This weekend: Meet an author, support LH Elementary, tour a garden or plant one and more

Image courtesy of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) Fall Gallery Walk will be this Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. at the Bathhouse Cultural Center. This is event is for the art novice and aficionado. The Gallery Walk includes DADA galleries and nonprofit art spaces.

Thursday morning at 10 a.m., The Point at C.C. Young will host Helen Harkness, who will speak about redefining retirement and active aging. This former teacher, professor and author now runs a nonprofit that helps middle and high school students gain career maturity and focus.

On Tuesday, at 7 p.m., Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin of the YouTube channel “Just Between Us,” will discuss and sign their young adult novel, “I Hate Everyone But You” at Half-Price Books. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

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Want to eat out while also supporting a local school? Head to Chipotle at Abrams and Richmond on Saturday between 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. If you show a copy of this image (on your cellphone is fine), 50 percent of your order will be donated to Lake Highlands Elementary School.

Planned Parenthood at 7424 Greenville is helping Harvey evacuees by packing “period kits” with tampons, pads and wipes. They are looking for volunteers to provide items and help assemble the kits on Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. Find more info here.

Green-thumbed Zach Montgomery of Rooster Home and Hardware will host a fall gardening workshop on Saturday from noon-1 p.m. There is no charge to attend, just show up and learn.

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Songstress Caroline Cobb plans to release her new album “A Home & A Hunger” with a show at White Rock Fellowship. Set for Saturday from 7-9:30 p.m., tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door or free with a $15 album purchase.

The Pavilions at Vantage Point, 9000 Vantage Point Drive, will host a neighborhood crime watch meeting on Thursday from 6-7 p.m. Officer Cooper will be the featured speaker, and food and drink will be provided.

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