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San Joaquin Valley Town Hall Lecture Series presents Denise Kiernan speaking on 'The Girls of Atomic City'
Author Denise Kiernan’s work has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Ms. Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and Discover. She has also worked in television, serving as head writer for ABC’s ”Who Wants to Be a Millionai...
Saroyan Theatre at Fresno Convention Center
Fresno, CA

Wed 1/17/18 at 10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tehipite Chapter Sierra Club: Working Together to Protect Our Public Lands
Protecting wilderness and other public lands has never been more important—and is integral to our fights for climate stability, clean water and air, and environmental justice. Hear updates, share successes, and brainstorm together on how to “keep our publ...
UC Merced Center, Fresno
Fresno, CA

Wed 1/17/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Antique Images from the Collection of Michael J. Semas
Join us at the Caruthers Library for a presentation of photographs and postcards from bygone days.
Caruthers Branch Library
Caruthers, CA

Thu 1/18/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
"Awards of Armenia and the Armenian Church" talk by Nika Babayan
Join us for a great presentation on Armenian awards that have been given since the 17th century. These awards are divided into three groups: Awards of Armenia, Awards of the Armenian Church, and Armenia Diaspora Awards. Babayan's presentation will be ac...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Fri 1/19/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
"Healing the Social Divide in 2018: Social Work, Spirituality, and Social Justice"
9:00-noon, Saturday, January 20, “Healing the Social Divide in 2018: Social Work, Spirituality, and Social Justice,” North American Association of Christians in Social Work Public event hosted by the Fresno Pacific University Social Work Department. BC Lou...
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, CA

Sat 1/20/18 at 9am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Soul Full of Heart by Claude Ball
"Soul Full of Heart" is Claude Ball’s story, taking readers on a dynamic and suspenseful journey that shares the powerful message of mercy and forgiveness leading to hope, peace, love and joy. It is an inspirational story that demonstrates how light carrie...
Central Library
Fresno, CA

Sat 1/20/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Professor Stephen Tootle Speaks at PFLAG Tulare & Kings Counties
College of the Sequoias History Professor Stephen Tootle will be the featured speaker at the next PFLAG Tulare & Kings Counties meeting. Our meetings are open to the public and are a safe and confidential space. Refreshments are served.
Congregation B'nai David
Visalia, CA

Sun 1/21/18 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Law School 101
Our free informational monthly law school forum will help prospective students learn about law school, from courses offered to admission requirements. Learn what law school is like, the amount of work involved, and if SJCL is right for you. The first hou...
San Joaquin College of Law
Clovis, CA

Tue 1/23/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Seniors (Part 2)
Part two of this two-part presentation gives an upbeat and humorous look at what it means to be an “effective senior.” Its focus on being proactive and having a positive attitude will help attendees embrace the blessings of retirement. This free seminar...
The Vineyards at the California Armenian Home
Fresno, CA

Wed 1/24/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
"An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond's History"
Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca will present a talk on the period of Early Islam and Armenia. With the fall of the capital Dvin to caliphal armies in the seventh century, Armenia became a province of the Islamic Caliphate. In the following century...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Fri 1/26/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Soul Full of Heart by Claude Ball
"Soul Full of Heart" is Claude Ball’s story, taking readers on a dynamic and suspenseful journey that shares the powerful message of mercy and forgiveness leading to hope, peace, love and joy. It is an inspirational story that demonstrates how light carrie...
Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Sat 1/27/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How to Live a Healthy and Fulfilling Life as a Senior
From exercise, diet, nutrition and more, this seminar sheds light on all that is involved in leading a healthy life, even with chronic illnesses. This free seminar is open to any senior in the Central Valley. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by ...
The Vineyards at the California Armenian Home
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/7/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How to Live a Healthy and Fulfilling Life as a Senior
From exercise, diet, nutrition and more, this seminar sheds light on all that is involved in leading a healthy life, even with chronic illnesses. This free seminar is open to any senior in the Central Valley. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by ...
The Vineyards at the California Armenian Home
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/7/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Indigo Circle
Francisco E. Alvarez, Curandero, Usui & Karuna Reiki® Master Teacher invites you to join him on the 2nd Monday of each month (excluding Holidays) for Indigo Circle. A meeting of like-minded individuals looking to learn and enhance their own personal spirit...
New Thought Community
Fresno, CA

Mon 2/12/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Mon 3/12/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Mon 4/9/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Indigo Circle - Herbology
A discussion with certified Herbalist Kimi Lopez about the many uses and benefits of herbs.
New Thought Community
Fresno, CA

Mon 2/12/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Fresno County Genealogical Society Meeting
Genealogy "Happy Hour" from 6:00-6:30 where we can answer one on one question or help with brick walls. General Meeting at 6:45. Join Fresno Historical Society Collections Manager Katy Hogue to learn easy-to-implement professional tips on how to properly...
Woodward Park Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Tue 2/13/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Author Reading with Rachel Rinehart
The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing presents a reading with author Rachel Rinehart as part of the Fresno Poets’ Association reading series. Winner of the 2016 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, Rinehart is the author of the poetry...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Fri 2/16/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Over 60 and Pickup Up Speed – Don’t Make a Career out of Growing Older
Participants will learn how to make the most out of life over 60. Most importantly, they will learn why aging doesn’t mean the end of living. This free seminar is open to any senior in the Central Valley. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by ca...
The Vineyards at the California Armenian Home
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/21/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Significance of Stories
Hmong scholars will discuss how the people's history was passed down through storytelling, due to the lack of a written language. This is another in our series of Big Read 2018 programs inspired by the book "The Latehomecomer" by Kao Kalia Yang.
Fresno County Public Library - Fowler Branch
Fowler, CA

Sat 2/24/18 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Ancient History of Mariposa County
Scott Carpenter, Yosemite National Park archaeologist & Branch Chief of Cultural Resources, will present a fascinating picture of plant, animal and human life in our vicinity as it was some 4,000 years ago. Refreshments to follow.
Big Table Ranch
Coulterville, CA

Sat 3/3/18 at 3pm-5pm
    

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