Screen Shot 2013-09-19 at 6.39.08 AMThis Friday, Sept. 20, sip wine and sample tasty dishes while enjoying an intimate preview of seven homes during the Munger Place Days: Wine Walk and Preview of Homes from 5-8 p.m. The event is at Munger Place, visit the website or email for more info. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Also, don’t miss the free Street Festival and Craft Fair on Sunday, Sept. 22, from noon to 6 p.m.

cat_in_hatAlso this Friday, Sept. 20, is the Hats off to 30 weekend at Dallas Children’s Theater. Join DCT as it celebrates 30 great years of service to the community with the premiere of Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat,” plus a community birthday party on opening weekend. The performance is in the Rosewood Center for Family Arts at 5938 Skillman. Visit for more information. Tickets are $13-$40.

For all the young poets out there, the Dallas Public Library kicked off their 18th annual Express Yourself! Youth Poetry Competition this week. The deadline to submit a poem is Jan. 9, 2014. Check out the website for rules and instructions.


On Sunday, Sept. 22, Pinot’s Palette is offering a Brunch and Brush class from 12:30-2:3o p.m. In this class, painters will create the masterpiece of Flutter while enjoying brunch goodies from Ford’s Kitchen. All guests need to bring is drinks. Pinot’s Palette is at 6465 Mockingbird. Email or call 214.827.4668 for more. Tickets are $45.

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and School are hosting its annual carnival this Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon-9 p.m. The theme this year is “Camp Wildcat” and will include rides, games, food and beverages, cake wheel, hair painting, face painting, and much more. Also, Bingo Night is Friday, Sept. 20 from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Money raised supports teacher bonuses, student scholarships, technology improvements, and general operating costs at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School.  Friends and neighbors are welcome. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School is located at 3741 Abrams Road. Check out the website for more, or call 214-826-0566. Admission is free, but there is a cost for rides, games, food and beverages.

Park Cities Pet Sitter is participating in a Presents 4 Pets supply drive benefiting Big Fix for Big D and the Humane Society of Dallas County. They are sponsoring a “SUV Stuff” on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Pet Supplies Plus on Mockingbird Lane. Sewell Infiniti of Dallas donated the use of a brand new Q56 for the store’s customers to stuff with pet supply donations. Check out the website to learn more about the Sept. 21 event, as well as the Presents 4 Pets donation drive.

SFD 165 WINTERS TALE small“A sad tale’s best for winter,” so Shakespeare Dallas will present The Winter’s Tale to kick off the cooler season. This production will close out Shakespeare in the Park’s 2013 season, with performances at both Samuell Grand and Addison Circle Parks. Performances began Sept. 18 and will run through Sept. 28 at the Samuell Grand Amphitheatre, 1500 Tenison Parkway in Dallas, then from Oct. 2-13 at Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle. All shows begin at 8 p.m.

Today is the fifth annual Get Up and Give: North Texas Giving Day. Donate from 7 a.m. to midnight. Check out the website for more.

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