5 Things To Do Today, Monday, Oct. 12

Paul Anka performs at the Big Fresno Fair.
Paul Anka performs at the Big Fresno Fair. Big Fresno Fair

Monday, Oct. 12

Talks & Lectures: Hal Urban

The author of “Life’s Greatest Lessons” is also an inspirational speaker on good character and the quality of life. Fresno State, Kremen School of Education & Human Development, 5005 N. Maple Ave., Fresno, 559-278-0300, www.FresnoState.edu/kremen. 9-11:30 a.m.

Concert: Paul Anka

The 1950s teen idol has numerous hits including “Put Your Head on My Shoulder.” Big Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, 559-650-3247, www.fresnofair.com, $33-$38. 7 p.m.

Steven Amundson conducts this 92-member orchestra that has toured throughout Europe. Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall, 2770 E. International Ave., Fresno, 800-363-5487, wp.stolaf.edu/stolaf-orch, $10, free to students. 7 p.m.

National touring comedians work for your tips. Grogg’s Irish Pub, 1225 N. Willow Ave., Fresno, 559-416-9120, $5. 9 p.m.

Art: Farm to Fork

The food, family and farming exhibit focuses on the immigration history of the Valley and runs through Dec. 18. Fresno State, Henry Madden Library, Fresno. 7:45 a.m.-11 p.m.

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