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Saturday, Sept. 22

March for Jesus: A pre-rally for the fourth annual March for Jesus is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Lincoln Park. Christ-Driven Church is the worship team. Bring your lawn chairs for a night of praise, worship and rally to ready for the march. The march itself starts at  8 a.m. Sept. 22 and begins and ends at Valley Life Church, 3200 McCall Ave.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Kidney smart class: Adventist Health Selma is offering a free kidney smart class at 4 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. Certified kidney care educators help attendees learn how to create an action plan to manage your health. Learn about what causes kidney disease, diet resources that can help and how insurance counselors can help you navigate coverage. Call 341-8607 to reserve a seat in this free class.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Harvest Moon/Night Out: Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce’s annual Harvest Moon Music Festival is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Memorial Park. Activities include live music, food, games, petting zoo, a corn hole tournament for adults and Kingsburg Police Department’s Kingsburg Night Out for kids. Vendors are being accepted. Details, 897-1111.

Senior Center Bingo: The Kingsburg Senior Center is accepting prizes for their annual bingo games that take place during the Harvest Moon Festival. Thirty prizes are needed. To donate, contact Adam Castaneda at City Hall, 897-6549.

Thursday, Sept. 27

Fresno Gem and Mineral Club: Sept. 27, 7-8:45 p.m., University of California Center Building, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno. Their monthly general meetings are the fourth Thursday of each month. Information: Peggy Keating-Bolm,, (708) 822-0361 or http://www.fgms/.

Saturday, Sept. 29

Cancer Walk: The annual Central Valley Cancer Walk is 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 29 at Pioneer Village. Fundraising teams are needed to help cancer patients in Selma and Fowler and more in Reedley, Sanger and Parlier. To get involved, call 891-7591.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Recycling fundraiser: Kingsburg’s Community Garden is having a recycling fundraiser Oct. 6. Residents are encourage to save their aluminum cans and plastic bottles during the month of September and then bring them to the community garden’s parking lot, 1301 Stroud Ave. Funds will benefit efforts to purchase more pavers, improve signs and make a path from the parking lot to the garden.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Harvest Banquet: Selma High School Ag Boosters Fall Harvest Banquet is 5-9 p.m. Oct. 20 at PRG Farms, 7594 E. Conejo Ave., Selma. Social hour and no-host bar is at 5 p.m., auction and dinner start at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $400 for a table for eight. Event includes a barbecue rib-eye steak dinner, live/silent auctions, raffle and guns. Guest speakers include USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Aubrey Bettencourt and Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims. Proceeds allow more FFA members to attend and compete at various events and competitions throughout the state at no cost to them or their families. For tickets, sponsorship or donations, contact Brandon Shoemaker, 470-7149,

Saturday, Oct. 13

Senior Resource Fair: Seniors and their caregivers can take advantage of a resource fair from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Fresno Dharma Center, 2690 E. Alluvial Ave., Fresno. More than 50 Fresno and Madera County organizations will offer information on services regarding staying healthy, common health concerns, different residential settings and other services. Refreshments will be provided. The fair is presented by the United Japanese Christian Church, Fresno Betsuin and the Central California Nikkei Foundation. 

Saturday, Oct. 27

Stop the Violence: The Central Knights Car and Truck Club is hosting a “Stop the Violence” trunk or treat car show from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at 3816 McCall Ave. The entry is lots of candy. Information: Club President Rene Garcia, 847-6631.

Thursday, Nov. 1

Ladies Night Out: Kingsburg’s annual Ladies Night Out has a Mardi Gras theme this year. The event is 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Downtown Kingsburg. Tickets are $10 with $1 from each ticket donated to the Cancer Volunteers. Check in at Model Drug, Chamber office, Trinkets & Treasures and Bella Rose. The Baptist Church is providing free childcare. Details, 897-1111.

Saturday, November 10

Veterans Day 2018: Kingsburg honors veterans with the second annual Veterans Day Celebration. Event is 7:45-10 a.m. Nov. 10 in Downtown Kingsburg.


SELMA — A Time to Heal helps cancer survivors by educating them about proper nutrition, improving their relationships at home and helping them create everlasting friendships. This group has expanded to Selma. For locations and details and to sign up, call Laurie Schirling or Julce Belo at the Breast Care Center, 125 Mall Dr., Ste. 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. Information: Ruth, 896-1798 or Armando, 250-4067.

SELMA — The S.M.A.R.T. (Serving and Mobilizing Assistance, Resources, Training) Center is at the Salazar Center at Valley View and Sheridan. Morning and evening fitness programs, food distributions, Christ-centered ministries, family counseling offered. families. Information: 790-9535.

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 5-8 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 5-9 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. the first Friday of the month at Trinity Lutheran Church.

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. 

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