7 things to do in Lake Highlands this September

Sept. 7-27
Jewish Film Festival
The Jewish Community Center of Dallas and the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs host this event. The showcase includes documentaries and narrative features. One example is “The Women’s Balcony,” about women speaking out againt patriarchal power, which was Israel’s most-seen film of last year.
Various locations, 214.739.2737, jccdallas.org, $13 per screening or $100 for a film festival pass

Sept. 8
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Carry the Torch
The 5k and fun run will start and finish on the C. C. Young campus with an after party to follow, and is hosted by sportscaster George Riba. The run benefits C. C. Young Cares, a program for seniors in need, and will start at 7 p.m.
C. C.Young, 4847 W. Lawther Drive, 214.841.2909, carrythetorchrun.com, $25-$45

Sept. 9-24
‘Ruined’
This Pulitzer Prize winning play is a story about the resilience of the human spirit during the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Shows are on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.904.0500, bathhouse.dallasculture.org, $15-$30

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Sept. 14
North Texas Giving Day
This will be the ninth year for the nation’s largest giving day. Join the charity fever, donations can be made from 6 a.m. to midnight to all 2,500 certified nonprofits, more than a dozen of which are located in Lake Highlands.
214.346.5500, northtexasgivingday.org

Sept. 16
Tour de Fleurs
The 12th annual Tour des Fleurs quarter- and half-marathon races benefit the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The start and finish line are located on the White Rock Trail behind the arboretum, and there will be a post-race party with live music, complimentary food and beverage, massages and yoga. Staging for the race begins at 6:45 a.m.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, tourdesfleurs.com, $70-$95

Sept. 20-30
‘Titus Adronicus’
Shakespeare Dallas presents what is considered to be Shakespeare’s first tragedy, a story of a Roman general seeking revenge against the queen of the Goths. The shows are at 8 p.m.
Samuell-Grand Amphitheater, 1500 Tenison Parkway, 214.559.2778, shakespearedallas.org, $11

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Sept. 22-30
‘Goosebumps the Musical’
Based on the best-selling book series by R. L. Stine, the story follows two kids who are starring in a musical when strange things start to happen. Shows are on Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $22-$28

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