Friday, June 17
Event: Bellator 156
Concert: Mega 97.9 Summer Jam
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Fresno City College’s African American Studies Professor, Karla Kirk, will speak on the meaning, origins and significance of June 19, 1865 when slavery was abolished. Holistic Cultural & Education Wellness Center, 4867 E. Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/883739851748006. Noon-1:30 p.m.
Event: Mermaid night
Kids in grades kindergarten through grade 6 are invited to dress up in their best mermaid outfits for a night of games, food and dancing. Hanford Senior Citizens Center, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford, 559-585-2519, www.facebook.com/events/829294090547858, $16. 6:30-9 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.