John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy will conduct its Spring Program Wednesday, May 18 at Renaissance High School, 6565 W. Outer Dr., by presenting Disney’s ‘The Lion King.’ Performance is at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets are purchased in the JR King office. Call 313 866-9600 for information.
Also, the Links, Detroit Chapter, an organization of African American professional Black Women, is sponsoring “Women’s International Day” for 175 of Detroit International Academy’s honor students. Women from various countries will discuss the culture and lifestyles in the designated countries at the school, 9026 Woodward. Students will also be invited to a taste-fest immediately following the mini workshops. The event will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 11:00 on Wednesday, May 18.