via Facebook/trainsatnorthpark

via Facebook/trainsatnorthpark

Ongoing: The Trains at NorthPark rolling now through New Year’s Day. Elaborate toy trains traverse 1,600 feet of track through replica cityscapes. The exhibit, benefitting Ronald McDonald House, is open daily with limited hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Extra information: 214.631.7354 or rmhdallas.org, $3-$6, children under 2 free.

Saturday, Dec. 14, the Bishop Lynch Brigade drill team is ready to help you with your shopping list during the team’s fifth annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the school’s atrium, hallway and cafeteria. There will be jewelry, makeup, scarves, home goods, baked goods, bags, children’s items, baskets, candles, quilts, crosses, greeting cards and much more. Bishop Lynch High School, 9750 Ferguson, free email bishoplynchbrigade@yahoo.com for more information.

Via Reddit.com

Via Reddit.com

White Rock Running Co-op and Dallas Running Club plan to run Saturday, Dec. 14 to benefit both the runners whose Dallas Marathon dreams were crushed by sheets of ice and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children — the Dallas Marathon beneficiary. It starts at 8 a.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center. Why are they doing it? “Because doing something productive for others is better than complaining on the internet,” says organizer Chris Stratton, adding that participants should bring a donation from this list.

Who has benefited from the Dallas Marathon cancellation? Obscure fringe local marathons such as this Running the Distance, LLC event, held this weekend at Bachman Lake, which consists of several loops around said lake. It is sold out, but if you are in the area between 8 a.m.-1 p.m., get on out there and give those runners a hand. Make a funny sign, break up the monotony for them.