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All good things must come to an end, including contemporary women's clothing boutique Shop (2723 Magazine St., 895-2869). All merchandise, including new spring garments, cosmetics and shoes, are discounted during a going-out-of-business sale until Shop closes its doors for good on Wednesday, March 31.

The spring collection by New Orleans Knitwear has arrived at Ballin's Ltd. (721 Dante St., 866-4367; 806 E. Boston St., Covington, 985-892-0025; 2917 Magazine St., 891-4502;, and a trunk show of garments by J'envie and A.R.T.E. takes place at the Dante Street location Friday and Saturday, March 19-20.

Every Tuesday in March from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. is Drop In Screen Print Night at the Louisiana ArtWorks shop (725 Howard Ave., 571-7373; Screens, emulsion, proof paper and some ink are provided with the sliding-scale fee, which ranges from $5 to $20; bring your own paper, shirts and creativity. No experience or registration is necessary.

Baskin-Robbins (citywide; is in the midst of "Cones for Kids," a monthlong fundraiser for Children's Hospital. Stop by participating locations until Wednesday, March 31, to make a donation to the Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation.

The "Mirrors and Makeovers" event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Design Within Reach (3138 Magazine St., 891-6520; features local designer George Hewitt, who will demonstrate his patented LED mirrors. The mirrors emit a natural light from behind the glass, making them ideally suited for vanities. Bistro Daisy provides sparkling wine and hors d'oeuvres, and Earthsavers will reward one lucky drawing winner with a free makeover. RSVP to


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