Post by Elizabeth Torres, rising DISD senior and Advocate intern
The Pocket Sandwich Theatre is hosting Tejas Brothers this Wednesday, July 5, for an evening filled with a musical combination of Tex-Mex and country music. Band member Dave Perez, a former Marine and firefighter, discusses each of their songs and shares stories with the audience. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15. Arrive early for food and drinks.
As part of their Summer Movie Nights hosted every Wednesday, Sundown at Granada presents a free film screening of “Spice World”starring the Spice Girls for all you ’90s kids out there. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. tonight, July 5.
Come play Bingo this humpday at Single Wide from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. The event will run 10 games with different winning combinations and a free drink will be given to every winner. There will be bigger prizes each round. Admission is free.
The fun and games continue on to Thursday, July 6, at Union Coffee for Game Night. Join the staff from Readers 2 Leaders as they tell you how they help the community while you play one or more board games. The event begins at 7 p.m. free of charge.
C. C. Young is hosting book signing for author Beverly Thompson, whose true story, “The Colonel is a Lady,” follows Lt. Colonel Evangeline P. Jamison, an army nurse, through three wars. The book reading and signing is set for Friday at 10:30 a.m. in The Point, 4847 West Lawther Drive. To attend, RSVP to Angela Castillo at 214.841.2831.
Join officers from the Dallas Police Department as they teach your kids how to prevent bullying in school this Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Lakewood Branch Library auditorium.
Through the month of July, the Dallas Arboretum is hosting Family Fun Fridays every Friday featuring a petting zoo, face painting, and music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15
Come down to the Pocket Sandwich Theatre as they host the ninth annual Big Weekend of Improv’s Family Funny on Saturday, July 8, at noon. The show is appropriate for all kids and will feature different performers.
Meet Brad Thor, New York Times Bestselling author, at a book signing for the latest installment of his Scot Harvath series, “Use of Force.” The signing will take place at the Northwest Highway location of Half Price Books in Saturday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
The Bath House Cultural Center will host “Recollective,” an exhibition by Fannie Brito, Teri Muse, and Diane Walker-Gladney, starting this Saturday, July 8. A reception with the artists will be held this Saturday, from 7-9 p.m., featuring live music by Percussion Things. All events are free and open to the public. The exhibit can be seen at no cost through Aug. 5 any time the Bath House is open to the public.
Also on display from July 8-Aug. 5 will be “Whimsical,” which includes paintings by S. Chuck McCarter, who pulls inspiration from fairy tales, ancient historical epics, the Bible and other popular narratives. The exhibit will also open this Saturday at the Bath House Cultural Center with a free open house with the artist from 7-9 p.m.
Run the hottest race of the summer this Sunday July 9. Too Hot To Handle offers 3 different running distances and begins at 7 a.m. at Norbuck Park. For pricing and registration information click here.
The Rhythm Room is hosting their July Ballroom Social on Sunday, July 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. If you can’t dance, don’t worry. A 15-minute dance lesson will be available at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.
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