St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Things may get rowdy at Greenville Avenue’s 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade —more than 125,000 people are expected to attend — but that’s part of the fun. The lively procession begins at the Corner of Greenville and Blackwell and ends near SMU Boulevard. Wear green or be shunned.
Through March 19
As the saying goes, two’s company but three’s a crowd. “Triangles” certainly drives that point home. It’s a collection of three humorous one-act plays about trios, written more than 30 years ago by Pocket Sandwich Theatre co-founder Joe Dickinson.
Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $12-$25
Through April 10
More than 500,000 spring-blossoming bulbs have burst at the Dallas Arboretum and there are massive topiaries shaped like Texas. Basically, it’s an Instagrammer’s dream.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, dallasarboretum.org, 214.515.6500, $10-$15, plus $15 on-site parking
Through April 15
Tax returns can be tricky. Get help from AARP Tax-Aide and the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program on Thursdays from 12 to 4 p.m. Make sure to bring your W-2, a photo I.D., last year’s tax return and Social Security cards for all dependents. Hey, it might not be fun, but it’s useful.
Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth, 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary.org, free
Through April 30
See what White Rock Lake looks like through Kathleen Wilke’s eyes. The Dallas-based photographer, known for her underwater snaps, stayed on dry ground to create this series, which documents life at the lake.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free
In celebration of Women’s History Month, local raconteur Alfreda Rollins tells the story of Michelle Obama. What issues are important to this First Lady? Find out in the Black Box Theater at 6 p.m.
Lochwood Library, 11221 Lochwood, 214.670.8403, dallaslibrary.org, free
New fairy tale
The kiddos of White Rock Theater Project present “Holly Abel and the Case of the Missing Mothers.” Watch some of your favorite fairy tale characters — Snow White, Cinderella, etc. — go on a quest to find their mamas, whom they believe have been imprisoned by the evil Brothers Grimm. Performances start at 7 p.m.
The Mix at White Rock United Methodist, 1450 Oldgate, for tickets visit wrtp.yapsody.com
March 4-April 3
Hansel and Gretel
You know the story. An elderly woman living in a house made of candy captures a brother and sister and attempts to fatten them up. This time its told by puppets and accompanied by the music of Engelbert Humperdinck. Most appropriate for kids 4 and up.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $22-26
Feeling brave? Belt out your favorite tune on the first floor of Crown and Harp. If you bomb, just head upstairs for the Sunday Night Dance Party and boogie your cares away.
Crown and Harp, 1914 Greenville, 214.828.1914 thecrownandharp.com, free
Help fund the Stone Tables restoration project at White Rock Lake by participating in the third annual Celebrate! event. Run a 5K or 10K or just show up for the beer, provided by Lakewood Brewing Company and Oak Highlands Brewery.
Winfrey Point, White Rock Lake Trail, whiterockdallas.org, $10-$24
Conclude the month at Granada Theater with local favorite Sarah Jaffe. Though Jaffe’s sound is delicate and soft, a rap artist will open the show. Sam Lao, also of Dallas, takes the stage at 8:15 p.m.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, 214.824.9933, granadatheater.com $25-$69
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