Events Calendar

 

The Visalia Senior Center hosted its annual Senior Center Fall Open House on October 13. Seniors enjoyed lunch and conversation at the event, after having gathered information from the many vendors tables and before the raffle. (Photo by Kiley Arce)

Friday, March 1 – F1rst Friday

F1rst Friday in Downtown Visalia, in partnership with The Arts Consortium, will present a free community event with art, food and fun from 5-8 p.m. For more information, visit https://artsconsortium.org/calendar.

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 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.

March 1-2 – 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 information, call (559) 733-5352.

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Senior Pride Bingo Sundays

This weekly event is held at the Visalia Veterans Memorial Building, 609 W. Center St., Visalia, Doors open at 11:15 a.m. For more info, call (559) 651-6714.

March 6, 13, 20, 27 – 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.

Wednesday, March 13 – Valley Renal Support Group

The only kidney support group in four counties will meet at Evolution's Gym, 1425 E. Prosperity Ave. in Tulare, from 6:30-8 p.m. The meeting will also be on Zoom. For more info, email Jennifer at meow.2000@yahoo.com.

Thursday, March 7 – Vintage Mourning Apparel

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. show n’ tell program on vintage mourning apparel by Dallas Pattee. Refreshments will follow. The free event will be held at the Tulare Public Library, 475 M St. in Tulare. For more information, call (559) 685-4518.

Saturday, March 9 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Health and held at the Visalia Mall, 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 “ReThink Your Drink.” For more info, call (559) 624-2416.

March 9-10 – Rusty Roots Show

This event, featuring arts and crafts, clothes, antiques, jewelry, furniture and more on sale, will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, at the Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.rustyrootsshow.com.

Friday, March 15 - 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 for Visalia residents 55+ is $6. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, call (559) 713-4365.

Saturday, March 16 –Downtown Visalia St. Patrick's Day Parade

This annual event will begin at 10 a.m. and run along Main Street, from Church Street to Willow Street.

Saturday, March 16 – Irish Fest in the Park

Visalia Breakfast Lions will host this event from 1-5 p.m. at Visalia Recreation Park. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 on the day of the event. For tickets or more info, visit http://www.visaliabreakfastlions.org.

March 16-17 – Lemoore Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

This event, hosted by the Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, at 470 Champion St., Lemoore. For more information, visit https://lemooregemandmineralclub.org.

Sunday, March 17 – 2024 Spring Concert

The Kings Symphony Orchestra will present its Spring Concert, featuring the Young Artist Contest winner, at 4 p.m. at the Hanford Fox Theater. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.kingssymphony.org.

Sunday, March 17 – 2024 Senior Games: Archery

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

Monday, March 18 –Exeter Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress will present this 10:30 a.m. monthly session, facilitated by Kimberly Jensen, in the Café at Rocky Hill Community Church, 237 South E St. in Exeter. For more information, call (559) 737-7443.

Monday, March 18 – Tulare Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress will pres-

ent this 12:30 p.m. monthly session at the First Baptist Church, 469 N. Cherry St., Tulare. For more info, call (559) 737-7443.

Tuesday, March 19 – Visalia Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress, Visalia, will host this 10:30 a.m. monthly session. For more information, call (559) 737-7443.

Friday, March 22 – Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group

Lyle Lovett will headline an 8 p.m. concert at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Prices are $49 to $119. For more info, call (559) 625-1369 or visitwww.foxvisalia.org.

Saturday, March 23 – 2024 Senior Games: Disc Golf

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

March 23-24 – South Valley Art Tour

During the South Valley Art Tour, a collection of artists north of Highway 198 in Tulare County will welcome visitors into their personal workspaces for a behind-the-scenes tour. For more information, visit https://artsconsortium.org/events/acsvat/ or call (559) 772-0001.

Friday, March 29 -Eggstravaganza Luncheon

This event will be held at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 11:30 a.m. The cost for Visalia residents 55+ is $6. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, call (559) 713-4365.

Friday, March 29 – Melissa Etheridge – The I’m Not Broken Tour

Melissa Etheridge will headline an 8 p.m. concert at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Prices are $50 to $100. For more info, call (559) 625-1369 or visitwww.foxvisalia.org.

April 3, 10, 17, 24 – 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.

Thursday, April 4 – An Introduction to PERSI: (Periodical Source Index)

The Sequoia Genealogical Society will host this 6 p.m. presentation by Joleen Aitchison. Refreshments will follow. This free event will be held at the Tulare Public Library, 475 M St. in Tulare. For more information, call (559) 685-4518.

Friday, April 5 – F1rst Friday

F1rst Friday in Downtown Visalia, in partnership with The Arts Consortium, will present a free community event with art, food and fun from 5-8 p.m. For more information, visit https://artsconsortium.org/calendar.

April 5, 12, 19, 26 – 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.

April 5-6 – 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 information, call (559) 733-5352.

Saturday, April 6 – 2024 Senior Games: Track & Field

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

Sunday, April 7 –2024 Senior Games:

Swimming

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

April 7, 14, 21, 28 – Senior Pride Bingo Sundays

This weekly event is held at the Visalia Veterans Memorial Building, 609 W. Center St., Visalia, Doors open at 11:15 a.m. For more info, call (559) 651-6714.

Wednesday, April 10 – Valley Renal Support Group

The only kidney support group in four counties will meet at Evolution's Gym, 1425 E. Prosperity Ave. in Tulare, from 6:30-8 p.m. The meeting will also be on Zoom. For more info, email Jennifer at meow.2000@yahoo.com.

Saturday, April 13 – Walk with a Doc

This informational walk and talk sponsored by Kaweah Health and held at the Visalia Mall, 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 “Mental Health.” For more info, call (559) 624-2416.

Tuesday, April 16 – Visalia Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress, Visalia, will host this 10:30 a.m. monthly session. For more info, call (559) 737-7443.

Friday, April 19 - Downtown Historical Walk

This journey through Downtown Visalia, exploring the not-so-well known gems of the city's past, will start at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust St., Visalia, at 9 a.m. The cost is $8. For more info, call (559) 713-4365.

Monday, April 22 – Exeter Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress will present this 10:30 a.m. monthly session, facilitated by Kimberly Jensen, in the Café at Rocky Hill Community Church, 237 South E St. in Exeter. For more information, call (559) 737-7443.

Monday, April 22 – Tulare Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress will pres-ent this 12:30 p.m. monthly session at the First Baptist Church, 469 N. Cherry St., Room 15, Tulare. For more info, call (559) 737-7443.

Tuesday, April 23 – Visalia Caregiver/Dementia Support Group

Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress, Visalia, will host this 10:30 a.m. monthly session. For more info, call (559) 737-7443.

Friday, April 26 – Taste of the Valley

The Hanford Chamber of Commerce and Central Valley Wine Tours will host this evening of local wine tasting and food sampling. For more information, call (559) 582-0438.

Saturday, April 27 – 8th Annual Backyard BBQ & Cornhole Event

Hands in the Community is sponsoring this event, featuring food, fun and A&W floats, from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets, $120 for a team of two, include entry, BBQ lunch, drinks and raffle prizes. For more info, visit http://www.hnconline.org or call (559) 625-3822.

May 3-4 – 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 information, call (559) 733-5352.

May 4-5 – 2024 Senior Games: Pickleball

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

Wednesday, May 6 – “Belle of the Ballpark”

The Visalia Rawhide will host this competition for Tulare County’s contestants 65 and older. (See article on page 11.) For more info, call Dalila Palacios at (559) 732-4433.

Friday, May 10 – Senior Day in the Park

This event is scheduled at Mooney Grove Park, 2700 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia. (More information in our next issue.)

Saturday, May 18 – 2024 Senior Games: Table Tennis

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

Saturday, May 25 – 2024 Senior Games: Cornhole

For more information, call (559) 713-4365. (See article on page 1.)

 
 

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