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Fresno Events

Here are the Fresno Events (and Clovis) that we've are aware of. We do have our favorites...namely the Mardi Gras Parade, Clovis Big Hat Days, Clovis Rodeo, Jamaican Weekend (we'll be jammin?) and the Christmas Tree Lane.

We also love the Friday night Farmer's market. it's a fantastic way to enjoy Friday evenings in the summer...taste the fruits in season, smell the fragrant flowers, enjoy live entertainment...ahhh...


Baby Boomer Health and Wellness Expo
Woodward Regional Branch Library
January 24, 2009 , 12:00pm to 5:00pm
A health expo for the baby boomer generation. Find helpful information on the physical health and personal well-being of your body.

Book Signing for "Underdogs to Wonderdogs"
Phoenix Books, 936 6th (Main) St., Los Banos
January 24, 2009 , 11:00am to 1:00pm
With author Paul Loeffler.
For more information, call 209-826-3797. http://wonderdogsbook.com

Change a Pet's Life Day
January 24, 2009 , 10:00am to 3:00am
Cat/Kitten adoptions. Hill's Pet Nutrition is paying the adoption fees for first 10 adoptions.
For more info, visit our website www.cathouseonthekings.com or contact Lynea at (559) 638-8696

DeVry University 10-Year Celebration
6600 Dumbarton Circle, Fresno, CA 94555
January 24, 2009 , 11:00am to 4:00pm
Enjoy fun activities, free food and drinks, and a piece of a 10 ft. x 10 ft. cake! Pony rides, a petting zoo, jumping house, video game tournament, live music and a few Oakland Raiderettes also will be at the event.
(510) 574-1100

Women's Self-Defense Seminar
Quan's Bushido-Kai Martial Arts
January 24, 2009 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to keep yourself safe in any situation. Emphasis will be on awareness, practical self-defense, and personal empowerment. Located at 5717 N. First Street (at Bullard) in Fresno.
Cost $30.00
Quan's Bushido-Kai Martial Arts 559.439.9320 www.quansbushido-kai.com

"All About Screenwriting" Workshop
Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., Fresno
January 24, 2009 
Fresno Filmmakers Forum presents, "All About Screenwriting". Join local writers and filmmakers for a workshop about screenwriting. Pre-registration $8, at the door $12.
Go to www.fresnofilmmakersforum.com to register.

The Shawna Kilbert Project Fundraiser
Classic Catering, 625 Fourth Street
January 29, 2009 , 6:00pm to 9:00pm
We are a nonprofit named after our friend who is fighting cervical cancer. We are "women helping women fight cervical cancer." January is national cervical health awareness month.
Cost $30.00
Tickets can be purchased at Urban Ornaments at 608 Fifth St., Clovis. Call 559-322-4443 for more information.

VORP Mediation Training
Fresno Pacific University, Sattler 101
January 30, 2009 , 6:30pm 
VORP is holding a mediation training session Friday, January 30, 6:30pm-9:30pm, through Saturday, January 31, 8:30am-3:30pm.
Call the VORP office at 559-455-9803 to register or for further information.

Neighborhood Green Fair
301 N. Orange Grove Avenue, Pasadena
January 31, 2009 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
This family-friendly event will increase awareness and stimulate positive actions to protect the earth and environment. Through displays, films, lectures, and entertainment, we will showcase innovative green products and services.
Nancy Busacca (626) 227-7116 greenfair@myway.com

Woodlake Youth Football Dinner/Dance Fundraiser
Woodlake Memorial Building
January 31, 2009 , 5:00pm to 12:00am
Woodlake youth football fundraiser. Age 21 and over event. 5:00 pm happy hour, 6:00 dinner, dancing to follow until midnight.
Cost $20.00
Tickets sold in advance, or $25.00 at the door. For tickets, contact Coach Mike Flores Sr., at 559-564-0661 or 302-8453. We are a non-profit organization.

Fresno County Grand Jurors' Association
Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E. Perrin
February 3, 2009 , 2:00pm 
Fresno County residents are encouraged to apply for Grand Jury service to investigate issues related to the operations of County/City government. Application deadline is April 1, 2009.
Robert Gutierrez 559-896-3061

CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties-Info. Session
1252 Fulton Mall, Fresno
February 4, 2009 , 12:00pm to 1:00pm
CASA is a non-profit organization which trains citizen volunteers to advocate and speak in court for the best interests of abused and neglected children.
(559) 244-6485 www.casafresno.org

Fig Garden Women's Club Treasure Days Sale
4550 N. Van Ness Blvd., Fresno
February 6, 2009 , 9:00am to 3:00pm
Annual fund raiser. Proceeds go toward nursing scholarships at Fresno City College and other charities.
Diana Whitehead 559-431-6114

18th Annual St. La Salle Benefit Auction
Reedley Community Center
February 7, 2009 , 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Proceeds benefit St. La Salle School 5:30pm Silent Auction 7:30pm Live Auction Luxury Buffet, No Host Cocktails
Cost $15.00
Tickets are available at St. La Salle School. Call 559-638-2621 for more information.

6th Annual Armenian Community School Crab Feed
Holy Trinity Armenian Church
February 7, 2009 , 6:00pm 
Along with an all you can eat dinner, the event will feature the MoFo Party Band. Proceeds will benefit the Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School.
Cost $60.00
Contact the school at 559-323-1955 Tickets: $60 at the door; $50 in advance; $25 for children (12 & under)

Introduction to Final Cut Pro
Fresno State, Music Building, Room 232
February 7, 2009 , 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fresno Filmmakers Forum and Fresno State present, "Introduction to Final Cut Pro". Learn the Final Cut Pro interface, functions, effects panels, timeline, and more. Two Sessions: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, pre-register ONLINE ONLY - Space is limited!
Cost $10.00

Doing Business in Global Markets
World Ag Expo, Tulare
February 10, 2009 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
Presented by the Center for International Trade Development, this symposium is focused on preparing you for the future in an international, agricultural marketplace.
1-888-638-7888 http://www.citd.org

Comedy Night
Yosemite Christian Ctr, 1201 E Yosemite, Madera
February 14, 2009 , 8:00pm 
Featuring Comedian: Bone Hampton (he has been on My name is Earl, Medium, BET Comic View, Comedy Central, Bananas, and has a movie coming out this March with Sandra Bullock "It's all about Steve")
Cost $15.00
Tickets can be purchased at Berean's Book Store in Fresno, The Word in Madera, or come by our church office. For more info contact Chris Gonzales at the church 559-673-1731.

Falling in Love with Youth Orchestras of Fresno
CSU, Fresno Concert Hall
February 14, 2009 , 6:00pm to 9:00am
Gala fundraiser featuring gormet buffet, Silent & Live Auction. Concert with guests Dr. Thomas Lowenheim, cello & Dr. Gary Gilroy, conductor. Tickets -$60 per person - buy seven & get one free - Premium seating for reservations made by January 25th.
Cost $60.00
Reservations checks made to YOOF: P.O. Box 16183 Fresno, 93755 Inquiries to: YOOF office 275-6694 or office@youthorchestrasfresno.org

Heritage Quilters Quilt Show
Veterans Memorial Museum
February 14, 2009 , 10:00am to 5:00pm
African American Quilts Show Located at 2425 Fresno Street, Fresno
Cost $8.00
Wanda J. Carter 559-486-0317

Tour of Hearts Bike and Health Expo
Sierra Vista Mall (South Parking Lot)
February 14, 2009 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
The kick-off event to Amgen's Tour of California. Family Fun Ride and Fire Pals Bike-A-Thon, Ride a Trike/Win a Bike, Rollupaluza Bike Race, Bike Rodeo and more. The entire community is invited.
Dee Cox www.tourofhearts.com 559-232-9905

Valentine Dinner Dance
1207 South Trinity, Fresno
February 14, 2009 , 5:00pm to 11:00pm
St. Alphonsus Guadalupe is having a Valentine Dinner Dance. Singles are $15.00 each, or $25.00 per couple.
Cost $15.00
For tickets, call Josie Reyna at 559-268-5483 or Sandra Moraga at 559-237-8138.

CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties-Info. Session
1252 Fulton Mall, Fresno
February 19, 2009 , 6:00pm to 7:00pm
CASA is a non-profit organization which trains citizen volunteers to advocate and speak in court for the best interests of abused and neglected children.
(559) 244-6485 www.casafresno.org

CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties-Info. Session
1252 Fulton Mall, Fresno
February 21, 2009 , 9:00am to 10:00am
CASA is a non-profit organization which trains citizen volunteers to advocate and speak in court for the best interests of abused and neglected children.
(559) 244-6485 www.cassafresno.org

Pilipino American Golden Age Society
Waldorf Ballroom, Piccadilly Inn University
February 21, 2009 , 5:00pm to 12:00pm
Inaugural Ceremonies for new Officers for 2009-2010. Sit-down dinner and ballroom dancing.
Cost $45.00
Pagasa President (559) 435-8891

16th Annual Real Men Can Cook
Clovis West High School
February 22, 2009 , 2:00pm to 4:00am
Clovis West African American Parent Advisory Council is hosting its 16th annual Real Men Can Cook Event to raise scholarhsip money for the 2009 graduating seniors. Come and enjoy many wonderful dishes cooked by REAL MEN.
Cost $8.00
Tracey Fowlkes (559) 327 -2119

H.O.O.D. Student Health Conference & Talent Show
Hoover High School gymnasium
February 28, 2009 , 10:00am to 6:00pm
Presented by Helping Our Own Destiny Program and Community Health Committee, in recognition of Black History Month.
Paul Copeland - 559-681-9005 Norman Pugh - 559-281-7385

Miss Fresno County Scholarship Program & Pageant
Fresno State Satellite Union
February 28, 2009 , 7:00pm 
This 59th anniversary pageant is the official preliminary competition to the Miss California and Miss America pageants.
Cost $15.00
Marie Theurich - 559-269-9249 www.missfresnocounty.org

Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge
Millerton Lake, South Shore
February 28, 2009 , 12:00pm 
Brave souls with warm hearts take a quick dip to raise money for Special Olympics by collecting pledges from family, friends and co-workers. Visit www.sonc.org/polarplunge to register.
Questions call 925-944-8801 ext. 215 or donna@sonc.org.

Small Business Development Day
Fresno Exhibit Hall
March 5, 2009 , 8:00am to 5:00pm
The City of Fresno is offering a FREE Small Business Development Day. Small business owners can learn how to access capital, grow their business, and be successful, even in today's challenging economy. Register for this event at www.fresnostartup.com
Fernando Santillan (559) 621-8354; Email: fernando.santillan@fresno.gov; website: www.fresnostartup.com

Eastern Madera County Job Fair
Oakhurst Com. Center, 39800 Rd. 425B, Oakhurst
March 12, 2009 , 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Madera County Workforce Assistance Center is hosting a Job Fair for individuals seeking employment in Eastern Madera County. The event is free to employers and job seekers.
You may contact any Business Services Representative at 559-662-4500

Free Electronic Disposals
Sundown Electronic Recyclers
May 8, 2008 through May 31, 2009, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Located at 4770 E. Carmen Ave in Fresno Dispose of all your unwanted e-waste, such as computers, monitors, tv's, etc. We also accept appliances at no cost. There are e-waste handlers on site to assist you.
Free Electronic Disposals (559) 252-3800 or Rebecca Medina, Executive Rep @ (559) 704-9658

Changing The Face of Medicine
UCSF Fresno Center for Med. Ed. & Research
December 6, 2008 through January 30, 2009, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Changing the Face of Medicine introduces some of the many extraordinary women who have studied and practiced medicine. UCSF Fresno is the only location in California that was chosen to display this extraordinary exhibit.
Charlene Chessum 559-476-2272

Furry Wishes for the Animals
Valley Animal Center, 3934 N. Hayston, Fresno
December 8, 2008 through January 31, 2009, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Many supplies are needed to support the center's day-to-day operations. Items such as laundry detergent, brooms, collars, leashes, towels, copy paper, and garbage bags are needed. Donations can be dropped off at the center Monday-Saturday.
Call for a complete list at 559-233-8690, or visit www.valleyanimal.org

The Holocaust: Genocide in History
UC Merced, 5200 N. Lake Road, Merced 95343
December 10, 2008 through February 6, 2009, 4:30pm to 5:00pm
UC Merced will open a student-curated exhibit on the Jewish Holocaust during a brief reception at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, on the third floor of the Leo & Dottie Kolligian Library. The exhibit will remain on display until February.
Gregg Herken (history professor), (209) 228-4362 or gherken@ucmerced.edu; Emily Lin (librarian), (209) 658-7146

Third Annual Hero Appreciation Months
Three Rivers and Lemon Cove
January 1, 2009 through March 31, 2009
Presented by Sequoia Foothills Chamber of Commerce, this program recognizes local and national public safety and defense personnel during a three-month period with special events held in their honor. Heroes Months 20% Discount Cards available.
A special event will be held the fourth Friday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Three Rivers Chamber Office, 42268 Sierra Drive. For more information, call Leah Launey at 559-561-4270, 877-530-3300, or visit www.threerivers.com.

Annual Saroyan Writing Contest
Fresno County Library
January 6, 2009 through March 9, 2009
William Saroyan Society is accepting entries for its annual writing contest under the theme "Stories from Your Home Place". Entries with entry form must be received by 9:00 PM on March 9. Awards will be presented at a ceremony on April 23.
Saroyan Writing Contest c/o Fresno County Library 2420 Mariposa Street Fresno, CA 93721 Call Lydia Kuhn at 559-268-3411

The Central Valley's Greatest Loser
January 12, 2009 through April 30, 2009
Twelve-week weight loss event beginning March 14. We are taking registrations now at www.cvgreatestloser.com Come and have fun with us while losing weight. The event benefits Break The Barriers.
Cost $105.00
Contact Get A Better Body Fitness Group at gabbfitness@yahoo.com or call 559-930-2312

Selma Swap Collector Car Parts and Used Big Boy
Selma Flea Market at Mountain View and Hwy 99
January 14, 2009 through March 8, 2009, 1:00pm to 8:00am
The sale will take place from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7. On March 6, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m, there will be early check in and setup for vendors. Tickets are $5. Vendors pay $15 a space or $20 to sell a car, boat or RV.
For additional information on the event, contact the Selma Swap at (559) 896-3243, email semlaswap@aol.com or visit www.selmaswap.com.

Second Annual Central Valley's Greatest Loser
January 19, 2009 through March 7, 2009, 8:00am 
Greatest Loser contest. A 12-week program involving exercising in groups with a personal trainer, meal plans, and a lot of fun. Last year, the group lost a total of 1,200 pounds. Registration begins January 19. Contest starts March 7.
Cost $105.00
Contact Angela Johnson at 559-930-2312 for further information. Register online at www.cvgreatestloser.com.

HFHTC's Annual Board Meeting
Visalia Marriott Hotel
January 22, 2009 through January 23, 2009, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County's Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Event. The public is invited to attend.
Deanna Saldana Resource Development Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County 559-734-4040 hfhtc2@sbcglobal.net

New Horizons "Play Day"
CSUF Kremen Building, 5005 N. Maple, Fresno
January 28, 2009 through May 31, 2009
New Horizons - Adults 50 and older, learn to play music in a band, even if you have no musical experience. Program runs through May.
Cost $150.00
Archie Rader, 559-431-8793 CSUF Community and Global Ed. Dept. 559-278-0333

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Non-Profits Fireworks Permit Applications
Fire Dept. HQ, 911 H Street, Fresno
February 2, 2009 through February 27, 2009, 8:00am to 5:00pm
One permit will be issued to each individual non-profit organization that has held an IRS Form 501(c)(3) certification for at least one year, or a valid business certificate issued by the City of Fresno. A random drawing will be conducted.
Fill out an interest card at Fire Dept. Headquarters, 911 H Street. Interest cards will be chosen at random during the month of March and if chosen, the eligible organization will be contacted by phone. For more information, visit www.fresno.gov.

Center Core: New Works & Video Installation
DCAC, Downtown Community Arts Collective
February 2, 2009 through February 28, 2009
Center Core: New Works & Video Installation from Teresa Flores. Music by Patrick Contreras and Steve Ono. ArtHop: Thursday, February 5th, 5-8 pm at Downtown Community Arts Collective, 754 P Street.
DCAC, 559-268-3222

Diabetes Support Group Meeting
Visalia Medical Clinic, 5400 W. Hillsdale Drive
February 9, 2009 through February 10, 2009, 7:00pm to 7:00am
Diabetes support group meetings at 9 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Topic: Diabetes Control - Watch Your Numbers.
Cost $5.00

World Ag Expo
International Agri-Center, Tulare
February 10, 2009 through February 12, 2009, 9:00am to 5:00pm
The World Ag Expo is your passport to the world's most innovative technologies in more than 280 agriculture categories. View more than 1,600 exhibits covering 2.6 million square feet - the industry's largest annual showcase.
Cost $12.00
$10.00 if you pre-register online before February 9. For more information, visit the new website at worldagexpo.com, call 1-800-999-9186, or e-mail info@farmshow.org.

American Legion Post 509 Yard/Garage Sale Event
3509 N. First Street, Fresno
February 28, 2009 through March 1, 2009, 7:00am to 5:00pm
An indoor yard/garage sale to benefit veteran programs. Open to the public. Food and beverages for sale during event. Buy goods or sell your goods (table rentals required). Concert ticket giveaways each day to lucky attendees.
Mildred (559) 250-8247 or Sandy (559) 269-2798 for additional details and table rentals.

Reedley College Plant Sale
Reedley College Horticulture Department
March 26, 2009 through March 28, 2009, 9:00am to 2:00pm
The students at Reedley College are having a plant sale featuring many unique varieties of perennials and houseplants on March 26 and March 28


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