Wednesday, Oct. 31
Fall Carnival: First Baptist Kingsburg is hosting its Fall Carnival from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Memorial Park on Halloween night. The event is open to the public and includes carnival games, hay rides, Ron’s Reptiles, trunk or treat and food vendors. New this year is a laser tag arena for kids 48 inches and taller.
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.
Friday, Nov. 9
Veterans Day, Marine's Birthday: Roosevelt Elementary invites all Veterans and their spouses to their school's annual United States Marine Corps birthday and Veterans Day celebration. The event starts at 1:30 p.m. Selma High's MCJROTC Color Guard will present colors, the Choral Hawks choir will sing patriotic songs and birthday cake will be served. A shuttle will be provided provided from the parking lot. The school is at 1802 Floral Ave. Details: 898-6700.
Saturday, November 10
Veterans Day 2018: Kingsburg Chamber honors Veterans with the second annual Veterans Day Celebration. Event is 8-10 a.m. Nov. 10 in Downtown Kingsburg on Draper Street Includes free Swedish pancake breakfast for Veterans and their surviving spouse. For all other attendees, breakfast is $5. Ceremony follows the breakfast.
Kiwanis fundraiser: The Kiwanis Club of Kingsburg is hosting an Evening with Sheriff Margaret Mims as a fundraiser to benefit their scholarships for graduating high school seniors. The event is 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Kingsburg Historical Park at 2321 Sierra St. Mims has been a dedicated law enforcement officer since 1980 and is the first female to be elected as Sheriff in the history of the Fresno County Sheriff Office. The event includes a question and answer session. Tickets are $25 and include dinner and dessert. To purchase, contact Judy Pagel, 647-1812.
Friday, Nov. 30
Selma High drama: Selma High’s drama department will produce “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder this fall. Shows start at 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 2. at the Selma Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students with ID.
Evening with the Sheriff: The Kiwanis Club of Kingsburg is hosting an Evening with Sheriff Margaret Mims fundraiser starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Kingsburg Historical Park. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and the event includes door prizes and a Q&A after Mims’ address. Tickets are $25 and are available from any Kiwanis member. Seating is limited. Contact Barbara Winslow, 393-7190 or Judy Pagel, 647-1812, for details.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Christmas parade: Selma’s annual Christmas parade starts at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and takes place downtown. To participate, contact the Selma District Chamber of Commerce office, 891-2235, or pick up a form at 1821 Tucker St.
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 email@example.com.
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 thediscoverycenter.net for times and more details. Details: 322-1743.