Arts Calendar: June 16-July 8

Friday, June 16
Used book sale, 12 to 8 p.m. at Excelsior library, 337 Water St. The Friends of the Excelsior Library will hold a sale of hundreds of adult and children’s books, CDs and DVDs. Most materials are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public.

Eden Prairie Players presents Honk!, 7 p.m. Staring Lake Amphitheater, 14800 Pioneer Trail Eden Prairie. Opening night of a free, family friendly show. Concessions available, bring lawn chairs and come early for best seating. Additional dates June 18, 22-25.

Saturday, June 17
Art from the Attic, 10 a.m. at Hopkins Center for Arts, 1111 Mainstreet. Stop by the sidewalk sale and pick up something to adorn your walls, and support Hopkins Center for the Arts programming. Art donations accepted prior to the sale, call 952-548-6488 for information.

Monday, June 19
Comedy improv sampler, 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Ridgedale library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr Minnetonka. Entering grades 7-12. Join the renowned Brave New Workshop for this fun and interactive intro to improv. Register at www.hclib.com.

Tuesday, June 20
Awake MC’s hip-hop open mic, 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Depot Coffee House, 9451 Excelsior Blvd Hopkins. Conscious hip-hop open mic hosted by Murph Myers and Stereotype. Sign up from 6 to 7 p.m. Visit www.thedepotcoffeehouse.com for information.

Wednesday, June 21
Blue Groove Bluegrass, Shoreview Commons Pavilion, 4580 Victoria St N, Shoreview. Concert in the Commons series features some of the Twin Cities’ best musical talent at 7 p.m. every Wednesday night from June 14 through Aug. 9 (no show on July 5).

Thursday, June 22
Comedian Marz Timms with Gregory Hollimon, 8 p.m. at Royal Comedy Theatre, 809 Mainstreet Hopkins. Tickets start at $15, additional showtimes June 23-24.

Friday, June 23
Live music at the Depot, 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the Depot Coffee House, 9451 Excelsior Blvd Hopkins. Cover $5-$8. Featuring local acts Sarah Bel Kloetzke, Deep Play, and Maddy Siiter. Visit www.thedepotcoffeehouse.com for information.

Wednesday, June 28
Andrew Walesch & Trio, Shoreview Commons Pavilion, 4580 Victoria St N, Shoreview. Concert in the Commons series features some of the Twin Cities’ best musical talent at 7 p.m. every Wednesday night from June 14 through Aug. 9 (no show on July 5).

Thursday, June 29
Act Out for Teens: Acting Games for Beginners, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Hopkins library, 22 11th Ave N. Learn the tricks of the trade from an experienced Guthrie teaching artist. Entering grades 6 to 9; register at www.hclib.org.

Saturday, July 8
The Contingents Summer Rock and Punk Show, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Depot Coffee House, 9451 Excelsior Blvd Hopkins. Featuring local acts Owen Bacskai, The Lonely Enclave, a