Wednesday, June 21
Event: World Giraffe Day
Celebrate inside the African Adventure exhibit and learn all about the longest-necked animals on the planet. Giraffe feedings are $3 and proceeds will go toward giraffe conservation programs. Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-498-5910, www.facebook.com/events/424886994563983.
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Event: Respite by the River
Enjoy music by Lance Canales and a tribute to Jon Veinberg, a writer born in a refugee camp in Germany who later settled in Fresno and studied with Philip Levine. The River Center, 11605 Old Friant Road, Fresno, 559-248-8480, riverparkway.org/index.php/things-to-do/respite-by-the-river, free.
Event: Nate’s Silent Movies
Conrad Veidt stars in the 1928 American silent horror film “The Man Who Laughs” as Gwynplaine, who later inspired The Joker from Batman. Full Circle Brewing Co., 620 F St., Fresno, 559-264-6323, fullcirclebrewing.com/event/nates-silent-movies-at-full-circle-the-man-who-laughs, donations.
Comedy: Slice of Comedy
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