What’s more iconic to our neighborhood than White Rock Lake? The White Rock Lake Conservancy hosts its annual jamboree to honor this local gem on Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. “Celebration! White Rock” includes a 5k/10k along with a block party of live music and local food, all at Winfrey Point, 950 E. Lawther Drive. The cost is $45 for the 5k, $55 for 10k, while there is a suggested donation of $20 for those who just want to come and party (kids under 12 are free). Register here. All proceeds benefit the lake.

Also on Thursday, it’s the annual chance to explore the expansive Lakewood Outdoor Learning Area (LOLA) at Lakewood Elementary School, 3000 Hillbrook. From 5-7 p.m., there will be activities for kids include a live animal display, traditional dances and authentic Native American artifacts. Food trucks will be in the parking lot with a picnic area by the playground. There is no charge to attend.

Only in this neighborhood could paper shredding become a fun community event. The Friends of Tietze Park’s annual document shredding fundraiser is this Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of Skillman Church, 3014 Skillman. The cost is $8 for the first bankers box, $5 for every additional box of documents. Proceeds will benefit the community park as well as the church’s local ministries.

“Experience Lowest Greenville” offers a variety of (mostly) free events all day Saturday. Get all the details in the story we reported Monday.

The campy “Captain Phantasm Meets Major Majestic” opens at Pocket Sandwich Theatre this Friday, running through May 13. The show follows a superhero’s adventure in this homage to 1940s pulp comics. Showtimes vary by day, get the full schedule here. Tickets are $18-$20 and available here.

Hear Glenn Farmer discuss “Intelligence Agencies in the Trump Era” this Thursday at 7 p.m. at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 2443 Abrams. Farmer spent 24 years with the CIA, primarily focused on the USSR and Soviet intelligence. There is no charge to attend.

Wingspan Theater opens its 12th season with “Rose,” the story of an elderly woman’s remarkable life from a ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, to Atlantic City and beyond. René Moreno directs the show, which stars Barbara Bierbrier in the title role. Shows are set for Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center. Tickets are $10.

The young performers of Lakehill Preparatory School will present the Jane Austen classic “Sense and Sensibility” this weekend. Performances are March 31 and April 1 at 7 p.m. in the school’s Charles J. Wyly Jr. Auditorium, 2720 Hillside Drive. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and available here.

Artists seeking professional development can check out “Business of Art” this Saturday from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. Presented by the Business Council for the Arts, Creative Arts Center of Dallas, the Dallas Art Dealers’ Association and the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the focus will be exploring potential markets for visual artists. Tickets are $35 ($25 for members of any of the hosting organizations) and available here.

Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Lakewood/East Dallas.