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Weekly issues every Saturday morning and other special articles throughout the week — there's something for everyone. Check out our sister site KRL News & Reviews for even more articles every week.

This is an event page for events happening in Reedley. If you have an event you would like to have included please email us at kingsriverlife@gmail[dot]com

Both of these are on hold until things open up again-

If you enjoy local theatre be sure to check out Reedley’s River City Theatre Company! (when live theatre comes back)

Upcoming City events:

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 the new Leisure Guide here.

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).

In these constantly changing times you can find the Reedley Community Center and Senior Center events on their website and things we be updated there as well as things change.

Reedley Community Center Recreation

Reedley Senior Center Events

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-
Until further notice,

all scheduled meetings of the Reedley Peace Center

will take place via Zoom

When we can again meet in person, we will return to:

The Fellowship Hall of First Mennonite Church,

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

Contact: Hope Nisly (nislykliewer@gmail.com)
March 5, 2021

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Rev. Karen Crozier, PhD

“Fannie Lou Hamer’s Revolutionary Practical Theology”

Rev. Dr. Karen Crozier’s recently-published book on Fannie Lou Hamer provides new insights into the life of a leader in civil rights and human rights in the Jim Crow South. More commonly known for her political activism, Rev. Crozier presents Fannie Lou Hamer as a religious thought leader and practical theologian who disrupted the deep-rooted systems of racial, economic, and environmental injustice. Her book is entitled: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Revolutionary Practical Theology: Racial and Environmental Justice Concerns (Brill Publishers, 2020).

Registration link will be sent in later emails.

March 26, 2021

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Weldon Nisly

Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) Update

For over thirty years, CPT has been working with local peacemaking organizations in areas of conflict around the world. The teams strive to amplify voices, advocate for human rights, and accompany people in places such as Iraq, Palestine, Colombia, and North America. Nisly will talk about the direction of CPT in a pandemic/post-pandemic world.

Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Fri, April 16, 2021

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Ken Martens Friesen

2021 Outlook on Transition to Renewable Energy

Ken Martens Friesen will discuss with us the potential for a transition to a renewable, carbon-free economy. Ken recently published a book on the topic entitled, Energy, Economics, Ethics: The Promise and Peril of a Global Energy Transition. He will look at emerging technologies that have potential to overturn our dependence on fossil fuels and potentially stave off the worst impacts of climate change. Ken is a political science professor at Fresno Pacific University.

Registration link will be sent in later emails.



POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN: A National Call for Moral Revival

“Moral Monday: Heal the Earth, Heal the People”

Monday, March 1, 2021, 12 p.m. (PST)

Healing the earth means healing our people. That’s why on Monday we’re lifting up struggles from across the nation to protect our land and freedom from the evils of ecological devastation, poverty wages, environmental racism and denial of health care.

Join us on March 1, 2021 for Moral Monday: Heal the Earth, Heal our People at 3pm ET / 12pm PT and hear the stories of communities who have been targeted with destructive practices by corporations and governments, but are building movements that hold the key to a sustainable future. Join us Monday as we continue to push Congress and the White House to enact our 14 Policy Priorities to Heal the Nation.


“Bearing Witness From Fresno’s Mason-Dixon Line”

Every Monday, February 15-March 22, 2021

Time: 4 p.m. PST

Location: Zoom

During this pandemic, as an alternative to the usual in-person weekend event, Fresno Interfaith Scholar Weekend invites you to join them for six weekly interfaith Zoom conversations, to consider what it means to “Bear Witness” to Fresno’s history of racism and redlining. All sessions are free!

***The online event will be ASL interpreted and open captioned*** The website for registration can be found at https://interfaithscholar.org/

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