March 3- 26
‘Jack and the Beanstalk’
Kathy Burks’ troupe provides its own take on the classic fairytale. The performance, geared toward children ages 4 and older, features appearances from the likes of the Man on the Moon and a chatty hen.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $22-26
‘The Three Little Pigs’
See the three little pigs take down Wolfgang Bigbad during this quirky children’s opera at 1 p.m. The production highlights the importance of reading and learning.
NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.7441, northparkcenter.com, free
March 7-April 11
AARP tax help
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offering free assistance at local libraries from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesdays. The program is geared toward community neighbors ages 50 and older, and those in need should bring a W-2, last year’s tax return and Social Security cards for any dependents.
Audelia Library, 10045 Audelia Road, dallaslibrary.org, 214.670.1350, free
The Selkie Girls bring a bit of Ireland to Dallas with their Celtic-folk hybrid sound. The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffee Shop, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $15-18
DREAM + INSPIRE + DESIGN HOME TOUR AND AUCTION
Enjoy brunch and an auction at 10 a.m.-noon at the Dallas Arboretum before strolling through four expertly designed and decorated neighborhood homes, until 5 p.m. The Lake Highlands Area Early Childhood PTA puts on the annual event which supports educational opportunities for area families.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, lhaecpta.org, biddingforgood.com, $45
Celebrate the lake
After running in the Celebration! White Rock Lake 5k or 10k, grab dinner and a drink from local vendors at Winfrey Point from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the race and block party will be used to renovate White Rock Lake Park.
Winfrey Point, 950 E. Lawther Drive, whiterockdallas.org, $20-$45
March 31-April 1
Celebrate WingSpan Theatre Company’s 20th anniversary with a staged reading of “Rose.” Written by Martin Sherman, the performance chronicles the life of a Jewish woman, from surviving the Warsaw ghetto to exploring the United States.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, wingspantheatre.com, $10