Date night: cactus in bloom

This painting is a beautiful, calming scene of a cactus in bloom. It captures the glow of the cactus and bright blossoms against a desert wall of sand. It would look good hanging as a decorative piece in one’s house, patio or garden.

Where: Pinot’s Palette, 6465 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $30

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Hot trot

Run a half marathon, 10K or 5K with a beautiful view of White Rock Lake. All participants receive a medal, bracelet and tank top.

Where: Norbuck Park, 200 N. Buckner Blvd.

Cost: $38-$80

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Dallas’ best tacos and margaritas tour

Sample both gourmet and street tacos on an adventure through East Dallas and Oak Cliff. Stops will include award-winning margaritas at Desperados and tacos at El Tizoncito.

Where: Desperados Mexican Restaurant, 4818 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $64

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Ukulele open mic jam

Join your fellow ukulele lovers for an afternoon jam session.

Where: The Balcony Club, 1825 Abrams Road

Cost: Free

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Harry Potter trivia night

Do you consider yourself an expert on all things Harry Potter? Did you read the books before watching the movies? Can you name spells and potions? Know the names of all the owls? Show off that wisdom at trivia night.

Where: BuzzBrews Kitchen, 5815 Live Oak St.

Cost: $25 per team

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