To get an item into the calendar, email details to nemethfeatures@gmail.com or call Mike or Sharon at 559-875-2511.

 

Blessing of the Bikes starts at 10 a.m. Feb. 16 at the Screamin Demons MC clubhouse, 181 Academy Ave. This year’s ride is dedicated to Matthew Spray, a big part of the club and a big fundraiser for charitable causes. The bikes head to Sanger Cemetery and then to Sanger High.

The Blossom Bus, sponsored by the Sanger Chamber of Commerce, returns this year at 9 a.m. Feb. 23 and 24, starting at chamber offices, 1789 Jensen Ave. Suite B. Cost is $75 and includes mimosa breakfast, guided tour of the colorful Fresno County Blossom Trail, wine and beer tasting and gourmet lunch. Details, 559-875-4575 or sangerchamber@gmail.com.

Nashville-based Christian artists New Legacy Project plan to perform at 10:45 a.m. Feb. 17 at First Southern Baptist Church, 1116 O St. in Sanger. Daywind Records just released the band’s latest single, “I’ll Stand,” on radio. It was inspired by the growing number of veterans and their families who aren’t able to find support as they struggle through mental health issues as a result of their service.

The Sanger Blossom Trail Run launches at 7 a.m. March 2 in downtown Sanger. Registration is open. Ken Takeuchi of Pro Race Group is again race director. There is a 10k run, a 10k walk, a 2 mile run and walk and various kids races. Register online or pick up a packet at city hall. Details, recinfo@ci.sanger.ca.us or 559-876-6300, ext. 1430. A car show follows, and there’s also a Lego car show.

Sanger Chamber Business After Hours Mixer begins at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Kings Mortgage. Details, 559-875-4575.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Breakfast is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 2 at the American Legion Hall, 1502 O St. Cost is $6. Cub Scout Pack 322 and Boy Scout Pack 322 will assist. The VFW breakfast is usually the first Saturday of the month. 

St. Mary’s Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner is planned from noon to 5 p.m. March 17 at the main church at North and Bethel avenues. Cost is $18. Dinner includes spaghetti, chicken, salad, peas, rolls, beverage and dessert. Details, 559-876-3936.

HOPE Sanger has a pancake fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. March 23 at 502 L St. in Sanger. Cost is $8. Details, 559-875-7677.

Girls softball, a program by Sanger’s Recreation Division, starts March 16 for a six-week season. It’s open to girls 5 to 14 years old. The program is looking for volunteer coaches. Registration is $55 but goes up after Feb. 8. Details, recinfo@ci.sanger.ca.us or 559-876-6300, ext. 1430.

The Sanger Library has its annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 1, 2 and 4. The library is at 1812 Seventh St. Details, Margaret 559-875-6088. 

Sanger Academy Charter’s drama department stages the production of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 5 p.m. April 4 and 5 at 2207 Ninth Ave. The first show includes dinner. Tickets for the dinner show are $20 and can be pre-purchased starting March 23 at the school office. Tickets for the second show don’t have to be repurchased and are $3 per person. Details, 559-524-6840.

The Sanger Community Task Force meets at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at the Sanger Community Center, 730 Recreation Ave. Details, 559-250-6433.

The Sanger Woman’s Club monthly luncheon meetings include Helping Students with Mary Castro, wife of Fresno State president at noon March 5; the Sierra National Forest at noon April 2; Sanger’s new Mother of the Year at noon May 7. The club is at 1602 Seventh St. Details, Liz Hudson 559-779-1569.

The Sanger Eagles’ taco nights are 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month. Breakfasts will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday of the month. Crab Feed is 5 p.m. Feb. 23 for $60. The location is 225 J St. Details, Jim Batten 559-875-6820 or Denny Noller 559-392-1936.

Sanger’s Parks and Recreation Division has announced an Open Gym program with futsal, basketball and volleyball from 2 to 8 p.m. every Sunday through the end of March at the Sanger Community Center, 730 Recreation Ave. Futsal is 2 to 4 p.m., basketball 4 to 6 p.m. and volleyball from 6 to 8 p.m. Details, recinfo@ci.sanger.ca.us or 559-876-6300, ext. 1430.

Girl Scouts wanted. To become a Girl Scout, contact Maribel Mendoza 800-490-8653 ext. 123.

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