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May 19-20

Fresno Pirate Festival: Bring the whole crew for this family friendly event. There will be vendors, food and shows at Kearney Park, 6725 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno. Join the fun, Come dressed as your best Privateer or a civilian.  Gates open: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 20. Entry is $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and military. Information contact Raelynn DeBone at 916-223-6725 or Raelynn_DeBone@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, May 22

Meet and Greet: Selma Unified is welcoming new administrators at a Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting is 6 p.m. May 22 at the Selma High Dining Hall. New administrators include Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services Davinder K. Sidhu, Selma High Principal Guillermo Lopez, Special Educaton and Student Services Coordinator Diane Gischel-Lingo and Assessments and Interventions Coordinator Sandra Aguilera.

Thursday, May 24

Fresno Gem and Mineral Club: May 24, 7-8:45 p.m., University of California Center Building, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno. The monthly general meetings of the Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Friday, May 25

Chile verde fundraiser: The Salvation Army is hosting a chile verde fundraising dinner to send children to Redwood Glen Camp this summer. Dinners are $10 each. Pick up is 4-6:30 p.m. May 25 at the Salvation Army, 1825 W. Front St., Selma. Dinner includes chili verde, rice, beans and tortillas. Details, 891-0811 or Peggy, 303-8187.

Saturday, May 26

Fibromyalgia support: A new fibromyalgia support group is having a meeting May 26 in Kingsburg. Erin Woods is organizing the group and has a Facebook page at CVFOG. Email cvfog@hotmail.com for details.

Saturday, June 2

Fresno Gem and Mineral Society's Boutique: June 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fresno Gem and Mineral Society, 404 W. McKinley Ave., Fresno. The Fresno Gem and Mineral Society is hosting the monthly boutique, the first Saturday of each month. The Boutique features handmade jewelry; unique beaded and wire wrapped necklaces, bracelets, rings plus re-purposed "junque" pieces made of spoons, antique tins and vintage finds. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Saturday, June 9

Memorial Bike Run: The 7th annual Ride Like a Champ Memorial Bike Run is 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9. Bikes will depart at 10 a.m. from Lincoln Park on Mill Street in Downtown Selma. The bike run is sponsored by the family of Anthony Simon Caro and benefits scholarships for graduating seniors in Caro’s name. All motorcycles are welcomed and the run is open to the public. Registration is 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Cost for a single rider is $35 and for double riders is $45. Price includes a memorial T-shirt, pin, tri-tip meal, music and raffles. To preregister, visit https://bit.ly/2H7eI6M. Troubleshoot registration issues with Melissa Caro at 978-3714.

Friday, June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: June 15, 10 a.m. to noon, Fresno Convention Center, 2233 Ventura St., Fresno. Law enforcement, elected officials, government agencies and community benefit organizations will be joining together to discuss the effects of elder abuse in Fresno and Madera Counties. Registration and display booths open at 9 a.m. The event is free, but seating is limited. RSVP by visiting https://bit.ly/2KoRGq9.

If you believe you or a loved one might be a victim, please call Fresno County Adult Protective Services at 559-600-3383. If you suspect abuse of an elder residing in a licensed care facility, please call the Fresno-Madera Long Term Care Ombudsman Program at 559-224-9177.

Thursday, June 21

Concerts Under The Stars: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 28

Concerts Under The Stars: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Fresno Gem and Mineral Club: June 28, 7-8:45 p.m., University of California Center Building, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno. The monthly general meetings of the Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Thursday, July 5

Concerts Under The Stars: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 7

Fresno Gem and Mineral Society's Boutique: July 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fresno Gem and Mineral Society, 404 W. McKinley Ave., Fresno. The Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are hosting the monthly boutique, the first Saturday of each month. The Boutique features handmade jewelry; unique beaded and wire wrapped necklaces, bracelets, rings plus re-purposed "junque" pieces made of spoons, antique tins and vintage finds. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Thursday, July 12

Concerts Under The Stars: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Thursday, July 19

Concerts Under The Stars: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Thursday, July 26

Concerts Under The Stars - Final concert: Come join us for our 2018 Concerts Under The Stars at Memorial Park, 18th Avenue and Sierra Street. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. and our City Band will start playing at 8 p.m.

Fresno Gem and Mineral Club: July 26, 7-8:45 p.m., University of California Center Building, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno. The monthly general meetings of the Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Saturday, Aug. 4

Fresno Gem and Mineral Society's Boutique: Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fresno Gem and Mineral Society, 404 W. McKinley Ave., Fresno. The Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are hosting the monthly boutique, the first Saturday of each month. The Boutique features handmade jewelry; unique beaded and wire wrapped necklaces, bracelets, rings plus re-purposed "junque" pieces made of spoons, antique tins and vintage finds. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Fresno Gem and Mineral Club: Aug. 23, 7-8:45 p.m., University of California Center Building, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno. The monthly general meetings of the Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Fresno Gem and Mineral Society's Boutique: Sept. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fresno Gem and Mineral Society, 404 W. McKinley Ave., Fresno. The Fresno Gem and Mineral Society are hosting the monthly boutique, the first Saturday of each month. The Boutique features handmade jewelry; unique beaded and wire wrapped necklaces, bracelets, rings plus re-purposed "junque" pieces made of spoons, antique tins and vintage finds. Information contact Peggy Keating-Bolm by email at peggykeatingbolm2@gmail.com, call 708-822-0361 or visit http://www.fgms/.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Relay Dance: The American Cancer Society and Relay For Life are hosting a “Savor the Flavors” fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Ron Dusten’s residence, 363 N. Maine Ave., Fresno. Prestige will perform. Restaurants interested in participating may contact Diane Egleston-Jensen  at dianej.rfl@gmail.com.

ONGOING

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 andyreeve49@gmail.com.

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 thediscoverycenter.net 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: http://on.fb.me/1Pxti3X

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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