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Robotics Team Headed To World Festival

Robotics Team Headed To World Festival

Congratulations to the outstanding Riverview Elementary School Robotics Team who will be representing the Central Valley at the Robotics World Festival in St. Louis, April 22-25, 2015. At the World Festival, they will compete with 107 teams from around the world!

The FAB 5 is a first year robotics team consisting of five sixth grade boys, Noah Arsitio, Corben Beaty Jeffrey Forbes, Evan Murai, and Daniel Shin. They competed among more than 100 teams in the Central Valley Region and placed first at the 2014 FLL Central Valley Robotics Championship in December.

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Frogs & Fairytales at The Chaffee Zoo March 7th

Frogs & Fairytales at The Chaffee Zoo March 7th

Hear ye, hear ye! All the princesses, knights and amphibians of the land are invited to “leap forward” to daylight-saving time at Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s enchanting event, Frogs & Fairytales! This magical event will take place on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come dressed as your favorite fairytale character (costumes encouraged, but not required) and learn about your amphibian friends. Journey through the Zoo to an enchanting place for a delicious snack at the royal court. We’ll have a jumpin’ good time with educational frog games, photo opportunities with fairytale characters, charismatic craft activities, cookie decorating and even makeovers! Plus, meet live frogs and reptiles!
 
Zoo admission for the day is included with your event ticket purchase. Admission prices are as follows:

(Children 1 and under are free)
Fresno Chaffee Zoo members:
Adults $14 (12 years and up)
Children $12 (2-11 years)

Non-Members:

Clovis Rodeo Ticket Office Is Open

Clovis Rodeo Ticket Office Is Open

You can now buy your tickets in person at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds box office for the 101st Clovis Rodeo. The 101st Clovis Rodeo takes place April 23-26, 2015 with four-days of hoof pounding rodeo action and back to back concerts.

The box office located at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds at 748 Rodeo Drive, south of Fifth Street, just off of Clovis Avenue. Fans can buy tickets in-person 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. Box office hours will be extended in April.

The Clovis Rodeo will include back to back concerts for rodeo fans attending the Thursday and Friday night performances. Immediately following the opening of the 101st Clovis Rodeo and the PBR Bull Riding Touring Pro Division on Thursday, April 23 will be the country rock sound of Parmalee. Rising star Frankie Ballard will entertain Friday Night rodeo fans with a little “Sunshine and Whiskey” on April 24.

Free Pancake Day

Free Pancake Day

IHOP® restaurants are celebrating the tenth anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015, once again offering one free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes to guests to enjoy in our restaurants in the hopes that they will pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other local charities.

Participating IHOP Restaurants plan to give away millions of free pancakes,” from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 to celebrate this “Decade of Giving”.

More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the United States will participate in this beloved annual event which, to date, has raised $16 million for charity. All of the donations raised stay within the communities, helping provide lifesaving treatment and equipment for local sick and injured children.

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Blood Drive & Marrow Registry Feb 23-28

Blood Drive & Marrow Registry Feb 23-28

Tulare Sci-Fi Con II March 7-8

Honoring Our Veterens

Honoring Our Veterens

Honor our Veterans on Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Clovis Senior Activity Center.  

You are invited to join in the celebration paying tribute then to our men and women who have kept us safe here in the United States these many years.