Thursday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 31
KCAPS back-to-school clothing sale, backpack drive: The Kingsburg Community Assistance Programs and Services (KCAPS) is hosting back-to-school clothing sales from 5-7:30 p.m. July 25 at Kingsburg’s KCAPS, from 5-7:30 p.m. July 29 at London’s LCAPS and 5-7:30 p.m. July 31 at Traver’s TCAPS. Clothing donations, financial donations, backpacks and school supplies are being sought for these events. The KCAPS office is at 1139 Draper St. Details: 897-7961.
Thursdays, July 26, Aug. 2
Kingsburg Dive-In movies: The next movies at the Crandell Swim Complex are 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, July 26 and Aug. 2. Movies start at 8:30 p.m. Entrance is $3. A full-service snack bar is available for food purchases. Details, 897-5328.
Saturday, July 27
Boys and Girls Club Car Show: The second annual Boys and Girls Club Car Show is 4-8 p.m. July 27 at the Salazar Center, 1800 Sheridan St. Includes deejay, food, TV and radio personalities. Cars enter at 1 p.m.. Trophies awarded 7 p.m. Car show hosted by Simply Klean Trucks. Wear teal and purple to support non-bullying.
Teen Challenge Car Show: The first Teen Challenge of the Central Valley’s Car Show is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 27 at 42675 Road 44, Reedley. Event includes vendors, live music and prizes for 25 categories. Powerhousing with Cruising for Jesus. To register your vehicle, call Thomas Topping, 663-8353 or Enrique Picazo, 430-9333. Registration is $20 for cars, $10 for motorcycles. Arrive from 7-11 a.m. to participate in competition. No smoking. No Alcohol.
Shredding: A free shredding event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until the truck is full, July 27 at the Kingsburg High School parking lot on Sierra Street. Residents may bring their sensitive documents for shredding and disposal.
Fridays, Aug. 2 - 30
Summer concerts: Selma’s Concert in the Park and Farmers Market are 7 p.m. at Lincoln Park on Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, and August 30. Concerts include Art in the Garden, Sounds of Freedom, Prestige and the Fabulous Enchantments.
Saturday, Sept. 7
Bark in the Park: The Selma Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Bark in the Park dog day spectacular from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at Lincoln Park. Event includes a dog pageant, dog walk, $1 kissing booth and $2 photo ops. The $5 pageant includes competitions for best costume, cutest dog, hairiest dog and people’s choice award. To enter, contact the Chamber at 1821 Tucker St. or call 891-2235. Dog’s name, age, breed and answer the question to participate: “What makes your dog special?” Event held in conjunction with the Selma Business Alliance.
Saturday, Sept. 21
Relay for Life dance: Eat, Dance and Be Hopeful is the theme of the local American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Fowler, Kingsburg and Selma fundraiser, the second annual Savor the Flavors. Event is 4-7 p.m. Sept. 21 featuring local band, Prestige. For ticket information, contact Jane Ono at email@example.com. Event takes place at private Fresno residence of Ron Dusten, 363 N. Maine Ave.
Selma Car Show: The Selma District Chamber of Commerce’s 13th Annual Parkin’ in the Park Car Show is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at Lincoln Park. All vehicles are welcomed to participate. Best of show will be awarded $250 in cash. Twenty-five winners in other categories will be awarded $100 in cash. Check in is 7-9:30 a.m. Park by 9:30 a.m. in order to be judged. Participants get merchant awards, T-shirts and breakfast. Awards announced at 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration by Sept. 11 is $35. Day-of registration is $40. Event includes vendors, food, 50/50 raffle.
Swish Boosters: The 2nd annual Swish Boosters Golf Tournament starts with registration at 7 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Ridge Creek Golf Club, 3018 Ridge Creek Dr., Dinuba. Tournament starts at 8 a.m. Pre-register online at www.golfridgecreek.com. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 6. Details: Margarita at 916-6185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is $125 per person or $400 per foursome. Sponsorships available from $1,000 to $250. Proceeds benefit Selma Boys Basketball.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Selma Cancer Support: The nonprofit is hosting the Selma Music Festival which includes Ramon Ayala, Los Bravos Del Norte and Los Tiranos Del Norte. The festival is 2-11 p.m. Sept. 29 at Pioneer Village, 1880 Art Gonzales Way. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are $40 each and available on www.ticketon.com. Details: 891-7591.
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. 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 — The Country Music Jam is 4:30-8 p.m. the third Saturdays of the month at the Nick Medina Senior Center. 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 5-8 p.m. the first Saturdays of the month at Kingsburg Senior Center. Bring an item for the potluck. All ages are encouraged to play, sing, dance/line dance and listen. Details: 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.
KINGSBURG — The Crandell Swim Complex offers public swim starting on Monday, June 10, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Public swim is a great way to spend the day for all ages (under 12 with adult supervision). Lap Swimming and Aqua Aerobics are already underway and this year features aqua zumba for those who want to get a great dance workout.
KINGSBURG — The Crandell Swim Complex offers a retreat from the heat with a full-service snack bar, Friday Night Swim and Dive-In Movies.
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.