Sunday, Oct. 15

Taste of the Town: The Kingsburg Rotary is hosting the 16th Annual Taste of the Town from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Kingsburg Historical Park. In addition to the restaurants and wines, the Rotary Club has added a designated section for homebrewers. Space is limited for brewers. Contact Scott Carlson at 859-1394. Tickets for the overall event are $40 and may be purchased at Kingsburg Insurance, from CPA Sandra K. Helm, at the Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce office or at the event.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Community Forums: The City of Selma is hosting two forums to get citizen input on the future of the city. Input received at the forums will provide information as the City Council sets the vision for Selma. The forums are from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Eric White Elementary cafeteria, 2001 Mitchell Ave. and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Nick Medina Senior Center, 2301 Selma St. Details: Selma City Hall, 891-2200.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Tejano concert: The fifth annual Tejano country concert is Oct. 21 at the Pioneer Village. Two bands will perform and a deejay has been hired for the event. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The event will benefit the Second Chance Animal Shelter and the Selma District Chamber of Commerce. More details will be released at a later date.

Model train show: The Central California Model Railroad & Historical Society, Inc. is hosting a model train show at the Clovis Senior Center, 850 4th St., Clovis on Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Models and accessories will be available for purchase. Admission $3 per person, children 12 and under and seniors 62 and older are free.

Oct., 21-23

Annual ladies retreat: New Day Church is hosting the annual ladies retreat, call 896-7647 for more information.

Sunday, Oct. 22

'Light of Unity Festival': The Bahá'ís of Kingsburg, along with Bahá'ís around the globe, will commemorate this "Light of Unity Festival," celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá'u'llah, the Prophet/Founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Bahá'ís strive to promote Bahá'u'llah's message of justice, unity and peace. To attend our celebration or for more information, please call or text 859-0971 or 897-0767 or email

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Community Forums: The City of Selma is hosting two forums to get citizen input on the future of the city. Input received at the forums will provide information as the City Council sets the vision for Selma. The forums are from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Eric White Elementary cafeteria, 2001 Mitchell Ave. and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Nick Medina Senior Center, 2301 Selma St. Details: Selma City Hall, 891-2200.

Saturday, Oct. 28

KHS Music Booster Crab Fest: The Kingsburg High School Music Boosters are hosting the 12th annual Crab Fest on Oct. 28. 6-9 p.m., all you can eat crab dinner, silent auction, live entertainment and more. The event will be at the Young Life Building, 1948 18th Ave., Kingsburg.

Band Festival: The annual Rotary Marching Band Festival is Oct. 28. Selma’s Recreation & Community Services Department will start accepting applications for food booths for the festival by local nonprofits, churches and youth organizations starting 8 a.m. Sept. 18. Pick up an application at the Selma Senior Center, 2301 Selma St. Booth spaces are $75 which includes the Fresno County Health Department inspection fee. Details: 891-2237.

Nov. 2-5

Rumors: The Selma High drama department is producing a comedy by Neil Simon called “Rumors.” For tickets, contact English teacher Brynn Saponara at

Nov. 11

Viking Classic WBA Competition: The Music Boosters and our Award Winning Marching Band will be hosting up to 15 high schools for The Viking Classic. Come out to Kingsburg High School and support your local band. Gates open at 5 p.m. awards at 10 p.m. Information: Kimbi Sigle, 307-6498.


SELMA — “A Time to Heal” is a support group to help cancer survivors by educating them about proper nutrition, improving their relationships at home and helping them create everlasting friendships. This group has expanded out to Selma. For locations and details and to sign up, please call Laurie Schirling or Julce Belo at the Breast Care Center, 125 Mall Drive, Suite 203, Hanford, at 537-2300.

SELMA — Edad de Oro Society #5 meets every third Saturday of the month at the Selma Library, 2301 Selma St., Selma. For more information, call Ruth at 896-1798 or Armando at 250-4067.

SELMA — The S.M.A.R.T. (Serving and Mobilizing Assistance, Resources, Training) Center is located at the Salazar Center at Valley View and Sheridan. Serving the community of Selma by offers morning and evening fitness programs, food distributions and Christ centered ministries. We also offer counseling for families. For more information call 790-9535.

SELMA — The Danish American Heritage Museum is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of the month at Pioneer Village, 1880 Art Gonzales Parkway. The museum has the largest Danish genealogy records in the Valley, a collection of Danish artifacts, a Danish/American library and a gift shop with imported products from Denmark. Details: 898-0227.

SELMA — Total Transformation, 2110 Whitson St., Selma, offers a free 30-minute workout followed by a 30-minute Bible Study at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details: Rene Lopez, 273-0744.

SELMA — A country Music Jam is 5 to 8 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Nick Medina Senior Center, Selma. Electric and acoustic instruments and all levels of skill/talent are welcome. Details: 859-2087, 287-5769.

KINGSBURG — Kingsburg American Legion and the Kingsburg American Legion Auxiliary, meet the second Thursday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Train Depot, 1401 California St., Kingsburg. Information: Contact Andy Reeve at 977-7322 or email

KINGSBURG — Acoustic Music Jams (old country, plus variety of other music) is 5 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Kingsburg Senior Center. Includes a potluck. All ages are encouraged to play, sing, dance/line dance and listen. Details: June Carender, 259-4676; Jim Winder, 485-3101.

KINGSBURG — The Kingsburg Library Book Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Kingsburg Branch Library. Details: 897-3710.

KINGSBURG — The Kingsburg Swedish Village Music Kids meets the second Friday of every month. Scandinavian dances and customs and the Norwegian language are taught. The group is free and open to ages 3 to 15. Scandinavian heritage is not required. Details: 577-5531.

FRESNO — All Scandinavians by birth, ancestry or affiliation by marriage may join Norden Lodge 684, part of the Vasa Organization of America. All meetings and activities are open to Scandinavians. The word 'Scandinavian' applies to Finland and Iceland, as well as Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Vasa Norden Lodge 684 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Friday of the month at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3973

FRESNO — The Discovery Center's museum is less of a traditional museum and more of an interactive science arcade. The exhibits focus on a range of different sciences and topics including: botany, geology, dinosaurs, electricity, magnets, an interactive music and sound exhibit, anatomy, live animals, American Indian basket collection and more. Visit for times and more details. Details: 322-1743. 

LEMOORE — Come out noon to 3 p.m., each Sunday 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. On the second Sunday of each month, a special seminar will be held. Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum, 542 W. D St., Lemoore, 925-0321. Visit:

HANFORD — VFW 5869 Nisei Liberty Post meet on Saturday's, 11 a.m., at Fatte Alberts, 110 E. Seventh St., Hanford. The meetings are informational with programs and benefits available to all veterans and a chance to meet and talk to other veterans in the area.The Hanford chapter of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Nisei-Liberty Post was founded on Oct. 7, 1949 by members of the 442RCT, MIS and the 100th Battalion who fought in World War II. The 100th/442nd RCT became the most decorated unit in U.S. military history for its size and length of service. Information: Call Marvin Bettencourt, 582-1640 or 212-0018.

HANFORD — China Alley and the Taoist Temple, 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."  Taoist Temple Museum tours on the first Saturday of the month, from noon to 6 p.m., Taoist Temple Museum, East Seventh and Green streets, Hanford, 582-4508.

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