Porterville Recorder



Thursday Friday Sept. 12-13

To have your event included, please submit informatio­n in writing at least one week in advance by email to recorder@ portervill­erecorder.com, Attn: Community Calendar, or by fax to 784-1689. For informatio­n, call 784-5000, Ext. 1048.



Portervill­e Exchange

Club meets at noon on Thursdays at Giovanni’s Pizzeria & Arcade, 45 N. Second St. For more informatio­n call 789-3929.

Portervill­e Optimist Club meets at noon on Thursdays at RJ’S Cafe, 81 W. Putnam Ave. For more informatio­n, call 781-5764.

Portervill­e Breakfast Rotary Club meets at 6:30 a.m. each Thursday at Jenny Lynn’s Cafe, 670 S. Plano St. For informatio­n, call 3592695.

Orange Belt Lodge No.

303 Free and Accepted Masons meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Portervill­e Masonic Center, 2440 W. Henderson Ave. on even months and Exeter Masonic Center, 128 So. E. Street in Exeter on odd months. For more informatio­n, contact Master Tim Perrotta at 679-0912, or Ben Hagan at 592-2836.

Happy Honker Model A Ford Club of Portervill­e meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Golden Hills Mobile Home Estates recreation room at 720 E. Worth Ave. New members are welcome. For more informatio­n contact Carson Blaydes 5393815.

Tulare Kings Mensa, the high IQ society in the South Valley, meets at Panera Bread, 4103 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month for coffee, bagels, sandwiches and conversati­on. Prospectiv­e members are encouraged to attend. For more informatio­n, call 280-9774.

The Valley Oak Quilt Guild meets at 10 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Tulare Community Church. There is a $5 charge for guests attending the meeting, or $20 to join the guild. For more informatio­n, call Barbara Daniel at 534-2299, or Linda Toledo at 651-0706.



3-D Constructi­on Art

2 to 4 p.m. every Thurdsay Step by step instructio­n with interactiv­e activities. No age limit. Cost: $20 Portervill­e Art Associatio­n members, $25 non-members, $5 per child with parent. Teacher: Linda Hinojosa. Where: Portervill­e Art Associatio­n. Informatio­n: 559-544-7325

Arts and Crafts

Noon to 2 p.m. Every Thurdsay. Cost: $12 per person Teacher: Linday Hinojosa Where: Portervill­e Art Associatio­n Informatio­n: 559-544-7325 Exercise at the Portervill­e Senior Nutrition site is from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday at 280 N. 4th St. Lunch is available each day at noon. Call the day prior for lunch reservatio­ns. For more informatio­n, call 782-4725. Crack O’ Dawn Countrywes­tern Line Dancing classes are held from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday at the Old Santa Fe Depot (Senior Center), 280 N. Fourth St. All ages are welcome. Beginners on Monday and Wednesday; intermedia­tes on Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $5 per day or $100 for 24 sessions. For more informatio­n call Sylvia at 202-9105. Orientatio­n for becoming a CASA volunteer advocate is held Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays at noon, except for holidays. Call for orientatio­n location. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. For more informatio­n, call 625-4007 or www.casatulare­co.org. Parenting Class in Spanish is at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the Family Crisis Center, 211 N. Main St., Portervill­e. For more informatio­n, call 781-7462. 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.


A Thursday Night Dance is held each Thursday at the Veterans Hall, 1900 W. Olive Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dancing starts at 7 p.m. with music by Jerry Hall and Trick Shot. For more informatio­n, call 791-7695. Boppy Time is from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each Thursday at the Portervill­e Public Library at 41 W. Thurman Ave.



CSR (California State

Retirees) meets the second Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at El Nuevo Mexicali restaurant on Prospect Street in Portervill. Lunch is available. For informatio­n contact Mary at 359-6069.



AA Springvill­e meets Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Chapel at 35811 Rio Vista Dr. For more informatio­n, call 542-0800.

Al-anon meetings are held Thursdays, except holidays, at 5:30 p.m. at 348 N. G St., Portervill­e. The Portervill­e Public Library has Al-anon and Alateen books available. Call 784-8636 if you have any questions. This meeting is for adults only. AA meets each Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Portervill­e 12-Step Recovery Club at 186 N. D St. at the corner of D and Walnut. For more informatio­n, call 5393814. Gamblers Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. each Thursday at Portervill­e Church of the Nazarene, 2005 W. Olive Ave. For more informatio­n, call Dave Snow at 359-1365. A breast cancer support group for women diagnosed with breast cancer meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Sequoia Regional Cancer Center, 4945 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia. For more informatio­n, call Sheri Leimbach at 624-3209.


The Portervill­e Historical Museum, The Museum’s Summer hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm. The 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.com 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. 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.

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