At 9:30 a.m. Thursday, a sensory-friendly screening of "Monsters University" will be held at Park Place Stadium Cinemas. During this screening, the lights will be up, and the sound will be at levels more comfortable for those with autism, sensory issues and developmental disabilities. Guests will also be free to talk, sing or move about the theater.
Tickets are $6. Call Jennifer McCafferty of The Arc of the Three Rivers at 304-344-3403 for more information.
'Bob & Tom' comedian
Mike Armstrong, who has been a guest on "The Bob & Tom Show" multiple times, appears at The Comedy Zone at 8 p.m. Friday and 8 and 10:15 p.m. Saturday with opener Ralph Tetta.
Tickets are $10. The Comedy Zone is in the Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Shows are ages 21+. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
'Hairspray' in Huntington
For its 20th and final season, Huntington Outdoor Theater is staging the musical "Hairspray." The cast features Charlestonians Jessica Cooper as Tracy Turnblad (reprising the role she played in 2011 for the Charleston Light Opera Guild), Kennie Bass as Wilbur Turnblad, Brynna Horswell as Amber Von Tussell and Ryan Hardiman as Corny Collins.
Performances are 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and July 19-21 and 26-28 at the Ritter Park Amphitheater. A children's "Disney Extravaganza!" pre-show begins at 7 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m. for picnicking.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors and children (ages 5-12). Children under age 5 are admitted free. Group rates are available.
Call 304-412-3393 or visit www.hotwv.org.
"I came, I saw, I drew," an art exhibit by Becky Schedl, will be on display from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. A reception begins at 5 p.m. Call 304-993-8004.
Dobson autograph signing
Former Marshall University standout and New England Patriots draft pick Aaron Dobson will sign autographs from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Macy's Court in Huntington Mall.
Autographs are $25. Fans can bring their own memorabilia or there will be photos, footballs and mini-helmets available for purchase.
Contact Collectibles Etc. at 304-776-0020 or www.shop.collectiblesetcwv.com with questions.
Thorney Lieberman will hold digital-photography workshops from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday and on July 21 and 28 at his studio, 1514 Virginia St. E. Topics covered will include shooting RAW files and processing them with Adobe Lightroom, an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, lighting for portraits, shooting panoramas and other tips for getting better photos.