FRIDAY

Terra Bella at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Country duo Terra Bella live on the stage at the Fox. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $20 plus fees. 

SATURDAY

Taoist Temple Museum tours: Dec. 16, noon to 6 p.m., Taoist Temple Museum, East Seventh and Green streets, Hanford, 582-4508. China Alley, with its roots in 1877, has been listed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places." Come out and help save our history. 

Christmas around the world: Dec. 16, 2-5 p.m., Children's Storybook Garden, 175 E. 10th St., Hanford. The Children's Storybook Garden is hosting an afternoon of games, crafts, music, cookie and wine glass decorating an engineering challenge and more. Members $8 for adults and $4 for children two to 17-years-old, non-members $10 adults and $5 for children two to 17-years-old.

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Love a good laugh at the Holidays? Christmas Vacation is there to help. Rated PG-13. 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. 

SUNDAY

'The Christmas story at the orphanage': Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join P.A.T.Y. Studio as they present their holiday recital, "The Christmas story at the orphanage" and after party to follow with food, silent auction and more. Tickets are pre-sale; adults $10, children $5, at the door, $12 for adults and $7 for children.  Information: Call 410-8487.

Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum: Sunday, noon to 3 p.m., Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum, 542 W. D St., Lemoore. Come and experience the oral history of California agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley and one of the pioneer families, Aaron and Sarah Mooney, who came from New York in 1877, to the city of Lemoore. Information: Call 925-0321 or visit: http://on.fb.me/1Pxti3X.  

UPCOMING

KCBHC New Years Eve celebration: Dec. 31, 8 p.m., Lemoore Civic Auditorium, 435 C St., Lemoore. Join the Kings County Black History Committee as they ring in the new year with music by DJ Zone 6, food, no host bar and the comedy stylings of Feather Da Wyz. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 day of per person. Proceeds from the event will benefit the youth scholarship fund. Contact Carolyn at 583-6139 for tickets.

New Years Eve Gala: Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come out for the annual KFUN New Years Eve Gala. Live music by Beatleville and Renegade IV, dinner buffet and bar. General seating $35 per person, VIP seating $50 per person and VIP table $300 per table of eight. Tickets can be purchased by visiting http://bit.ly/2z43aM3.

Party4Life: Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to Jan. 1, 6 a.m., multiple venues in Hanford. Party4Life is designed to be a safe-house to the community’s kids during New Year’s Eve. This event is an all night party where sixth through 12th grade students can travel from venue to venue by safe KART buses generously provided by The City of Hanford. At each venue we have all-night activities for the students. We also provide volunteers and security for the event. Tickets are $25 pre-sale per person or $30 day of. Visit www.kchanford.com/p4l/ to purchase tickets. Information call Candace Cortez at 559-582-1528 or email at candace@kcfchurch.org.

Martin Luther King Day: Jan. 15, Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join the NAACP, Branch 1039, as they host the annual celebration of Martin Luther Kings. The Keynote speaker will be, Marcia Rincon-Gallardo, MSW, one of Silicon Valley's "Honored Woman of the Year," for her dedicated work helping young high school ladies, realize their "Dreams To Achieve "through several collaborative Federal, State and non-profit agencies. Come out and make this day special in recognizing and acknowledging the National Civil Rights of all Americans, regardless of ethnicity, color, creed, religion and socio economic background.

Denise Kiernan at the Saroyan: Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Author, Denise Kiernan, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Frozen with Anna & Elsa at the Fox Theatre: Jan. 20, 2 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Frozen at the Fox, come out and meet Anna and Elsa at the theater. Rated PG. 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. 

Temple Grandin at the Saroyan: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Michael Pollan at the Saroyan: March 21, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Author, Michael Pollan, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

John Walsh at the Saroyan: April 18, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host, Anti-crime advocate, John Walsh, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Please email upcoming events a month prior to publication to features@HanfordSentinel.com. For more information, call 583-2463.

Load comments