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Events Calendar

 


Thursday, September 1 – The History of Tulare Lake

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. presentation by Michael Semas. 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.

September 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 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.

September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Friday Night Dances

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host this weekly event from 6-9 p.m. $10 entry fee. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

September 6, 13, 20, 27 – 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.

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

September 6, 13, 20, 27 – Drop-In Zumba

This session, featuring moving to dance rhythms, will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 1-2 p.m. The cost is $5. For more info, call (559) 713-4481.

September 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 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.

September 7, 14, 21, 28 - Senior Dance

This potluck event, featuring music and raffles, will be held 7-10 p.m. at the Hanford Veteran's Memorial Building/Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $10. For more information, call (559) 220-1935.

September 9-10 – 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. Note new dates! For more info, call (559) 733-5352.

Saturday, September 10 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Health and held at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia, begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by a warm-up at 8:15 a.m., and “Talk with a Doc” at 8:30 a.m. The topic this month is “All You Need to Know about Vaccinations.” For more information, call (559) 624-2416.

September 14-18 – Tulare County Fair – "Jam Packed Fun"'

The 2022 Tulare County Fair features new attractions, tribute bands, the popular Destruction Derby, fun fair food, livestock competitions, “The Central Valley’s Makers Market” and more. For more information, visit http://www.tcfair.org or call (559) 686-4707.

Friday, September 16 – 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 Hanford. (See article in this issue.)

Friday, September 16 – 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, September 16 – "Wine, Cheese & Jazz"

The Creative Center Foundation will host this event at the Jon Ginsburg Gallery, 410 E. Race Ave. in Visalia. Tickets are $50. For more information, call (559) 733-4400.

Saturday, September 17 - Senior Center Open House

CSET will host this event at the Porterville Senior Center, 280 N 4th St, Porterville, CA, from 9 am until noon. Refreshments, cake walks and raffles will be held at this free event. For more information call 800-321-2462.

Monday, September 19 – 5th Annual Golf Tournament

The Creative Center Foundation will host this event at Ridge Creek Dinuba Golf Club, 3018 Ridge Creek Dr. in Dinuba. For more information, call (559) 733-4400.

Monday, September 19 – “Once Upon a Time... A Night at the Library”

This Tulare Library Foundation fundraiser, featuring a silent auction, vintage radio re-enactment, scavenger hunt, and live music by the Tulare Community Orchestra, will be held at the Tulare Public Library, 475 M St. in Tulare. Tickets for this 21+ event are a $50 donation. For more information, call (559) 901-4591.

Tuesday, September 20 – Caregiver Dementia Support Groups

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

September 22-25 – Raisin Days

The Dinuba Chamber of Commerce will host this event, featuring a parade and carnival, at Rose Ann Vuich Park, 855 E. El Monte Way in Dinuba. For more information, visit http://www.dinubachamber.com.

Friday, September 23 – Carnival 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 Visalia seniors, $6.50 for others. For reservations or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Friday, September 23 – Oktober Fest

Visalia Chamber of Commerce will host this event, featuring The Josh Day Band and Western Divide, at Vossler Farms, 26773 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. For reservations or more information, visit http://www.visaliachamber.org/oktoberfest.

Saturday, September 24 - Senior Center Open House

CSET will host this event at the Cutler-Orosi Senior Center, 12691 Avenue 408, Cutler CA, from 9 am until noon. Refreshments, cake walks and raffles will be held at this free event. For more information call 800-321-2462.

September 24-25 – Visalia Home Expo

This event, which focuses on home remodeling and decorating, returns to the Visalia Convention Center. For more information, visit http://www.visaliahomeshows.com.

Friday, September 30 – The Purple Party

The fundraising event for Family Services, which celebrates survivors and efforts to address domestic violence in our community, will be held at Valley Strong Ballpark in Visalia. For more information, call (559) 741-7310 or visit https://fstc.net/purple.

Friday, September 30 – Legends of Motown

Perico Productions will present this 8 p.m. tribute show at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Tickets are $35 to $55. For more information, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Saturday, October 1 – Walk to End Alzheimer's

This annual fundraising and educational walk starts at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. (See article in this issue.)

Saturday, October 1 – "A Night of Dueling Pianos"

The Sierra View Foundation is hosting this 5:30 p.m. fundraiser at the Ramirez residence. For more information, call (559) 791-3922 or visit http://www.sierra-view.com/foundation/a-night-of-dueling-pianos.

Saturday, October 1& 2 – 43rd Renaissance Faire

Return to the English Renaissance with Henry VIII and his court at the Hanford Civic Center Auditorium. The event features historical displays, period activities, handcrafted goods, and stage shows. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Free admission. For more information, call (559) 585-2525.

October 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31 – 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.

October 4, 11, 18, 25 – 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.

October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 – 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.

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 4, 11, 18, 25 – Drop-In Zumba

This session, featuring moving to dance rhythms, will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, from 1-2 p.m. The cost is $5. For more info, call (559) 713-4481.

October 5, 12, 19, 26 – 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.

October 5, 12, 19, 26 - Senior Dance

This potluck event, featuring music and raffles, will be held 7-10 p.m. at the Hanford Veteran's Memorial Building/Senior Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Tickets are $10. For more information, call (559) 220-1935.

October 7 & 8 – 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.

October 7, 14, 21, 28 – Friday Night Dances

The Tulare Senior Community Center, 201 N. F St., Tulare, will host this weekly event from 6-9 p.m. $10 entry fee. For more information, call (559) 685-2330.

Saturday, October 8 – Exeter Fall Festival

Exeter Chamber of Commerce will host this event, featuring live music, a car show, vendors, food, 5k run, 2-mile walk, horseshoe tourney, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Exeter City Park. For more info, call (559) 592-2919.

Saturday, October 8 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Health and held at Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., Visalia, begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by a warm-up at 8:15 a.m., and “Talk with a Doc” at 8:30 a.m. The topic this month is “Arthritis.” For more information, call (559) 624-2416.

Saturday, October 8 – Delta Mosquito and Vector Control District's 100th Anniversary Celebration

This event, featuring special guests, food, music and giveaways, will be held at 1737 W. Houston Ave., Visalia, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.DeltaMVCD.org.

Sunday, October 9 – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

The Visalia Fox Theatre will present this 7 p.m. concert. Tickets start at $43. For more information, call (559) 625-1369 or visit http://www.foxvisalia.org.

Thursday, October 13 – Visalia Senior Center Fall Open House

Visalia Parks & Recreation will host this event at the Visalia Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (559) 713-4381. (See article in this issue.)

Saturday, October 15 – 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

Saturday, October 15 – 40th Springville Apple Fest

The annual event featuring food and craft vendors, costume contest and local art raffle, will be held along Highway 190 in Springville from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit https://springvilleapplefestival.com.

Tuesday, October 18 – Caregiver Dementia Support Groups

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

Tuesday, October 18 – 28th 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.

Friday, October 21 – 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.

Saturday, October 22 – Dia De Los Muertos

Green Rose Productions will host this event at the Visalia Public Cemetery from 12-5 p.m. For more information, call (559) 734-6181.

Saturday, October 22 – 13th Annual Dinner: “Everyone Has a Story”

Hands in the Community is sponsoring this event, featuring a silent auction, featured musicians and more, at the Visalia Convention Center. For more info, call (559) 625-3822 ext. 100, or visit http://www.hconline.org.

Saturday, October 29 – Dia De Los Muertos

Tulare County League of Mexican American Women will host this event at the Visalia Public Cemetery from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (559) 734-6181.

Monday, October 31 – Senior Center Halloween Costume Party

This event, featuring a lunch and costume contest, will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $6 for Visalia seniors, $7.50 for others. For reservations or more info, call (559) 713-4481.

Thursday, November 3 – “Show and Tell”

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. presentation. 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.

November 4-5 – 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, November 12 – Fourth Annual Community Cremation Scattering Day

The Visalia Public Cemetery hosts this 9 a.m. event to assist families in transitioning from personal possession of urns to permanent placement of their loved ones at the cemetery. For more info, call (559) 734-6181.

 
 

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