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City of Reedley events:

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.

If you enjoy local theatre be sure to check out Reedley’s River City Theatre Company!

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

The City of Reedley is now accepting registration for the Jr. Giants Summer Baseball Program. Registration is available until May 11 at jrgiants.org. This is a free program for boys and girls ages 5-13 years old. For more information please call 559 637-4203.

The City of Reedley is now accepting registration for the Adult Softball Program. Registration is available at the Reedley Community Center or at http://www.reedley.com/department/ community_services/ – click on “Register Here” now through May 18th. For more information please call 559 637-4203.

The City of Reedley’s registration for the 2018 Swim Lessons season opens May 14th. Registration is available at the Reedley Community Center or at http://www.reedley.com/department/ community_services/ – click on “Register Here” Swim lessons start June 18 with morning, afternoon and evening classes available at the Reedley High School Pool. For more information on dates and times please call 559 637-4203.

The City of Reedley’s registration for the Summer Day Camp Program starts May 14th. Registration is available at the Reedley Community Center or at http://www.reedley.com/department/ community_services/ – click on “Register Here” Summer Day Camp is offered June 18-August 3 from 10am-3pm at the Reedley Community Center. Weekly and daily rates are available. For more information on dates and times please call 559 637-4203.

The City of Reedley will accept applications for the Jr. Leader Program the entire month of May. Program is available during the summer. Youth ages 13-16 may apply to assist paid staff in the City’s Summer Camp Programs. Applications are available at the Reedley Community Center, 100 N. East Ave. For more information please call 559 637-4203.

The City of Reedley will accept applications for the Community Services Commission Youth Rep positions the entire month of May. Youth Reps must attend Commission meetings and participate in City of Reedley programs. High School students who attend schools in Reedley may apply and compete for the two positions. Applications are available at the Reedley Community Center, 100 N. East Ave. For more information please call 559 637-4203.

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).

Reedley Community Center

100 N. East Ave.

Reedley, CA 93654

SPECIAL NOTE: You can now live stream the Reedley City Council Meetings: http://www.reedley.com/livestream


Reedley Peace Center-
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)

Come for the food, stay for the program, leave inspired!

Friday, May 11, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Jessica Ham, FPU student will present her senior thesis: The Three Waves of Feminism in the United States.
(Note: The Larry Dunn presentation orinally scheduled for this date will be rescheduled.)

Friday, May 18, 6:30-8:30
Presenter: Steve Penner. “The Trouble With Preaching” and other poems.

Friday, May 25, 6:30-8:30
Documentary: Josiah, forgotten Hero of the Abolitionist Movement, and the inspiration of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s classic, Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Friday, June 1, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Rychard Withers, KFCF general manager will talk about the Pacifica Crisis and how it effects KPFA and KFCF.

Friday, June 8, 6:30-8:45
Scholarship Night
Movie: Stand and Deliver
Fans of inspirational dramas about the life-changing power of education will be touched by this moving, mostly true story of famed East L.A. math teacher Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos), who finds himself in a classroom of rebellious remedial students. Escalante stuns fellow faculty members with his plans to teach the kids AP calculus. But no one expects the mostly Hispanic teens (including Lou Diamond Phillips) to overcome the odds.

Summer movie schedule:

Friday, June 15, 6:30-8:30
Movie: Song of Lahore 1 hr 23 min
The city of Lahore was once an artistic haven famous for its music, but that changed with the imposition of Sharia law. This engaging documentary follows some passionate Pakistani musicians trying to revive a tradition in a shrinking cultural sphere.

Friday, June 29, 6:30-8:30
Movie: 1971 1 hr 20 min
In 1971, eight antiwar activists broke into a Pennsylvania FBI office and made off with a treasure trove of documents revealing a massive illegal surveillance program. More than 40 years later, they’re finally talking about the burglary.

Friday, July 6, 6:30-8:30
Movie: Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood 67 min
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car. Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children’s advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the explosive growth of child marketing in the wake of deregulation.

Friday, July 15, 6:30-8:30
Movie: my child could paint that 1 hr 23 min
Amir Bar-Lev directs this thought-provoking documentary about a precocious 4-year-old artist whose abstract works have drawn critical comparisons with modernist greats such as Kandinsky, Picasso and Pollack. Her talents have already profited her and her parents hundreds of thousands of dollars. But is she truly an artistic visionary trapped in the body of a preschooler, or is her gift with a paintbrush mere illusion?

Friday, July 22, 6:30-8:30
Movie: The Wavy, Gravy Movie: Saint Misbehavin 1 hr 27 min
Explore the meaningful life of longtime clown and political activist Wavy Gravy with this documentary, which follows the popular figure for more than 10 years, revealing his true character, core convictions and biggest contributions to society.

Friday, July 29, 6:30-9:00
Movie: A Man Called Ove 1 hr 56 min (Swedish with English subtitles)
Despite being deposed as president of his condo’s resident association, 59-year-old misanthrope Ove continues to plague his neighbors with dictatorial demands. But when Ove’s new neighbor runs over his mailbox, the old crank finds he’s met his match.

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