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Aug. 10

Trees please

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

AUG. 2

Cathy’s Critters

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.
Audelia Library
10045 Audelia
dallaslibrary2.org
214.670.1350
Free

AUG. 3

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.
Natural Grocers
9440 Garland
214.321.4777
Free

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White Rock Local Market

AUG. 10-24

White Rock Local Market

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
Free

AUG. 19-23

Chicken Run

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

 

 

 

arboretum

Through Aug. 31

Dollar Days at the Arboretum

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.
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
214.515.6500
$1

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AUG 21

Daylight to Darkness

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
972.231.1111
$25

AUG. 25

Hottest Half

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.
Norbuck Park
200 N. Buckner
$45-$75

AUG. 25

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
12225 Willowdell
214.670.6182
Free

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