Dollar Days at the Arboretum, book signings, Kid Yoga and more this weekend in Lake Highlands

Half Price Books, which recently turned 45, is hosting a book signing for local author Tabi Slick and her young adult book “Tompkins School: For the Dearly Departed” this Sunday, from 1-3 p.m. at its flagship location. Books will be available for purchase.

It is the final weekend for the Festival of Independent Theatres at The Bath House Cultural Center. The festival showcases individual theater companies and gives them a chance to display some of their work. This week, shows begin this Thursday at 8 p.m. and continue until Saturday night. Festival passes start at $63-$73 and single tickets are $20. For more information on tickets and schedules.

Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse will have more local music this weekend, with Americana Country artist Helene Cronin and acoustic country artist Scott Sean White. The show will be this Friday at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $15-$18.

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The Arboretum will be heavily discounted this August for Dollar Days. Admission is just $1 for the month, with $2 hotdogs, root beer floats, $1 popsicles,  $4 ice cream sundaes and $5 parking.

NorthPark Center will host Kid Yoga at 10:30 a.m.at Bookmarks, a public library in the mall. It will be a literary journey through yoga, breathing, stretching and story. Make sure to bring a yoga mat to this free event.

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Pocket Sandwich Theatre will be playing Star Trip, a satirical take on sic-fi television shows of past and present. Shows will be Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m.and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18-$20.

This August, the Angelika Film Center is hosting the Studio Ghibli Festival screening the best animated feature films from the Japanese studio. On Wednesday, August 2, and Thursday, August 3, the cinema is screening “My Neighbor Totoro” at 7 p.m. and 11 a.m., respectively. Tickets are $11.

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