August 1, 2014

Around the Valley: CCSPCA Dog Days

CCSPCA's Dog Days at Chukchansi is today

CCSPCA's Dog Days at Chukchansi set for Aug. 2

Central California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will have a mobile adoption unit at Fresno Grizzlies' Dog Days of Summer Game Saturday, Aug. 2, at Chukchansi Park, 1800 Tulare St.

Pre-game festivities include a pooch parade and a costume contest. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. All adoptions are reduced to $28.80 and include spay/neuter, vaccines, de-worming, microchip, Fresno City dog license (if applicable), flea/tick treatment, complimentary exam at the CCSPCA Small Animal Hospital and free gift of up to $750 in pet insurance.

Details: (559) 233-7722, ext 107,

Fresno Iris Society to hold its Rhizome Sale

Fresno Iris Society Rhizome Sale will be held 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 9 at Fresno State Horticulture Greenhouses, 3150 W. Barstow Ave. There will be ongoing seminars on the care and culture of your iris plant as well as digging and dividing instructions.

Details: (559) 264-1985.

Missionary Baptist sets party, backpack giveaway

A Community Block Party and Backpack Give-A-Way will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 2529 E. Belmont Ave. All school age children are welcome and will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. There also will be food and games.

Details: (559) 579-4871.

Trunk show, class hosted by Valley Oak Quilt Guild

Valley Oak Quilt Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Tulare Community Church, 1820 N. Gem St. in Tulare. Lura Schwartz Smith will present a trunk show and teach a class on Traditionals Transformed. The cost is $5.

Details: (559) 798-0208,

Clovis Elks gear up for Hot August Daze

Hot August Daze will begin Aug. 15 at the Clovis Elks Lodge, 535 Woodworth Ave. The event begins with the Clovis Cruise at 6 p.m. along with a steak dinner and dance. Tickets cost $20, $25 at the door. The Charity Bike and Car show will be held 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Aug. 16. This event is free.

Details: (559) 299-9111.

Reedley High setting reunion for classes of '57-'61

The Reedley High school classes of 1957-1961 are having a multi-class reunion Sept. 19-21.


45th reunion for Sanger '69 set for Sept. 20 at Picadilly

Sanger High School class of 1969 will hold its 45th class reunion Sept. 20 at Piccadilly Inn Airport, 5115 E. McKinley Ave. A no-host cocktail hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $55 before Aug. 15, $60 after.


Tachi Palace the place for Lemoore 1964's reunion

Lemoore High class of 1964 will hold its 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at Tachi Palace, 17225 Jersey Ave. in Lemoore.

Details: (559) 240-1319.

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