If you grew up around the time I did, you may fondly remember Pizza Hut's Book It buttons and program. In school, we would get a big, round button pin. There were a number of spaces where you'd put a … [Read more...] about Keep Kids Reading: 5 Great Programs For This Summer
The Fresno County Public Library is packing this summer full of fun, educational entertainment sure to delight kids of all ages and interests. So, if you're a parent or caregiver, you're definitely … [Read more...] about Find FREE fun at the Fresno County Public Library this summer
Today is the summer solstice, also known as the first day of summer, a.k.a. the longest day of the year. That seems like something worth celebrating. Here are 5 ways to do that. 1. Attend a Local … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer
Sometimes, especially in the summer, we need a helping hand to be our best selves and not just feed our kids a steady diet of Cheetos and Mario Kart. Thankfully, the Fresno County Library is … [Read more...] about Cool Things Are Happening at the Library This Summer
Let me start by saying, my mother instructed us to never use the word 'hate'. But I just don’t think "My Least Favorite Thing About Summer in Fresno" has the same punch, so sorry, Mom. You raised me … [Read more...] about What I Hate About Summer in Fresno
Island Waterpark I was 15 when Island Waterpark opened, just over a mile from where I grew up. I applied to work in the gift shop, but was called back a few days too late, as I'd already accepted my … [Read more...] about Island Waterpark: Celebrating 20 years with a huge, new attraction!
It's that time of year! Backpacks are getting stuffed with new notebooks and sharpened pencils, lunches are being packed and school buses are getting gassed up. Yep, school is back in session. And … [Read more...] about FresYes People – Fresno Teacher Alaina Tudman Goes Back to School
Salsa, Salsa, HOT HOT HOT!!! Tonight, May 4th, is the start of one of my FresYes favorite times of the year. No I'm not talking about Cinco de Mayo, nachos at a Grizzlies game or a … [Read more...] about Salsa in the Park!
It came to me recently that my outdoors life all started for me back in summer between the 5th and 6th grade while spending a couple of weeks up at Sequoia Lake for YMCA camp. The year before my … [Read more...] about Why summer camps are important
A good friend of mine posted on Facebook over the weekend, "Finally! Sweatshirt and jeans weather in Oklahoma!" I couldn't help but laugh as a life-long Fresnan, knowing we likely have a good month … [Read more...] about FresYes Families: 5 ways to welcome Fall (even when it’s still hot.)