Scavenger hunt, farmers market, Arboretum adventure app, Chris Vognar and more this weekend in East Dallas

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Take part in the Lowest Greenville Collective’s Night Owl Scavenger Hunt  from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday. Register for $5 at the table in front of Blind Butcher and find the “Lowest Greenville G” in nine different locations. Participants will get food, drink and swag along the way. The winner will get two tickets to a Four Day Weekend comedy show.

Good Local Markets is back in business from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 9150 Garland Road for the spring. Shop for produce, artisanal foods and handmade goods all from within a 150-mile radius of Dallas.

Head to the Truck Yard on Saturday from 12-4 p.m. for the SPCA’s Pup Rally. Each Heineken product sold will bring $1 to the SPCA, and there will be a mobile adoption vehicle on site for those who want to bring home a furry friend.

The Dallas Arboretum is launching a new app for kids at the Rory Myers Children’s Adventure Garden. The app uses augmented reality to allow kids to play the role of secret agent on a mission of exploring the garden. The launch will be on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Lakewood Library Friends will host Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar at the Lakewood Branch Library Monday at 6:30 p.m. The free event will have refreshments as Vognar discusses the arts in Dallas.

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce brings 100 Men Who Give A Damn to East Dallas on March 12. They are looking for men who are willing to donate $100 to a local charity after reviewing presentations made to the group that night. The event will be at Bar Louie at the Shops at Park Lane on Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Former journalist and C.C. Young resident Don Michel will interview Erma Thomson, who was the executive assistant for Mark Kay Ash, the founder of Mary Kay cosmetics. The free event is at The Point at C.C. Young on Tuesday from 10-11 a.m.


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