Posts tagged ‘Applegate Park’

June 6, 2013

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, June 8 (8pm) & Sunday, June 9 (2 pm) 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

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Arts in the Valley host Kim McMillon interviews Board Certified Counseling Intuitive and Medical Remote Viewer Nicole Myers Henderson and Margot Stengel, organizer of the The First Annual Run for the Fallen Fort Ord 10k, on how to heal the body of trauma connected with grief due to the loss of a son to war.

To listen to Nicole Henderson and Margot Stengel, click onto the link:
Ms. Henderson formed the non-profit Sage Alliance in 2003 to work with the public in the following areas listed below. If you wish to make an appointment with Ms. Henderson, please contact Holistic Xchange in Merced, CA at 209-726-9762. http://www.holisticxchange.com

The 4th Annual Run For the Fallen in Merced, CA will take on June 15, 2013 at Applegate Park in conjunction with the Merced County Fair. Registration starts at 7:00 AM, 7:30 Ceremony, 8:00 AM Runners go first and all others to follow..

The First Annual Run for the Fallen Fort Ord 10k was established to honor the sons of Monterey who gave their last full measure of devotion to their country in the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The race course, which is in the newly established Fort Ord Dunes State Park, is a rolling 10K that offers fast times and magnificent views of the Monterey Bay and the Monterey Peninsula. All proceeds from the event will go to charities dedicated to honor the memories of the fallen or assisting the men and women returning from war.

9:00 AM
Beach Range Road
Venue: Fort Ord Dunes State Park
Admission: $55 Open, $40 active duty military, $10 kid’s run http://www.runfortord.com

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August 5, 2012

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, August 4 (8 PM), and Sunday, August 5 (2 PM), 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

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On Saturday, August 4th, and Sunday, August 5th, Arts in the Valley hosts Kim McMillon inteviews Marina Drummer, the director of Community Futures Collective on the Angola 3; Heike Hambley, the founder of Merced Shakepearefest, on the upcoming production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream; and Dennis Phones and Dave Brown, members of Boots and Slippers Square Dancing Club of Merced.

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To listen to Marina Drummer’s interview, click onto the link:angola 3-1

Marina Drummer has worked at the LEF Foundation since its inception in 1985.  She runs her own non-profit, Community Futures Collective, that serves as a fiscal sponsor for grassroots organizations as well as providing infrastructure development. In addition, Marina serves as Administrator of the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival.  On Arts in the Valley, Marina will discuss her involvement with the Angola 3.

Through the Community Futures Collective, The National Coalition to Free the Angola 3 has been working together since 1998 specifically to raise consciousness about the case of the Angola 3, prisoners who have been held in solitary confinement in Angola prison for 34 years, as well as general information about prison issues in Louisiana and nationally.

The Coalition raises funds for the legal defense of the Angola 3’s post-conviction and civil cases and to support the important communications efforts of Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace from their cells in Angola.Robert King Wilkerson, the freed member of the Angola 3 travels the world speaking about his comrades in Angola.  For more information about the Community Futures Collective, and the Angola 3, please visit, http://www.communityfuturescollective.org.

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Click onto the link to listen to Heike Hambley discuss the upcoming production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream:shakspear-1

Merced Shakespearefest founder and artistic director Heike Hambly discusses her latest production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Arts in the Valley Host Kim McMillon

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a play by William Shakespeare. Believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596, it portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta.  These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

Merced Shakespearefest celebrates its 11th season with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on Aug. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Applegate Park, 26th and N streets in Merced.

Shows on Saturdays are at 10 a.m. and

6 p.m.; Sunday’s show is at 6 p.m.

All performances are free.

Information: (209) 723-3265 or visit, mercedshakespearfest.org.

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Click onto the link to listen to Dave Brown and Dennis Phones discuss square dancing:square dancing

Merced’s Boots and Slippers Square Dance Classes start every September and are free to the public the first three square dance classes.  Classes start Monday, September 10th at 7 pm at the Stratford and Evans Community Hall, 1490 B. Street in Merced.

For info Call

Dennis Fones 209-383-5352

or, Dave Brown 209-777-1274

August 8, 2011

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, August 6, 2011, 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

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To listen to interview with Imam of Islamic Center of Modesto, click onto the link: seg1-5
Tune into Arts in the Valley on Saturday, August 6th at 8:05 PM for host Kim McMillon’s interview of the Imam of The Islamic Center of Modesto, one of the oldest Mosques in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties. The Mosque was established in 1983.

The Modesto Imam (preacher), Ahmad Kayello, who originated from Lebanon, will discuss Ramadan and the origins of Islam on Arts in the Valley. Ramadan, which began August 1st, is the 9th month in the Islamic (lunar) year calendar. Muslims fast every day in the month of Ramadan from dawn to sunset from food, drink, and other things that break the fast. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God, and self-control.

To listen to the interview with Heike Hambley, click onto the link:seg2-7
Our Second guest Producer Heike Hambley will discuss The annual Merced ShakespeareFest upcoming 10th season with Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.” Merced ShakespeareFest staged “Much Ado” as its opening production in 2002. The play about the “merry war” between Beatrice and Benedick returns, this time set in Granada, Spain.

Director Heike Hambley and a cast of 20 performers from Fresno to Modesto bring the production to Applegate Park on Aug. 13-14 and Aug. 20-21.

The shows — 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays — are free.
For more, call (209) 723 3265 or go to http://www.merced shakespearefest.org.

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