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


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.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Breakfast is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 6 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. 

Junior Giants’ signup has begun. The free league is for children 5 to 13. The season extends from June to August and operates with volunteer coaches and team parents. Both are needed. The league now has a softball division. Details, Joaquin Zamora or 559-876-6300, option 2.

The 12th annual Plant Give & Take is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 in Reedley at the First United Methodist Church parking lot, 1461 11th St. across from the Post Office. The event is sponsored by the nonprofit Community Volunteers Central Valley. This free event is FREE to the public. All types of plants, seeds, bulbs and cuttings for the home garden will be exchanged. Give what you have and take plant. Free. No experience necessary. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions. Details, 559-277-2151 or 559-908-1118.

Mid Valley Disposal and the City of Sanger plan community clean-up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at the Sanger City Yard, 333 North Ave. The event is for residents only. Proof of residency is required by showing a driver’s license or city utility bill. Details, 559-567-0523.

AMVETS plans its fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5 and 12 at the Eagles hall, 225 J St. Details, George 559-286-5667.

U.S. Rep. T.J. Cox has invited high school students in California’s 21st Congressional District to submit original works in his 2019 Congressional Art Competition by April 19. Categories include painting, drawing and print. The winner receives a $3,000 scholarship and two round-trip tickets to the national reception in Washington, D.C. Details for submission can be found at

St. Mary’s Catholic Church stages “The Passion of the Christ” at 5:30 p.m. April 17 at the corner of North and Bethel avenues. The event, which features live actors, starts at the church hall. Details, 559-875-2025.

A re-enactment of Jesus’ Last Supper will be performed at 6 p.m. April 18 at Sanger Faith Community Church, 738 West Ave. Details, 559-284-0095.

Proteus Inc. is now offering vocational training to all Sanger students. Training includes EMT, auto mechanic and forestry options as well as tutoring, career guidance and work experience. Details, Linda Galvan 559-891-0135.

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. The location is 225 J St. Details, Jim Batten 559-875-6820 or Denny Noller 559-392-1936.

Abundant Life Ranch, which provides camps and events that give children an up-close experience with horses to boost their confidence and self esteem, plans an Open House County Fair from 4 to 7:30 p.m. April 12 at 21415 E. Weldon Ave. just east of Sanger. Details, 559-787-2752.

Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer is planned from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 13 at the Annadale Baptist Church, 1311 14th St. Cost is $15 and lunch is included. Details, 559-978-1435.

The Sanger Community Task Force meets at 8:30 a.m. May 7 at Sanger Community Center, 730 Recreation Ave.; May 21 at the Wilson Resource Center, 610 Faller Ave.; June 4 at SAM Academy, 750 N St. Details, 559-250-6433.

Sanger Chamber Business After Hours Mixer schedule. Events begin at 5:30 p.m. April 16 at Sanger Library, 1812 Seventh St.; May 21 at Mid Valley Disposal; June 18 Kings River Winery, 4276 S Greenwood Ave.; Aug. 20 Zataris, 1441 Seventh St.; Sept. 17 House of Pendragon, 1849 Industrial Way No. 103. Details, 559-875-4575.

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