xyz Harvest time

TODAY

Douty Street Nightmare: Today, 7-10 p.m., Douty Street Nightmare, 1229 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come in costume and get a treat at this haunted hotel walk-through, recommended for 12-years and older. Donations are accepted with proceeds going to Relay for Life. 

Nay's Western Town & Pumpkin Patch - Corcoran: Today, noon to 8 p.m., Farmers Lumber Company, 2213 Whitley Ave., Corcoran. Come on down and pick your very own pumpkin while the kids enjoy the Billy Bounce House, bean bag toss, ring toss, corn hole, hay rides and more. Props available for photos and food available. Admission is free. Information: Call 992-4171. 

SATURDAY

Free Smog repair event - Lemoore: Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, West Hills College, 555 College Dr., Lemoore. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (Valley Air District) and Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN) will host a "Tune In & Tune Up" car clean-up event. Valley drivers who have had their car for at least six months receive a free vehicle emissions test. If the vehicle doesn’t pass the test, the driver receives a voucher for up to $500 in emission-related repairs at a participating STAR-certified smog check station. Vehicles 1999 or older may also be eligible for up to $9,500 for a down payment on a newer, cleaner car.

In addition to the emissions testing, there will be local community booths as well as free food and beverages starting at 8 a.m. while supplies last. For assistance with any air quality issue, contact the nearest District office in Modesto at (209) 557-6440, Fresno at 230-6000 or Bakersfield at (661) 326-6900, or visit www.valleyair.org.

Spooktacular Art Carnival: Saturday, 9-11 a.m., Kings Art Center, 605 N. Douty St., Hanford. Children ages three to 11 years are invited to this fun event. For $20 per child a fine art lesson, art craft, games, face painting and more. Costumes are encouraged, no masks. Limited enrollment, advanced payment to insure seat. Information: Call 584-1065. 

Red Ribbon Celebration - Lemoore: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lions Park, Fox Street and Fallenleaf Drive in Lemoore. The event is free to the public. Costume contests, child ID cards, fire engine rides, games, hot dogs and drinks. 

Nay's Western Town & Pumpkin Patch - Corcoran: Saturday, noon to 8 p.m., Farmers Lumber Company, 2213 Whitley Ave., Corcoran. Come on down and pick your very own pumpkin while the kids enjoy the Billy Bounce House, bean bag toss, ring toss, corn hole, hay rides and more. Props available for photos and food available. Admission is free. Information: Call 992-4171. 

Tiger Classic Band Review: Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Lemoore High School Tiger Stadium, 101 E. Bush St., Lemoore. Performers from twelve schools across the Central Valley will entertain and compete. Proceeds from this competition will help fund the LHS Tiger Pride Marching Band and Color Guard in their competitive season. Concessions will be open. Admissions: $10 adults, $8 military, $6 students and seniors, children five and under are free.

KARR's Trunk-or-Treat Cruise-In: Saturday, 4:30 p.m. till dark, Der Wienerschnitzel, 807 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Join Kings Area Road Relics as they host a trunk-or-treat party with classic cool cars, costume contests and tasty treats. Free to trick-or-treaters. If you want to showcase your classic or special interest car in the event, a bag of candy is the entry fee. Information: Call 584-9769. 

Halloween Kids' Night Out: Saturday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Lee's United Gymnastics, 505 W. 6th St., Hanford. Drop the kids off for a night out of Halloween-themed fun. Gymnastics, games, crafts, pinata and pizza. Tickets: Members $26, non-members $31, for ages four years and up. Information: Call 582-4140. 

Ghostbusters at the Fox Theatre: Saturday, 6 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. "I ain't afraid of no ghost!" Come out for the 1984 classic, with Harold Ramis, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd as paranormal pest controllers! 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 show, plus a $2 restoration fee.

Douty Street Nightmare: Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Douty Street Nightmare, 1229 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come in costume and get a treat at this haunted hotel walk-through, recommended for 12-years and older. Donations are accepted with proceeds going to Relay for Life. 

St. Johns annual Halloween party: Saturday, 7 p.m., St. Johns Portuguese Hall, 8301 8 1/2 Ave., Hanford. Celebrate Halloween at St. John's Portuguese Hall. A free family friendly event, costume contests, DJ music, games and entertainment for children and adults. Food and drinks available for purchase with a full service bar. Information: Call 582-2429. 

Zombie Maze: Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Civic Park, 401 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come out for spooky fun put on by the Hanford Parks & Recreation. Children 10 years and up. Admission is free. Information: Call 585-2525. 

SUNDAY

Fifth annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration - Armona: Sunday, noon to 3 p.m., Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos with the Kings Cultural Center, everyone is invited to dress up and participate. You can expect a beautiful altar, kids workshops, Pan Mexicano, taco's for sale, Aztec and Folklorico dancers, Mariachi and Fiddler music. Have your face painted and take pictures with the gorgeous Catrinas. You can also choose to participate in the torta challenge and best outfit/costume contest! Information: Call 250-6312. 

Nay's Western Town & Pumpkin Patch - Corcoran: Sunday, noon to 8 p.m., Farmers Lumber Company, 2213 Whitley Ave., Corcoran. Come on down and pick your very own pumpkin while the kids enjoy the Billy Bounce House, bean bag toss, ring toss, corn hole, hay rides and more. Props available for photos and food available. Admission is free. Information: Call 992-4171.

Fall Family Festival - Hanford: Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Hanford Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come out and walk through a trick-or-treat maze, ride the carousel, costume contests, vendors, raffles and more. Trick-or-treaters entry $1. Carousel, Freddy the Firetruck rides are free. Information or if interested in volunteering or donating, call Michelle at 585-2592. 

Fall-O-Ween Jesus Party - Lemoore: Sunday, 3 p.m., Brooks Apartments, Brooks Drive and Cedar Lane in Lemoore. Join the Living Word Church of Lemoore and celebrate with family friendly fun, food and games. 

Zombie Maze - Hanford: Sunday, 8-9 p.m., Civic Park, 401 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come out for spooky fun put on by the Hanford Parks & Recreation. Children 10 years and up. Admission is free. Information: Call 585-2525. 

TUESDAY

Harvest Festival - Hanford: Tuesday, 4-6 p.m., Hanford Health Center, 250 W. 5th St., Hanford. Join Family Health Care Network as they host a safe place for trick-or-treating, the first 100 children will receive a free pumpkin to decorate. There will also be raffle prizes, costume contest, information booths and fresh fruits and vegetables provided by the Community Food Bank.

Trick-or-treat at the Mall: Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., inside the Hanford Mall, 1675 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Grab your costumes, goodie bags for an evening of family fun, free treats, balloon art, face painting and Halloween photos on green screen. Information: Call 583-1200.  

Halloween trunk-or-treat party - Hanford: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., at Victory Estates. Join the Hanford Nazarene Church as they host the annual alternative trunk-or-treat party. There will be games, bounce house, slide, food and entertainment. Admission is free. Proceeds from the Hanford Nazarene Church's Fireworks booth provide for this annual event. Information: Victory Estates is located at the corner of University Avenue and Berkshire Lane across from Simas Elementary School in Hanford, 923-1200. 

Trunk-or-treat - Hanford: Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Calvary Christian Center, 11274 Hanford Armona Road, Hanford. Come out for free food, games and prizes. A Trunk or Treat for the kids and fun for the whole family.

Harvest Festival - Lemoore: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., LifeWay Church, 501 E. Bush St., Lemoore. Come out for a free family friendly event. Trunk-or-treat, bounce houses, food, games, a painted rock trading station and more.

St. Peter's Life Teen trunk-or-treat - Lemoore: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Peter's Church, 884 N. Lemoore Ave., Lemoore. The 6th annual trunk-or-treat will host free games and prizes, free Haunted House, lots of cars and candy! Wear your costumes, bring your treat bags and enjoy all the activities. 

Douty Street Nightmare: Tuesday, 7-10 p.m., Douty Street Nightmare, 1229 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come in costume and get a treat at this haunted hotel walk-through, recommended for 12-years and older. Donations are accepted with proceeds going to Relay for Life.

UPCOMING

Dia de los Muertos - Hanford: Nov. 2, 5 p.m., Civic Center, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Hanford Multicultural Theater Company is hosting the inaugural Dia de los Muertos celebration in Hanford. Admission is free. Traditional altars/ofrendas, the largest sugar skull on display in the Valley and art from local artists. Food, live music, children's activities, costume contest to crown the King, Queen, Prince and Princess Dia de Los Muertos. An improv performance by HMTC children acting class, and the HMTC theater company. Information: Contact Silvia Gonzalez Schererat 997-3838 or email at Silvia@HanfordMTC.com

La Catrina Skeleton paint class: Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m. Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Margaritas and Masterpieces will host a painting class, featuring the queen of dia de los Muertos, "La Cartrina" during the Dia de los Muertos celebration at the Civic Center. Classes are $29.99 per painter. Purchase tickets at mmartclass.com or visit them on Facebook for tickets.

Authors program at the Library: Nov. 4, 3-4 p.m., Kings County Library - Hanford Branch, 401 N. Douty St., Hanford. To coincide with National Novel Writing Month, the Kings County Library will be hosting Garner Scott Odell, who will be discussing his latest novel, Emerald, which is the first book in a series of international thrillers. He will be followed by local author Garrett K. Jones, who will be talking about the novels in his Five Kingdoms fantasy series.

40th anniversary celebration and re-dedication: Nov. 7, 1 p.m., Kings County Government Center, 1400 W. Lacey Blvd., in the courtyard. The public is invited to join in the celebration and re-dedication or the Kings County Government Center.

American Legion Post 3 Veterans ceremony - Hanford: Nov. 11, 10 a.m., Hanford Cemetery, 10500 S. 10th Ave., Hanford. American Legion Post 3, Hanford is conducting a Veterans Day Commemoration themed, “One Team, One Fight”, at the Hanford Cemetery “Tank" featuring U.S. Navy Command Master Chief David Coduff, as guest speaker. Information call 583-1169.

Fourth annual Veterans Festival - Hanford: Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m., The Kings Fair, 801 S. 10th Ave., Hanford. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5869 are hosting the annual event themed "There will be no Veteran “Stand Down.” There will be music, food, raffles throughout the day, motorcycle and car clubs, bounce houses, drill team competition and more. This is a family friendly event. Admission and parking are free.

Veteran’s Day Holiday craft show - Lemoore: Nov. 11, noon to 8 p.m., Veteran’s Memorial Building located at 411 W. D St., Lemoore. The Lemoore Recreation Department is hosting a Holiday Craft show. Set up time for vendors begins at 10 a.m. Cost for vendors is $20. Admission is free. Ornaments, decorations, clothing items, jewelry, soaps and much more. Shop before or after our annual Veteran’s Day Parade. Information: Call 924-6767.

Veteran’s Day parade - Lemoore: Nov. 11, 6 p.m., downtown Lemoore. The Lemoore American Legion Post 100 hosting the annual Veteran’s Day Parade. Come out and support our veterans. For more information call the Lemoore Recreation Department at 924-6767.

Kevin Kallaugher at the Saroyan: Nov. 15, 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 Kevin Kallaugher, political cartoonist, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

'A Little Country Christmas': Opening Nov. 17-18, Temple Theater, 514 Visalia St., Hanford. The Kings Players bring you, "A Little Country Christmas," is a family friendly, holiday musical spectacular you will never forget! Information: Tickets are $12 online at kingsplayers.net or $14 at the Box Office. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Shows run through Nov. 24-26, Dec. 1-3 and 8-10. 

Harvest Square Dance: Nov. 18, 7 p.m., - Hanford Veteran's Building, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Join the Square Eights Club as they host the annual Harvest Square Dance with caller Rick Hampton. Admission $10 per person. Information: Call 967-3274 or visit www.squareeights.com.

Community African Dance: Nov. 18, 5-8 p.m., Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. The Kings Cultural Center is hosting Dr. Jewel Jackson and her African Soul International Dance Company. The event is a hands-on experience to learn African culture through dance. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.eventbrite.com/communityafricandance for tickets.

Rockin’ Rudolph Run: Dec. 3, 7:45 a.m., downtown Hanford. The Kings Regional Health Foundation is hosting the annual Rockin’ Rudolph Run. The 5k Christmas run/walk is a family-fun event also features a kid’s reindeer run and costume contest. Children will be given little antlers to wear, and a special appearance by Santa. The children's run, 12 years and younger, entry fee is $15. The adult run/walk entry fee is $30. All proceeds will benefit Adventist Health / Hospice services. To register visit www.RunHanford.com

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.

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.

ONGOING

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.  

Hawaiian dance classes KCC: Mondays, 5-6 p.m., Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. Kings Cultural Center is offering Hawaiian dance classes at $43 per student. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.kingsculturalcenter.org.

Kings Cultural Center: Tuesdays, Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. Kings Cultural Center, is offering at 5-6 p.m. violin, guitar and trumpet classes. From 6-7 p.m., Mariachi los Reyes, Zumba dance and New KCC Mariachi classes. From 7-8 p.m., Keyboard and Mariachi los Reyes classes. Instrument classes (violin, trumpet, guitar and keyboard) are $30 per student for a month. Mariachi classes are $45 per student and Zumba is $25 per student per month, or $5 drop-in. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.kingsculturalcenter.org.

Bluegrass guitar and fiddle classes KCC: Wednesdays, Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. Kings Cultural Center is offering at 4:30-5:15 p.m., Bluegrass guitar classes, $30 per student for a month and at 5:15-6 p.m., Fiddle classes, $30 per student for a month. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.kingsculturalcenter.org.

Kings Cultural Center: Fridays, Kings Cultural Center, 14054 Front St., Armona. Kings Cultural Center is offering from 6-7 p.m. Zumba dance classes for $25 per student per month, or $5 drop-in and Mariachi los Reyes classes for $45 per student. At 7-8 p.m. anoth Mariachi los Reyes class is offered for $45 per student. Information: Call Kings Cultural Center, 589-6255, or visit www.kingsculturalcenter.org

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