A school principal and a young priest come into conflict over his relationship with one of the schoolboys at a Catholic school in 1960s Bronx., Thursday, March 19, -Saturday, March 21, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m.; Thursday, March 26, -Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., College Community Church Mennonite Brethren, 2529 Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)291-3344, www.clovismb.org, $5-$20.
Hymman and Virginia Wood’s missions stories make for an engaging program no one will want to miss. Native Fresno resident Hymman attended local schools and colleges. On June 24, 2015 he will be married to Virginia Hollis for sixty years. They are blessed with two sons, daughter-in-laws, and four grandchildren. Mr. Wood has been in the ministry for fifty three years, serving area pastorates. However, in the years 1968 to 1995 he and his family went to the savannah-land of northern Nigeria to teach ministerial candidates and serve God. Among other areas of service to Nigeria, they founded the International Correspondence Institute (ICI), a distance learning program, enrolling just under one million people in Christian Bible studies. Missionary Wood has also been guest minister in thirty two countries of the world. Join them as they share their inspirational stories of their adventurous travels across the world., Thursday, March 19, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Carmel Village at Clovis, 1650 Shaw Ave., Clovis, (559)297-4900 carmelvillageatclovis.com.
Local and touring comedians perform every Thursday at Mother Mary’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria, Thursday, March 19, Thursday, March 26, 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Mother Mary’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria, 1345 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)434-5050, mothermarys.com, $5.
Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination. This production is a musical play to be presented at the Mercedes Edwards Theater (MET) on the Clark Intermediate campus., Thursday, March 19, Friday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 21, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Mercedes Edwards Theatre, 902 Fifth St., Clovis, $12; $10 seniors and students.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California is gearing up to for their Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fund raising campaign. This fun-filled event is their largest national and community-wide fundraiser and will feature two games of bowling, T-shirts, awards for competitions, opportunities for prizes and much more to celebrate your team’s impact., Saturday, March 21, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m., AMF Rodeo Lanes, 140 Shaw Ave., Clovis, (559)298-6555, www.amf.com/, Donations suggested.
The Meat Market offers wine tastings every weekend., Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, Saturday, March 28, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., The Meat Market, 1990 N. Fowler, Clovis, (559)256-1390.
Learn about Pinnacle training systems, Internet safety, Identity fraud and so much more. Sponsored by the Clovis Police Dept and local churches, and businesses, Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dry Creek Park, 855 N. Clovis Ave., Clovis.
The Larry Keyes Band is a band based in the Fresno area., Sunday, March 22, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Red Caboose Cafe, 5054 N. Academy Ave. Exd #E, Clovis, (559)297-9545, www.redcaboosecafe.com.
GriefShare is a friendly caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences., Tuesday, March 24, 6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m., Clovis Hills Community Church, 10590 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)297-2600, www.clovishills.com.
Enjoy a spring day at the Clovis Botanical Garden with garden presentations, experts to answer your gardening questions, exhibits, food vendors and more., Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Clovis Botanical Garden, 945 N. Clovis Ave., Clovis, (559)298-3091, clovisbotanicalgarden.org, Donation suggested: $5.