5 Things To Do Today, Wednesday, Aug. 26

Check out Wooly Wednesday at Fresno Ideaworks.
Check out Wooly Wednesday at Fresno Ideaworks. Special to The Bee

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Event: Respite by the River

Local poet Jean Janzen will read and Spur of the Moment will provide live music. San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation, 11605 Old Friant Road, Fresno, 559-248-8480, www.facebook.com/events/523604261113239, Free. 6 p.m.

Event: FCYD Mixer

Fresno County Young Democrats and city councilmember Esmeralda Soria host this networking event. Goldstein’s Mortuary & Delicatessen, 1279 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/740676389376483. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Music: Did is Dead

The group performs with No Business, Ugly Lovers, Basta Basta, Olive Avenue, and Choke$lam. Chinatown Youth Center, 901 F St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/866849166696332, $5. 7 p.m.

Community: Fresno County Women Lawyers Luncheon

Judges Denise Whitehead, David C. Kalemkarian, and Glenda Allen-Hill will speak on professional courtroom conduct. The Downtown Club, 2120 Kern St., Fresno, 559-230-2600, www.facebook.com/events/1542752562632832, $25. 12 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Community: Wooly Wednesday

This event is for anyone interested in spinning, knitting, crocheting, weaving and more. Fresno Ideaworks, 1755 Broadway St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1606959916237466, Free. 6 p.m.

Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.