7 things to do this March in Lakewood/East Dallas

March 31

Good Friday

Celebrate Easter weekend with live music, Easter-themed games and an Eddie Coker concert at Dallas Arboretum. Events begin on Friday at 9 a.m.

Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, dallasarboretum.org, 214.515.6615, free with admission

March 5 

Indiana Jones

Enjoy the nostalgia of watching Indiana Jones on the big screen with “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at the Angelika. The 1982 classic by directors Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, which took home four Oscars, is fun for the whole family.

Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, angelikafilmcenter.com, 214.841.4712,  $12

March 12

Culture critic

Spend an evening with the Dallas Morning News’ culture critic Chris Vognar. Refreshments will be provided.

Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St., lakewoodlibrary friendsdallas.org, 214.670.1376, free

March 12

men who give a damn

Join charitably-minded men in East Dallas as they raise money for local nonprofit organizations. Four times a year, members raise $10,000 to donate to deserving charities.

100 Men Who Give A Damn East Dallas, Bar Louie, 8166 Park Lane Unit C130, 100meneastdallas.org, $100

March 23

‘Legend of Bluebonnets’

Bring the family to opening night of an original play that shows the power of one’s heritage and the value of a person’s story, especially one
that reaches back
as far as the petroglyphs of Texas.

Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., dct.org, 214.978.0110, $17-28

March 30 

‘Sweeney Todd’

Cult classic musical “Sweeney Todd” opens at Pocket Sandwich Theatre. Grab dinner, throw some popcorn and enjoy the gore and violence of Fleet Street.

Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, pocketsandwich.com, 214.821.1860, $20

March 31

Wood Steel Rhythm

The side project of Graceland Ninjaz member David McMahon, Wood Steel Rhythm makes its debut with a mix of blues, rockabilly and funk sounds.

Lake House White Rock, 7510 E. Northwest Highway, facebook.com/WoodSteelRhythm, 214.484.8624, free

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