Escape to Hawaii

Watch hula performers as they tell a story through dance. Then learn to hula so you can wow your friends at the next summer luau.

Where: Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth St.

Cost: Free

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Family fun Friday

Enjoy family time in the garden with activities for the little ones, including a petting zoo and face painting.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: Free with general admission ticket

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Def Leggend + Cherry Bomb

Are you dying for someone to pour some sugar on you? Then go back to a time of eight-track tapes and mood rings. Def Leggend (a Def Leppard tribute) and Cherry Bomb (a Joan Jett tribute) are here to rock. Feel free to dig those flared pants and oh-so-chic bangles from out of your closet.

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $15-$24

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Garden games

Get your nature and tech fix simultaneously at this outdoor gaming event with five interactive screens.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: Free with children’s garden admission

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A family friendly performance

Attend a special matinee performance the whole family will enjoy. The Que Pastas are a kindie (kid+indie) duo that plays music for the child in everyone. Turn off the cartoons and join them for lunch, munchies and mimosas for mom and dad.

Where: Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $10 for adults, $7 for kids

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