Members of For the Love of the Lake, an organization benefiting all things White Rock Lake, need volunteers to help prepare a site and plant a crop of new trees as a part of its reforestation initiative. Participants should arrive before 7:30 a.m. at the Big Thicket area of White Rock Lake. Wear work clothes and bring gloves and something to drink. The Peninsula Neighborhood Association will serve lunch.
Big Thicket at White Rock Lake
430 E. Lawther, free
Pet and interact with snakes, tortoises, birds and more at the Audelia Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. as teachers from Cathy’s Critters explain how animals adapt to their environments. All ages welcome.
Digestive Difficulties: Gluten, Milk, Nuts, Sugar … and You
Casa Linda Plaza’s Natural Grocers hosts a free seminar led by Dr. Aldo D’Aversa covering topics such as the rise of food sensitivities in the general population, new diagnostic testing and corrective actions for food allergies from 10-11:30 a.m.
The twice-monthly market at Green Spot Market & Fuels features local food and products from 8 -1 p.m.
Green Spot Market and Fuels
702 N. Buckner
Studio Movie Grill will show “Chicken Run” at 11 a.m. daily Monday through Friday for the final week of its Children’s Summer Movie Series. Tickets sold at the box office only.
Studio Movie Grill
11170 N. Central
$2 adult tickets, $1 child tickets
Through Aug. 31
Instead of the usual $12 for adults and $8 for kids, admission to the Dallas Arboretum is only a buck all month long. Be prepared to pay extra for parking and drink plenty of water to stay cool in the August heat. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
8525 Garland Road
The 5-mile Daylight to Darkness race at White Rock Lake starts at 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Bath House Cultural Center. Register at Run On Texas at 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, #114. Registration closes 10 minutes before the race.
Bath House Cultural Center
500 E. Lawther
White Rock Lake
Race a half marathon or a 10k, beginning at Norbuck Park, on a sizzling summer day during which temps are likely to top 100 degrees. Register early online or on race day until 7:10 a.m.
200 N. Buckner
Good Mood and Melodies Evening of Jazz
Join some fellow hip cats for an evening of jazz performances honoring the late musician John Singleton. Music kicks off at 7 p.m.
Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center
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