7 things to do in our East Dallas in January

Danielle Georgiou Dance Group showcases its latest work,“War Flower." Photo courtesy of Danielle Georgiou
Danielle Georgiou Dance Group “War Flower.”

Jan. 19-28
Dance performance
The Danielle Georgiou Dance Group showcases its latest work,“War Flower,” which revolves around the themes of time, nature, ritual and human survival. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday until Jan. 28.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.670.8749, dallasculture.org/bathhouseculturecenter, $15

Jan. 8
Polar plunge
Dive into icy water for a good cause at the Hypnotic Donuts Polar Plunge, hosted by the doughnut shop and the Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles 3018. The fundraiser, which includes a raffle and heated Tiki bar area, raises money for the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles 3018, 8500 Arturo Drive, hypnoticdonuts.com, $10

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Jan. 9
Wildlife classes
Explore the outdoors with hands-on activities and songs during Growing Up Wild — Wildlife is Everywhere, a class for children ages 3-5 and one parent. The class, held at the Wyatt-Wold Education Center classrooms, begins at 10 a.m.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $40-$50

Jan. 20-Feb. 26
Children’s theater
Based on the Junie B. Jones children’s books, the production brings the antics of the loveable troublemaker to the stage. An American Sign Language performance is slated for Jan. 29 and a sensory friendly performance is Feb. 18.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., dct.org, 214.978.011

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Jan. 26
Silent auction
Bid for your chance to receive a Kaycee Pool membership, restaurant cards and more at the 8th annual Winter Silent Auction from 6:30-9 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Lipscomb Elementary PTA.
Times Ten Celler, 6324 Prospect Ave., lipscomblions.com, free

Jan. 26
Oscars night
Celebrate the best movies of the year with plenty of wine at A Night at the Oscars: Films, Wine & Winners. Hosted by journalist Gary Cogill and Hayley Hamilton Cogill, the event, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., matches each Oscar-nominated movie with a different type of wine.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $59-$65

Jan. 28
1980s Prom Party
Grab your neon-colored sweatshirts and put on your parachute pants for this Sixteen Candles 80s Prom Party, benefitting JL Long Middle School. Besides the food and bar, there will be 80s music, a contest, an auction and more.
Lakewood Country Club, 6430 Gaston Ave., foldallas.org, $80


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