This Weekend: Golf, games, chickens, Lakewoodstock

Hotel Palomar opens its evening wine hour to the public from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, for “Wellness Winedown.” The event features low-calorie refreshments, skincare, extreme yoga demos, fashions and a free core fusion class at 7:15. The event benefits “Attitudes and Attire,” and guests are asked to bring a $20 donation or a gently used handbag.

The White Rock Lake Foundation Golf Tournament starts at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Tenison Highlands Golf Course. 

Bike to Whole Foods Friday and receive a free breakfast taco and coffee from 7-9 a.m.

Walk to fight blindness at the nation’s largest VisionWalk Saturday at White Rock Lake. The 5K-walk registration begins at 9 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m.

The White Rock Spring Games  are from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Norbuck Park. Students in grades 1-8 from seven neighborhood schools will compete in team events, while attendees of any age are invited to compete in individual events. The event includes live music and food to purchase, with proceeds benefiting local PTAs. Registration costs $125.

The third-annual A Peep at the Coops Tour is from from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, starting at the Stonewall Gardens and Outdoor Science Lab. The self-guided tour includes 13 coops, and guests can purchase maps for $5 at Stonewall Gardens. There will also be educational seminars and a raffle to win a mobile chicken coop.

The neighborhood festival Lakewoodstock is from noon-8 p.m. Sunday at the Lakewood shopping center. The free event has live music, art, food and games.

On Sunday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the White Rock East Garden Tour showcases nine gardens in Casa Linda Estates, Forrest Hills, and Little Forrest Hills.  A plant sale is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Casa Linda Park. Tickets for the tour cost $10.

The Shropshire Music Foundation is holding a benefit concert Sunday from 5 -7 p.m. benefiting war-affected children around the world. The event, at the Garden Café, features live music and light refreshments.


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  • CitizenKane

    Not this weekend, but upcoming. Robert Caro, author of The Power Broker, will be book signing his new biogrpahy Passage of Power The Lyndon Johnson Years at Barnes and Noble (NW Highway).  May 21 & 22.