Post by Elizabeth Torres, rising DISD senior and an Advocate intern.

Truck Yard will host the after party for those who donate money or fans to help keep Dallas seniors cool this summer.

The Lowest Greenville Collective will be hosting “Lowest G Cools Down the Big D” on Saturday, July 29, from noon to 8 p.m. In collaboration with City of Dallas Office of Senior Affairs and the Dallas County Adult Protective Services, this fundraiser and block party, from Belmont Avenue to Ross Avenue, is to collect donations including money, fans, portable A/Cs and inform the public about the needs of senior citizens in greater Dallas. Wristbands will be given to those who donate, so they can enjoy specials from 24 local business and an after party at Truck Yard. More information is available here.

Looking for a way to show your talents to the public? Come out to Crowd Control, an open mic night ranging from music to comedy, at Mudsmith in Lower Greenville, happening every last Thursday of the month. The gathering will start from 7 to 10 p.m. and is open to all.

Single Wide is bringing Vinyl Fantasy on this Final Friday of the month featuring guest deejays, Losi Panthère and Gabriel Mendoza. They’ll be dropping beats with free admission and valet from 10pm to 2am.

The Pocket Sandwich Theatre is hosting two very special shows on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, at 11:15 p.m. hosted by the Alternative Comedy Theater. They are celebrating improv comedy group, The Victims, eleventh anniversary. Tickets are $15 or $7 with a student ID. More information available here.

Join Covenant Church and Covenant Worship for an evening of “Worship at the Granada” on Sunday, July 30, at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to all.

“ZimSculpt” includes 100 pieces of art made in Zimbabwean.

This weekend is your last chance to see ZimSculpt, the modern Zimbabwean sculpture exhibition, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The exhibit, which ends Monday, July 31, also features on-site artists that demonstrate their abilities in sculpting. All sculptures displayed and created on-site, are available for purchase. Tickets are $10-$15.

Bring your furry friend to Mot Hai Ba on Monday, July 31, at 7 p.m. for a pop-up event with Homegrown Hounds Dog Deli and Bakery to treat your pet with healthy, delicious food. At the same time, Sushimo Burrito will also pop-up to provide food you can enjoy along with your four-legged friend.

Come to Toasted Coffee + Kitchen and join Bianca Apolonia Alonso for Yoga in the Loft, Monday, July 31, and every Monday after, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free but make sure to bring your own yoga mat.

Art House Dallas is holding a Feedback for Writers event free to anyone looking for feedback during their creative process. This will be a group activity at Union Coffee on Monday, July 31. Registration is required and more information is available here.

Come to Sundown at Granada, Monday, July 31,  for a free “The Bachelorette” watch party featuring Dallas native, Rachel Lindsay, on her quest for love. Enjoy pre-show games and special drinks from 7-10 p.m.

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