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Talks & Readings: Seminar, Meeting
GriefShare Group
GriefShare is a an educational seminar and support group for those grieving the loss of loved ones.
The Bridge Church
Fresno, CA

Thu 2/27/20
Thu 3/5/20
Thu 3/12/20
Thu 3/19/20
Thu 3/26/20
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Lewy Body Dementia is a brain disease that impairs thinking and often mobility. Common symptoms include hallucinations, sleep disturbances, stiffness, and fluctuating levels of awareness. Feeling alone? Needing a better understanding of the disease? Are...
Valley Caregiver Resource Center
Fresno, CA

Thu 2/27/20 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 3/26/20 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 4/23/20 at 10am-11:30am
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: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings, Volunteer Event
Dr. Seuss Day- Read Across America Day!
Read Across America Day is an annual event that is part of Read Across America, an initiative on reading. We are looking for volunteers for Monday, March 2nd. Join us for an hour or so and read to our seniors!
Twilight Haven
Fresno, CA

Mon 3/2/20 at 9am-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Mel Brooks Biographer Patrick McGilligan
Undeterred by 12 hours at the Milwaukee airport that resulted in going nowhere, Patrick McGilligan is giving it another try! A Conversation with Mel Brooks' Biographer Patrick McGilligan. Jill Fields, Professor of History and Founding Coordinator of Jewis...
California State University, Fresno – Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA

Mon 3/2/20 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Talks/Lectures
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Powerful Tools For Caregivers is to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for an older relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home...
Valley Caregiver Resource Center
Fresno, CA

Tue 3/3/20 at 2pm-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: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Sequoia Genealogical Society Meeting
On Thursday evening, March 5, 2020, the Sequoia Genealogical Society and Robert Givens will present the program Cemetery Research and Find A Grave. This will be Cemetery Research 101 – Everything you would want to know about cemetery and burial record rese...
Tulare Public Library - Central Library
Tulare, CA

Thu 3/5/20 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Survivors: Armenian Orphans and Refugees After the First World War (1918-1923)
Join Dr. Ari Sekeryan, Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies, discuss the challenges of protecting the lives of Armenian orphans and refugees following the First World War and Armenian Genocide. Sponsored by The California State University, Fresno A...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Thu 3/5/20 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Caregiving and Controlling Your Frustration
This workshop focuses on helping Family Caregivers identify the different aspects of caregiving that are likely to trigger strong emotional reactions like anger and frustration. Providing care for a loved one may be one of the most challenging experiences ...
Valley Caregiver Resource Center
Fresno, CA

Fri 3/6/20 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
How Mushrooms Can Help Your Garden
You'll cover easy ways to get started with mushroom cultivation in your garden, discuss how mushrooms grow and reproduce while learning how scientists are using mushrooms to improve the world.
University of California-Merced County Cooperative Extension
Merced, CA

Mon 3/9/20 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
“Sojourners, Smugglers, and Dubious Citizens: The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915”
Join Dr. David Gutman for a discussion on Armenian Migration from the Ottoman Empire to North America between 1885 and 1915. Sponsored by The California State University, Fresno Armenian Studies Program and the Leon S. Peters Foundation. Tuesday, March 1...
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Tue 3/10/20 at 7:30pm-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: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
PFLAG and The Source LGBT+ Center Present Why the Census Counts
The March meeting of PFLAG Tulare & Kings Counties will be at The Source LGBT+ Center. The Source is involved in educating about the census and will discuss why it is important for our community. Our meetings are open to the public, safe, confidential, and...
The Source LGBT+ Center
Visalia, CA

Sun 3/15/20 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Meeting, Talks/Lectures
Jewish Studies Book Club
Jewish Studies Book Club -- "On Division" by Goldie Goldbloom. Henry Madden Library, Room 3212. Discussion leader, College of Social Sciences Dean Michelle DenBeste
California State University, Fresno – Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA

Tue 3/17/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
“Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds"
Join Dr. Houri Berberian for a discussion on three formative revolutions taking place simultaneously in regions including Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds. Sponsored by The California State University, Fresno Armenian Studies Program and the Gladys Z....
California State University, Fresno – Alice Peters Auditorium
Fresno, CA

Wed 3/18/20 at 7:30pm-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 3/18/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
Wed 4/15/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
Wed 5/20/20 at 6:15pm-8:15pm
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: Talks/Lectures
Jewish Studies Lecture Series
Amy Simon, “Imperfect Humans and Perfect Beasts: Changing Perceptions of German and Jewish Persecutors in Holocaust Ghetto Diaries.” Dr. Amy Simon holds the William and Audrey Farber Family Chair in Holocaust Studies and European Jewish History at Michiga...
California State University, Fresno – Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA

Thu 3/19/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings
Author Reading: Danez Smith
The Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at Fresno State and the San Joaquin Literary Association presents a reading with author Danez Smith. Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer & performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of "Don’t Call ...
California State University, Fresno – Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA

Fri 3/20/20 at 7pm-9pm
    

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