6 Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra hosts a concert benefiting the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra at 7 p.m. at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Tickets: $10-$20. 817-923-3121, www.fwyo.org.
8 Alliance for Children presents its fourth annual Let’s Play Bingo! Ladies Luncheon, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. The event includes a champagne reception, silent auction and prizes. Individual tickets: $100; tables: $2,500-$15,000. 817-335-7172, www.allianceforchildren.org.
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8 The Bedford Public Library Foundation hosts its annual Mardi Gras Casino Night and Gala at 6 p.m. at the Bedford Library. It features dinner, a wine pull, games and a silent auction. Tickets: $40. 817-952-2350, http://bedfordlibraryfoundation.org.
14 Stage West celebrates Valentine’s Day with its annual Acting With the Stars event at 6 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Fort Worth Club. Tickets: $125; tables: $2,000-$5,000. 817-784-9378, www.stagewest.org.
22 Bell Helicopter hosts this year’s Party in Fort Worth at 7 p.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The theme is Copters in Cowtown. Tickets: $250; tables: $2,500-$25,000. 817-451-8740, http://thepartyinfortworth.org.
22 The 15th annual Mansfield Cares Charity Ball takes place at the Walnut Creek Country Club. The disco-themed event begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes dinner, dancing and an auction. Tickets: $100. 817-269-1915, http://mansfieldcares.org.
22 Benefiting the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, the 2014 Reading Rocks event takes place 9:30 a.m.-noon at Ridglea Country Club. Special guest is author and illustrator Anna Dewdney. Tickets: $25-$50. 817-871-8022, www.fwplf.org.
25 The Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County welcomes Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton as the guest speaker for its women’s luncheon. The event is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Round Up Inn at Will Rogers Memorial Center. Tickets: $100; tables: $1,000. 817-338-8406, www.ugm-tc.org.
28 The American Heart Association’s Tarrant County Go Red for Women Luncheon is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Olympic gold medalist and Granbury native Dana Vollmer will be the keynote speaker. Tickets: $100; tables: $2,500-$10,000. 817-698-5442, http://tarrantcounty
28 The Junior Woman’s Club of Fort Worth presents its 57th annual Spring Show, Tune Back Time, benefiting the organization’s many civic programs, at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. March 1 at the W.E. Scott Theatre. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres are offered an hour before the show. Tickets: $15-$20. 817-335-4671, www.jwcfw.com.
AND ART EVENTS
6 In conjunction with the exhibition “John Albok’s Neighborhood,” the Amon Carter Museum of American Art hosts Burt Finger, co-owner of Photographs Do Not Bend, for a discussion about Albok’s artwork, life and inspirations. The discussion is 6 p.m. and is free to the public. Reservations are not required. 817-989-5030, www.cartermuseum.org.
18 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth welcomes Artists Space executive director and curator Stefan Kalmár and curator Richard Birkett as guest lecturers in the Tuesday Evenings at the Modern series. The lecture is 7 p.m. and admission is free. 817-738-9215, http://themodern.org.
25 Michael Petry, artist and director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, London, takes part in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture series. The lecture is 7 p.m. At 6 p.m., Petry will sign his book, Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition. Admission is free. 817-738-9215, http://themodern.org.
27 Food stylist Tina Bell Stamos and photographer Jody Horton appear at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art to discuss the world of food styling for magazines, cookbooks and advertisements. Free, but reservations are required. 817-989-5030, www.cartermuseum.org.
11-16 Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, Ghost: The Musical opens at Bass Hall. It features an original pop score by Grammy Award winners Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. $38-$99. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com.
13 Amphibian Stage Productions presents John Kolvenbach’s Bank Job through March 2. $15-$30. 817-923-3012, www.amphibianproductions.org.
18 Part of the Lexus Broadway Series, Godspell opens at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, through March 2. Tickets: $30-$150. 214-880-0202, www.attpac.org.
6 Pianist George Winston takes the stage at the Cendera Center for “An Evening With George Winston.” Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. $27.50-$40. 817-984-6800, www.cenderacenter.com.
7-9 Chris Mann, a classically-trained pop star and former contestant on The Voice, joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for a weekend engagement at Bass Hall. $27-$85. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
8 The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth presents “The Orient Express to Argentina” at 2 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. It features the Grammy Award-winning Diaz Trio and pianist Gabriela Martinez. $5-$28. 817-877-3003, www.chambermusicfw.org.
12-16 The Dallas Opera brings Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers to the stage of the Winspear Opera House. $19-239. 214-443-1000, http://dallasopera.org.
13-14 The Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society and the Allegro Guitar Society of Dallas present Duo Siqueira Lima in concert. The Brazilian duo will perform at University Christian Church in Fort Worth and University Park United Methodist Church in Dallas. $35. 817-498-0363, http://guitarsociety.org.
7 In conjunction with the special exhibition “Samurai: Armor From the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection,” the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum will screen Seven Samurai at 6 p.m. $5-$7. 817-924-6000, www.lonestarfilmsociety.com.
13 Film critic Christopher Kelly continues his monthly Modern Cinema film screenings with Anita at 7 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. A Q&A session follows. $7-$10. 817.738.9215, http://themodern.org.
28 The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth present The Thing, starring Kurt Russell, at 10 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium. $5-$7. 817-924-6000, www.lonestarfilmsociety.com.
COMING IN MARCH
1 The Cattle Raisers Museum hosts the annual Ride for the Brand event at the Round Up Inn at Will Rogers Memorial Center. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. are followed by dinner and entertainment. Tickets: $100; tables: $1,500-$25,000. 817-332-8551, www.cattle
2 Two-time Cliburn semifinalist and fan favorite Alessandro Deljavan performs a solo piano recital as part of the Blue Candlelight Music Series at 7:30 p.m. at a private home in Dallas. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 7 p.m. $60. 410-513-9167, http://bluecandlelight.org.
3 Schola Cantorum of Texas performs a concert called “The Peaceable Kingdom” at Arborlawn United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. $5-$20. 817-485-2500, www.scholatexas.com.