Clovis News

Calendar of Events - Week of 4/1/15

Events in Clovis

DivorceCare Support Group: Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before. DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life., 6:30 p.m. April 1, Clovis Hills Community Church, 10590 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)297-2600,

Easter Luncheon: 12 p.m. April 1, Clovis Senior Center, 850 4th St., Clovis, (559)324-2750.

Mama’s Back Door Comedy Show: Local and touring comedians perform every Thursday at Mother Mary’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria., 8 p.m.-10 p.m. April 2, Mother Mary’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria, 1345 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)434-5050,, $5.

Easter at Northside Christian Church, Clovis: Hollywood comes to Northside for Easter as Northside Christian Church of Clovis holds three identical services over Easter weekend (April 4th & 5th) on its’ Nees Ave. campus. Be sure to bring the kids (ages 2 1/2 through 6th grade) to the “Glow in The Dark Egg-Stravaganza” Egg Hunts on Saturday 7:30 PM and Sunday morning at 9 AM & 11 AM (Egg Hunt during services). This year’s special guest is Jim White, the coach featured in the new Disney Movie, “McFarland USA.” Also, the following weekend, April 11th & 12th, Northside’s special guest will be Michael Jr., hailed as one of today’s most gifted comedians. Michael will be speaking at each service and then hosting a Comedy Night on Sunday the 12th at 6 PM. Visit the website for more information., 6 p.m. April 4, Northside Christian Church, 2709 E. Nees Ave., Clovis, (559)323-9675,

Easter Carnival: Join us for our grand Easter Carnival! Don’t miss out on great food, games, petting zoo, and much more. The egg hunt starts at 10AM so bring your baskets and be ready to collect those eggs! Any donations will support Valley Children’s Hospital., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4 Carmel Village at Clovis, 1650 Shaw Ave., Clovis, (559)297-4900,, Donations Accepted.

Meat Market Wine Tastings: The Meat Market offers wine tastings every weekend., 2 p.m.-5 p.m. April 4, The Meat Market, 1990 N. Fowler, Clovis, (559)256-1390.

Old Town Clovis Farmers Market: Enjoy fresh, local and seasonal produce in a quick and easy fashion., 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. April 4, Old Town Clovis Farmers Market, 433 Pollasky Ave., Clovis.

Easter Services at Memorial United Methodist Church: The Liturgical Daredevils plan a different kind of worship experience at 9:30 am on Easter (April 5). Leave the empty tomb and experience the garden, joining in an interactive service of planting and painting your dreams. The traditional service will be at 11 a.m. with choir, organ and hymns. The Hmong language service will be at 3 p.m. Services also will be held at 6:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Academy United Methodist Church on 10677 Madsen Avenue, just off Tollhouse Road., 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. April 5, Memorial United Methodist Church, 1726 Pollasky Ave., Clovis, (559)299-4615,, Free.

The Larry Keyes Band: The Larry Keyes Band is a band based in the Fresno California area., 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. April 5, Red Caboose Cafe, 5054 N. Academy Ave. Exd #E, Clovis, (559)297-9545,

Northside Christian Church Men’s Basketball League: Come play in a men’s basketball league at Northside Christian Church., 6 p.m. April 6, Northside Christian Church, 2709 E. Nees Ave., Clovis, (559)323-9675,, $30.

Bet Shalom Community Passover Seder: The Passover Seder includes the Biblical unleavened bread and bitter herbs, and features other festival foods and traditions of the Passover, all in a specially catered meal. Rabbi Amnon Shor will lead through the Seder with Biblical teaching that illuminates this special feast., 6:30 p.m. April 7, New Harvest Church, 698 North Minnewawa Ave., Clovis, (559)797-7000, $40; $20 children.

Griefshare: Come and share your grief with others at Clovis Evangelical Free Church., 6:30 p.m. April 7, Clovis Evangelical Free Church, 2377 Armstrong Ave., Clovis, (559)292-3344,

GriefShare Support Group: GriefShare is a friendly caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences., 6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m. April 7, Clovis Hills Community Church, 10590 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, (559)297-2600,

Northside Christian Church Men’s Softball: Join the Northside Christian Church Men’s Softball league., 6 p.m. April 9, Northside Christian Church, 2709 E. Nees Ave., Clovis, (559)323-9675,, $25.

VFW Post 3225 Monthly Meeting: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3225 monthly meeting: social hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by a meeting at 6:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. April 10, Clovis Veterans Memorial District, 808 4th St., Clovis, (559)299-0471,, Free.

Table Mountain Casino BIG Hat Days: Enjoy the largest two day festival in the Central Valley. There will be hundreds of craft and food booths, full carnival and the Michelob Ultra Beer Garden featuring Live Bands., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 11, Old Town Clovis, Clovis Ave., Clovis, (559)298-5774.

Table Mountain Casino BIG Hat Days, a Clovis Chamber Event: The largest 2 day event attracting over 130, 000 people. Enjoy hundreds of craft and food booths, a full carnival and the Michelob Ultra Beer Garden with Live Bands. Will be held on Pollasky Avenue., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12, Old Town Clovis, Clovis Ave., Clovis, (559)298-5774, Free Admission and Free Parking.