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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.

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

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 26, 6:30-8:00
(Note: The presentation by Reedley College president Sandra Caldwell has been cancelled.)
Students for Peace Scholarship night. In addition, Mark Alvis will do a preview of the music of the artists who will perform at the June 3 KFCF Benefit Concert

Friday, June 2, 6:30-8:30
An evening of jazz with Chris Janzen and Friends

Saturday, June 3, 6-10 PM at Engelmann Cellars in Fresno
KFCF Benefit Concert featuring Lance Canales and the Flood, T-Sisters, and Golden Grass. Presented by Mark Alvis’ Solar Powered Mobile Party. Cost: $20 for adults, $5 for children.

SUMMER MOVIES
> Friday, June 9, 6:30-8:30
> Immanuel’s Gift
> 2005 rated G 80 min. Oprah Winfrey narrates this inspirational look at living with a disability in Ghana — where the physically handicapped are outcast — as seen through the eyes of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, who was born with a deformed right leg. While most of the nation’s 2 million citizens deemed “disabled” suffer discrimination, abandonment and ridicule, Emmanuel has dedicated his life to traveling the country via bicycle to open people’s minds and to transform lives.
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> Friday, June 16, 6:30-9
> Michael Moore: Where To Invade Next
> 2015 rated R 1 hr 50 min.
> Note: This film is rated R for language and brief nudity.
> With an eye toward finding solutions to the social problems plaguing America, provocative documentarian Michael Moore embarks on a European expedition to interview ordinary citizens about their nations’ effective policies and practices.
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> Friday, June 23, 6:30-9
> The Great Debaters
> 2007 rated PG-13 124 min.
> At all-black Wiley College in 1935, an activist professor pushes his debate team to a level of excellence that nets them a chance to take on Harvard University — the reigning national champs — in this inspiring drama based on a true story. Cast: Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, more…
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Thursday, June 29, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Cynthia Kauffman, DeAnza College. Topic: Getting Over Capitalism (which is the title of Kauffman’s book)
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> Friday, July 7, 6:30-8:30
> Landfill Harmonic
> 2015 NR 1 hr 26 min
> Fashioning musical instruments from the acres of trash around them, a group of Paraguayan youths living atop a landfill forms the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura and unexpectedly rises to world fame, as chronicled in this uplifting documentary.
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> Friday, July 14, 6:30-8:30
> Life, Animated
> 2016 rated PG 1 hr 31 min
> When once-chatty Owen Suskind stops speaking at age 3, the only stimuli he responds to are Disney films. Four years later, his dad breaks Owen’s silence by talking to him as a character from one of those movies — which suddenly opens up his world.
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> Friday, July 21, 6:30-8:30
> Dancing in Jaffa
> 2013 NR 1hr 40 min
> Confident that dance will dissolve political and cultural differences, celebrated ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine returns to his hometown of Jaffa, Israel, after years abroad and teaches 11-year-old Jewish and Palestinian Israelis to dance together.
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> Friday, July 28, 6:30-8:30
> Happy
> 2011 NR 1hr 15min
> Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real-life stories and scientific interviews, the film explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
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