Events Calendar

 


September 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 – 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. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

September 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 information, call (559) 585-2525.

September 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 – Bingo

The Lemoore Senior Center hosts dime and quarter bingo at 11 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Single Bingo is 10¢, blackout is 25¢. On Wednesdays, doors open for games at 2 p.m. with the first game starting at 5:30 p.m. Pull Tabs, Horserace and Bingo. Free admission, packs start at $8. Payouts from $50 to $400. Snacks are available. For more information, call (559) 924-7791.

September 2, 7, 9, 14, 16 – 'Let's Bingocize'

Quail Park Shannon Ranch, 3440 W. Flagstaff Ave., Visalia, will host this program from 10-11 a.m. that combines exercise and health information with bingo (and prizes). To register (required) or for more information, call (559) 624-5615.

September 9-11 – Visalia Gleaning Seniors Fall Yard Sale

Visalia Gleaning Seniors will host their seasonal sale from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gleaner Yard, 28600 Road 156 (between Walnut & Caldwell) in Visalia. For more information, call (559) 733-5352.

September 15-19 – 2021 Tulare County Fair: 'It's a New Beginning'

The Tulare County Fair features new rides, tribute bands, the popular Destruction Derby, fun fair food, livestock competitions and more. The live tribute band lineup includes Nashville Stars Live, Journey Revisited and Best of Both Worlds. For more information, visit http://www.tcfair.org or call (559) 686-4707.

September 23-26 – 2021 Raisin Harvest Festival

Dinuba Chamber of Commerce has scheduled this event at Rose Ann Vuich Park, 855 E. El Monte Way in Dinuba. For over 100 years, the community has celebrated "Raisin Day." A four-day Carnival, with a two-day Festival with kids activities, craft & food vendors, entertainment and a Saturday morning parade. Tentative plans have been made for this year's event, but large gatherings may not be allowed. Visit http://www.dinubachamber.com for current information.

Saturday, September 25 – 2nd Annual Sporting Clay Classic

Hands in the Community is sponsoring this event at Sun Mountain Gun Club, 32868 Shotgun Lane, Coarsegold, starting at 10 a.m. To become a sponsor and/or a shooter, or for more information, visit http://www.www.seniorcaretkc.org or call (559) 625-3822, ext. 100.

Wednesday, September 29 – 'Inside the Visalia Ransacker Investigation

This free program will start at 6 p.m. at the Ponderosa Lecture Hall on the campus of College of the Sequoias. Sponsored by Visalia Heritage and the college, the presentation will feature retired Visalia Police Sergeant John Vaughan as the guest speaker.

October 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 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 information, call (559) 585-2525.

Saturday, October 2 – Walk to End Alzheimer's

This annual fundraising and educational walk starts at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia.

October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 – 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. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28 – Bingo

The Lemoore Senior Center hosts dime and quarter bingo at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Single Bingo is 10¢, blackout is 25¢. On Wednesdays, doors open for games at 2 p.m. with the first game starting at 5:30 pm. Pull Tabs, Horserace and Bingo. Free admission, packs start at $8. Payouts from $50 to $400. Snacks are available. For more information, call (559) 924-7791.

October 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 – Medicare Seminars

Sylvia Soria, Medicare plan specialist, will present informational seminars about the new programs for the coming year.(There will be no selling.) Sessions will be at 10 a.m. on October 6 and 13, and at 2 p.m. on October 7, 12, 13 and 14. To RSVP or for more information, call (559) 805-2497.

Friday, October 8 – 7th Annual Judy Sarber Memorial Golf Tournament

Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties is sponsoring this event at River Island Country Club, 31989 River Island Dr., Porterville. To register or for more information, call (559) 734-4040 ext. 106.

Saturday, October 9 – IrishFest

IrishFest returns to the field from 1-5 p.m. at Valley Strong Ballpark with over 30 vendor booths for sampling beer and food, and entertainment by Borrowed Time. Tickets are $40 ($50 on the day of the event). For tickets or more information, visit http://vr1.glitnirticketing.com/vrticket/web/ev_list.php?&refresh=1629766779

Friday, October 15 & 16 - Tulare County Symphony

Since the release of the first Star Wars movie over 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by oscar-winning composer John Williams. fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience when Star Wars: A New Hope debuts at the Visalia Fox Theater. Starts at 7:30 pm both days. Tickets $10 - $50. For more information visit http://www.SequoiaSymphonyOrchestra.com or call 559-732-8600.

Saturday, October 16 – Visalia Taste the Arts

The annual free arts festival featuring arts, crafts, books and music by local artists, writers and musicians will be held along Garden Street in downtown Visalia from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.ArtsConsortium.org

Sunday, October 17 – Tulare County Historical Society's Annual Fall BBQ

This event will be held from 3–6 p.m. at Tulare County Museum in Mooney Grove Park, Visalia. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.TulareCountyHistoricalSociety.org

Tuesday, October 19 – 27th Annual Taste of Downtown Visalia

This annual event features food from over 30 of Visalia's most popular restaurants, wine and beer tasting, and live music. For more information, visit http://www.downtownvisalia.com or call (559) 732-7737. The Good Life is giving away free tickets to this event. See the story in this issue for more information.

October 21-22 - Legacy Grandparenting Summit

Gateway Church in Visalia will be a host site for this nationally simulcast event. Grandparents, whether new or experienced, will learn how to be intentional in their relationships with their grandchildren. To register or for more information, log onto http://www.legacycoalition.com/summit/ or call (559) 732-4787. (See article on page 10.)

Saturday, October 23 – Mariachi Los Camperos – 'Tradicion, Arte y Pasion: Un Dia De Los Muertos en Mexico'

The Visalia Fox Theatre presents Mariachi Los Camperos, which has performed for over 60 years on stage and television, including PBS specials and for films such as “Sex in the City 2," “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” and "Jerry Maguire." Show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $29-$59. For more information, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Saturday, November 6 – 6th Annual Backyard BBQ & Cornhole Event

Hands in the Community is sponsoring this event, featuring food, fun and floats, from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $120 for a team of two and include entry, BBQ lunch, drinks and raffle prizes. For more information, visit http://www.seniorcaretkc.org or call (559) 625-3822 ext. 100.

Saturday, November 13 – Community Cremation Scattering Day

This annual fundraising and educational walk starts at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia.

 
 

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