Mardi Gras in the Garden: Saturday, 2:30-4:30 p.m, The Children’s Storybook Garden & Museum, 175 E. Tenth St., Hanford. The Children's Storybook Garden & Museum is hosting balloon twisters, costume contest, bead games, creating musical instruments and wearable “floats”, mask make-‘n-take, and a grand parade. Members tickets $4 adults, $1 children two to 12-years and children under two are free. Non-members tickets $7 adults, $3 children two to 12-years and children under two are free. Memberships available, call 341-4845. Visit www.childrensstorybookgarden.org for more activities.
Lion King at the Fox Theatre: March 3, 2 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Disney's 1994 "The Lion King" roars into the Fox. Whether you are wanting to relive your childhood, or introduce your children to Simba and the gang, what better way than on the silver screen Rated G. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $5 cash and $6 credit card per order, add $1 day of, plus a $2 restoration fee.
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.
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.
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.
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.