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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Volunteer Event
Advocate Information Session – CASA of Fresno and Madera Counties
Find out how you can make a difference in the life of a foster child in our community by attending an upcoming information session. You can be The Voice that Matters for Foster Youth. Call our office, (559)244-6485, or visit our website, www.casafresnomade...
CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties
Fresno, CA

Sat 1/18/20 at 10:30am-12pm
Tue 1/28/20 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Volunteer Event
River Center Docent Orientation
Are you interested in our local natural or cultural history? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you looking for a new opportunity to become involved in the community? The River Center Docent program may be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. W...
San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation
Fresno, CA

Sat 1/18/20 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
PFLAG Tulare & Kings Counties Meeting in New Location
The first meeting of PFLAG Tulare & Kings Counties in 2020 will be at The Source LGBT+ Center in Visalia. As the building is closed on Sundays we will enter through the rear door on Center Street, across from 210 Cafe. There is an elevator to take to the b...
The Source LGBT+ Center
Visalia, CA

Sun 1/19/20 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Healthy Living - A Class For Family Caregivers
Please join us for this interactive workshop to kick start the New Year! Optimize your health by building your own workout routine that will improve your mood, brain health and memory and increase your energy levels. Plus, a review of benefits for healthy ...
Valley Caregiver Resource Center
Fresno, CA

Mon 1/27/20 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Design
Theatrical Costume Design
Local costume artist Teresa Castillo will share how she creates the looks for a variety of characters by designing and sewing garments for actors on stage and for individuals off stage. She will also talk about her design for Fresno Art Museum's Trashique ...
Fresno County Public Library - Sunnyside Branch
Fresno, CA

Mon 1/27/20 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Jane Austen Book Discussion on Sense and Sensibility
The Jane Austen Society of North America Central California Region winter meeting features a discussion on "Sense and Sensbility." This meeting will also feature a book swap/book donation. Feel free to bring a book you’re willing to part with that you thin...
Fresno County Public Library - Fig Garden Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Sat 2/1/20 at 1pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Talks/Lectures
An Untold Story of Survival: The Armenian Community in Istanbul, 1918-1923
The lecture will explore how the Armenian community in the Ottoman Empire reorganized and protected its exstence during the Armistice period, 1918-1923. Dr. Ari Sekeryan will present a talk on the new chapter of the Armenian community in Istanbul after Oct...
California State University, Fresno – University Business Center (UBC)
Fresno, CA

Fri 2/7/20 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Big Read Author Talk: Claudia Rankine
Fresno County Public Library and Fresno City College’s Speakers Forum present Claudia Rankine, award-winning author of our 2020 Big Read book selection. Join us at Fresno City College’s Old Administration Building for a fascinating and compelling discussio...
Fresno City College – Old Administration Building
Fresno, CA

Thu 2/13/20 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Aquatic Habitat Restoration in our National Parks
Join Danny Boiano, Biologist for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, at our February meeting of the Tehipite Chapter of the Sierra Club. Danny will tell us about the Aquatic Habitat Restoration Project in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, an ef...
UC Merced Center, Fresno
Fresno, CA

Wed 2/19/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Parenting 101: Understanding Your Child
All you need to know about the proper upbringing of children. A professional child psychologist will answer all possible questions and talk about the best methods of raising children!
Fresno County Public Library - Kerman Branch
Kerman, CA

Wed 2/19/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
Wed 3/18/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
Wed 4/15/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Let's Talk About Race
As part of FCPL's Let's Talk series and in conjunction with the Big Read, Let's Talk About Race is a panel discussion of community members and leaders talking about race and identity. They will share their experiences of growing up as people of color in Am...
Central Library
Fresno, CA

Sat 2/29/20 at 2:30pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Reading: Lacy M. Johnson
The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing presents a reading with author Lacy M. Johnson as part of the Fresno Poets’ Association reading series. Lacy is a professor, curator, and artist. She is the author of The Reckonings, a Nation...
California State University, Fresno – Conley Art Gallery
Fresno, Ca

Thu 3/5/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry Reading by Fresno Poet Laureates
Join us for another program in our Big Read series. We've gathered a fantastic panel of former Fresno Poet Laureates - James Tyner, Lee Herrick and Bryan Medina - to read selections of their original works.
Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Wed 3/11/20 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Class/Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Join past Fresno Poet Laureate S. Bryan Medina as he helps aspiring poets find their voice and guides them on what exactly makes a poem. This program is part of our Big Read series.
Betty Rodriguez Regional Library
Fresno, CA

Wed 3/18/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry Slam
Big Read programming continues in this unique program held at the West Fresno Library after hours. Original poetry by local teens will be collected before the program. The top 15 readers, selected by volunteer judges from Fresno State's MFA program, will p...
Fresno County Public Library - West Fresno Branch
Fresno, CA

Fri 3/27/20 at 6pm-8:30pm
    

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