Spring Fling & Family Fun Night 2018: Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m., Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join the Hanford Parks and Recreation as they host the family friendly evening. Tickets include entertainment and hot dogs and ice cream. Additional food will be available at the snack bar. There will be a DJ for entertainment, a photographer for photos and the Teen Center will be open for fun and games. Join us for the fun! Hanford Parks and Recreation, 585-2525. Tickets are $5 per person, $15 for a family of four and $4 for each additional family member.
Spring Kids Fest: March 17, noon to 3:30 p.m., Hidden Valley Park, North 11th Avenue and West Cortner Street, Hanford. Hanford Parks & Recreation is hosting the annual Spring Kids Fest. Come join in the family fun, food and information booths. Performances by Something Enchanted Princess', Star Wars and Pro Wrestlers from Lucha Xtreme! Tickets are available at the Parks & Recreation office, 321 N. Douty St., $3 pre-sale, $5 day of event. For more information visit www.cityofhanfordca.com or call 585-2525.
Color Me Green 5K: March 17, start time 8 a.m., Burris Park, 6500 Clinton Ave. Kingsburg. Join Kings County 4H youth members as they host the annual color run. Participants are showered with colored dye as they pass through marker points. There is an adult event for $25 and youth 5-18-years, for $10 per participant, includes T-shirt. Under five-years-old free, does not include T-shirt. Registration: Visit http://bit.ly/2F5mB7p. Information: Visit http://bit.ly/2Dz3573.
Throwback Spring camp: March 26-30, Hanford Teen Center, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Campers, grades Kindergarten through sixth, will hang out at the Teen Center, play games, arts and crafts, bake, dance, and end the week with an egg hunt and fire truck rides. Space limited to the first 35 campers. Cost: Regular day 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., $60 per child, $55 for second child of same family or extended day 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., $75 per child, $55 for second child of same family. Camp will provide breakfast, families need to provide lunch. Register with Susie Chavez at 362-3212 or 585-2525.
Art camp at Kings Art Center: March 26 and March 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Kings Art Center, 605 N. Douty St., Hanford. Let your children use their imagination in a fun and artistic way during our Creative Creatures Art Camp. March 26 and March 30, students will attend three classes in which they will use a variety of artistic media and their imagination to create creative creatures. They will also spend time outside engaging in creative activities, socializing, and having a snack. Suitable for children ages 5-12-years of age. Sessions are $90 per student. To sign up: Call 584-1065, visit our website at www.kingsartcenter.org, or stop by the office. Members will receive 10 percent off entry fees, ask us about our sibling discount.
Easter Eggstravaganza: March 30, 10 a.m. to noon, Hanford Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Children ages 10-years and under come out for a bounce houses, trackless train, the Easter Bunny, carouse, fire truck rides, games and an egg hunt at noon. Bring your own Easter basket please. Cost is $5 per child pre-registered (parents are free) and $10 day of the event. Register with Susie Chavez at 362-3212 or 585-2525.
Sign-ups for Toddler T-Ball - Hanford: April 7 through May 12, 9:30-10:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to noon, Harris Street Ball Field, 501 S. Harris St., Hanford. Cost: $45 per player $5 discount second child same family ages two through six-years of age. Space is limited to the first 100 players. Games schedule begins April 28 at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Team shirts will be distributed and pictures will be taken on April 26 at 5 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium by Garcia Sports Photography. Information: Call Susie Chavez at 585-2519 or 362-3212.
Mother Son Date Night - Hanford: April 20, 6-9:30 p.m., Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. This year’s theme is Superheros and villains for ages four-years and up. Price is $50 per couple, $22 per additional son. Price includes: A buffet style dinner, dessert, entertainment and DJ are included in the fee. Keepsake photo packages are available by the Garcia/Newman Photography studio. Information and tickets: Call Susie Chavez at 362-3212 or 585-2525.
Daddy Daughter Date Night - Hanford: April 21, 6-9:30 p.m., Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. This year’s theme is Superheros and villains for ages four-years and up. Price is $50 per couple, $22 per additional daughter. Price includes: A buffet style dinner, dessert, entertainment and DJ are included in the fee. Keepsake photo packages are available by the Garcia/Newman Photography studio. Information and tickets: Call Susie Chavez at 362-3212 or 585-2525.
Hanford Teen Center Drop-In Activities: June 4 through July 27, 2-6 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. Information: Contact 585-2591.
Volunteers needed at Children's Storybook Garden & Museum: The Children's Storybook Garden & Museum located at 175 E. 10th St. in Hanford, is in need of immediate adult volunteers to read to children attending school field trips during March and April. The reading material will be provided by CSGM all we need is your imagination and time to bring the garden and books to life for the visiting children. Contact Meaghan at 252-269-0005 to volunteer today! Visit www.childrensstorybookgarden.org for more activities and volunteer opportunities.
Children's Storybook Garden & Museum: Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Children's Storybook Garden & Museum is open to the public for an array of activities, entry fees $5 adults, $2 children two and over and children under two are free. Memberships available, call 341-4845. Visit www.childrensstorybookgarden.org for more activities.
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.
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.
Kids Zumba - Lemoore: Thursday, 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.
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.