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Events on Wednesday, November 14, 2012
If you are planning to start or expand your businesses and wondering:"What are my financing and resource options?" This workshop by SBDC will help. There are f loan programs and resources available to you. Discussion topics will include: Agriculture and Rural Lending Programs, CA CalCap Loan Program, Commercial Lending and Business Banking Services, Crowd Funding, Micro Lending Programs. Seating is limited, Registration is required and ends at November 7, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. This event is by
J. Sorrenti Win Bar in the Sierra Nut House.
During the months of Dec., Jan. and Feb. the market will run 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday's. In March time will change to 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Admission includes parking validation and skate rental.
"Powerfull Portraits: An Intimate Look at Humanity" After shooting portraits for many publications including The New York Times and Vanity Fair, Platon developed a special relationship with TIME magazine, producing over 20 covers. In 2007, he photographed then-Russian Premier Vladimir Putin for TIME’s Person of the Year cover – winning him 1st prize at the World Press Photo Contest.
Nature Kids - Our toddler class is a "parent and me" class with story time, arts and crafts, hands on experience with the topic of the day, and snack time. We teach several different classes about nature and animals and everyday is a new and different topic! Recommended ages is 2-5 years old.
Classes are held across the street from The Discovery Center Park in the Nature Kids building. Preregistration is required. Call 251-5533 to Register.
Help Sleep Train ensure every foster child has a magical holiday this year by donating to its annual Toy Drive For Foster Kids. Individuals and businesses are encouraged to embrace the season of giving by donating new, unwrapped gifts for all ages such as DVDs, sporting equipment or gift cards at any Sleep Train location now through December 16th! Visit sleeptrain.com or call 1-800-378-BEDS to find your nearest location.
Nov.1-Dec.6. ArtHop reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 1
Encore! The Palatine Holiday Christmas Shoppe will remain open for another week!!! By popular request, we will be keeping our spirited and fun holiday boutique, full of holiday decor and gifts, open though November 15. Stop by and fill your bags with treasures today!!!
The Ag Awards check in begins at 11:30 and the Program will go until 1:30
• Member individual $40
• Member table of eight $320
• Non-member individual $55
• Non-member table of eight $440
GriefShare is an educational and support group for those grieving the loss of a loved sponsored by Care Connections Grief Ministry.
Daytime Group held Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:00pm at The Bridge Church
This group is open to all family caregivers, it's not specific to any one diagnosis. Please join us and exchange information, feelings, difficulties and more in a supportive environment.
Please contact Valley Caregiver Resource Center 559-224-9154.
Studio 74 is pleased to present the abstract art of Bill Bruce and Richard Silva, along with the folk art of Louis Vuittonet November 1-30, 2012. Art Hop reception on November 1, from 5-9 pm will include Jazz Hop music by Geoffrey Kelly Dean from 5:30-7 pm. The art show continues through November 30 with gallery hours from 1-6 pm Monday thru Saturday. A wonderful opportunity to see these 3 artist together in one location!
There will also be a 10 p.m.-midnight tasting Tuesdays-Thursdays.
Shopping Nights allow local schools to raise 5% of a store’s sales from 4-8PM on a designated evening.
Upcoming Nights in your area:
F&E @ 2820 Tulare St
-Tower Christian, 11/5
-Ann Leavenworth Es, 11/8
-West Park Es, 11/12
-Yokomi Es, 11/15
F&E @ 8059 North Cedar Ave
-Garfield Es, 11/5
-Crescent View HS, 11/8
-Mountain View Es, 11/14
-Buchanan HS, 11/15
F&E @ 2047 W Shaw Ave
-Madison Es, 11/5
-Nelson Es, 11/8
-School Of Unlimited Learning HS, 11/12
Come Out And Support Your Schools!
Celebrate the Season at Slates Restaurant!!! Book your holiday parties here and join us for the Best of the Best in dining, wine and atmosphere. Private rooms, cocktail hours and award-winning wine list! Call us today, 256.4141 and let our event coordinators take the stress out of your holiday!!!
The local Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is hosting fundraising Shopping Nights in your area benefiting the following local schools:
Fresh & Easy @
790 W Shaw Ave
Clovis, Ca 93612
-Scandinavian Middle School, 11/1
-Tarpey Elementary, 11/5
-Vinland Elementary, 11/12
-Cole Elementary, 11/14
-Central Valley Christian Academy, 11/15
Fresh & Easy @
1725 Herndon Ave
Clovis, Ca 93611
-Clovis Christian Preschool, 11/8
-Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School, 11/15
Come Support Your Local School!
INTRODUCTION TO BELLY DANCE FOR BEGINNERS
Four Fun Classes for First-Time Students
Class l - Oct. 17 - Hip Action and Luscious arms
Class 2 - Oct. 24 -Hip circles 'Galore' and finger cymbals
Class 3 - Nov. 7 - Camels (Undulations) and Shimmies
Class 4 - Nov. 14 - Mini Dance with your new moves
Classes are on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 at the Brass Unicorn
Cost is $30 for the four classes
Reservations taken at the Brass Unicorn 559-441-7107
WEEKLY MEETING OF ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS AND DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES:All are Welcome
Hope Lutheran Church
Fresno and Barstow Ave's
A workshop for those experiencing the holidays
after the death of a loved one
The holidays can bring an array of feelings for those grieving the loss of a loved one. This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about the unique challenges of grieving in the “season of joy”. You will be provided strategies for coping through
rituals, self care and suggestions for receiving support during this often emotion-filled time.
Great marriages take work. With PAIRS (for engaged and married couples) you’ll learn the tools that will enhance quality communication with your spouse. When communication between a couple is better, every aspect of your relationship is better. Lead by Ron and Joan McLain, PAIRS teaches over 60 skills that, after PAIRS, become the participants' PAIRS Tool Box that allow you to continue to strengthen your marriage.
Sign-Up On-Line at www.newcov.com couple
As a single parent, you know there aren’t many people who truly understand the unique challenges you face. You deeply desire to what’s best for your kids, and you worry that you aren’t cutting it. Sometimes, it’s all you can do to survive from one day to the next. Through the video seminar, group discussion and personal workbook, Single & Parenting is a special group that will bring hope to your life.
Sign Up on-line at www.newcov.com.
Lessons: 8-9 p.m.; dance: 9-11 p.m.