Beverly Theatre Guild presents “Footloose – The Musical,” May 2 - 4, 8 p.m. and May 5, 2 p.m., 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St. $25 per person.
ACE-certified group fitness instructor Kim May-Berger busts fitness myths, and shares tips and strategies for a better workout at Mind, Body, Spirit, Fri., May 3, 1 p.m., and Sat., May 4, 10 a.m., Walker Branch Library, 11071 S. Hoyne. No registration needed. 312-747-1920.
Masters of Soul, a tribute to the legends of Motown music, comes to the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Fri., May 3, 7:30 p.m., and features fully choreographed and costumed tributes to Diana Ross and the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell and many more. Tickets: $38 ($34 BAC members).
Tree Planting This Weekend. BAPA is coordinating an Openlands tree grant planting day Sat., May 4, 9 a.m. Gloves, tools, instructions and community spirit are provided. To sign up to help, contact Mary Jo Viero, email@example.com.
The Dancing Noodles celebrate their 35th anniversary with a concert Sat., May 4, 8 p.m., Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Don’t miss one of Chicago’s top R&B cover bands. Tickets $20 ($18 for BAC members).
“Flight,” a musical written by Chicago playwright and composer Michael Potsic, will premiere at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St. the first two weekends in May. The show is part of the BAC’s Black Box Series that showcases innovative shows for small audiences. Performance schedule and tickets.
The 95th Street Farmers Market season opens on Sun., May 5, operating every Sunday – rain or shine -- through Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the city owned commuter lot at 95th and Longwood Dr. The market offers a wide variety of seasonal produce and plants, as well as prepared foods, breads, organic meats, cheeses and much more from regional farmers and providers. Special events on May 5 include representatives from the Beverly Area Planning Association and the Beverly Arts Center in the Community Tent, Joel Barr providing music, 10 a.m. to noon, and complimentary face painting for children, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Children’s Tent.
Put on your favorite hat and head to the Ridge Historical Society, 10621 S. Seeley for the Spring Bonnet Tea Sun., May 5, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children aged 10-14. Reservations required: 773-881-1675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tune up your guitar, voice or comedic timing: Smith Village, 2320 W. 113th Pl., hostsOpen Mic Afternoon, Sun., May 5, 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Sign up your act with Debbie Parks, email@example.com. Audience info: 773-474-7300 and ask for Bridget Murphy.
Get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day by creating cards, gifts and more at a craft program for ages 7 and up, Tues., May 7, 4 p.m., Walker Branch Library, 11071 S. Hoyne, 312-747-1920.
The Beverly Neighborhood Choir performs a community concert Tues., May 7, 7 p.m., Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St. Tickets are free, but first come first serve. Info: 773-849-8300.
BACinema will screen Buster Keaton’s 1927 classic, “The General,” Wed., May 8, Baffes Theatre, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m., concessions include full bar. Tickets: $6 ($5 BAC members). Tickets and info.
Plan Your Spring Projects. The BAPA Home Expo, Sun., May 19 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., features experts and vendors, plus an AIA Ask the Architect booth and free tree saplings to the first 100 visitors and lots more. Join us at Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd St. for this free event.
Home Tour Tickets On Sale. BAPA’s Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour showcases four private residences, a historic church and a historic home in the process of restoration, Sun., May 19, 12 to 5 p.m. Home Tour tickets are $30 in advance and available at Steuber Florist, 2654 W. 111th St., The Blossom Boys, 1810 W. 103rd St., Sweet Freaks, 9927 S. Wood St., and County Fair, 10800 S. Western (cash only) or online. The price increases to $35 on the day of the tour. Read more in The Beverly Review.
Run With Your Neighbors. The Ridge Run is coming up fast on Memorial Day. Be ready to go the distance from the Youth Mile to the 5k +10K Challenge. Sign up as individuals, families or teams online. Read more in The Beverly Review.
Register to March. March in the Beverly/Morgan Park Memorial Day Parade to honor the men and woman who fought and died for our freedom, Mon., May 27, following the Ridge Run. Parade applications.