Out and about

Lake Highlands United Methodist Church Easter Eggstravaganza

Lake Highlands United Methodist Church Easter Eggstravaganza

March 23
Easter Eggstravaganza

Lake Highlands United Methodist Church welcomes families to its annual Easter Eggstravaganza and Egg Hunt. From 10 a.m.–noon, enjoy a petting zoo, face painting, crafts and cookie decorating. Lake Highlands United Methodist Church, 9015 Plano, 214.348.6600, free

Through March 2
El Corazon art exhibit

The Bath House Cultural Center is wrapping up its 19th annual El Corazon art exhibition, a show featuring heart-inspired art. Artist Jose Vargas started the show because of a shared fascination with the aesthetics and symbolism of hearts. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, free.

March 2
It’s My Park Day

The City of Dallas is asking the community to rally around their local parks to make them cleaner and greener.
Register with Dallas Park and Rec Department, 214.670.8483, free

‘Rumpelstiltskin’ at Dallas Children's Theater Center

‘Rumpelstiltskin’ at Dallas Children’s Theater Center

March 8-April 7

Watch as this Brothers Grimm show comes to life with Kathy Burks & Co. at Dallas Children’s Theater. The play was adapted by B. Wolf for children ages 5 and older. Studio Theater at Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.978.0110, $16-$25

March 16
St. Patrick’s Parade

More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade this year. The parade, hosted by Greenville Avenue Area Business Association, will begin at 11 a.m. at Greenville and Wellons and end at SMU Boulevard. Arrive early and stay late for the pre/post parade activities. All proceeds go to the GAABA scholarship fund. Participants are encouraged to take the DART. Greenville and Wellons, free

March 14–17
Savor Dallas

Foodies, wine snobs and curious culinary consumers are invited to the ninth annual Savor Dallas. The event, featuring cuisine from more than 60 of the Dallas area’s top chefs plus 400 premium wines and imported beers, kicks off at Trinity Groves at the foot of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge on March 14. After a few days at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and other venues, the festivities will wrap up at the Dallas Arboretum on March 17. Savor Dallas, 888.728.6747, $35-$300

March 16
Dallas Elks Ladies’ Style Show

The spring style show and luncheon features ensembles from Chico’s designer fashions for women. Wine is served at 11:30 a.m., lunch starts at noon, and the show goes on at 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Elks, who provide scholarships for neighborhood students, support for veterans, drug education and community improvement programs and more. Reserve your seat by March 9. Dallas Elks Lodge No. 71, 8550 Lullwater, 972.414.1396, $18


March 22-April 14
‘A Wrinkle in Time’

For the 50th anniversary of this sci-fi classic, Dallas Children’s Theater will suck you into this extra-terrestrial adventure across space and time. The play was adapted by John Glore for children 8 and older. Baker Theater at Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.978.0110, $16-$25

March 23
Casino party and auction

The Lake Highlands Exchange Club casino party, dinner and auction, which gets rolling at 6:30 p.m., is one of the organization’s biggest yearly fundraisers. Proceeds support scholarships for Lake Highlands High School students and neighborhood improvement projects. Park Lane Ranch, 8787 Park Lane, 214.549.0783, $45

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