Youth calendar

WEDNESDAY

Fall Cheerleading series - Hanford: Beginning Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., Hanford Veterans Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Students will meet each Wednesday for this three session (September, October and November) series. The classes are geared towards Kindergarten through sixth-graders. Students will learn cheer basics; including chants and dance moves. Gina Young, former Hanford national cheer champion coach, will be the instructor. Students enrolled during the October and November sessions will participate in the Hanford Christmas Parade Nov. 24. Register at the Hanford Parks and Recreation office, 321 N. Douty St., Hanford. Susie Chavez, 585-2519. Classes are $30 per student, $20 to add second sibling.

UPCOMING

Toddler T-Ball - Hanford:  Sept. 23 through Oct. 28, 9:30-11 a.m., Harris Street Ball Field, 501 S. Harris St., Hanford. Cost: $45 per player $5 discount second child same family. Space is limited to the first 80 players. Games will be played beginning week 4 at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Treats, pictures and certificates will be handed out at the last game. Information: Call Susie Chavez at 585-2519. 

Kids in the Kitchen: Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and 10, 4-5:30 p.m, Hanford Teen Center, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. For children in kindergarten through sixth-grade, a cooking course to show the basics of culinary and clean-up. $25 per student. Information: Contact Susie Chavez at 585-2525.

Girls pajama party: Sept. 29, 6:30-9 p.m., Hanford Veterans Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. An evening of fun for girls Kindergarten through fourth-grade. Dinner, dancing, bingo and manicures. Register at the Hanford Parks and Recreation office, 321 N. Douty St., Hanford. Susie Chavez, 585-2525 or 362-3212. Tickets are $16 per girl.

ONGOING

After school art classes: Session one: Wednesdays, now through Oct. 5. Session two: Oct. 11 through Nov. 16. Kings Art Center, 605 N. Douty St., Hanford. Classes are broken down by age groups: Ages five to six years meet Wednesdays 3-3:45 p.m., ages seven to eight years meet Wednesdays 3:45-5 p.m. and ages nine to 11 years meet Thursdays 3:45-5 p.m. Full sessions are $54 or $10 per class. There will be Saturday sessions for ages 12-14 years from 1-2:30 p.m. for $10 per class. Information: Call 584-1065 or visit kingsartcenter.org to register. 

Hanford Teen Center Drop-In Activities: Tuesday through Friday, 3-5 p.m, Hanford Teen Center, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. A free place, for grades 3 and up, equipped with foosball, ping pong, basketball, video games, pool tables and more. It is also available to rent for birthday parties (The Party Zone) Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. Information: Contact Michelle Hinton at 585-2592 or 585-2591.

KinderMusik - Lemoore: Tuesdays, 9-9:45 a.m., Lemoore Veterans Hall, 411 W. D St., Lemoore, 924-6767. Classes filled with music, singing, dancing and instruments for children 1-4 years. These classes can help with gross and fine motor skills, social skills and active listening. Parent participation is required. $40 per month, $30 per additional sibling. Visit: http://www.lemoore.com/Parks/default.html.

Pee Wee Music - Lemoore: Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Community Services Department, 721 W. Cinnamon Drive, Lemoore. Explore rhythm, beats and instruments. Classes are every Tuesday and for children two to five years old. $20 per month. Information: Call 924-6767. 

Children's acting/improv class: Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m., Hanford Civic Center, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. The Hanford Multicultural Theater Company is sponsoring acting classes for children each Wednesday evening. The classes will be led by award winning playwright and theater artist, Silvia Gonzalez Scherer. Information: Contact Silvia at 997-3838, email acting@HanfordMTC.com, or Hanford Parks and Rec at 585-2525.  

Kings Cultural Center: Wednesdays and Fridays, Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. From 5-6 p.m., Folklorico dance classes for Kindergarten through second grade. From 6-7 p.m. Folklorico dance classes for third through fifth grade and from 7-8 p.m. Folklorico dance classes for sixth through eighth grade. Friday evenings classes from 7-8 p.m. Folklorico dance classes for high school level and from 8-8:30 p.m. Folklorico dance classes for high school level. Folklorico classes $40 per student, add second student $60, three to five students $80. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.kingsculturalcenter.org.

Pee Wee Fitness - Lemoore: Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Community Services Department, 721 W. Cinnamon Drive, Lemoore. 45 minutes of running, jumping and game participation. Classes are every Wednesday and for children two to five years old. $15 per month. Information: Call 924-6767. 

Pee Wee Paint - Lemoore: Thursdays, 10 a.m., Community Services Department, 721 W. Cinnamon Drive, Lemoore. A new art project every week. Materials provided. Classes are every Thursday and for children two to five years old. $20 per month. Information: Call 924-6767. 

Kids Zumba - Lemoore: Mondays, beginning Feb. 1, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Lemoore Recreation Center, 711 W. Cinnamon Dr., Lemoore, 924-6767. Join Miss Melanie as she helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children’s lives by making fitness fun for children ages 4-12-years. $20 per month. Visit: http://www.lemoore.com/Parks/default.html

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