Enjoy soups, music, art and literary readings based around the theme of health from 5:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec 11. at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.

All proceeds from the gathering, organized by That's All She Wrote, a monthly literary saloon that meets at Swim Cafe and Martha Bayne, will be given to Karen Gerod, the owner of West Town's Swim Cafe who is battling cancer as well as medical bills. Suggested donation is $10.