Friends of belly dancer Samira Simmons host the "Eff Cancer!" Benefit and Show for Samira at Shangri La, 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 at Shangri La Tea Room and Vegetarian Restaurant, 1800 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.
Simmons, a talented and well-known local dancer is dealing with surgery and chemotherapy for breast cancer. She is the mother of a three-year-old son and has been unable to work.
The St. Alphonsus Mobile Mammogram Unit will be in the Shangri La parking lot from noon to 3 p.m. Food, drinks, live performances, a silent auction, raffle, photographer station and more will be available inside.
All of the proceeds from the $5 cover will go to the cause.