White Rock Home Tour, macaron making, de-cluttering/recycling and more

Scenes from one stop on the White Rock Home Tour. (Photos by Danny Fulgencio)

Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, it’s the 12th annual White Rock Home Tour, which serves as a fundraiser for Hexter Elementary. Explore six of East Dallas’ and Lake Highlands’ best mid-century residences (like this one) from noon-5 p.m. Visit
whiterockhometour.org for more information and tickets, which are $20.

Here’s your chance to learn how to make French macarons from Haute Sweet Patisserie, 10230 E. Northwest Highway, Saturday, April 22 at 2-5 p.m. This will be a small intimate class — spots are limited. The class is BYOB; so feel free to bring your favorite beverage. Participants receive a 12-pack box of the famous sweets. Plus, all of the macarons you make, you can take home. Cost is $75 a person or $125 per couple. Children ages 6-15 are welcome, but must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Clear your clutter and raise money to send next year’s 5th graders to science camp at Sky Ranch. Drop off just about anything to recycle — electronics, clothes, sporting goods, toys, etc. The more you drop off, the more money raised. There will also be a shredding truck available for $5 a box and a bake sale. The fun will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22nd, and go until 12 p.m. at Lake Highlands Elementary. Here is a full list of what can be donated: http://Bubbfundraising.com/bubb-fundraising-item-list

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All of Lake Highlands is welcome to join the people of Skyview Elementary for the Annual Earth Day Fair this Saturday, April 22. Come and see the one-of-a-kind school garden in all its spring glory. Enjoy food trucks, frozen-ice cones, garden tours and demonstrations, face painting, flower sale, and live music from the Charming Gardeners, a local DFW band. This is a fundraiser for the Skyview Harmony Garden, but is free to the public. Things will get going at 5 p.m. and last until 7 p.m.

April 21-May 7, see ‘Blue.’ This production written by Annie Cusick Wood aims to teach children about acceptance in lighthearted way. The story follows two characters, Pale Blue and Inky Blue, who encounter a red sock. It’s onstage at Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., 214.740.0051, dct.org, $16

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And next week … 

It’s Lake Highlands Restaurant Week, April 24-30. Sample our neighborhood’s favorite restaurants while helping Feed Lake Highlands, Forerunner Mentoring, Healing Hands Ministries and Pamper Lake Highlands. Twenty percent of the participating eateries’ profits will be donated to these four local organizations.
Various locations, helpinglakehighlands.org/lake-highlands-restaurant-week, prices vary

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