7 things to do this February in Lakewood/East Dallas

Matt Tolentino offers classic serenades with his Singapore Slingers this Valentine's Day. (Photo courtesy of Matt Tolentino)
Matt Tolentino offers classic serenades with his Singapore Slingers this Valentine’s Day. (Photo courtesy of Matt Tolentino)

Feb. 14

Valentine’s serenade

As a sweet Valentine’s Day treat, The Singapore Slingers are back to woo guests with dinner and a show. Reservations in advance are recommended.

Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 Mockingbird Lane, pocketsandwich.com, 214.821.1860, $25

Feb 3- March 17

Art for lovers

The “El Corazon” art exhibit celebrates its 24th year of works from local artists. This year’s theme, Hearts and Music, explores the connection between sound and emotion.

Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, bathhouse.dallasculture.org, 214.670.8749, free

Feb. 3

Hilarious hijinks

Four Day Weekend Comedy, the critically acclaimed improvisation group that has performed in Fort Worth for 20 years, has its grand opening at its new Dallas location. The show features improvisation, songs and sketches from cast veterans and new talent.

Four Day Weekend Dallas Theater, 5106 Sears St., fourdayweekend.com, 817.226.4329, $25

Feb. 10

Pet palooza

Bring the whole family, including pets, out to White Rock Lake for food, animal adoptions and low cost vaccinations. The event is free but donations to Texas Coalition for Animal Protection are encouraged.

White Rock Lake Dog Park, 8000 E Mockingbird Ln, texasforthem.org, 940.566.5551, free

Feb. 11

Film contest

Students from across Dallas showcase their work during a film contest hosted by the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens. All proceeds go toward reducing teenage pregnancy and supporting teen mothers.

Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, info@ntarupt.org, 214.717.6477, $5-$50

Feb. 24

Book worms

This event is the culmination of the Dallas Reads literary campaign. Bring the entire family for guest speakers, literacy activities, free food and free books.

Woodrow Wilson High School, 100 S. Glasgow St., woodrowwildcats.org, 972.502.4400, free

Feb. 25

Movies and moolah

Enjoy a free film screening of “A Backpack Full of Cash,” which explores the results of privatizing America’s public schools. There will be a Q&A with local education leaders after the movie.

Greenland Hills United Methodist Church, 5835 Penrose Ave., greenlandhills.org, 214.826.2060, free


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