Theater & dance

"Doubt: A Parable." The City Theatre takes on John Patrick Shanley’s critically acclaimed stage play, set against the backdrop of 1960s America. During this turbulent time of political and social change, a progressive young priest’s conduct at a Bronx Catholic school comes under question by one of the Sisters, whose beliefs are deeply rooted in a stern and unquestionable tradition. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 25. $10-$25. Trinity Street Theatre, 901 Trinity St. citytheatreaustin.org.

Film

Movies in the Park: "Selena." There have been regular installments of this free movie series produced by the Austin Parks Foundation, but the final night of Movies in the Park is extra special. The foundation, in partnership with the Alamo Drafthouse, is screening the film "Selena" in Austin's only downtown park. Starring Jennifer Lopez, "Selena" tells the story of beloved real-life Tejano singer Selena, who charmed Texas and the world before her murder at age 23. 8 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St. austinparks.org/movies-in-the-park/.

Coming up

Red, White and Blues 512. The night of Veterans Day, this fundraising concert aims to help homeless veterans. Head to Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater for an irresistible lineup of artists: the Nightowls, Black Pumas, Shinyribs and Samantha Fish. VIP tickets are available with perks that include drink tickets, access to Tito's Viewing Balcony and a VIP menu provided by Stubb's culinary team. The concert is free for veterans with a valid military ID on a first-come, first-serve basis. 4 p.m. doors Nov. 11. $20-$25 general admission; $150-$175 VIP. 801 Red River St. redwhiteandblues512.com.

Gardening calendar

2018 Grow Green Fall Training: Putting Down Roots. You can create a great-looking landscape without using toxic pesticides or quick-release fertilizer, and the City of Austin's Green Grow Team and its program partners, the city's development services and parks and recreation departments, will show you how. Understanding how trees grow is a key starting point. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd. austintexas.gov/department/grow-green.

How to Bring Plants in for the Winter at Natural Gardener. It's not always easy to keep your plants going strong during colder temperatures. Learn the best ways to protect your potted plants in the winter and ensure they're off to the best start possible in the spring. Instructor Heather Kendall has all the tips to help your potted plants thrive over the winter. 10 a.m. Nov. 10. Free. 8648 Old Bee Caves Rd. 512-288-6113, naturalgardeneraustin.com.

Guided Garden Tour. Tour the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s gardens and trails with a knowledgeable volunteer docent, learning about native plants and the history and architecture of the center. Each of the docents brings their own special knowledge and interests to the tour, and sites change throughout the seasons. 11 a.m. Nov. 10. $6-$12. 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, wildflower.org.