular work, For tickets ($33-$45) or more information, visit http://www.foxvisalia.org or call (559) 625-1369.

Monday, April 20 - Afternoon at the Movies

Aging in Community – Three Rivers will present a movie, at 1 p.m. at St. Anthony Retreat Center, 43816 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers. The event is free; lunch is $5. For reservations or more information, call (559) 561-4595.

Tuesday, April 21 – TOAH Tuesdays

The Ruth Wood Open Arms House, 3234 W. Iris, Visalia, hosts a Tacos & Tours Open House for the community between noon and 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. To RSVP or for more information, call (559) 713-6542.

Tuesday, April 21 - Visalia Caregivers Support Group

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter will hold this free event from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia.

Wednesday, April 22 – Veterans Opportunity Day 2020

This event offers veteran benefit advice, door prizes for veterans, job opportunities, a notary on site, and free haircuts from 0900 to 1300 at Tulare Veterans Memorial Building, 1771 E. Tulare Ave., Tulare. For more info, contact Ken Cruickshank at (559) 713-2880 or kcruicks@tularehhsa.org.

Thursday, April 23 – "Good Morning, Vietnam"

The Visalia Fox Theatre will present this 1987 film starring Robin Williams. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5. For more info, call (559) 625-1369.

April 25, 26 – Gourd and Basketry Classes

Classes will be held at the Elks Lodge in Visalia, under the auspices of the California Gourd Society and Handweavers of the Valley. To sign up or for more info, visit http://www.CalGourd.com (look under events).

Thursday, April 30 – Low Vision/Blindness Presentation

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress Ave, Visalia, will host this free workshop from 2-3 p.m. Guest speaker is Beth Jurco, orientation and mobility specialist with Valley Center for the Blind. For reservations or more info, call (559) 624-3503.

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