May 25, 2019

Weekend Wonders

Where to go, what to see and what to do

Fresno Jewish Film Series Presents: “David”

The Fresno Jewish Film Series Committee show various films each month that either display or celebrate different aspects of Jewish culture.

On Saturday, the film series will showcase the film, “David,” in which a case of mistaken identity leaves an eleven-year-old boy with tough choices to make in multi-cultural New York.

You can catch the film at 7 p.m. at the Temple Beth Israel in Fresno. Check the website for more details at

Sweet Treats: Animal Enrichment Day

Animals at Fresno Chaffee Zoo will be receiving Valentine sweets from the animal care staff and volunteers.

The Valentine’s Day-themed event is part of the Zoo’s enrichment program that is designed to “stimulate natural behaviors in the animals such as foraging and play.”

The event takes place Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. with the elephants and ending at 2:30 p.m. with the condor.

For more details, check the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Facebook page.

Fresno Bully Rescue Valentine’s Day Bachelor Auction and Spotlight Party

Fresno Bully Rescue, a non-profit organization and shelter that specializes in bully breed dogs, has partnered with Club Habanos for a “Stoplight Party & Bachelor Auction.”

The bids will be donated as proceeds to the Fresno Bully Rescue.

Adoptable dogs will be present along with a necklace/earring set that will be raffled off.

The event will be held Saturday and the price is $10 at the door. More details can be found at

Dis/Orient/ed Comedy

The first ever Asian American female comics national standup tour will be in Fresno Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Tower Theatre.

The event will benefit Asian Pacific American communities of the Central Valley through the help of co-presenter, the organization Central California Asian Pacific Women (CCAPW).

The comedy show will feature new up and coming comics and veteran comedians who have been on Showtime television, Logo TV and other venues.

All the proceeds will be distributed to the CCAPW programs including the scholarship fund that benefits local students.

For more information check the website

Certified Organic Farmer’s Market

Kristina’s Natural Ranch Market is a year-round certified organic market.

The market sells local produce, organic milk, honey and more.

Kristina’s Natural Ranch Market is open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon and is located on 761 E. Bartstow.

For more information, check the website,

Cinema 7, 7 Saturdays, 7 Films:
Young Frankenstein

Peeve’s Public House is screening the film, “Young Frankenstein” on Saturday at 8 p.m.

The film is presented by Tioga Sequoia Brewery and Fresno Life Magazine and is free to watch.

Peeve’s is located on 1243 Fulton Mall and for more information, contact (559) 573-5735.

Twin Rivers Vintners Winery Journey

Fresno County’s Wine and Chocolate Journey is a pre-Valentine event that will start at noon until 6 p.m.

The annual event will be free for those that bring their favorite wine glass.

Each winery can be found on a printable map on the website

If you participate, you simply pick a winery to start at and go at your own pace.

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