Armenian Community Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sunday, April 1 thru April 30, Woodward Park Regional Library, ACC Armenian history display case.

Wednesday, April 4, 6:00 p.m., Armenian Museum of Fresno, UC Merced Center, The Gambler: How Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Dealmaker in Capitalist History book talk by author and journalist William C. Rempel.

Friday, April 6, 7:30 p.m., Fresno State Armenian Studies, Dr. Umit Kurt, “The Heroic Defense of Aintab,” UBC, Room 191, Free Parking Lots P5 or P6.

Thursday, April 12, 11:00 a.m., Christian Women of First Street Prayer Luncheon, ringing of church bells, Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church, $10, RSVP 559-229-2915.

Friday, April 13, 9:30 a.m., ACC business meeting. 559-436-8338.

Friday, April 13, 11:00 a.m., St. Gregory Armenian Church of Fowler Merchants’ Bazaar, Lunch 11:00 a.m. $20, Lunch take-out or delivery for 10 or more call 559-834-1960. Dinner 5:30 p.m. $20, and Country Store a.m. and p.m., 559-834-2919.

Friday, April 13, 6:30 p.m., Sip & Paint with artist Nirvana Balian, Gureghian Armenian Cultural Center, $50 pre-sale, $60 at door, to benefit Homenetmen Fresno Sassoon scouts in Pan-Armenia Jamboree, 559-326-6537.

Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., Fresno State Armenian Studies, Dr. Yektan Turkyilmaz, “(Re)-Evaluating the Decision-Making Processes in the Armenian Genocide,”

Friday, April 20, 5:30 p.m., Film Premiere in conjunction with CineCulture, “The Other Side of Home,” with director Nare Mkrtchyan, Peters Ed. Aud., SaveMart Center, Free admission and parking.

Saturday, Apr. 21, 10:00 a.m., Flag Raising, Fresno City Hall, Speakers Harout Sassounian and Fresno Mayor Lee Brand.

Tuesday, April 24, 1:00 p.m., Armenian Genocide Commemoration, Fresno State Armenian Students Organization, Armenian Genocide Monument, Fresno State.

Tuesday, April 24, 6:00 p.m., Armenian Genocide Commemoration, Fresno State Genocide Monument., laying of flowers, 6:00; presentation of flags, 6:45, religious service, 7:00; civic service, 7:30.

Thursday, April 26, Richard Hagopian, “Armenian Song Repertoire of the Middle East.”

Friday, April 27, 6-9:00 p.m., Mark Arslan to speak on the Armenian Immigration Project, Armenian Museum of Fresno, UC Center, Free, 559-224-1001.

Saturday, April 28, 6:00 p.m., Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School 40th Anniversary Gala Banquet, dancing to Hosharian Brothers Band. Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, RSVP 559-323-1955.

Thursday-Friday, May 3-4, Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church Lunch, Dinner & Country Stor, 229-2915, May 3 Pre-Order Delivery Only.

Saturday, May 5, 5:30 p.m., Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School International Night, 108 N. Villa, Clovis, adults $15, children $5, includes 5 food tickets, 559-323-1955.

Saturday, May 5, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Vartan, Yeprad Tahlij’s 100th Gala Anniversary Dinner/Dance., Richard Hagopian Band and DJ, St. Paul Haig Berberian Hall.

Friday, May 11, 9:30 a.m., ACC business meeting. 559-436-8338.

Friday, May 11, 4:30-10:00 p.m., St. Paul Armenian Church 6th Annual Armenian Festival.

Saturday, May 12, 11:30 a.m., St. Gregory Ladies Society Mother’s Day Luncheon, Pardini’s Banquet Hall, Entertainment by Martin Viramontes “Sounds of the Legends,” $30, Under 12 $15, RSVP Deadline April 30, 559-834-2919.

Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m., Armenian Cultural Conservancy, screening of “We Are Egyptian… Armenians,” Woodward Park Library. Local residents born in Egypt will share their personal stories. Free and open to the public, 559-261-1026.

Friday, June 8, 9:30 a.m., ACC business meeting. 559-436-8338.

Sunday, June 17, St. Gregory Armenian Church of Fowler Annual Picnic, California Armenian Home, Church Services 11:00 a.m. and Picnic 12:00 Noon, Dancing to the music of Richard Hagopian and His Orchestra.

June 18-22, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Paul Vacation Bible School, K-6th, and theme: “The Holy Orders.”

SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, September 8, evening, ACC 3rd Annual Banquet, Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church.

 

– A request to all Armenian Community Organizations –

Please e-mail your events as soon as you set them to maryekmalian@att.net so they may be included in ACC’s Community Calendar in the next newsletter and the ACC’s website.