Lumin Education: At home learning in action

Lumin Education: At home learning in action

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY! By Tricia Monfrey, Lumin For the past 18 years, Kim Mason has been a beacon of light in the lives of children and parents at Lumin Lindsley Park Community School in East Dallas. Our community knows “Ms. Kim” as not just a teacher, but also as a relentless advocate for her […]

Dredging project seeks public input

Dredging project seeks public input

There were 91 attendees at the Dredging Feasibility Study virtual meeting last week to present draft results and gain initial community input. The first 45 minutes were devoted to revisiting what’s happened up to this point. The main topic was the five alternative dredging scenarios and related cost estimates identified by the consulting engineering firm […]

State Fair livestock shows revised

State Fair livestock shows revised

By Karissa Condoianis With agriculture as one of the foundational pillars of our organization, the State Fair of Texas is proud to announce a preliminary revised 2020 livestock market show schedule. Although the 2020 State Fair of Texas is canceled due to the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fair is committed to […]

Playhouses benefit CASA

Playhouses benefit CASA

By Roseanne Lewis Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) brings the 25th anniversary Parade of Playhouses to NorthPark Center July 10-26. The beloved event, which raises awareness about the needs of children living in foster care, displays custom-built, wonderfully unique children’s playhouses in the hallways of NorthPark. For 25 years, Parade of Playhouses has been […]

Sorry, Folks! No State Fair this year

Sorry, Folks! No State Fair this year

By Karissa Condoianis After extensive consideration of the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of all fairgoers, staff, business partners, and overall community, the State Fair of Texas Board of Directors has voted to cancel the 2020 State Fair of Texas. “This was an extremely tough decision. The health […]

Dallas museums unite to stay closed

Dallas museums unite to stay closed

Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County and the rollback of the State’s phased reopening, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum have decided to pause plans to reopen in early July. Though we have created rigorous guidelines and best practices to ensure that we […]

Shields installed to protect drivers

Shields installed to protect drivers

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has installed 511 respiratory DART installs droplet shields throughout the bus fleet since mid-March to help protect operators and passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Designed by DART Engineering, with collaboration with Fleet Maintenance & Bus Operations teams, the Cv-19 Plexiglass Shields are made of high-impact plexiglass and […]

Meadows Museum ready to reopen

Meadows Museum ready to reopen

By Carrie Sanger The Meadows Museum, SMU, announced today that it will reopen to the public beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at reduced capacity but with regular hours, according to guidelines set by the state of Texas. The museum shop will be open with limited capacity. In the fall, the museum hopes to open its […]

Arboretum celebrates ‘the familiar’

Arboretum celebrates ‘the familiar’

By Terry Lendecker The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces its Summer of Sculpture festival featuring Seward Johnson’s “Celebrating the Familiar” exhibit, a collection of 25 life-size cast bronze sculptures throughout the garden, from June 22 to July 31. Advance online timed tickets are now required for entry to the Arboretum by calling 214-515-6615 or […]