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San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust
11605 Old Friant Rd, Fresno, California 93730
-FAMILY FRIENDLY —
Reading by Laura Sidsworth with Music by Kat
Take a break from the rush of everyday life and join the River Parkway Trust for Respite by the River. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and lawn chair, and relax on the Ranch House front lawn while you enjoy live dinner music provided by talented local musicians. Then you'll enjoy a reading by a Central Valley author.
Dessert will be available for sale. Macca's Wine Bar will be open during the dinner hour with wines for sale by the glass
Evening Schedule is as follows:
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. — Live dinner music, bring your dinner, purchase your glass of wine or dessert
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. — Reading by acclaimed author
8:00 p.m. — Book sales and signing
Laura is a first-generation American born in Chicago, Illinois to a Canadian father and a German-born mother. Her family, including two brothers, lived in Chicago, Toronto, and later McAllen, Texas, where she attended University of Texas, Pan American. As an adult, Laura married and moved to one of her favorite cities, Austin, Texas. There, one of her favorite jobs was working at a Montessori school. Upon moving to the California Bay Area, where her two daughters were born, she began work as a kindergarten teacher. Among the many different jobs she's held, her favorites have always revolved around children. After moving to Fresno, Ca., Laura became a Realtor and happily married the love of her life, Cliff Lloyd. She enjoyed welcoming his two children into the family and will always cherish the fun times they all shared. She resides in Fresno with Cliff, dogs Dude & Teddi, & cats Sunshine, Mama, and Kitty G. Willikers--the latter famous as the neighborhood greeter on the block.