Local Events

Come Celebrate the Seasons at The Discovery Center!

From their Facebook event: Upon planning our International Winter Festival, it became apparent that Fresno had many similar events and some of the groups were already booked up for the day. We’re saving that for next year, but considering the

New exhibits to open at Arte Americas celebrating local women artists

Four new exhibits celebrating the female creative voice will open at Arte Américas on Wednesday, March 5.  The exhibition coincides with International Women’s Day and National Women’s History Month, and runs through Mother’s Day.    The group show will feature women artists

Saturday, Aug 31, come BBQ at The Discovery Center!

–The park and museum will be open 12-7pm –Admission into the park is free, the Museum will still be charging. –People can grab a picnic table, and bring their own bbq’s –They will probably turn the sprinklers on for the

Free Movie Night tonight!

This looks like FUN! Very cute movie! Would be fun to watch outside!

Family Day at the Fresno Art Museum April 27!

Looks like a fun event! Are you going? This Saturday, April 27, from 11am-4pm. FREE entrance to Fresno Art Museum! Click on image to the left for more information.

Spring EggFest at The Discovery Center This Saturday!

Come join us at The Discovery Center this coming Saturday from 10am-2pm for the 3rd Annual “Spring EggFest”!!! Fun, music, food, games, and of course a wild egg hunt! The hunt will be broken into shifts: 10:20, 10:40, 11:00, 11:20…and

Halloween Gymnastics!

Check it out!!  Looks like some fun Halloween events!   Calling all kids ages 0-5 yrs! (and their parents too) Gymnastics Beat is hosting our Pumpkin Bash on Oct. 25. Its going to be much different from our other playgroups

What’s going on this weekend?

This Weekend In Fresno: The Discovery Center is having Saturday Science classes from 12 noon until 2 pm. These are fun hands-on science oriented classes encompassing all sorts of topics and activities! This week’s topic: Bubbles! And they will be

FREE fun at Fashion Fair Mall!

  Did you know that Fashion Fair Mall has regular events for kids? I didn’t either!           <———–Click on this flier here, or check it out in pdf form here.   Looks like its going to

The Fresh Beat Band is coming to Fresno!

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, will hit the road in February 2012 for the first time ever. The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one,

Harlem Globetrotters discount tickets

I received the email below and was asked to pass it along, so here ya go: On the heels of signing one of the most remarkable rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour

Gypsy Garden Arts Grand Opening!!

View PDF Flier Here FOOD * FUN * LIVE MUSIC * DRINKS December 17 • Saturday10 am – 4 pm  Chris Sorenson’s Studio2221 S . Van NessHighway 41to Van Ness, turn L. and curve around past warehouses to the arch

Clovis Children’s Electric Christmas Parade TONIGHT!

Come join us tonight at 6pm in Old Town Clovis for the annual Children’s Electric Christmas Parade! Our family will be there! Bundle up to keep warm!! 🙂

Wednesday at Cedar-Clinton Library!

  A friend of mine from awhile back, Francie Dillon, is performing this Wednesday at 12:30pm in the Cedar-Clinton library for free! She’s part of the library’s free summer entertainment, and I HIGHLY recommend everyone with little ones that is

Send your events to FresnoFamily.com!

I am regularly adding local events and announcements to FresnoFamily.com, so please feel free to contact me with any and all family-friendly announcements of local events and activities. I recently purchased a plugin for an online calendar and am working

Are you coming to The Discovery Center’s Summer Kickoff?

The Discovery Center is having a huge celebration in just 5 days! Are you coming this Saturday?? Many of you know that I’ve had a connection with TDC for many years…I started as a TDC educator back when I first

Discovery Center Summer Celebration June 18!

Come join The Discovery Center on June 18 for our summer kick-off celebration! It’s going to be a blast!! (As a former employee and current Boardmember with The Discovery Center, I have a soft place in my heart for them.

Zoomobile and Animal Paintings!

Just got this scoop from a friend: Thursday, June 2, 5-8pm is the June ArtHop in Tower and downtown, and at the big, beautiful KYNO/KJWL space there will be paintings done by animals from the Fresno Zoo, and the Zoomobile

The Boy Who Stole the Stars at The Broken Leg Stage

My 10yr old daughter and I recently went to go see this play at a tiny little theater in the Tower District: The Broken Leg Stage. Have you heard of it? I hadn’t either! Its tiny and quaint and since

Spring EggFest TOMORROW!!

Tomorrow from 10a-1pm, check out the 2nd Annual “Spring EggFest” at The Discovery Center at 1944 N. Winery (On Winery between McKinley & Clinton)! Our family had a BLAST at this event last year, so I know yours will love

2nd Annual “Spring Eggfest” @ The Discovery Center April 16!

Mark your calendars for April 16 from 10a-1p and come join the fun! Last year’s Eggfest was a BLAST!! Lots of great activities and a super fun egg hunt! Bring your baskets and kids and enjoy a fun-filled family day

Fresno Art Museum: Free Family Day

Thanks to my mother-in-law for sharing this info from Fresno Frugalista with me! 🙂 Fresno Art Museum is presenting Family Day: Books, Art & Fairy Tales on Saturday September 25, 2010 from 11am to 4pm. This is a free event.

Stage Door Children’s Theatre presents Snow White

Thought I’d pass along this info on an upcoming play that some of y’all might be interested in checking out with your children… Saturday, Feb. 27 & Sunday, Feb. 28, 1p.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, 2425 Fresno St., FresnoTickets $11

Move it! Dig it! Do it!

Remember this post when I said someone should do this great idea for an event here? Well, someone did. ME! (With help, of course.) I’m the organizer for this upcoming fabulous new event at The Discovery Center this month. Here’s

FAMily Day

More local fun for families! Looks like a really neat event! Thought some of y’all might be interested! ————————————————— FAMily Day Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 20th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free Admission The Fresno Art Museum invites

Rummage Sale at Ann Leavenworth Elementary School

I’ve been asked to share this info about a Rummage Sale (The contact person mentioned below is a different Tina): Saturday, June 6 th sale from 8:00-1:00pm. This is a school wide Rummage sale at 4420 E. Thomas, the first

Yosemite Flute & Art Festival

Check out all the info on the website. This weekend, Sept 26-28, in Oakhurst. Friday: 11-5 Saturday: 9-5 Sunday: 9-3 From their website: Yosemite Flute and Art Festival is a place where people who love the Native American flute and


On Friday, October 31st, Northpointe Community Church will be hosting a community event. Trunk-or-Treat is for the whole family. Hundreds of kids will be trunk-or-treating for candy from car trunks, playing games, bouncing, sliding, and having lots of fun. This