Chickens to take over local market

Chickens to take over local market

By Amity Thomas White Rock Farmers Market partners with Urban Chicken on Saturday, May 4 for the third annual Chicken Day! Flock to the feathered fiesta and get up close and personal with these domesticated friends and learn all about backyard chickens from Urban Chicken during a free Chicken 101 class, which starts at 10 […]

Church is on mission

By Kelly Drake In March of last year, the congregation sold their property on Garland Road. The church was born in the LGBTQ community in 1991 during the AIDS crisis. At that time in Dallas there weren’t many houses of worship that welcomed someone gay. In addition to caring for the spiritual needs, the Friend’s […]

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

From April 27 to 28, the Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale where close to 100 outstanding artists from around the country showcase their art. Artscape features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, jewelry, glass, digital art, ceramics and more. […]

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

All day on Saturday, April 27, head for Lowest Greenville, because that’s where you’ll find a full day’s worth of food, drinks and activities. The Lowest Greenville Collective is hosting the celebration, which will showcase everything the bustling street has to offer, including the area’s restaurants, bars and shops. Starting at 10 a.m., the jam-packed […]

Local chambers host mayoral hopefuls

Local chambers host mayoral hopefuls

By Deborah Brown Three area Chambers of Commerce hosted a Meet & Greet Event for the Dallas Mayoral candidates on April 9 at Times Ten Cellars in Lakewood. The tri-chamber event was a collaboration between the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Highlands Chamber of Commerce and the Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of […]

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

The Dallas CERT Volunteer program needs individuals who are willing to volunteer as “victims” in a realistic disaster scenario, which is the final exercise for the participating responders. Volunteers should prepare to be made up with casualty simulation wounds/makeup. The volunteers should wear clothing that may be sacrificed to stage (simulated) blood and make-up — […]

Garden announces summer fun

Garden announces summer fun

  By Juliette Coulter From April 15 to October 31, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden unveils “Celebrate the Children,” an art exhibition designed and created by Gary Lee Price. Guests can interact with beautiful, hand-crafted bronze sculptures of children, which are displayed throughout the garden.  Created by Price, “Celebrate the Children” features more than […]

Football greats honor true heroes

Football greats honor true heroes

Eli Patterson, 5, of Lochwood, is a featured model in the Children’s Cancer Fund Gala “An Evening in the Garden,” where hope blooms in an enchanted garden filled with miraculous stories of survival, on Friday, April 26 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. In September of 2016, just two weeks shy of his third birthday, Eli […]

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Easter egg hunts aren’t just for children! Dogs can also enjoy searching for treats. Last year, I took my foster dog Panda to an Easter egg hunt where the dog or his person was required to touch each treat-filled plastic egg with his or her nose. Because Panda wasn’t interested in […]

$1K waiting for winner

$1K waiting for winner

The public voted and “Thinking Outside the Box” was the clear winning theme for Dutch Art Gallery’s Annual Spring Juried Show. All artists working in 2-dimensional media that fall within the drawing and painting categories are invited to submit for this show. The top award is $1,000. Deadline for submissions, via online process, is midnight […]

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