Weekly newspaper of Three Rivers, California, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

KAWEAH KALENDAR

JANUARY 2015

NOTE:  All area codes are (559) unless listed.

 

COMFORT FOR KIDS: QUILTING PROJECT

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 9 am-noon, Three Rivers Memorial Building. Volunteers are welcome to assist in this annual session to assemble comforters that will be provided to patients at Children’s Hospital Central California. No experience necessary. Weekly through April. 561-3577. 

 

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, Jan. 22, 1-2:30 pm, Serra Room at St. Anthony Retreat. Facilitated by Elizabeth Holliday of Three Rivers, this group is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Association Southland Chapter. All who find this service pertinent are welcome to attend. Sessions are free and held each second and fourth Thursday of the month. Information: (510) 875-4721; eholliday66@yahoo.com.

 

OUR PLACE: PLAYSCHOOL

Friday, Jan. 23, 10:30 am, at a private residence (email for meeting location). This week’s program: Make bread. Free weekly program for preschoolers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Information: kia.nesmith@gmail.com.

 

THREE RIVERS SENIOR LEAGUE: MONTHLY POTLUCK

Monday, Jan. 26, 6:30 pm (or come earlier to socialize), Three Rivers Memorial Building. This month’s program will be provided by Bill Haxton of Three Rivers who will read excerpts from his book, Ocean Odyssey, about living aboard a sailboat for 10 years with his wife, Anne, and exploring the Pacific. 561-3296.

 

HERO APPRECIATION MONTHS: FIREFIGHTERS/EMS CELEBRATION

Friday, Jan. 30, 7 pm, Three Rivers Historical Museum, 42268 Sierra Dr. 2015 honorees are Ben Jacobs and Tyson Lewis. Soup, homemade bread, dessert, wine and beer. Free; open to the public. Sponsored by Sequoia Foothills Chamber of Commerce. 561-4270.

 

RIVER VIEW LOUNGE: SURVIVAL PARTY

Saturday, Jan. 31, 9 pm-1 am, 42323 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers. Celebrating their 18th anniversary. Live music by Doc’s Holiday. 561-2211.

 

ONGOING...

 

ART EXHIBIT: ‘EXPRESSIONS / IMPRESSIONS’

Through Friday, Jan. 30, Arts Visalia, 214 E. Oak Ave., Visalia. An exhibition of paintings by Mona Fox Selph of Three Rivers and two additional artists. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5:30 pm. 739-0905; artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net.

 

AMERICAN MARTIAL ARTS

Tuesdays and Thursdays, First Baptist Church, 42013 Eggers Dr., Three Rivers. Children (5-12 years): 4:15-5 pm; adults, 5-6:30 pm. Cost: $25/month. Information: 786-4803; 623-1002. 

 

EXERCISE FOR SENIORS

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:30 am, Three Rivers Memorial Building. Sponsored by Three Rivers Senior League. Resistance training, balance, and weight workout. Open to members 55+ ($15 annual membership fee in the Senior League required).

 

STORYTIME

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, Three Rivers Library. Stories will be read aloud to preschoolers. 561-4564.

 

SEQUOIA FIELD INSTITUTE: OUTDOOR SEMINARS, LESSONS, AND PROGRAMS

Programs in Sequoia National Park with subjects from Astronomy to Zoology led by experts in their fields. Go to www.sequoiahistory.org for a complete list of educational programs. 565-4251.

 

RANGER-LED PROGRAMS

For a complete list of free ranger-led programs offered at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, check online at: www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/rangerprogsched.htm. 

 

FREE MEDITATION TIME

Thursdays, 7:15 pm, Yoga of the Sequoias, 41838 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers. 786-3358.

 

UC MASTER GARDENERS-TULARE/KINGS COUNTIES

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am. Master Gardeners are available by phone to answer home-gardening questions. Free. 684-3325; 684-3326. 

 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Mondays, 7 pm, in the basement of Community Presbyterian Church, 43410 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers. (Narcotics Anonymous is held Thursdays, same time, same place.) 561-3385. 

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Thursdays, 7 pm, in the basement of Community Presbyterian Church, Three Rivers. 561-3385.