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Chico Performances Field Trip Series

Chico Performances Field Trip Series

School, and childhood, is filled with many opportunities to learn and have new, wondrous adventures. The Chico Performances Field Trip Series gives teachers and their students the opportunity to adventure to the theatre together. Attending theater performances is a great way to diversify learning and introduce students to potential new interests and hobbies. At only [...]

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Free Art Classes At the Turner Art Museum

Free Art Classes At the Turner Art Museum

FOR KIDS AT THE TURNER SPRING 2014 n  FREE FOR KIDS INTERESTED IN ART n  OPEN TO STUDENTS FROM 1st to 12th GRADES n  HANDS-ON ART ACTIVITIES n  VIEW & DISCUSS CURRENT EXHIBITIONS n  DEVELOPED BY DR. TERESA COTNER & THE CSU, CHICO ART EDUCATION PROGRAM n  SIGN UP EARLY.  EACH WORKSHOP LIMITED TO 12 [...]

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Daughter’s Dating is Dad’s Dilemma

Daughter’s Dating is Dad’s Dilemma

By Eric Miller Parenthood was simpler when Kate was four.  Her life before high school and boys is a foggy memory.  I yearn for the toddler years when she bummed rides on my shoulders.  I would gladly relive having a sore neck and achy back.  Kate’s now sixteen and college is on the horizon.  I [...]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Science!

Celebrating 30 Years of Science!

By Rachel Teasdale, PhD, Board President Chico Science Fair Foundation 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chico Science Fair- the annual celebration of scientific investigations by Chico’s budding scientists. Originally established by Margaret Korte and Leonard Whitegon, the Chico Science Fair began with more than 500 projects in its first year, when it was [...]

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Rowell Family Empowerment:  A Friendly Place for Parents

Rowell Family Empowerment: A Friendly Place for Parents

By: Joan Goodreau http://autismwritehere.wordpress.com I am a parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and I look forward to Autism Month in April as a chance to check out new resources and services in the North Valley. The first place I go to is the Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California (RFENC). Rowell has a [...]

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Local Artist

Local Artist

By DeAnna Holman My name is Caitlin Schwerin, and I am 37-years-old. I am a transplant from the Bay Area, and I’ve lived 14 wonderful years here in Chico. And by here, I actually need to include Durham, because I am a new resident in this charming town. I started painting my first year in [...]

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The Yellow Door Presents the  3rd Annual Chico Walks for Autism

The Yellow Door Presents the 3rd Annual Chico Walks for Autism

The 3rd Annual Chico Walks for Autism will be held April 26th from 8:30-12pm. This event is hosted by The Yellow Door, a non-profit account of the North Valley Community Foundation.  This event grew significantly last year with over 1,000 participants walking, rolling and running their way through Bidwell Park. Morning events include: vendor booths, [...]

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