Dog Day Afternoon
Operation Kindness, the no-kill shelter, holds its 21st-annual Dog Day Afternoon celebration from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The event includes vendors, contests, low-cost microchipping, “ask the vet” and “ask the trainer” tents, performances and more.
Flag Pole Hill, 8015 Doran Circle, 972.418.7297, operationkindness.org, free
June 4, 11, 18 and 25
The concert offerings at the Dallas Arboretum this month include tributes to Bruce Springsteen; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; and Buddy Holly. The gates open at 6 p.m. for picnicking, and the shows start at 7:30 p.m.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, dallasarboretum.org, 214.515.6520, $10-$27
This play by Madeline George is about a linguist who’s obsessed with a dying language and communicating with an ape at the zoo.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.904.0500, echotheatre.org, $10-$30
June 5, 12, 19 and 26
Movies in the park
The Shops at Park Lane breaks in its new park with a series of outdoor movies every Friday in June. The movies are “Pitch Perfect,” “Jurassic Park,” “Zoolander” and “Despicable Me 2.” The movies start around 8:30 p.m. Coolers and alcohol are not permitted.
The Shops at Park Lane, 8080 Park, 214.365.0222, parklanedallas.com, free
June 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28
Good Local Market
The White Rock market is open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. The Lakeside market, at 9150 Garland Road, is every first and third Saturday. And the Vickery Meadow market, behind Half Price Books, is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday.
Good Local Market, 702 N. Buckner, goodlocalmarket.org, free
New Orleans-influenced blues singer-songwriter Ray Bonneville brings his song-and-groove style to Uncle Calvin’s. Ganey Arsement opens.
Uncle Calvin’s, 9555 N. Central, 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $15-$18
Concert for CASA
This Dallas Symphony Orchestra Concert benefits CASA, a nonprofit that advocates for children in foster care. Enjoy Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola conducted by Gerhardt Zimmerman along with soloists Angela Fuller-Heyde and Ann Marie Brink, who also serve as CASA volunteers. The concert is free and donations go directly to CASA.
Southern Methodist University Meadows School for the Arts, 6101 Bishop, dallascasa.org, free
June 15 and 17
The third Monday and Wednesday of the month are “family rewind” days at Studio Movie Grill. This month’s selection is “Rio 2.” The shows start at 11 a.m.
Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central, 214.361.2966, studiomoviegrill.com, $3
June 19-July 12
This production returns from a national tour for a month-long run at home. “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” follows the adventures of a 10-year-old boy whose wish is granted to be flattened and mailed around the world.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $22-$28
Join Emily Riggert from Oil and Cotton for a class to learn how to cut glass bottles to make planters, vases and drinking glasses.
The Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, dallasarboretum.org, $72-$80
Salon.com editor Sarah Hepola, who lives in our neighborhood, releases a memoir this month about her destructive past, “Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget.” She will read from the book and sign copies starting at 7 p.m.
Barnes and Noble Lincoln Park, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, 214.739.1124, barnesandnoble.com, free