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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Food, Forests & Education: A Discussion of Environmental Studies
A Presentation and Discussion of Environmental Studies with Dr. Angus Wright. In Forum Hall 103.
Fresno City College
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/21/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
H.O.W. Merced Dinner Honoring: Lisa Carpenter
Lisa Carpenter is a 47-year-old single mother and lifelong resident of Merced. She has worked for County of Merced and the Department of Child Support for over 24 years and reared two children, Jordan and Clay. On November 15, 2017, at the age of 22, Clay ...
Five Ten Bistro
Merced, CA

Wed 2/21/18 at 6pm-8pm
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
Tehipite Chapter Sierra Club General Meeting: National Monuments and Public Lands Under Attack
Steve Evans of the California Wilderness Coalition will provide an update on the attack of the Trump Administration and the Republican-led Congress on our national monuments and public lands, and what you can do to help protect and defend our wild heritage...
UC Merced Center, Fresno
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/21/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Talk-"Sharq" by Saul Maskell
Author Saul Maskell will be discussing and reading excerpts from his book "Sharq," in which homicides in San Francisco launch maverick detective Quincy McNeil on a race to thwart a deadly plot spawned in North Korea and China and orchestrated by a terroris...
Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Thu 2/22/18 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Erasing History: A panel discussion on history, heritage, and the removal of confederate memorials
Erasing History: A panel discussion on history, heritage, and the removal of confederate memorials
Clovis Community College
Clovis, CA

Thu 2/22/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Wittman Village Community Center Town Hall Meeting
Join ProYouth in this Town Hall Meeting to discuss the reopening of the Wittman Village Community Center.
Wittman Village Community Center
Visalia, CA

Thu 2/22/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Van 1915: The Great Events of Vasbouragan by Ara Sarafian
Ara Sarafian (Gomidas Institute, London) Van 1915: The Great Events of Vasbouragan is the most detailed report on what happened to Armenians in the Ottoman province of Van in 1915. It was published in Yerevan in 1917 and remains one of the most importan...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Fri 2/23/18 at 7:30pm
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
Lecture: Performing The Wonder in Sumatra: East India Company Peripheries and the History of Modernity
As part of the Spring 2018 Merced Seminar in the Humanities: Global Perspectives on Early Modern Empires, Kathleen Wilson, Distinguished Professor at Stony Brook, will give a talk titled, “Performing The Wonder in Sumatra: brbr East India Company Peripheri...
University of California, Merced
Merced, CA

Mon 2/26/18 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Law School 101
San Joaquin College of Law’s 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...
San Joaquin College of Law
Clovis, CA

Wed 2/28/18 at 7pm-9pm
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
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Central Valley Aviaiton Association Monthly meetings
Central Valley Aviation Association, meets first Sat. of the month. Open to all aviation enthusiasts.
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
Fresno, CA

Sat 3/3/18 at 9am-11am
Sat 4/7/18 at 9am-11am
Sat 5/5/18 at 9am-11am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Cholo Who Said Nothing and Other Poems
Join local poet and educator Kenneth Robert Chacón as he reads from his book, "The Cholo Who Said Nothing and Other Poems," a book that deals plainly with the realities of gangs, addiction, family, faith, and redemption.
Fresno County Public Library - Fowler Branch
Fowler, CA

Sat 3/3/18 at 11am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: A Woman's Touch: Spanish Women, Work, and the Atlantic Economy
As part of the Spring 2018 Merced Seminar in the Humanities: Global Perspectives on Early Modern Empires, Allyson Poska, Professor of History and American Studies at the University of Mary Washington, will give a talk titled, “A Woman's Touch: Spanish Wome...
University of California, Merced – Classroom & Office Building 2
Merced, CA

Mon 3/5/18 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Stress and Seniors
Seniors in attendance will receive tools to help them effectively manage stressful situations. Additionally, they will learn the difference between eustress (positive stress) and distress (negative stress) and how to manage each. This free seminar is op...
The Vineyards at the California Armenian Home
Fresno, CA

Wed 3/7/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Veterans Housing Summit
What You will Learn VA Home Loan Program HomeBuying Process Importance of Good Credit Downpayment Assistance VA Certificate of Elegibility Local Housing Market Summary Meet with Local Housing Specialist Housing Services EXPO. In Roo...
National University
Rancho Cordova, CA

Sat 3/10/18 at 1pm-3pm
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 3/12/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Mon 4/9/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: A Persian Woman’s Carmelite Relic and ts Travels from Madrid to Isfahan to Rome
As part of the Spring 2018 Seminar in the Humanities: Global Perspectives on Early Modern Empires, Bernadette Andrea, a Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will give a talk titled: "A Persian Woman’s Carmelite Relic and Its...
University of California, Merced – Classroom & Office Building 2
Merced, CA

Mon 3/19/18 at 2pm
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 3/20/18 at 7pm-9pm
    

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