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June 4-11

By Virginia B. Wood, Fri., June 5, 2009

Opal Divine's Penn Field (3601 S. Congress, 707-0237) kicks off a summerlong fundraising campaign to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Centers of Texas with a party featuring Art Bra calendar models signing calendars "free with a donation" and sharing info on BCRC. The Drink Pink fundraising campaign will continue all summer, with Opal's donating 50 cents per glass or $1 per shaker to BCRC for every brilliantly pink prickly pear margarita sold at any Opal's location. Thursday, June 4, 6-8pm.

Greg Murphy invites all Austin co-workers, friends, and former students of his partner, beloved chef Roger Mollett, to gather for a memorial potluck supper and celebration of Roger's life at Boggy Creek Farm (3414 Lyons, 926-4650). Bring food, beverages, photos, and memories to share. You can also make donations in Roger's name to Project Transitions and Animal Trustees of Austin. Sunday, June 7, 7pm.

Central Market (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000), 101X, and Blue Moon Brewing kick off their bimonthly free outdoor summer movie series this week with a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Movies will be shown every other Wednesday evening through August 5, and concessions will be sold. Wednesday, June 10, sunset.

› The second annual Beary Stylish Auction takes place next week at Mercury Hall (615 Cardinal, www.mercuryhall.com) to benefit the Austin Children's Shelter. Local entertainer Mandy Lauderdale will act as emcee and auctioneer, and guests will bid on teddy bears designed by local fashionistas, boutique owners, and celebrities. A minimum $10 donation is suggested at the door; all proceeds benefit ACS. For more info, visit the Beary Stylish page at www.austinchildrenshelter.org/bear. Thursday, June 11, 7pm.

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