Florence Mellon moves alongside the shore while a kayaker moves in the opposite direction, combing alongside White Rock Lake’s borders for litter. (Photo by Rasy Ran)

Florence Mellon helps pick up litter at White Rock Lake. (Photo by Rasy Ran.)

Feb. 7

Alt fiction fest

Dozens of narrative features, TV-focused episodes and short films will be shown during the four-day festival.

Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $10 per film block or $50 for the festival

More info: angelikafilmcenter.com

High dive

The one-woman show follows a mother who finds herself poolside in Greece celebrating her 50th birthday. Although terrified of heights, she accepts her daughter’s dare to jump off the high dive. Audience members can participate by reading the lines of various characters or playing cameo roles from their seats.

Where: Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive

Cost: Pay what you can

More info: bathhouse.dallasculture.org

Feb. 8

Daddy-daughter dance

Dads, take your daughter on a date and treat her to cookies, dancing and photo booth fun.

Where: Mockingbird Elementary School, 5828 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $15 per couple

More info: mockingbirdpta.com

Feb. 9

Comedy, chocolate and champagne

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with Aaron Aryanpur from Fox’s Laughs. If you don’t have a date, don’t cry. Laugh it off. All shows include a glass of champagne, a box of chocolates and a ticket to a future show.

Where: Backdoor Comedy, 8250 N. Central Expressway

Cost: $30

More info: backdoorcomedy.com

Shoreline spruce-up

White Rock Lake needs some love before Valentine’s Day. Join For the Love of the Lake and Adopt-A-Shoreline in their cleanup efforts.

Where: For the Love of the Lake, 1152 N. Buckner Blvd.

Cost: Free

More info: facebook.com/events

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