Aug. 1-31

Dollar days

Explore the arboretum with discounted admission throughout the month. Parking also discounted to $5.

Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615,

dallasarboretum.org, $2

Aug. 3

Free movie

Don’t bother braving the heat. Take the kids to the library at 2 p.m. to see a film geared toward children ages 5 and older.

Audelia Road Library, 10045 Audelia Road, 214.670.1350,

dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 6

Medicare 201

Get a better understanding of Medicare’s four components and which option is best for you. The educational event starts at 10:30 a.m.

White Rock Hills Library, 9150 Ferguson Road, 214.670.8443,

dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 9-25

‘A Proper Man’

Chaos ensues when playwright Stephan Kickham won’t allow actresses to portray female characters in his play. This Pegasus Theatre production is a medley of Shakespeare, “Blackadder” and “Monty Python.”

Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.821.6005,

pegasustheatre.com, $15-$30

Aug. 18
Garage sale
                                                                   

Shop the mother of all garage sales and support the Lake Highlands High School’s Highlandettes. Scan furniture, clothing and household goods from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For first dibs, pay $5 and shop Friday, Aug. 19, from 8-10 p.m.
Lake Highlands High School gym, 9449 Church Road,

highlandettes.com, free

Aug. 24

Local acoustics                                                                                                             

Kick back and relax while Grace Pettis serenades the room. Eric Folkerth, pastor of Northaven United Methodist Church, is the opener.

Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044,

unclecalvins.org, $7.50-$15

Aug. 27

Tee off against hunger

Practice your golf swing and help a local nonprofit fight hunger at this Feed Lake Highlands fundraiser.

Topgolf, 8787 Park Lane,

flhgolf.com, $25-$540 (per group)