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Talks/Lectures
"Armenia Summer Study Program 2017: Reflections" by Armenian Studies Program
Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Prof. Ohanessian, and students who participated in the Armenia Study Trip 2017 will share their reflections, accompanied with photos and videos from the trip.
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Seniors, Holiday, Food/Tasting
"Classic Christmas" Luncheon
Join us for lunch, fellowship and glad tidings during the holiday season. Christmas carols, fun activities and more! Enjoy a Christmas feast with live holiday music and special guests. Seating is limited; tickets available at the senior center beginning December 1st. The senior center will accept donations of new, unwrapped, non-perishable gift items for this event. Contact information: Visalia Parks & Recreation  345 N. Jacob St. Visalia, CA 93291 (559) 713-365 recreation@visalia.city www.liveandplayvisalia.com
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Acoustic
"Poet of Guitar"
Maestro Soler, "Poet of the Guitar," is apart of the Pacific Artist Series at FPU.
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Film
'Black Cat' movie premiere
Trailer Link: https://vimeo.com/188184426 When a near-decade old murder case involving a movie star threatens to reopen, adult child Duke Moody decides to make a true crime documentary, financed by his mother. Director: Peter Pardini Writers: Peter Pardini, Grant Garry (story by) | 1 more credit » Stars: Douglas Bennett, Grant Garry, Lydia Dorsey |See full cast & crew » $20.00 ticket buyers will receive a link to the film Black Cat after the premiere. $30.00 ticket buyers will receive a link to the film Black Cat after the premiere and a VIP Reception inside The Tower Theatre Lounge after the movie premiere. LIMITED Availabilty for VIP RECEPTION.
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Class/Workshop
'Surviving the Holidays' seminar and 'Surviving the Holidays 4 Kids"
When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future. The Surviving the Holidays 4 Kids program is interactive using games, art, stories and snacks.
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Seminar, Signing/Readings
“The Bride Price”
“The Bride Price” Critical Race & Ethnic Studies Book Reading with MAI NENG MOUA, Author. Event Contact: Ma Vang mvang53@ucmerced.edu http://centerforhumanities.ucmerced.edu/events/“-bride-price”
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Electronic
¡Cumbiatron! Dia De Los Muertos
Friday October 27th 2017 at Full Circle Brewing Co. ¡Cumbiatron! Dia De Los Muertos #TheWorldsBestDanceMusic Visuals, Art, Music, Beer, Tacos With DJ’s El Selectòr, Del Toro Don, Dog Plasma & Galixy Paisa. $5 Early Bird: http://bit.ly/2yD0sL2 $10 With Costume $15 Without Costume All Ages || 8pm-1am
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Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival, Religious, Ethnic
120th Anniversary Merchants' Lunch and Country Store
California’s oldest Armenian Congregation will mark 120 years of ministry at its annual harvest season community luncheon. The First Armenian Presbyterian Church of Fresno will hold its 2017 Merchants’ Lunch and Country Store from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 9 at the Church Campus, 430 South First Street at Historic Huntington Boulevard, near Downtown Fresno. The event will feature lunch at $15 per person, with seasoned beef filet kebab or garlic chicken kebab, rice pilaf, cheese boureg, garden salad, pickled tourshee, fresh peda bread, paklava, among the offerings. Photographs, paintings, and artifacts depicting a century and 20 years of Central California ministry will be on display during the culinary gathering. Meals will be available to guests for dine-in, take-out, or drive through. An all-new offering of family-style takeout portions will be available for larger group gatherings by calling (559) 237-6638 a day in advance of the event. The drive-through lane will be located on the Raisina Street side of the Church Campus, one block west of First Street between Huntington Boulevard and Balch Avenue. More information is available by calling (559) 237-6638, faxing (559) 237-9526, or e-mailing administration@fapc.net. The Merchants’ Lunch Country Store will be open throughout the luncheon hours for holiday shopping. The Store will offer such ethnic delicacies as choreg, souberag, paklava, yalanchi, bottled grape leaves, gutah, tourshee, rojik, and basdegh. The abundant produce of the San Joaquin Valley and a host of homemade breads, jellies, and pastries will round out the comestibles in the Store pantry. “A Hundred Years and Still Cooking,” the FAPC Fidelis Women’s Society Centennial recipe collection, will also be available for purchase. The 496-page volume includes instructions for preparing 636 different ethnic recipes and sells for $35. First reviewed in the January 14, 1998 edition of The Los Angeles Times, the cookbook is a unique compendium of heritage recipes, Scriptural truths, Old World culinary precepts, and Central California ethnic history. Reverend Gregory Vahack Haroutunian, Reverend Mgo Mekredijian, and Reverend Philip C. Garo, Jr. comprise the FAPC Leadership Team. Maryvonne Gagliardi and Jonelle S.G. Kazarian are Co-Chairs of the 2017 Merchants’ Lunch and Country Store. Chartered by 40 immigrants in a rented hall on July 25, 1897, FAPC was the boyhood church of authors William Saroyan and A.I. Bezzerides. Six generations and 12 decades later, FAPC is a multigenerational congregation drawn from the Old and New Worlds. FAPC is a member congregation of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and the Armenian Evangelical Union of North America. The 120th Anniversary theme of the congregation is “Love Christ. Love Others. Make Disciples.”
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Community Event
12th Annual Fresno Fall Home Improvement Show
Shop over 200 merchants, contractors, crafters and gourmet foods at the Fresno Fall Home Improvement Show! Shop for your home, Shop for the holidays!
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Swing
1940s Battle of the Big Bands: Glenn Miller vs. Tommy Dorsey
Battle of the Big Bands features 2 Big Bands with 30 musicians, featuring vocalist Bill A. Jones (also known to millions as Rod Remington in Fox TV’s “Glee”) and Brad Bush from “Days of Our Lives." The audience will vote at the end of the evening for their favorite.
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