Hypnotic Donut 5k run

Tomorrow, Oct. 16, is the Long Run. The run is J. L. Long Middle School’s only fundraiser to help pay for extras not supplied by Dallas ISD. Registration and festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. The race is a one-mile fun run at 6 p.m., followed by the certified 5k run at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, music and fun for all.
J. L. Long Middle School is located at 6116 Reiger. Go to the website or call 972.502.4700. Early registration is $15 for adults or $10 for kids.

Also tomorrow, Oct. 16, a new retail store called Accents is hosting a grant opening in Mockingbird Station from 6-9 p.m. Accents is offering a 15% discount off your entire purchase.

Support East Dallas neighbor Carolyn Lee Jones, a vintage pop/jazz vocalist, in the Cabaret Series at the Sammons Center for the Arts. The event is on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.

From Oct. 17 through Oct. 31, the cult classic “Night of the Living Dead” returns to Dallas Children’s Theater, presented by Teen Scene Players. Radiation from a fallen satellite transforms the dead into flesh-eating zombies, and no one is safe. It’s the 1968 black and white, B-movie horror classic brought to life — figuratively speaking. Enjoyed by ages 13 and up. Dallas Children’s Theater is located at 5938 Skillman. Check out the website or call 214.978.0110. Tickets are $12-$14.

Rapunzel_photo_cropThrough Oct. 26, Dallas Children’s Theater hosts its hilarious musical take on the classic fairy tale, Princess Rapunzel.
 Dallas Children’s Theater is located at 5938 Skillman. Check out the website or call 214.978.0110. Tickets are $17-$28.

The Angelika Dallas Film Center is hosting its annual suspense fest Hitchcocktober, a month-long film homage to master of mystery, Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, in the Mockingbird Station mezzanine, just outside the Angelika Film Center. Every Thursday at 8 p.m. in October, guests are invited to lounge in front of Mockingbird Station’s large outdoor movie screen and take in a free showing of a classic Hitchcock film. This weekend, Angelika will host a screening of “Vertigo” on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit Angelikafilmcenter.com.

Through Oct. 30, don’t forget about 
Concerts at the Arboretum
. Every Thursday night, the Dallas Arboretum hosts a different band on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. Bring your family, friends and your favorite food and drinks, and enjoy a concert overlooking White Rock Lake. All fall concerts are from 7-9 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m.
 The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland. Email reservations@dallasarboretum.org or call 214.515.6615 if you have questions. Admission is $15-$17 for adult members, $25-$27 for adult nonmembers, and $10 for children ages 3-12.

Through Nov. 23, enjoy 
”The Cycles of the Fig Tree” by Carlos Cázares at St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts center, in the Justus Sundermann Gallery, at 5100 Ross. Cázares, a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture and graphics, seeks to expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impress the life of God on his canvases. Through his experimentation with pigments and mineral deposits, he has found that materials such as gold and silver offer a beautiful refraction of light that enriches his work. His abstract works reflect an appreciation of ancient techniques applied in a contemporary setting.
 Go to cathedralartsdallas.org or call 214.887.6552 to schedule a free visit.

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