This weekend: Hurricane Harvey benefits, ‘Don’t Dress For Dinner,’ author talks, tango and more

This weekend, several Lake Highlands businesses are giving back to relief efforts helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • ZYN22 fitness studio is hosting a Ride for Hope on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Cyclists will meet at the studio, 8060 Park Lane, to head out for a group ride. “You can choose between a $22, $50, or $100 gift, 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief,” the website states. “Plus we’ll match every single dollar raised from the ride.”
  • Summit Yoga will host a class on Friday from 6-7 p.m. where donations will be collected for the Red Cross. In addition, the studio will take in canned food, toiletries and clothing to be donated to evacuees. Get more details here. 
  • If you know of any other business benefits this week, email me at and I’ll update this list.
‘Don’t Dress For Dinner’ at Pocket Sandwich Theater.

Pocket Sandwich Theatre launches its comedy “Don’t Dress For Dinner,” the sequel to the story in “Boeing Boeing.” The show runs through Sept. 23, with performances at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 7p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $13-$15 and available here.

Holistic nutritionist Leanne Vogel comes to Half-Priced Books to share her latest, “The Keto Diet.” She will discuss her views on food, and sign copies of the book on Thursday at 7 p.m.

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Learn the Argentine tango from experts Nasrin Barmaki and Mark Hernandez at Sokol Dallas, 7448 Greenville. The group lesson is Saturday from 7:30-8:30 p.m., and no partner is required. After the lesson, social dancing continues until 11:30 p.m. The cost is $12 ($5 for members) at the door.

Help keep Lake Highlands Elementary beautiful during the Wonderland Weekend Workday on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Volunteers will be weeding flower beds and installing art panels for students. To sign up, click here.

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One Nostalgia Place is switching things up with a Sing-A-Long Karaoke set for Sunday from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. There is no charge to attend.

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