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March 2017
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  Madera County Arts Council - Paint Night Hopeful Beginnings
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  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
  Z Boys Presents - Show & Shine
  Madera Master Gardeners - Why and How to Build a No Dig Vegetable Garden Workshop
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  2017 Madera County Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy
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  Fossil Discovery Center - Author Day
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
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  ST. PATRICK'S DAY
  Madera County Academic Pentathlon
  Madera Community Health and Resource Day
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  Waste Tire Amnesty Event Scheduled
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
  Madera Master Gardeners - Wildlife Friendly Gardening
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  Coffee with a Cop / Madera Police Department
  Cow Belles Luncheon
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  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
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  Madera County EDC - State of the County Luncheon
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  2017 Senior Farmer of the Year - Mitch Lasgoity
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  CESAR CHAVEZ DAY
  Pesticide Handling Fit Testing and Tractor/ATV Safety - Cal AG Safety
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Thu - Mar 02
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  Madera County Arts Council - Paint Night Hopeful Beginnings
The Madera County Arts Council present a Paint Night with "Hopeful Beginnings" on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:30p to 8:30p. General Paint Night Pricing: $35 Members / $40 Gen. Public / $75 Two Person Discount Price includes all materials, appetizers, wine, beer and treats. 5:30-6:00 / Appetizers, drinks and mingling. 6:00-8:30: Painting with a break in the middle. For more details or to register go to http://www.maderaarts.org/bottles-brushes-paint-night/
Sat - Mar 04
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
The Madera Community Partnership of Madera County, 1225 Gill Avenue, Madera - Free Income Tax Assistance. Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9am to 1p. Come prepared with your documents. Income must be below $62,000. For more information call the Fresno County United Way at (559) 243-3660.
Sat - Mar 04
10:00 AM
  Z Boys Presents - Show & Shine
Z Boys Presents - Show & Shine Ride with Pride. Trucks, Cars and Motorcycles are welcome. Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 518 Noble Street, Madera. Event begins at 10am. For more details contact Luis at (559) 871-1278 or zboysdetail.com
Sat - Mar 04
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Madera Master Gardeners - Why and How to Build a No Dig Vegetable Garden Workshop
Come learn how to build a No Dig Vegetable Garden Workshop by one of the local Master Gardeners. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Madera Community College Center,30277 Avenue 12, Room R-3A, Madera. (Free parking in Lot C near Three Sisters Demonstration Garden). For answers to gardening questions or to get information, call the Madera Master Gardener Hotline at (559)675-7879, ext. 7210 and leave a message, or email mgmadera@ucdavis.edu. Master Gardeners are there most Tuesdays, 2- 4 p.m.
Thu - Mar 09
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  2017 Madera County Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy
Join the Madera County Regional Transportation Commission for a Roundtable Meeting and Workshop on Thursday, March 9, 2017 Webster Elementary 36477 Ruth Ave, Madera CA. from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. For more information call (559) 259-9257 or www.maderactc.org
Sat - Mar 11
  Fossil Discovery Center - Author Day
Join the Fossil Discovery Center recognizing Mary Anning, the first female Paleontologist on Saturday, March 11, 2017 on Saturday, March 11, 2017. For more details go to www.maderamammoths.org or call (559) 665-7107
Sat - Mar 11
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
The Madera Community Partnership of Madera County, 1225 Gill Avenue, Madera - Free Income Tax Assistance. Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9am to 1p. Come prepared with your documents. Income must be below $62,000. For more information call the Fresno County United Way at (559) 243-3660.
Sun - Mar 12
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS BEGINS
Beginning in 2007, most of the U.S. will begin Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and revert to standard time on the first Sunday in November.
Fri - Mar 17
  ST. PATRICK'S DAY
March 17th, annually - Saint Patrick's Day is in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland, who brought Christianity to the Emerald Isles, as Ireland is known. It is truly a day of celebrating Irish history, ancestry,traditions and customs.
Fri - Mar 17
  Madera County Academic Pentathlon
Students from 15 Madera County middle schools will participate in tests in areas of essay, fine arts, literature, math and social science. This year's topic is World War II. The Pentathlon will held at Madera Center on Friday, March 17, 2017. For more information contact Kristi Winter at (559) 662-3873
Fri - Mar 17
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Madera Community Health and Resource Day
The Madera Rotary Club and Madera County Food Bank are co-hosting a Community Health and Resource Day. Families will get free lunch as well as helpful information and services from several agencies, including health checks for blood presuure, blood sugar, cholesterol, dental care and hair cuts. There will also be information provided on nutrition, community programs, finance assistance, and a child fingerprinting booth. Friday, March 17, 2017 from 9am to 1pm Pam-American Community Center, 703 E. Sherwood Way, Madera.
Sat - Mar 18
  Waste Tire Amnesty Event Scheduled
March 18th, 2017. Event participation is by RESERVATION ONLY. For more information, the location, or to make a reservation please call (559) 661-5082.
Sat - Mar 18
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
The Madera Community Partnership of Madera County, 1225 Gill Avenue,Madera - Free Income Tax Assistance. Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9am to 1p. Come prepared with your documents. Income must be below $62,000. For more information call the Fresno County United Way at (559) 243-3660.
Sat - Mar 18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Madera Master Gardeners - Wildlife Friendly Gardening
Come learn how to create a Wildlife Friendly Gardening with a Workshop by one of the local Master Gardeners. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Madera Community College Center,30277 Avenue 12, Room R-3A, Madera. (Free parking in Lot C near Three Sisters Demonstration Garden). For answers to gardening questions or to get information, call the Madera Master Gardener Hotline at (559)675-7879, ext. 7210 and leave a message, or email mgmadera@ucdavis.edu. Master Gardeners are there most Tuesdays, 2- 4 p.m.
Thu - Mar 23
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  Coffee with a Cop / Madera Police Department
JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORS AND POLICE OFFICERS FOR COFFEE AND CONVERSATION! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood! You can call Sgt. Gonzales at (559)675-4220 or(559) 675-4251
Thu - Mar 23
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Cow Belles Luncheon
Annual Town & Country Chuckwagon Luncheon Fundraiser hosted by the Madera County Cattlewomen's Association to be held at Women's World, Madera District Fairgrounds, 1850 West Cleveland Avenue, Madera. Cost TBA (sit-down or take-out), for more information call Amanda at (559) 665-3056, Juanita at (559) 674-6544 or Blanch at (559) 706-0193... held on the 4th Thursday of February from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. DATE & TIME: 4th Thursday in March annually; 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: Women's World, Madera District Fairgrounds, 1850 W. Cleveland Ave., Madera
Sat - Mar 25
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
The Madera Community Partnership of Madera County, 1225 Gill Avenue, Madera - Free Income Tax Assistance. Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9am to 1p. Come prepared with your documents. Income must be below $62,000. For more information call the Fresno County United Way at (559) 243-3660.
Wed - Mar 29
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  Madera County EDC - State of the County Luncheon
The Madera County EDC will be holding their annual State of the County Luncheon on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Madera Municipal Gold Course, 23200 Avenue 17, Madera. Reservations are $30 per person. For more details contact Lois Leonard at lleonard@maderacountyedc.com or call (559) 675-7768
Thu - Mar 30
6:00 PM
  2017 Senior Farmer of the Year - Mitch Lasgoity
Join the Madera Chamber of Commerce in honoring this year's Senior Farmer - Mitch Lasgoity. The Senior Farmer Dinner will be held at the Madera Municipal Golf Course on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00pm. Sponsorship and Reservations are available by calling the Madera Chamber of Commerce office at (559) 673-3563.
Fri - Mar 31
  CESAR CHAVEZ DAY
March 31st, annually
Fri - Mar 31
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  Pesticide Handling Fit Testing and Tractor/ATV Safety - Cal AG Safety
On March 31th, 2017 from 8:30 AM-2:30 PM, Cal AG Safety and Nationwide Insurance will be presenting safety tests for Pesticide Handler Training, Respirator Fit Testing, and Tractor/ATV Safety located at Madera Country Farm Bureau Ben Hayes Hall 1102 S. Pine Street, Madera. For more information, visit https://www.maderafb.com/ or call (559) 674-8871.