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
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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.