Feb. 14

Be my valentine 

If you don’t want to spend Valentine’s Day alone, this event might be just your speed. Yes, it’s speed dating, and it’s exactly like you see in the movies. No further explanation needed. 

Where: Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave.

Cost: $35

More info: eventbrite.com

Feb. 15

Cody Bryan Band

Expect boot-stomping sing-alongs, rock jams and love ballads from this Texas country artist.

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $10

More info: granadatheater.com

Feb. 16

Party like a president

Celebrate President’s Day weekend with face painting, $2 hot dogs, $2 cherry pies and live music from all-American bands like the Emerald City All Stars and the Rushmore Band.

Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: $5 for a general admission ticket; free for first responders and active and retired military 

More info: dallasarboretum.org

Seed swap

Learn about urban gardening at the new Lakewood seed library. Take some free seeds from the library or bring your own to swap with others. Envelopes and blank labels will be provided.

Where: Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St.

Cost: Free

More info: dallaslibrary2.org

Feb. 17

The Woodrowphonic Spree

East Dallas’ own Tim DeLaughter from Tripping Daisy and The Polyphonic Spree will lend his voice to this fundraiser concert for the Woodrow Wilson High School band. The frontman will perform Polyphonic Spree’s greatest hits backed by Woodrow’s symphonic band. The Woodrow jazz band will open the show. 

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $10-$50

More info: woodrowphonic.com

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