Community Calendar for May 2019
May 2 – Tulare County Youth Orchestras will perform a concert on the Visalia Fox Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Free event. For more info, visit foxvisalia.org.
May 3 – Hands in the Community’s 6th annual Golf Tournament at Ridge Creek Golf Course in Dinuba to benefit local first responder teams. Sign ups, sponsorships and additional info available at www.hnconline.org, or call 559-625-3822.
May 4 – Visalia United Methodist Church, at Akers and Caldwell in Visalia, is hosting a Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Stephen Series is a ministry system that equips and mobilizes laypeople for effective caring ministry. $15 per person, or $50 for four or more from the same congregation. Register at 314-428-2600 or online at www.stephenministry.org/workshop.
May 4 – 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,
May 4 – James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash at the Fox Theatre in Visalia at 7:30 p.m., presented by Blue Shadows. Tickets are $24-$46 at ticketfly.com.
May 5 – Sierra Vocal Arts Ensemble presents their annual Spring Concert, ”Singing Into Spring,” at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 344 E. Morton Ave. in Porterville. Tickets are $25; $20 for seniors and students at the door, at Hanson Travel Ideas, or at 559-804-7995.
May 11 & 12 – 66th annual Woodlake Lions Rodeo and Parade in Woodlake. Visit woodlakelionsclub.com for all the details.
May 15 – 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.
May 22 – Want to see The Wizard of Oz (1939) on the big screen? The Fox Theatre in Visalia will be screening the film at 6:30 p.m. for the month’s Way Back Wednesdays event. Tickets are $5 at ticketfly.com. The first 100 guests will receive a free popcorn.
May 25 – 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.
May 25 – Pride Visalia, South Valley’s premier all-ages community event for the LGBT+ community and their friends, families and allies, will have food, information and craft booths, live music and more from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Lumber Yard, 300 E. Oak Ave. in Visalia. Tickets are $5–$125 at eventbrite.com.
May 31 – 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.