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SOUTH END/BAY VILLAGE
Dining out

The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting Dine Out Boston from Aug. 5 through 10 and Aug. 12 through 17.

Dine Out Boston features a more flexible pricing structure for restaurant owners and guests. At lunch and dinner, restaurants will now have the option to customize their menus by choosing to offer lunch for $15, $20 or $25 and dinner for $28, $33 or $38.

Participating restaurants in the South End will include Beehive, Cinquecento, Metropolis, Gaslight Brassiere du Coin and more. Restaurants will donate gift certificates to be auctioned, with proceeds going to the charitable partner, MLK Boston.

For more information and reservations, visit www.DineOutBoston.com.

Children’s author to visit

The South End Branch Library, 685 Tremont St., will welcome award-winning author Ralph Masiello in a free program from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6.

Masiello will lead children, ages 5 and older, in a series of baseball-themed drawing techniques. Materials will be provided, but space is limited.

Call 617-536-8241 to register and for more information.

Kids’ concert in the park

The Friends of Titus Sparrow Park will host a free children’s program with Kira Helper from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7 in the park on West Newton Street. In bad weather, performances will be held in the basement of Union United Methodist Church.

The morning will feature a family-friendly and interactive, multicultural performance by Kira Helper, one of the Music Center’s music therapists.

For more information, visit www.titussparrowpark.org/kids or call 617-262-1120.

One-man show

The Fellowship for Performing Arts will present “C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert” at the Boston Center for the Arts, Calderwood Pavilion, 551 Tremont St., at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. on Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday, from Aug. 8 through 12.

After sold-out performances in New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C., awardingwinning actor Max McLean will bring his acclaimed portrayal of C.S. Lewis to Boston. Using Lewis’ own words, McLean brings to life one of the most engaging personalities of our age and takes audiences on Lewis’ extraordinary theatrical journey from vigorous debunker of faith to one of the most vibrant and influential Christian intellectuals of the 20th century.

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.bcaonline.org or call 617-426- 5000.