Community Calendar: February 2019
By Robert Perry
February 1 – Netflix and Last Comic Standing comedian Felipe Esparza with special guest Rodrigo Torres at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$49 at ticketfly.com.
February 2 – Arts Consortium presents 1st Saturday in Three Rivers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art studios, restaurants and merchants open their doors and invite all for a town-wide celebration. Go to the Three Rivers Historical Museum,
February 3 – Run with the Creative Center Foundation in their Seventh Annual Super Bowl Sprint, a 5K for runners and walkers. Prizes include a flat screen TV just in time for the Big Game. Entry is $25 at early registration online at runsignup.com, or $30 on race day.
February 8-10 – Visalia Springfest with over 350 exhibits of everything for your home and garden from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Convention Center, 303 E. Acequia Ave. in Visalia. Admission is $6-$8. Visit visaliahomeshows.com or call 559-713-4000 for more details.
February 9 –Tulare County Audubon field trip to Big Sycamore Trail. Members will be available to help identify birds. Bring binoculars, hat, sunscreen, food, snacks and water. Meet at either McDonald’s at 1401 E. Noble in Visalia at 7 a.m. or at 29330 State Hwy 190 in Porterville at 8:15 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
February 9 – Sequoia Symphony Orchestra presents “American Voices: Copland to Jazz” at the Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$45 at sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com.
February 12-14 – 52nd Annual World Ag Expo at the International Agri-Center. Times: Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is $15; children 6 and under, free. For more info, visit www.worldagexpo.com.
February 19 – 10th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at Visalia Rescue Mission, 741 N. Santa Fe in Visalia from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to raise awareness about hunger and food insecurity. Local sponsors provide hand-crafted bowls and serve a simple meal. Guests choose a bowl for their meal and keep it as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. Meal catered by The Vintage Press. $35 per person at eventbrite.com.
February 20 – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Meets every third Wednesday. For more info, call 559-624-3503.
February 22 – Family Night at Visalia Adventure Park, Hwy 198 and Akers St., 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $18 wristband gets you unlimited access to go karts, bumper boats, mini golf, batting cages, and laser tag. Karaoke mic will be available, too. For more info, visit adventurepark.com/family-fun.
February 23 – Woodlake Flying Tigers’ Open Hangar Day at Woodlake Airport at 9 a.m. Event occurs every fourth Saturday. Call 559-804-0946 for more information.
February 26 – New Trends in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care discussion led by memory care expert David Troxel, MPH, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with complimentary refreshments at Prestige Assisted Living, 3120 W. Caldwell Ave. in Visalia. Call 559-332-4930 for more info and to reserve your seat.