Tuesday, Oct. 17
Event: Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live
Music: Jazz at the Library
Tony Manjarrez will speak on “Cal Tjader: The Man who Revolutionized Latin Jazz.” The vibraphone player is known for being a pioneer, filling concert halls and jazz festivals. Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E. Perrin Ave., Fresno, 559-600-3135, www.fresnolibrary.org.
Learn the basics of planning a weekend hike or a complete thru-hike, including food planning and what clothing and gear you’ll need. REI, 7810 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno, 559-261-4168, www.rei.com/event/preparing-for-the-john-muir-trail/fresno/188224, free.
Event: Regal Horror Fest
Some of the scariest flicks are back on the big screen during the month of October which includes tonight’s screening of 1984’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” The series closes out with a double dose of “The Shining,” playing Oct. 30-31. Edwards Fresno Stadium 22 & IMAX, 250 Paseo del Centro, Fresno, 844-462-7342, ext. 136, www.regmovies.com/promotions/horror-fest, $10.
7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Music: Musica Viva
“Musical Miniatures from Around the World” features musical selections from 10 countries written or arranged for the violin or cello. Porterville College, 100 E. College Ave., Porterville, 559-392-1425, wulfhorst.tripod.com, free.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.