Things to Know in the South End Today, May 20: Stevie Wonder Night at Beehive

Stevie Wonder and Eddie Murphy.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day, with a high near 79 degrees and a 50 percent chance of showers and a thunderstorm in the morning. 

2. Stevie Wonder Night: The Beehive Restaurant (541 Tremont St.) is holding a birthday tribute to Stevie Wonder tonight with funk-jazz band The Funky ABs. The show goes on from 8 p.m. through midnight, and there’ll be a full dinner menu as well as snacks at the bar. See here for more information. 

3. Name Change: Over the weekend, Mayor Thomas M. Menino officially announced the renaming of the Cathedral public housing development for Ruth Lillian Barkley, a former resident and leader who worked for more than 40 years to improve the quality of life for BHA residents at Cathedral and throughout the City of Boston.

4. Marathon Fundraiser:  The Boston Center for Adult Education (122 Arlington St.) is hosting a special fundraiser just for hair stylists to raise money for Celeste Corcoran, a stylist from Emerge Salson who was injured in the marathon bombing. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. attendees will learn how to style models for a formal wear editorial photo shoot from start to finish. The BCAE and all stylists are donating their space and time for the event. All proceeds will go directly to Celeste Corcoran. Preregistration is necessary and can be done by calling The Loft Salon at (617) 536-5638. See here for more information.

5. Add your events: Do you have a great event coming up at your organization or business? If it’s happening right here in the South End, add it to the Events Calendar! I feature great events every single day in the daily email update, on the homepage and on social media, so add yours to the mix and help get the word out to South Enders about what’s happening in their neighborhood.Click here to add an event. 

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