Our mission is to bring nationally and internationally renowned, thought-provoking speakers who inform, educate, and to entertain our audience!
San Joaquin Valley Town Hall is a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors.
Our daytime speaking events are held at the beautiful Saroyan Theatre.
We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate our 81st year of service to the San Joaquin Valley.
Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, will discuss immigration reform via strengthening US-Mexico relations.
Political cartoonist, Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher will discuss the importance of satire and freedom of expression and demonstrate the making of a political cartoon!
Denise Kiernan, author of The Girls of Atomic City, will share insights into the top-secret environment of the Manhattan Project and WWII America.
Author, professor, and autistic spokesperson Temple Grandin will share her perspective that all humans exhibit a natural variation of thinking processes.
Michael Pollan, author and journalist, will share his observations about the intersections of humans and nature close to home—in the garden, the farm and the table.
John Walsh will discuss his mission as an anti-crime activist and television host fighting on behalf of victims of crime.
Please join us for our annual special evening event featuring Astronaut Scott Kelly: Lessons from a Year in Space. Wednesday, September 27, 2017. William Saroyan Theater. Lecture at 7:30pm. VIP reception beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Evening event ticket orders can not be processed by mail. Please purchase your reserved seats through the Ticketmaster link on our website (Ticketmaster fees apply). No additional fees will be charged if purchased in person at the Fresno Convention Center Box Office: 700 ”M“ Street, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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