7 things to do in East Dallas in April

Melissa Lewis, Tea Party. (Photo by Dana Driensky)
Melissa Lewis, Tea Party. (Photo by Dana Driensky)

April 12
Wine night
The Dan D. Rogers Early Childhood PTA connects families who are interested in sending their children to the Ridgewood Park elementary school. Mom’s Night Out Wine Out is held from 6-8 p.m. and is one of the organization’s most popular events.
Bodega Wine Bar, 6434 E. Mockingbird Lane, suite 109, rogersecpta.wordpress.com/events, free

April 20-23

‘Suessical’

Woodrow Wilson High School’s 60th annual spring musical — see the feature here.

April 22
Lakewood House Party
The celebration and auction from 7-11 p.m. benefits Lakewood Elementary. Find a babysitter for the kids, grab a drink (or two) and dance the night away at the Barley House.
Barley House, 5612 SMU Blvd., lakewoodelementary.net/events1.html, $50-$75

April 22
Art show
From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Lakewood Library will be accepting entries for the 53rd annual Lakewood Art Show, which takes place each May. Any artists interested in taking part can bring a piece down for consideration.
Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth St., 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary2.org/branch/Lakewood, free

April 27
Tea Party
Wear your most extravagant hat and vote for which is the most beautiful at a luncheon with an “Under the Tuscan Sun” theme hosted by celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe. The whimsical event raises funds for the Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and A  Woman’s Garden.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, womenscouncildallasarboretum.org, $350-$50,000

April 28
Auction night
The Hollywood Home Tour is celebrating its 26th year with an auction party from 7:30-11 p.m. Listen to live music and bid on high-end items at the Dallas Arboretum.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, hsmna.wildapricot.org, $60-$75

April 28-30
Hollywood Home Tour
The 26th annual event kicks off with a candlelight tour Friday from 6-7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Curiosities, 2025 Abrams Parkway.
Hollywood Heights area, hsmna.wildapricot.org, $15

April 29
Lake-a-Palooza
The Bath House Cultural Center partners with the Texas Musicians Museum for an afternoon filled with live music and activities. While you’re there, grab a snack or drink and view Texas Musicians memorabilia at an art exhibition.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.670.8749, dallasculture.org/bathHouseCultureCenter, free


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