7 things to do in our East Dallas in February

Wine and chocolate
Wine and chocolate

Feb. 1
Back in time
Local storyteller Rose-Mary Rumbley and speaker Paul Benson revisit the most iconic moments in radio during the 1930s and ‘40s. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. before “Don’t Touch that Dial!” begins at 2 p.m.
Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St., 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary2.org, free

Feb. 3
Hollywood for a night
A live and silent auction, dinner and open bar are on tap for “From Lakewood to Hollywood,” a fundraiser for the Exchange Club of East Dallas. Woodrow graduate, boxer and actor Burton Gilliam will be there to entertain guests.
Lakewood Country Club, 1912 Abrams Road, 214.215.9883, exchangeclubofeastdallas.org, $2,000 per table of 10

Feb. 4-Mar.4
From the heart
For 23 years, the “El Corazon” art exhibition has showcased local artists’ work at the Bath House. Although the exhibit is eclectic when it comes to style and medium, each piece was inspired by the heart.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free

Feb. 9
Wine and chocolate
Get to know the members of Peacemakers Inc. at this Wine, Women & Chocolate event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The nonprofit supports conflict resolution through education, action and communication.
Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave., 214.884.1229, peacemakersincorporated.org, $25 for non-members

Feb. 14
Valentine’s Day double feature
Travel back to the 1940s with retro jazz crooner Ricki Derek before a showing of the classic film “Casablanca.” Here’s looking at you, kid.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., 214.824.9933, granadatheater.com, $30-$42

Feb. 14
Celebrate your sweetheart
The Singapore Slingers will serenade couples during this fan-favorite dinner and show. Reservations in advance are recommended.
Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $25

Feb. 19
Film contest
This annual student film contest raises money for the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens. After a sponsor reception at 4 p.m., films will be screened from 5-6:30 p.m.
Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.717.6477, info@ntarupt.org, $5-$50


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