Through June 1

Spring Tea

The Dallas Arboretum now offers Spring Tea at Restaurant DeGolyer. With seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., tea service includes soup, an assortment of tea sandwiches, petite desserts, scones with clotted cream and jam, and choice of tea. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6511, $47 standard tea, $57 champagne tea

April 7

Easter Eggstravaganza and Egg Hunt

The Lake Highlands United Methodist Church annual Easter Eggstravaganza and Egg Hunt

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

Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum

Through April 8

Dallas Blooms

This year marks the 28th anniversary of Dallas Blooms, which showcases 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs, 100,000 annuals and perennials, and more than 100 cherry blossom trees. This year’s event coincides with the “Small Houses of Great Artists” exhibit, featuring playhouses designed by notable local architects. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500,, $15 adults, $12 seniors, $9 children, free for 2 and younger

April 11

LHAECPTA home tour and auction

The Lake Highlands Area Early Childhood PTA hosts its eighth annual home tour, brunch and auction. The tour showcases four Lake Highlands homes from 8:45­–10:45 a.m. and followed by a “Spring Splendor” brunch and auction from 10:30 a.m.–noon at Highland Oaks Church of Christ. For tickets visit or contact Courtney Halpin,

Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill, $25

April 14

Amazing Pace Bike Ride

The first annual Amazing Pace Bike Ride takes place on the White Rock Bike Trail. Families are invited to jog, walk, run or ride in this fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will be divided between the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Dallas County Medical Society Alliance Foundation, Edith Cavell Nursing Scholarships, the Benefactors Endowment Fund and the Aldredge House. White Rock Bike Trail, 12101 Willowdell, $35 adults, $15 children under 12, free children under 4, $100 family

April 14

Spring Boutique

The St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers’ Association presents Spring Boutique, a day of shopping. Featuring a variety of vendors and a café, the event invites everyone to peruse gifts, home goods, jewelry and more from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers’ Association and the charities it supports. St. Thomas Aquinas Lower School Campus, 6255 E. Mockingbird, free

April 19–20

Tilling for FIGS

The Wingspan Theatre Company presents a 7:30 p.m. staged reading of this play, which explores the life of a Southern woman during WWII. It was written by Dallas playwright Janice Rose, who will be on hand for post-show talks on both nights. The Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.675.6573, pay what you can

April 21

Spring Market

From 9 a.m–5 p.m., parents of the Bishop Lynch Brigade Drill Team present the Bishop Lynch Spring Market. Held in the atrium and cafeteria, the market features a variety of gift vendors plus a Hip Hop Café with lunch and home-baked goodies. The BL Brigade will perform in the school’s McGonigle Theatre from 2–4 p.m. Bishop Lynch High School, 9750 Ferguson, free

April 21–22

White Rock Home Tour

From noon–5 p.m., the seventh annual White Rock Home Tour, benefiting Hexter Elementary, embarks on another year with a tour of five modern homes. The homes’ architects will be on hand for meet-and-greets at the homes they designed. $10 in advance (White Rock Coffee, Green Spot, Tom Thumb), $15 at the door (cash or check only)

April 28

The Silver Tsunami: Aging Challenges and Choices

NorthPark Presbyterian Church presents a daylong seminar on the many issues facing seniors and their caregivers. The seminar, from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. includes lunch and covers the following areas of concern: financial, legal, physical, emotional and spiritual. The seminar is co-sponsored by Presbyterian Communities & Services, C.C. Young, Juliette Fowler Homes Inc., Dallas Area Agency on Aging, Greater Dallas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Senior Source. NorthPark Presbyterian Church, 9555 N. Central, 214.363.5457, $15 or $25 for two from same family