Porterville Recorder - - COMMUNITY-FAVORITES -

Fri­day Satur­day De­cem­ber 7-8

To have your event in­cluded, please sub­mit in­for­ma­tion in writ­ing at least one week in ad­vance by email to [email protected]­villere­corder. com, Attn: Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar, or by fax to 784-1689. For in­for­ma­tion, call 784-5000, Ext. 1071.


SATUR­DAY The Se­quoia Dutch

Ovens club meets on the se­cond Satur­day of each month for cook­ing and shar­ing cre­ations. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Dwight Chad­dock at 9202210.


FRI­DAY Build­ing Trades Classes are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fri­days at 27488 Av­enue 150, Porter­ville. Begin­ner through ad­vanced classes in res­i­den­tial elec­tric­ity are of­fered. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Bobby Pow­ell at 782-8567.

Healthy Hearts Se­nior

Ex­er­cise meets at 9 a.m. each Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day, ex­clud­ing hol­i­days, at the Porter­ville Church of the Nazarene.

SATUR­DAY Scrap­book-mak­ing

ses­sions are held on the se­cond Satur­day of each month in the First Chris­tian Church, 1020 N. Prospect St., Porter­ville. The ses­sions run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a cur­rent project or start a new one. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Min­nie Cas­taneda at 920-0569.


SATUR­DAY A 12-Step Work­shop meets from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. each Satur­day at Porter­ville 12-Step Re­cov­ery Club at 186 N. D St. at the cor­ner of D and Wal­nut. It is open to all 12-Step groups. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 539-3814.

Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly meets from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Satur­days in the Fash­ion Cen­ter at the Porter­ville De­vel­op­men­tal Cen­ter. Weigh-in is from 9 to 9:45 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 784-9539 or 799-4291, or visit www. TOPS.ORG.

SUN­DAY Pills Anony­mous, a sup­port group for peo­ple who have been us­ing pills ad­dic­tively, meets each Sun­day from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Re­cov­ery Club at 186 S. D St. in Porter­ville. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Carolyn at 920-1382.


The Porter­ville His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum, is lo­cated at 257 N. D Street. As of Septem­ber 1st the Mu­seum’s Win­ter hours are Thurs­day, Fri­day, and Satur­day 10 am - 4 pm. The Porter­ville His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum is lo­cated at 257 N. D Street. Ad­mis­sion is $5.00 for Adults, $1.00 for Stu­dent and chil­dren six un­der are free. Friends of the Mu­seum and Spon­sors are also free. For more in­for­ma­tion call 784-2053, you can visit our web­site: www.porter­ville­mu­seum. org or check us out on Facebook. The Zalud House Mu­seum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurs­days through Satur­days. Ad­mis­sion is $3 for adults and $1 for chil­dren. The gar­den is avail­able for spe­cial events. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 782-7548 or the Her­itage Cen­ter at 791-7695. The Porter­ville Art As­so­ci­a­tion gallery is lo­cated at 151 N. Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed­nes­days through Satur­days and ad­mis­sion is free. Art work is changed every two months. The gift shop fea­tures items hand-crafted by mem­bers. The PAA gallery is lo­cated at 151 N. Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed­nes­day through Satur­day and ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 784-4323. The Porter­ville Cham­ber of Com­merce hosts First Fri­day Cof­fee events the first Fri­day of each month. The events are held at Galaxy 9 The­atres at 631 N. In­di­ana St. be­gin­ning at 7 a.m. First Fri­day Cof­fee is de­signed to bring peo­ple to­gether to net­work with other busi­nesses. There will be cof­fee and snacks fol­lowed by a short pro­gram. Res­i­dents without air con­di­tion­ing at home or work can es­cape the heat at four day-time cool­ing cen­ters. The Her­itage Cen­ter at 256 E. Orange Ave. is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon­days through Fri­days. City Hall at 291 N. Main St. is open Mon­days through Fri­days from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Porter­ville Tran­sit Cen­ter at 61 W. Oak Ave. is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon­days through Fri­days; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Satur­days, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun­days. The Porter­ville City Li­brary at 41 W. Thur­man Ave. is open Mon­days through Thurs­days from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri­days and Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sun­days from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sergeant Shep­herd, the new cos­tumed mas­cot for the Porter­ville Po­lice De­part­ment, is avail­able to ap­pear at youth-ori­ented meet­ings and events. The mas­cot’s pur­pose is to spread the motto — “Stand Up and Speak Out!” Ac­cord­ing to the Po­lice De­part­ment, Shep­herd will be en­cour­ag­ing the com­mu­nity to “Stand Up” for fam­ily, friends and com­mu­nity, and “Speak Out” against drugs, bul­lies and crime. To check Sergeant Shep­herd’s avail­abil­ity for events tar­get­ing youths in the com­mu­nity call Sgt. Rick Car­rillo at 782-7563. The Porter­ville Youth Cen­ter of­fers free recre­ation for youths dur­ing the sum­mer. The cen­ter is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day and is lo­cated in­side the Her­itage Cen­ter at 256 E. Orange Av­enue. The Youth Cen­ter of­fers a stim­u­lat­ing en­vi­ron­ment for youths ages10 to 18 and there are no reg­is­tra­tion fees or monthly costs. The Youth Cen­ter’s game room fea­tures pool and ping­pong ta­bles, game con­soles, foos­ball, board games and more. Mem­bers can also en­joy arts and crafts, or­ga­nized sports and reg­u­lar ad­ven­ture trips. Ac­cess to the Mar­garet J. Slat­tery Chil­dren’s Li­brary lo­cated in­side the Her­itage Cen­ter of­fers stu­dents a com­puter lab with In­ter­net ac­cess. The other thing go­ing on at the Her­itage Cen­ter is Sum­mer Day Camp. Kids ages 5-12 are su­per­vised from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit the Youth Cen­ter for a tour, or visit the City of Porter­ville web­site or call 791-7695 for more in­for­ma­tion.


Lind­say Night Mar­ket has started for the 2018 sea­son, and will con­tinue through the fall. The mar­ket is held each Fri­day from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in down­town Lind­say. It fea­tures food, ven­dors and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Main Street con­cert series is held each Fri­day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cen­ten­nial Park across from City Hall. The con­certs, which fea­ture lo­cal ta­lent, are free. At­ten­dees are ad­vised to bring a lawn chair or blan­ket. First Chris­tian Church holds Break­ing of the Bread women’s min­istry every Fri­day night at 5:30 p.m. The break­ing of bread cel­e­bra­tion in­cludes potlucks, wor­ship, craft projects and fel­low­ship. These meet­ings take place at First Chris­tian Church lo­cated at 1020 N. Prospect Street. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 784-1975.


The Porter­ville City Li­brary holds in­tro­duc­tory com­puter classes on Satur­days from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion on ser­vices and pro­grams, go to the Li­brary at 41 W. Thur­man Ave., call 784-0177, or visit www. porter­vil­leli­brary.org and www.facebook.com/porter­vil­leli­brary.

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