Friday, June 17
Event: Bellator 156
Concert: Mega 97.9 Summer Jam
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.