Wednesday, April 10
Alzheimer’s fundraiser: The Kingsburg Care Center is hosting a fundraising dinner to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association that features Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $22 each. The Care Center is at 1101 Stroud Ave., Kingsburg. Details, 897-5881.
Friday, April 12
Fish Fry-Day: Kingsburg’s Holy Family Knights of Columbus is hosting one more Friday Night Fish Fry on April 12. Take out is 4:30-6 p.m. and dine-in is 6-7:30 p.m. Adult price is $15 and children ages 6-12 are $7.
Saturday, April 13
Earth Day: The Selma Beautification Committee is sponsoring an Earth Day clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon on April 13. Clubs, organizations, businesses and families are invited to help beautify Selma. Inform the Selma District Chamber of Commerce at 1821 Tucker St. of your group’s name, the number of participants, a contact person and telephone number. A snack breakfast will be provided. The event begins at Pioneer Village for registration and assignment of projects. Details: Selma District Chamber of Commerce, 891-2235.
Block party: The first in a series of Bringing Broken Neighborhoods Back to Life block parties is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at Lincoln Park at Rose and McCall avenues. Music, free lunch, raffles, bike giveaways and food distributions are part of the event.
Horseshoe Tournament: Swish Boosters are hosting the first horseshoe tournament starting at noon April 13 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Cost is $75 per pre-registered team which includes two meal tickets, two drinks and two T-shirts. Cost at the door is $85. Event includes a 50/50 raffle. Additional food and drinks are available for purchase. Alcohol will be available for purchase. This is an 18 and older event. Details: Margarita, 916-6185 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historical Park Bridal Expo: Kingsburg’s Historical Park is hosting its first Bridal Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the Park, 2321 Sierra St. There is no charge to attend. Vendors include party rental suppliers, bakeries, deejays, florists, restaurants, photographers and more. Details: 869-8320 or http://kingsburghistoricalpark.org/.
Clay/trap shoot: Selma High School FFA Boosters and Central Valley Guns are hosting the third annual Benefit Sporting Clays/Trap Shoot from 8 a.m. to noon April 13 at the Tulare County Trap Club, 7394 Avenue 328. Cost is $75 per shooter with 100 total targets. Event includes continental breakfast, rib-eye lunch and awards. A pre-event ‘You Choose’ raffle sponsored by Selma’s Central Valley Guns includes the option of winning a Browning silver field shotgun, 2-3 day Disneyland Park Hopper passes or $500 in cash. Tickets for the raffle are $5 each. Drawing takes place after the awards. Need not be present to win. Proceeds allow more FFA members to attend and compete at various FFA-sanctioned events and competitions throughout the state at no cost to them or their families. For tickets, sponsorships or donations contact Brandon Shoemaker, 470-7149.
Friday, April 19 - Saturday, April 20
Kingsburg Car Show-Senior Pancake Breakfast: The 25th Annual Kingsburg Car Show kicks off with Cruise Night from 5-8 p.m. April 19 and the Car Show from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20. Register online to enter the show. The Senior Center’s Pancake Breakfast and 50/50 raffle is 7-11 a.m. is also April 20 at the Senior Center, 1450 Ellis St.
Saturday, April 20
Senior Center Pancake breakfast: The Kingsburg Senior Center is hosting a Swedish pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. April 20 at the Center, 1450 Ellis St. Breakfast includes sausage and fruit. Event includes a 50-50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the Senior Center. Donation is $5. Details: 897-5821.
Monday, April 22 – Saturday, May 4
Spring Clean-Up: Kingsburg’s spring clean-up is April 22 through May 4 at Mid Valley Disposal, 1535 Avenue 392. The event is free for those who live inside the city limits. Proof of residency is required. Bring your driver’s license and a copy of a utility bill. Details: 897-5821 or Mid Valley Disposal: 897-5217.
Wednesday, April 24
Denim Day: Denim Day will be celebrated in Kingsburg on April 24 with a fundraiser to benefit the Marjaree Mason Center. Buttons may be purchased at City Hall for $5 and jean wearers may donate $10. Details: Abigail Palsgaard, 545-6675, or email@example.com.
Thursday, April 25
CPR Training: Alert Medical Training is offering CPR/First Aid/AED training from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m. April 25 at the Fire Department Training Center, 1711 Tucker St., Selma. Training is open to the public. To register visit the Selma District Chamber of Commerce office, or call 891-2235. Cost is $25 for Chamber members and $50 for non-members.
April 25 – July 11
Selma Farmers Markets: The second season of Selma’s Farmers Market kicks off April 25 with the series continuing May 16, 30, June 13, 27 and July 11. For vendor and sponsorship information, contact Jesse Crouch at 819-0315 or firstname.lastname@example.org or at 2172 E. Front St., Ste. 108. See their FB page for updates at https://www.facebook.com/selmafarmersmarket/.
Sunday, April 28
Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary: The Kingsburg Historical Society is having a free picnic for society members and the general public to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. The celebration is 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28. Picnic includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and a drink. Dessert vendors will be on site. Kids’ bounce house will be available. A short informational meeting will be at 1 p.m.
May 1 – June 7
Aqua aerobics: Group classes will be offered at the Crandell Swim Complex at Kingsburg High’s campus. Classes are 5:30-6:30 a.m. or 7-8 p.m. for aqua Zumba. Cost is $4 per class or $45 monthly. Details: 897-5328.
Thursday, May 2
National Day of Prayer: Event is from noon to 2 p.m.at Lincoln Park.Organizers will pray for the country’s president and local leaders, city, school, police, people, homeless, abortion, division and confusion. A free lunch will be provided to all who attend.Details: 896-5842, email@example.com. Hosted by Delfina Vazquez.
Saturday, June 1
Relay for Life: The American Cancer Relay for Life is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 1 at Lincoln Park. The 12-hour event includes music, games, contests, kids’ activities, drawings, food and drink, on-site fundraisers and live performances. Details: Jane Ono, 313-3968, firstname.lastname@example.org or Kim Silva-Wallace, 900-1126, email@example.com. On Facebook: Relay for Life of Fowler, Kingsburg & Selma.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.