7 things to do in East Dallas this August

Bobcat in TexasAug. 8
Native cats
There are no tigers in Texas, but there are felines galore inhabiting our state. Learn more about Texas wildcats at 6:30 p.m.
Lakewood Public Library,
6121 Worth St., 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 1-31
Dollar days
Explore the arboretum with discounted admission throughout the month. Parking also discounted to $5.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $2

Aug. 1-23
Animation
Anime fans may rejoice at the Studio Ghibli Festival’s offerings, which highlight fan favorite flicks like “Spirited Away” and “From Up On Poppy Hill.” GKIDS, which has distributed several Academy Award-nominated animated features, hosts the series.
Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.841.4713, angelikafilmcenter.com/dallas, $12

Aug. 2
Hula hips
Watch hula performances and give the traditional Hawaiian dance a try yourself starting at 1 p.m.
Lakewood Public Library, 6121 Worth St., 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 9
Live and local
Taylor Young established folk duo The O’s with Woodrow Wilson graduate John Pedigo in 2008. He performs a solo set with guest appearances from a few friends.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., 214.824.9933, granadatheater.com, free

Aug. 9-25
‘A Proper Man’
Chaos ensues when playwright Stephan Kickham won’t allow actresses to portray female characters in his play. This Pegasus Theatre production is a medley of Shakespeare, “Blackadder” and “Monty Python.”
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Dr., 214.821.6005, pegasustheatre.com, $15-$30

Aug. 28
Dallas folk
The Levee Singers have serenaded audiences for more than 50 years. See the legendary band perform at 7 p.m.
Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $22


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