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This is an event page for all Reedley Events. Come back here often to see what’s up in Reedley & if you have an event you would like listed just let us know at life@kingsriverlife.com


Reedley Community Services:

More information please call 637-1000 or 637-4023. Program provided by: Bike Trax, Reedley Parks and Recreation Foundation and the City of Reedley Community Services Department.

City of Reedley Community Services Department

100 N. East Ave.

For more information on these or any of our programs please call 637-4203.

Adult Basketball

Registration starts January 6-February 3 at the Reedley Community Center. Season runs March-April with 10 games scheduled and top teams advancing to the playoffs. Mandatory managers meeting scheduled for Tuesday February 25, 6:00pm at the Community Center.

Youth Baseball

Registration runs January 13- 24 for a fee of $40, January 27- February 7 for a fee of $45 and after February 10 for a fee of $50. Register at the Reedley Community Center. Leagues are available for boys and girls ages 5-12. This league teaches the fundamentals of the game. Practices start in March and games are played in April and May. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Tiny Tots Baseball

Registration runs January 13- 24 for a fee of $40, January 27- February 7 for a fee of $45 and after February 10 for a fee of $50. Register at the Reedley Community Center. This program is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of the game. There will be an instructional clinic, practices and games. League is designed for ages 3-4 yrs. old. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Ballet

Two classes are available:

Tiny Tots Program for ages 3-5 yrs. old, 3:00-3:45 pm. This class will teach the basics of ballet in a fun environment.

Developing Dancer for 6 yrs. and up, 4:00-5:00 pm. The developing dance will learn the moves of classic ballet while working off musical score and notations.

Classes meets every Monday at the Community Center. Fee $70.00

10 week session from March 3-May 12. Save the Date for the end of session “Princess Party” May 19

Registration starts February 3 at the Community Center

Babysitting Class

Registration begins February 17. This class is designed to provide individuals with the information and skills necessary to provide a safe and responsible care for children in their parents absence. Class meets Tuesday March 18, Thursday March 20 and Tuesday March 25 at the Community Center from 3:30-5:30pm. Class is designed for youth ages 11-15.

CPR & First Aid Classes

Prepare for emergencies with American Red Cross training. These programs are designed to give you the confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life. Must be pre registered to attend class. Registration starts on February 6th.

Where: Reedley Community Center

When: Saturday March 29

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Fee: $90.00

New Program Mommy and Me Creative Dance Class

This class will teach the basics of dance while being creative and having lots of fun.

Classes meets every Monday at the Community Center from 2:00pm-2:45pm

10 week session from March 3-May 12. Fee $70.00

Registration starts February 3 at the Community Center and is available until the first day of class. For more information please call 637-4203.

Upcoming Events-

Save the Date: Easter Egg Scramble, Saturday April 12th

The City of Reedley will offer 6 weeks of swim lessons at Sierra View Homes. Registration starts May 12. Call the Community Center in early spring for more information.

Way to stay connected

City of Reedley Website: www.reedley.com. Most of our events are listed under Departments/Community Services, but you can also find information under Commissions and the Home Page.

Facebook: Become a fan! The Reedley Community Services page alerts you to upcoming activities and deadline dates.

City of Reedley

Community Services Department

100 N. East Avenue

Reedley, CA 93654

559-637-4203

Youth Sports, Enrichment Programs, Adult Sports, Aquatics & Administration: sarah.reid@reedley.ca.gov

Senior Programs: carol.martens@reedley.ca.gov

Facebook: Become a fan! The Reedley Community Services page alerts you to upcoming activities and deadline dates. https://www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-Reedley-Community-Services-Department/198207871570

Check out our other pages, too: Reedley Community Center (for facility rental information and pictures); and Reedley Volunteer Opportunities (for a listing of volunteer opportunities in Reedley – feel free to post your own volunteer requests here).

Email Blast: Periodically we will email everyone on our list about upcoming activities, prices, dates, etc. To get on the email list, call our office or email Jessica.esquibel@reedley.ca.gov and ask to be added. We never share email information or allow outside advertising.

New Fall Leisure Guides are available both online and in our office with a full listing of all our activities and programs from July-December. Fliers are available in our office and are distributed to KCUSD schools regularly.


Reedley Peace Center

P. O. Box 103, Reedley, CA 93654

Meets at the Fellowship Hall of First Mennonite Church,

Located on L Street between 12th and 13th Streets in Reedley

Map available at www.reedleypeacecenter.org

Contact: (dfriesen0@gmail.com)

Friday, February 21, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Steve Goossen, peace center member will show a video of an interview of a Jewish settler, Ardie Geldman, of Efat, from his recent trip to Palestine in October 2013.

Friday, February 28, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Mike Izbicki. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and nuclear submarine officer, Izbicki received a conscientious objector discharge from the Navy in 2011 on the basis of his new understanding of Jesus’ way of peace.

Friday, March 7, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Sasan Fayazmanesh speaking about his recent book Containing Iran: Obama’s Policy of ‘Tough Diplomacy’

Friday, March 14, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: DJ Reimer and fellow Fresno Pacific team members will tell about their recent Harvard Model United Nations experience.

Friday and Saturday, March 21 (4pm) through March 22 (9pm)
Eleventh Annual Retreat at St. Nicholas Ranch. Theme: Story.
Featured presenters: Beth and George Gage will screen their recent documentary Bidder 70, the story of student environmentalist Tim DeChristopher who monkey-wrenched the 2008 fraudulent BLM Oil and Gas Lease Auction by bidding $1.8 million to save 22,000 acres of pristine Utah wilderness with no intention to pay or drill.

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Registration for Retreat:

Friday dinner through Saturday dinner

(one night only unless special arrangements are made – info available)

RATES: $135/person – Friday dinner through Sat lunch

$145/person – Friday dinner through Sat dinner
$50/ person – Saturday – three meals
$65/per Room, Saturday night (no meals)

PLEASE EMAIL CAROL KREHBIEL, carolkrehbiel@yahoo.com,

or call 637-9098 to sign up to indicate which package.

Checks are due by March 8, made out to St Nicholas Retreat Center. If sent by mail: Reedley Peace Center, PO Box 103, Reedley, CA 93654
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Friday, March 28, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Nancy Waidtlow. Topic: Dakota EcoGarden: An Experiment in Housing the Homeless.

Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5 (Note: No program)
West Coast MCC Relief Sale

Friday, April 11, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: John Saina, CSUF graduate student from Kenya. Topic: Using Technology for Peace in Developing Countries.

Friday May 2, 5:00 Reedley Peace Center will car pool to the CSU Fresno Satellite Student Union for this program.

Documentary: Free Angela & All the Political Prisoners (2012)

Speaker: Dr. Angela Davis

Free Angela is a gripping historic account of the events that catapulted a young University of California philosophy professor into a controversial political icon in the turbulent late 1960’s. Filled with elements of intrigue, suspense and conspiracies, the film delivers by empowering and inspiring diverse international audiences with its message of hope and redemption.

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