Drinks and dinner
Sample classic Italian varietals at The Grape’s monthly “come-as-you-are” dinner. Enjoy a three-course meal as host John Mark Cleaveland with Southern Glazer’s explains the selected wines.
Where: The Grape, 2808 Greenville Ave.
More info: thegraperestaurant.com
This monthly open mic night is centered around original content. Each artist gets 2-3 songs. All genres are welcome, as well as poets or comedians. A spotlight artist plays a 30-minute set at the end of the night.
Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.
More info: granadatheater.com
A scholastic summer
Celebrate the mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge with games, crafts, face painting and more at this family friendly party.
Where: Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth St.
More info: dallaslibrary.org
Plank to paws
Studio 6 Fitness and White Rock Dog Rescue are teaming up to host a pet adoption from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those adopting a pet will receive a free T-shirt. Then, take your new pet to a free community class called “Plank for Paws” to raise awareness for dogs needing a home.
Where: Studio 6 Fitness, 7317 Gaston Ave.
More info: studio6fitness.com
Lowest G cools down the Big D
Help senior citizens stay cool this summer by donating box fans and window units. Bring a box fan or donate $20, and you can get a half-price beer from Greenville Avenue Pizza Company, a half-price frozen drink from Truck Yard or a free appetizer from Alamo Club. The more you donate, the more discounts you receive from Lowest Greenville businesses.
Where: Truck Yard, 5624 Sears St.
More info: facebook.com/events
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