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Taste of the Town 2014


Youth Reps

Are you a local high school student who is involved in activities, sports or student government in school or at church? Would you like to know more about local events and activities? Are you interested in helping to bridge the gap between student government and local government? Then you might want to apply to serve as a Youth Representative on the Reedley Parks and Recreation Commission. Youth Reps attend all regular Parks and Recreation Commission meetings and volunteer at 3-4 Community Services events.

Applications are available at:


or at the Reedley Community Center.

For more information, contact Sarah Reid at 637-4203 or the current reps – Jennifer Ito and Alexa Becerra.


Swim lesson registration is available now at the Community Center. Three 2-week 30 minute lessons are available from June 23-August 1 at Sierra View Homes. Lesson times from 10:45am – 2:00pm Monday – Friday. Group ($45), Semi Private ($65) and Private ($75) lessons available.


Jr. Giants Baseball

This free program is open to all children ages 5-12. Players will receive a hat and t-shirt. In addition to the fundamentals of baseball, this program that is associated with the San Francisco Giants, stresses self-esteem, education, reading, teamwork and leadership.

Registration: May 1-30, 2014

Season: June – August

Register Online: jrgiants.org

Or if you don’t have internet access you may come to the Boys & Girls Club at the Reedley Community Center on Thursdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.



Summer Day Camp

Enjoy 6 theme weeks filled with activities, that include sports, games, drama, walking trips, guest speakers, arts & crafts and many other great activities.

Season: June 23 – August 1, 2014 (closed on 7/4)

Days/Time: Mon – Fri 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $40/week or $10/day

Themes: Week 1 – Crazy Dayz

Week 2 – Game Show Mania

Week 3 – Performing Arts

Week 4 – Gettin’ Dirty

Week 5 – Bubbles & Balloons

Week 6 – Road Trip to the Beach

Jr. Leader

Are you too old for Day Camp, but too young to get a job? Are you looking for work experience and something fun to do this summer? If so, you might be interested in applying for an intern opportunity in our Summer Day Camp. Space is limited.

Application deadline: May 30, 2014

Fee: $40 (includes 2 camp shirts)

Interview: June 6

Session: June 23 – August 1 (Mon-Fri 10am-3pm)

Applications are available at:

Reedley Community Center

Or online: www.reedley.com/departments/community_services/recreation_programs/youth/activities_events


Instructor – Rosalie George

Three classes available:

Creative Dance (Mommy & Me) – ages 2-3 2:00 – 2:45 pm

Tiny Tots – ages 3-5 3:00 – 3:45 pm

Developing Dancer – ages 6+ 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Fee: $60/8 weeks

Session starts: Monday, June 23, 2014

End of Session Party: August 18, 2014 – Alice in Wonderland


Instructor – Heather Ferguson

Two classes available:

Beginning Tumbling – ages 4+ 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Tumbling 4:30 – 5:30 pm

(for those students who have completed beginning tumbling)

Fee: $60/8 weeks

Session starts: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

PreSchool and PreKindergarten Open House & Registration

Those who attend this event can register that night for the 2014-15 school year. Parents must bring immunization record, birth certificate and first month’s fee to be eligible to register.

What to expect – The instructor will give a brief talk about the program at 6:00 pm, followed by questions and answers, refreshments and registration.

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm

Where: Reedley Community Center PreSchool Room

Open registration begins the next day – July 31, 2014.


Movie in the Park

You won’t want to miss this one! Special guest appearance by Elsa and Anna from Frozen. Photos available with the princesses from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Don’t miss the singing performance starting at 8:00 pm. Movie will start at 8:30. Bring your camera, blanket or lawn chair and enjoy this family-friendly movie provided by City of Reedley and Kidzone.

Date: Friday, June 27

Where: Pioneer Park

Movie: Frozen

Save the Date for the next Movie in the Park – July 25, 2014 – The Lego Movie.


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. 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.

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)

No programs in August except for:
Friday, August 15, 6:30-8:30
Title: From Clovis to Christian Peacemaker Teams
Join professional percussionist Simon Carroll and Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) Executive Director Sarah Thompson for an energizing and interactive discussion of CPT’s current work, using acclaimed teacher Joanna Macy’s method of sustaining hope and power. Simon will also share about his journey growing up as a non-Christian in Clovis, CA and rediscovering the power of faith-full activism and solidarity through CPT.

Friday, September 5, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Kristin Stoneking, Executive Director of FOR (Fellowship of Reconciliation)

Never Again To Us by Robert C. Koehler

AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America’s Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy by Stephen M. Walt

Ukraine: Anvil of the New Cold War by Tom Hayden

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