Tune into Arts in the Valley on Saturday and Sunday, March 30 & 31, 2013 as host Kim McMillon interviews photographer Roger Wyan and youth mentor Alyssa about Merced’s Venice Arts program; John Cardenas, the President of the Greater Merced County Multi-Cultural Chamber of Commerce, and Julio Valadez and Dave Brown about the Sunday, April 14th Kite Fly in Livingston, CA.
To listen to Roger Wyan and Alyssa, click onto this link:
Roger is the project manager and teaching artist for Venice Arts – Merced. Youth mentor Alyssa will discuss projects within the community, such as Venice Arts Merced- Granada High School Exhibit “Planada Rising.”
Venice Arts mission is to ignite youths’ imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media-based arts education programs.
To listen to John Cardenas, click onto the link:john cardas-2
John Cardenas will discuss the Chamber’s upcoming open house on Thursday, April 4, 5:30 pm – 7 pm, and Lemonade Day, a free community-wide education program on May 18th in Merced.
The Greater Merced County Multi-Cultural Chamber of Commerce is located at 535 Main Street in downtown Merced, and promotes local businesses in Merced’s diverse community while providing leadership in the social, civic and cultural aspects of Merced County.
To listen to Julio Valadez and Dave Brown discuss the Kite Festival, click onto the link: kite fest
Visit Livingston for the 2nd Annual Kite Festival sponsored by The Knights of Columbus! The event is FREE to the public and will include: face painting, pie eating contests, bounce houses, candy drop, gigantic kite flying demonstrations, kite building booths, kite flying contests, crafts and vendor booths. Safety demonstrations will be provided by PG & E, Livingston Police & Fire, Merced County Sheriff and the California Highway Patrol Helicopter. The first 500 children admitted will receive a FREE kite!
Sunday April 14, 2013 10 am – 5pm at the Livingston Middle School 101 F Street Livingston, CA 95334