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From April 10-11 to, the Wingspan Theatre Co. presents a two-day staged reading of neighborhood-based filmmaker Cynthia Salzman Mondell’s play “Shoe Confessions.” The shows start at 7:30 p.m. The Bath House Cultural Center, 512 E. Lawther, 214.675.6573, wingspantheatre.com, $10

On April 11, check out Bishop Lynch spring market. Local vendors offer gift ideas for graduation and Mother’s Day at this annual fundraiser for Bishop Lynch High School’s Brigade Drill Team. The market is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bishop Lynch High School, 9750 Ferguson, bishoplynch.org, free

On April 10, Yonder Mountain String Band, a progressive bluegrass band, has released 10 albums since 1999, and they play the Granada this month. Ben Sollee opens. The Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, 214.824.9933, granadatheater.com, $30

April 10-19, “Balloonacy” is the story of a lonely old man who is set in his ways until a red balloon blows through his window and insists on being his friend. The show is appropriate for children as young as 3. Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $12-$14

Running through the 14th, the Angelika offers “Love’s Labour’s Won,” also known as “Much Ado About Nothing,” from the Royal Shakespeare Company at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2. “King John,” from Canada’s Stratford Festival, shows at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird, 214.841.4713, angelikafilmcenter.com, $20

Through May 16, see ‘Laserfinger,’ a spoof of James Bond films features the exploits of super spy Hardy Flynt, the world’s most inept master of disguise. Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $12-$25

The Dallas Arboretum is hosting its annual concert series. Every Thursday night, the Arboretum hosts a different band on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. Bring your family and friends and your favorite food and drinks, and enjoy a concert overlooking White Rock Lake. All fall concerts are from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. The 
Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland. You can email reservations@dallasarboretum.org for reservations or call 214.515.6615. Tickets are $15-$17 for adult members, $25-$27 for adult nonmembers, and $10 for children ages 3-12. Package deals are also available.

Dallas Blooms runs until April 12. Get ready for the Dallas Arboretum’s biggest floral festival. On Feb. 28, the garden explodes with color as more than 500,000 spring-blossoming bulbs burst, and life-size topiaries celebrate the state of Texas. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, dallasarboretum.org, 214.515.6500, $10-$15, plus $15 on-site parking.

Through April 25 enjoy ‘Pollinators and Predators,’ which features photographs of nature by Bob Curry, at the Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, for free.

Still have that old VHS player? If you’re looking for a reason to dust it off and give it a whirl, stop by the flagship location of Half Price Books on Northwest Highway on Friday. All VHS tapes in stock priced at $4.98 or less will be sold for $1 on Fridays only, until further notice. Call 214.379.8000 for details.

Vickery Meadow Good Local Market will set up shop in the parking lot of the Flagship HPB every Sunday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The market provides a connection between local farmers, food producers and craftsmen within our community. Shop food, clothes, jewelry and more, all made by North Texans. The Vickery Meadow Good Local Market accepts debit/credit cards and the Lone Star Card. Support for the market comes from the Vickery Meadow Improvement District.


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