Things to do in June

How is it already almost June? Well ready or not, here it is! And there are so many fun things to do around the Valley this month.  Many of the events we’ve shared happen weekly, so if you can’t make it on the weekend it’s listed check their site to see if it’s happening another time you can!  If you want an extensive list of what is happening every day this month, pick up a free copy of Central California Parent. These magazine can be found at most businesses that cater to children and parents or click on the link above for a digital copy.

June 1-3

Farmers Market – Clovis (weekly) – One great thing to do in the summer is check out all of the awesome local farmers markets! One of the best is Old Town Clovis Friday nights. Families can find a variety of fresh, delicious fruits, vegetables, and other local vendors. 5:30-9pm. Pollasky Avenue, between Third Street and Bullard Avenue, Clovis. 298-5774

Indiana Jones Film Event – The hero is back on the big screen for a special one night only film event.  Enjoy a screening of Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom. Rated PG. Come dressed in character and receive a free popcorn! Doors open Friday at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8 p.m. Tickets $5. The Crest Theatre, 1170 Broadway Street, Fresno. 268-0044

Constructive Kids! – Free hands-on workshop for kids ages 5-12, Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 noon at your local Home Depot Store. Clovis 294-9600; Visalia 636-3600; Hanford 582-9120; Selma 891-0506; Madera 675-0127; Fresno, 7150 N. Abbey 431-9860; 3272 W. Shaw 277-9600 and E. Kings Canyon Rd. 455-9124.

Fresno Foxes – Check out Fresno’s semi-pro soccer team! Head downtown to Chuckchansi Park and watch the Fresno Foxes take on the Seattle Sounders 2 at 7 p.m.  Tickets start at $15. Purchase at

June 8-10

Fresno Grizzlies -Take me out to the ballgame to watch the Fresno Grizzlies up at bat against the Oklahoma City Dodgers Friday and Saturday at 7:05 p.m., Sunday at 5:05 p.m. Chukchansi Park, Fresno 320-TIXS

Kings County Fair – Hanford – Enjoy carnival rides, food, and more! Adults $8, Seniors $6, Children $5, 5 and under free.  Friday is Kids’ Day, children 10 and under are free!      Friday though Sunday from 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. Kings County Fairground, 801 South 10th Avenue, Hanford. 584-3318

Merced County Fair – Live entertainment, attractions, exhibits, food, carnival rides and more! Friday from 5 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Tickets: $9 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, children 5 and under free.  900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. 209-722-1506

Splashtacular Pool Party – Madera – Come celebrate the opening of the Centennial Pool Complex for the 2018 season.  Free fun for the whole family!  Enjoy the pool, games, food, and prizes! Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Centennial Pool Complex, 5th and Flume Street, Madera. 661-5495

June 15-17

Movies in the Park – Visalia – Enjoy Thor on the giant inflatable movie screen at dusk.  Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy the show! Free for the whole family! Riverway Sports Park, 3611 N. Dinuba Boulevard, Visalia.  713-4365

Pines Village Summer Craft Fair – Come and support local craftsmen, artists, and vendors at this fun and free event. Friday though Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Pines Resort, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800-350-7463

Carnival – Oakhurst – The entire family is invited to the museum for games, arts & crafts, food, and drinks. Saturday from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Children’s Museum of the Sierra, 49269 Golden Oak Drive, Oakhurst. 658-5656

My Way Matinee – Enjoy the Incredibles 2 in a sensory- friendly environment with the lights up and the volume down at 10:30 a.m. Edwards Fresno Stadium 22, 250 Paseo del Centro, Fresno. 844-462-7342

June 22-24

Wonders of the Night Sky – Kings Canyon National Park (weekly) – Spend an hour under the darkest skies where families will learn astronomy tips, hear cultural stories, and learn about space exploration. Bring a flashlight and a cozy blanket for this free event! Friday at 9 p.m. John Muir Lodge, 86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park. 866-807-3598

B&N Storytime (weekly) – Enjoy listening to Jurassic Park Little Golden Book with activities to follow. Saturday at 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble, 7849 N. Blackstone Avenue, Fresno. 437-0484

Violin on Fire – Families are invited to enjoy this free violin concert featuring an eclectic style and expressive sound Saturday at 12 p.m. Central Library, 2420 Mariposa Street, Fresno. 600-7323

Egad, The Woman in White – Oakhurst – This laugh-oriented, old-fashioned melodrama is wild, fast, and funny! Rated G. Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.Closing weekend of  three week run! Tickets $12-$17. Golden Chain Theatre, 42130 Highway 41, Oakhurst. 683-7112

June 29-July 1

Bluegrass in the Park (weekly) – Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and bring the family, Friday at 6:30pm. Liberty Park, 901 Fifth Street, Clovis.

Miller’s Movie Night on the Water – Wishon – Beginning at dusk on Friday, float on a raft or watch from the shore.  Either way, you’ll love this free movie event at Bass Lake! Miller’s Landing Resort, 37976 Road 222, Wishon. 642-3633

Sensory Sensitive Films – Clovis – Enjoy The Incredibles 2 in a sensory-friendly environment with the lights up and the volume down on Saturday at 10 a.m. Sierra Vista Cinemas 16, 1300 Shaw Avenue, Clovis. 297-3456

Farmers Market – Clovis Commons (weekly) – Families can shop for fresh, local produce and specialty products sold directly by growers and creators. Sunday from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  NE corner of Herndon and Willow in the Clovis Commons shopping center. 994-9292

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