The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls will take on the St. Chux Derby Chix of St. Charles, Mo., on April 16 in the Beauty School Knockout at the Arena Building. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the bout begins at 7. Party Nate will provide '50s-themed music during halftime and the afterparty. Proceeds will be donated to Beacon Health Center, formerly SEMO Network Against Sexual Violence. Tickets are $7 in advance or $9 at the door and may be purchased from a roller girl, at PMac or Championship Games, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/165964.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Artfully Framed will sponsor "Art for Animals," benefiting the Animal Welfare Alliance. Participating artists will paint a 5-by-7-inch canvas, available now, and bring it back to Artfully Framed by May 6. The store will frame the artwork and display it starting May 13, when a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception at the gallery kicks off two weeks of silent-auction bidding on the paintings. Entries will also be posted on the Artfully Framed Facebook page. Winners will be announced at a May 27 reception. For information on the rules and entry fee, call the store during business hours at 573-785-6178. For information on AWA activities, or to enlist as a volunteer, visit the organization's website at www.awasemo.org.
-- From staff reports