Wine on the Roof Fundraiser to benefit animals at the East Lake Pet Orphanage

May 4 Wine on the Roof Fundraiser

Wine and dine at the 12th annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser starting at 7 p.m. Activities include a pet fashion show and silent auction. Raffle prizes will also be available for those in attendance. Proceeds to benefit animals at the East Lake Pet Orphanage.

East Lake Veterinary Hospital, 10101 E. Northwest Highway, 214.342.3100,, $65 in advance, $85 at the door


May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 Dance the pounds away

Attend a Zumba workout class hosted by J.C. Fitness; their motto is: “We don’t work out. We party.” Dance to hip-hop, Latin beats and more 6–7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday nights.

J.C. Fitness, Lake Highlands North recreation center, 9940 White Rock Trail, 214.670.7794,, $5 per class or $30 for the month


May 2, 7 Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Live

Watch the National Public Radio show come to life as it is beamed live to the movie screen at 7 p.m. on Thursday with an encore showing at the same time the following Tuesday. Hosts Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell will be up to their usual antics as celebrity guests answer silly questions and panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca and Tom Bodett chime in.

United Artists Galaxy Theatre Stadium 10, 11801 McCree, 214.343.9622,, $22


Valeria Renteria and her artwork

May 3 Children’s Cancer Fund luncheon and fashion show

Lake Highlands first-grader Valeria Renteria will participate in a live fashion show and have her artwork featured in a book for sale at the 25th annual Children’s Cancer Fund Luncheon and Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. Co-chaired by Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach, the event will raise money for pediatric cancer research.

Children’s Cancer Fund, Hilton Anatole’s Chantilly Ballroom, 2201 Stemmons Freeway, 972.664.1450,, $150 per person



May 10-25 The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

In this musical based on Jeff Brown’s book “Flat Stanley,” a regular boy named Stanley transforms into a flat boy when a poster above his bed falls on top of him. Audiences watch as Stanley travels the world by envelope in his quest to become three-dimensional again.

Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, $14-$40


May 17 Thunderduck Spring Golf Classic

The Richland College-associated golf tournament tees off at 8 a.m. at Riverchase Golf Course. The low entrance fee includes green fee, cart, range balls and a hamburger lunch buffet, plus each entrant receives a $5 golf shop gift card and a month of free golf.

700 Riverchase (Coppell), 972.462.8281, $47


May 27 Memorial Day Concert at Flagpole Hill

Grab some lawn chairs and go listen to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra perform at 8 p.m. The performance concludes with a celebratory fireworks display.

Flag Pole Hill Park, 8007 E. Northwest Highway, 214.515.6500,, free


Satisfaction at the Arboretum

May 30 Satisfaction at the Arboretum

Bust out some moves like Mick Jagger for the Rolling Stones cover band Satisfaction at Dallas Arboretum. This month’s concert series lineup also includes performances from Downtown Fever, Brave Combo, Cuvee, Kraig Parker, The Molly Ringwalds, Tuxedo Junction, Pardi Gras, and The Coppertones.

Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500,, $10-$25