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February 2017
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  Madera County Arts Council - "Bottles & Brushes" Beautiful Bayou
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  GROUNDHOG DAY
  Cedar Creek Senior Living - Blood Drive
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  Madera Master Gardeners - Landscape Design Workshop
  Madera County 35th Academic Decathlon Speech and Quiz
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  Hinds Hospice - Circle of Friends Mandatory Training
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  Hinds Hospice - Circle of Friends Mandatory Training
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  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
  Wine and Chocolate Weekend
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  LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY
  Wine and Chocolate Weekend
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  ST. VALENTINE'S DAY
  Madera County Arts Council - "Bottles & Brushes" Valentine's Day Paint Night
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  State Payroll Tax Seminar - Get it Right from the Start
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  Rellay for Life - 2017 Kick off Rally
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  Fossil Discovery Center - Lori Pond, An Evening of Remembrance
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  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
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  PRESIDENT'S DAY - OFFICE CLOSED
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  WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY
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  Hinds Hospice - Circle of Friends Group Session
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  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - United Way
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  Madera County Workforce Assistance Center
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Wed - Feb 01
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  Madera County Arts Council - "Bottles & Brushes" Beautiful Bayou
Come join the Madera County Arts Council for a Bottle & Brushes paint night - Beautiful Bayou on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Cost: Art Council Members $35, General Public $40, Two Person Discount $75 (General Public). Cost covers materials, appetizers, wine, beer and treats. Paint Night will be held at Art Council office, 1653 N. Schnoor Avenue, Suite 113, Madera. For more information contact the Madera County Art Council at 559.661-7005 or www.maderaarts.org
Thu - Feb 02
  GROUNDHOG DAY
February 2nd, annually
Thu - Feb 02
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Cedar Creek Senior Living - Blood Drive
Join Cedar Creek Senior Living for a Blood Drive on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 12:30p to 4:30p. For more information contact Laura Geuvjehizian at (559) 673-2345 or cedarcreeksm@islllc.com. Cedar Creek is located at 500 North Westberry Blvd, Madera
Sat - Feb 04
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Madera Master Gardeners - Landscape Design Workshop
Landscape Design Workshop on Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Workshops are held at the Madera Community College Center, 30277 Avenue 12, Room R,3A, Madera. (Free parking in Lot C near Three Sisters Demonstration Garden)
Sat - Feb 04
2:45 PM
  Madera County 35th Academic Decathlon Speech and Quiz
The Academic Decathlon Speech and Quiz will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Madera South High School at 2:45pm. For more information contact Kristi Winter at (559) 662-3873
Wed - Feb 08 -- Thu - Feb 09
8:00 AM
  Hinds Hospice - Circle of Friends Mandatory Training
The Circle of friends connects high school and college age students (ages 14-23) with children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Volunteers are trained to assist children who participate in a grief support group. To participate, the volunteer must be committed to attendance and interested in helping children who are grieving. If you are interested in participating, please contact Rose at (559) 317-6016 or rbooks@hindshospice.org. Mandatory meeting is February 8th and 9th from 5:30p, to 8:00pm
Sat - Feb 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, February 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.
Sat - Feb 11 -- Sun - Feb 12
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Wine and Chocolate Weekend
The family wineries of the Madera Wine Trail will host Wine and Chocolate Weekend on February 8th and 9th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wine lovers may purchase a Passport Wine Glass at any of the participating wineries both days of the event for $30, or in advance for $25. Sample current & newly released vintages while indulging in delectable chocolate creations, special food pairings, local art and live music. Designated Drivers are always welcome on the Madera Wine Trail, and they are always free. Be sure to ask for a 'Designated Drivers - Madera Wine Trail VIPs" kit at your first stop on the Trail! For more information please call 800.613.0709 or go to www.maderawinetrail.com
Sun - Feb 12
  LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY
February 12th, annually
Tue - Feb 14
  ST. VALENTINE'S DAY
February 14th, annually - Valentine's Day is a celebration of love and lovers.
Tue - Feb 14
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  Madera County Arts Council - "Bottles & Brushes" Valentine's Day Paint Night
Come join the Madera County Arts Council for a Special Bottle & Brushes paint night - Valentine's Day on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Cost: Art Council Members $50, General Public $60. Cost covers materials, heavy appetizers, wine, champagne, beer and treats. Paint Night will be held at Art Council office, 1653 N. Schnoor Avenue, Suite 113, Madera. Register today, space is limited to 13 couples. For more information contact the Madera County Art Council at 559.661-7005 or www.maderaarts.org
Wed - Feb 15
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  State Payroll Tax Seminar - Get it Right from the Start
You are invited to attend the State Payroll Tax Seminar on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 9:30am to 1:00pm at the US Small Business Administration, 801 R Street, Suite 102, Fresno. For more information to to www.edd.ca.gov/payroll_tax_Seminar/ or call (866) 745-3886
Thu - Feb 16
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Rellay for Life - 2017 Kick off Rally
Come Join the Madera Chamber of Commerce, Central Valley Community Bank and Madera Relay for Life for the 2017 Kick off Rally on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The Rally will be held at Central Valley Community Bank, 1919 Howard Road, Madera. Come sign up your team, relay registration, prizes, prizes and more prizes. A No Host bar will be provided and Hors d' oeuvres. For more information call Charlotte Brewer at (559) 283-0704
Fri - Feb 17
  Fossil Discovery Center - Lori Pond, An Evening of Remembrance
Celebrate the life of Lori Pond on Saturday, February 17, 2017. For more details call (559) 665-7107
Sat - Feb 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, February 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.
Mon - Feb 20
  PRESIDENT'S DAY - OFFICE CLOSED
Washington's Birthday observed. Since 1968, it is a U.S. federal holiday observed on the third Monday in February. The holiday now recognizes the legacies of all American Presidents.
Wed - Feb 22
  WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY
February 22nd, annually - The "Father of His Country", George Washington was born on February 22, 1732
Thu - Feb 23
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Hinds Hospice - Circle of Friends Group Session
Participants from the Mandatory training will be placed in group sessions begin on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Group sessions is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. For information contact Rose at (559) 317-6016 or rbooks@hindshospice.org
Sat - Feb 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, February 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.
Mon - Feb 27
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Madera County Workforce Assistance Center
Please join the Madera County Workforce Assistance Center for a Ribbon Cutting Celebration and tour of their new location. Ribbon Cutting and tour will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at 2037 W. Cleveland Avenue, Madera.