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May 2017
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  MAY DAY
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  Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
  Madera County Probation
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  F.A.N. Club High School Athletic Awards
  CINCO DE MAYO
  Madera County Arts Council - Paint Night Cherry Moon
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  Fossil Discovery Center - Mother's Day Special
  Relay for Life
  ApCal Events - Comedy Show
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  Relay for Life
  Madera County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fundraiser
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  Galaxy Dance Academy - 2nd Annual Strides for Inclusion
  Walk with a Doc
  Madera County Artsfest
  ApCal Events - Craft Beer Festival
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  MOTHER'S DAY
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  Chowchilla Fair and Event Center
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  Chowchilla Fair and Event Center
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  Chowchilla Fair and Event Center
  ARMED FORCES DAY
  ApCal Events - Journey Tribute
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  Chowchilla Fair and Event Center
  ApCal Events - ZZ Top Tribute
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  Madera County Arts Council - 2017 Gala for the Arts
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  MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED - OFFICE CLOSED
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Mon - May 01
  MAY DAY
Celebrated on the first of May around the world
Thu - May 04
6:45 AM - 8:30 AM
  Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
The Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Committee, a joint of the efforts of the Madera Chamber of Commerce and the Madera Ministerial Association are please to present Jim Franklin as this year's Key note Speaker. Sponsorship Packages are available by going to www.maderachamber.com or coming by the Chamber office. Individual tickets are $15 each. Also on the Senior Celebration will be held at 12:00pm at the VFW Hall. Tickets are free to seniors 55 years and older, 1 - 54 years tickets are $3. Tickets can be picked at the Chamber office. Madera Chamber of Commerce, 120 North E Street, Madera CA (559) 673-3563
Thu - May 04
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Madera County Probation
You're Cordially Invited to the Grand Opening of the Madera County Probation, Juvenile Services Division on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm, 28281 Avenue 14, Madera. RSVP by April 28th to maritza.rodriquez@co.madera.ca.gov
Fri - May 05
  CINCO DE MAYO
May 5th, annually
Fri - May 05
  F.A.N. Club High School Athletic Awards
The F.A.N. Club will continue to recognize the Model High School Coach of the Year and the Kenny Taylor Most Inspirational Athletes award annually. This event will be held on the first Friday in May at the John W. Wells Youth Center located at 701 East 5th Street in Madera. Memorabilia and awards from previous Hall of Fame Induction classes are permanently housed at the Youth Center. For more information about these awards, visit the F.A.N. Club page on the Madera Chamber website. For more information about this Awards ceremony, contact Bill Dawson at (559) 479-1649 or Staci Martines at (559) 647-8332
Fri - May 05
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  Madera County Arts Council - Paint Night Cherry Moon
The Madera County Arts Council present a Paint Night with "Cherry Moon" on Friday, May 5, 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 - May 06
  Fossil Discovery Center - Mother's Day Special
Join the Fossil Discovery Center for a Mother's Day Special with Free admission for all Mothers and a complementary gift on Saturday, May 6, 2017. For more information go to www.maderamammoths.org or call (559) 665-7107
Sat - May 06 -- Sun - May 07
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  Relay for Life
Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lions Town and Country Park, 100 S Schnoor St, Madera, CA. For more details contact Jennifer Arnold at jennifer.arnold@cancer.org or (559) 451-0163 or (800) 227-2345
Sat - May 06
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  ApCal Events - Comedy Show
Comedy Show - Saturday, May 6, 2017, Gates open at 6pm, event from 7pm to 11pm. Admission is $15 advance and $20 at gate. Seating is limited to 1000 seats sold per event. No outside alcohol, soda or water. Must be 21 years or older to attend, bring a lawn chair. ApCal, 32749 Avenue 7, Madera. For more information go to www.apcalwine.com or (559) 674-9463
Sun - May 07
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Madera County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fundraiser
Join the Madera County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fundraiser on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at Peters Brothers Nursery, 1135 Granada Drive, Madera. Advance tickets are $50, at the door iss $60. For more information go to: www.maderafb.com or call 559.674.8871.
Sat - May 13
7:30 AM
  Galaxy Dance Academy - 2nd Annual Strides for Inclusion
2nd Annual Strides for Inclusion 5K and Family Walk Resource Fair on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Memorial Stadium, 800 W. Olive Avenue, Madera. Check In at 7:30am, Start Time: 8:00am. To register: www.msnsr.org or in person at Galaxy Dance, 1930 Howard Rd. Suite 117, Madera
Sat - May 13
8:30 AM
  Walk with a Doc
Walk with a local physician and get benefit information about health issues and some exercise. Walk with the doc is the first Saturday of each month beginning at 8:30am at Lions Town & County Park-Pavilion, 2300 Howard Road. The only exception is May. Walk will be the second Saturday due to Relay for Life event.
Sat - May 13
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Madera County Artsfest
Madera County Artsfest is a fun and free community festival promoting art. The event will be held at the Madera County office of Education, 1105 South Madera Avenue from 10am to 2pm. The Artsfest will feature face painting, food and more! The event is free and the public is invited to attend. for more information contact Kristi Winter at (559) 662-3873
Sat - May 13
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  ApCal Events - Craft Beer Festival
Craft Beer Festival - Saturday, May 13, 2017, Gates open at 6pm, event from 7pm to 11pm. Admission is $15 advance and $20 at gate. Seating is limited to 1000 seats sold per event. No outside alcohol, soda or water. Must be 21 years or older to attend, bring a lawn chair. ApCal, 32749 Avenue 7, Madera. For more information go to www.apcalwine.com or (559) 674-9463
Sun - May 14
  MOTHER'S DAY
2nd Sunday in May, annually
Thu - May 18 -- Sun - May 21
  Chowchilla Fair and Event Center
Come join the community of Chowchilla for their annual Count Fair. Sow it, Grow it, Show it, is the theme for this years fair. Some new features are the Wine Garden area, consisting of a concession stand, deck and stage. The Chowchilla Fair is from May 18 - 21. For more details go to infor@chowchllafair.org or call 559.665.3728.
Sat - May 20
  ARMED FORCES DAY
Third Saturday in May - This is simply a day to salute sharply to all of the men and women in all branches of the service who protect our country and you.
Sat - May 20
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  ApCal Events - Journey Tribute
Journey Tribute - Saturday, May 20, 2017, Gates open at 6pm, event from 7pm to 11pm. Admission is $15 advance and $20 at gate. Seating is limited to 1000 seats sold per event. No outside alcohol, soda or water. Must be 21 years or older to attend, bring a lawn chair. ApCal, 32749 Avenue 7, Madera. For more information go to www.apcalwine.com or (559) 674-9463
Sun - May 21
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  ApCal Events - ZZ Top Tribute
ZZ Top Tribute - Saturday, May 21, 2017, Gates open at 6pm, event from 7pm to 11pm. Admission is $15 advance and $20 at gate. Seating is limited to 1000 seats sold per event. No outside alcohol, soda or water. Must be 21 years or older to attend, bring a lawn chair. ApCal, 32749 Avenue 7, Madera. For more information go to www.apcalwine.com or (559) 674-9463
Thu - May 25
  Madera County Arts Council - 2017 Gala for the Arts
Join the Madera County Arts Council for the 2017 Gala for the Arts on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Details to follow.
Mon - May 29
  MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED - OFFICE CLOSED
Officially celebrated on the last Monday in May (traditionally May 30th) - Memorial Day is dedicated to service men and women who gave their lives for freedom and country. It is also a time to remember loved ones who have passed away. The roots of Memorial Day go back to 1865 and the end of the Civil War. The National Moment of Remembrance encourages Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence, to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation