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The Paramount Film series will continue this weekend with two showings of "Selena," the 1997 biographical drama starring Jennifer Lopez as the Tejano singer whose life was cut short.
Showtime will be 7:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St., with the film running two hours and seven minutes.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military and children, and are available at paramountabilene.com.
It's time to party on Kent's 'patio'
The first Party on the Patio at Kent's Harley Davidson is scheduled Saturday, with ZZ Top tribute band Cheap Sunglasses on stage.
The music begins at 6 p.m. and goes to 9 in the dealership parking lot at 3106 S. Clack St.
There is not admission charge.
Attendees should bring lawn chairs or something to sit on. It's BYOB, generally with food trucks on site.
Sing in the '80s
Big Country Performing Arts will present "Abilene SING in the 80s" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the TMI Backyard, 2180 Maple St., with a casual meal as well as beer and wine service.
Some seating will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket.
Tickets are $53.50, and are available at bcpatexas.ticketleap.com/abilenesing. Patrons must be at least 21 years old.
Western Heritage Classic
The 2022 Western Heritage Classic will continue at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the Taylor County Expo Center, with events including ranch horse competition, a trade show, cookoff and nightly concerts.
For information, go to westernheritageclassic.com.
'Three Tall Women'
A production of the drama "Three Tall Women" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 20 and 21, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and May 22, at Abilene Community Theatre, 809 Barrow St.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and military. For tickets, go to abilenecommunitytheatre.org.
'The Glass Menagerie'
A production of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 20-21 in Ryan Little Theatre at McMurry University.
For tickets, go to academics.mcm.edu/theatre.
Big Country AirFest will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 at Abilene Regional Airport, with entry at the west gate. The theme will be "Flying for Freedom," featuring the B-25 "Devil Dog" and several other vintage aircraft.
Admission is free. For information, go to bigcountryairfest.org.
The Abilene Kennel Club will present its annual dog shows and obedience/rally trials from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. May 20-21, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 22, at the Taylor County Expo Center.
Confirmation will be in the Coliseum, while obedience and rally events will be in the Display Building. For information, go to abilenekennelclub.org.
And more ...
► Big Country Master Gardeners will present at gardening workshop at 10 a.m. Friday at the Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.
► POTOSI — Classic rock group 38 Special will perform in an outdoor concert starting at 7 p.m. Friday at Potosi Live, 897 FM 1750, presented in partnership with Disability Resources Inc. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $49 for reserved seating or $29 for standing room, and are available via stubwire.com.
► March of Dimes will conduct "March for Babies: A Mother of a Movement," promoting health for mothers and infants, at 10 a.m. Saturday at Redbud Park, 3125 S. 32nd St. To register, go to marchforbabies.org/event/Abilene.
► A free showing of "Clifford the Big Red Dog" will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the south branch of the Abilene Public Library, in the Mall of Abilene. "Spiderman - No Way Home" will follow at 2:30 p.m.
► TYE — The Wagon Wheel Squares will present a square dance with a 1950s theme at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Wagon Wheel. Tracey Dowell will be the caller.
► Paul Staggs, of Branded, will present concert at 11 a.m. Sunday at North Park Baptist Church, 1525 Anson Ave. Admission is free, but an offering will be taken.
► An interactive murder mystery program will be open from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Mockingbird Lane branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane. Admission is free.
► TYE — The Wagon Wheel Squares will present a square dance workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wagon Wheel. Tracey Dowell will be the caller.
► Abilene Classical Academy will conduct its spring recitation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at South Side Baptist Church, 1425 S. Seventh St.
► In celebration of Armed Forces Day, Surviving Families of Fallen Warries will conduct its Oorah Warrior 5K Run/Ruck at 7:30 a.m. May 21, starting at Nelson Park. Registration is $30, and is available at sffwtexas.org.
► BAIRD — The annual Railhead Festival on May 21 in downtown Baird will kick off with a 5K starting at 7:30 a.m., with other events including a car show, vendors and barbecue cook-off. Live music will begin 11 a.m., with headliner Jamie Richards at 9 p.m.
► The annual Zoolute to Dyess will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 21 at the Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane. Entertainment, activities, food and more will be available. Admission is free for families with military ID. For information, go to abilenezoo.org.
► A free showing of "Clue" will begin at 2 p.m. May 21 at the Mockingbird Lane branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane. An escape room based on the movie will be open from 2-4 p.m.
► Ballet Abilene will present its spring recital, "Let's Dance," at 2:30 p.m. May 21 at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. For information, go to abileneballettheatre.org.
► An outdoor concert featuring Flatland Cavalry will begin at 4 p.m. May 21 at Mulligans, 1166 Ben Richey Drive. Also performing will be Parkside, Dylan Wheeler and Jason Boland & The Stragglers. Tickets are $30 in advance, or $40 at the door, and are available via ticketbud.com.
► A girls' night featuring spa crafts and a movie will begin at 6 p.m. May 21 at Rose Park Recreation Center, 2601 S. Seventh St. Admission is $10. To register, go to abilenetx.gov/signup or call 325-676-6445.
► A showing of the 1992 animated Disney musical "Aladdin" will begin at 2 p.m. May 22 at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. Tickets are $2. For tickets or information, go to paramountabilene.com.
► A line dancing class for beginners will begin at 2 p.m. May 26 at the Mockingbird Lane branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane.
This article originally appeared on Abilene Reporter-News: Selena sings again on the Paramount screen, and more this week in Abilene