Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Dallas Arboretum Offers Adventurous Children's Summer Camps



Summer Camps at the Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum Summer Camps provide children with hands-on explorations in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and nature that will spark their imagination and inspire environmental stewardship. Find your place in nature!

Dallas Arboretum Summer Camps provide children with hands-on explorations in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and nature that will spark their imagination and inspire environmental stewardship. Camps also integrate critical thinking, problem solving skills and develop a sense of exploration and adventure in children.

Camps are designed for specific ages/grades. Children need to be the designated age or grade by the date the camp occurs. Grade levels are the grade your child will be entering in the fall 2019. The new Camp Plus option lets you extend the fun up until 5 pm. Only available for select camps.

http://www.dallasarboretum.org/camps

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Esperanza Gala: Inspiring Hope

Saturday May 11, 2019 

Four Seasons Resort Dallas
4150 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038

International Esperanza Project will host the annual Esperanza Gala benefiting IEP Programs on May 11, 2019. Guests will enjoy a fabulous evening of cocktails, appetizers, dinner, silent auction, live auction and lots of fun. Guests can hit the dance floor after the dinner and live auction … all for a good cause.

https://internationalesperanzaproject.org/esperanza-gala


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Dallas Blooms: Life’s A Picnic


Dallas Blooms is one of the largest floral festivals in the Southwest, with over a 100 varieties of spring-blooming bulbs exploding with color and 500,000 tulips, plus hundreds of thousands of other spring flowers that will dazzle you.

Life’s A Picnic features an extraordinary, larger-than-life, picnic scene topiary comprised of a stunning 40’x40’ picnic blanket, a vase of flowers, a picnic basket with pie and a giant picnic ant, sponsored by Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate.

It took two weeks to build and contains 7,500 violas and 14,900 pansies.

Click here for full schedule and details: 


One of America’s Best Spring Flower Festivals”

 – Fodor’s Travel
“One of the Top 14 Places in the World to See Spring Flowers”- MSN

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

A Peep at the Coops

A Peep at the Coops, a one-day tour of private urban chicken coops in East Dallas, is set for May 5, 2019. The event features some of the most innovative coops for raising chickens in North Texas, and experts to answer all of your questions about urban chickens.

Family-friendly, A Peep at the Coops also features a Country Market with local artisan and food vendors, community information booths, live entertainment, food trucks and other activities that the whole family will enjoy.

A Peep at the Coops is the largest fundraiser for Moss Haven Farm, a 501(c)(3) outdoor learning garden and STEAM curriculum enrichment for students located at Moss Haven Elementary. Moss Haven Farm is entirely supported by community and corporate support.

The coop tour begins at Moss Haven Farm, where you will present your ticket and pick up a tour map. The Country Market is also held here.

https://www.mosshavenfarm.org/peep-at-the-coop/

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kendra Scott Summer Collection + Mother’s Day Event


Kendra Scott Summer Collection + Mother’s Day Special Event

Please join designer Kendra Scott in Dallas for a special event as we celebrate our new Summer Collection and share some of Kendra’s favorite Mother’s Day gifts! Local customized calligraphy company, KCA Design, will be on-site too!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6-8 p.m.

Kendra Scott Preston Center

The Kendra Scott team created a Mothers & Families charm to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. A portion of the proceeds from this charm are donated to Ronald McDonald House and their mission to improve the health and well-being of children and their families.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Brunch + Headshots with DIFFA YP


Need that perfect photo to capture your professional look? DIFFA/Dallas has you covered!

From established professionals looking to update their headshots to job-seeking professionals on LinkedIn. Join the DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals on Sunday, April 28 at Art House (2400 McKinney Avenue) from noon to 3 p.m. for your own professional headshot session and stay for brunch, mimosas and to network with other young professionals before kicking off your Sunday. Price includes the professional headshots, a brunch buffet, and mimosa bar. Complimentary valet included at Hotel ZaZa.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brunchheadshots-tickets-59724644018?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Cafe Momentum Partner Pop-In Dinner

Cafe Momentum is excited to announce their Partner Pop-in dinners! Each month they will have a different local guest Chef that will use produce from a selected local farm they wish to highlight. 

The dinner will be on April 30th with celebrity guest Chef Andrew Chen.

Ticket prices include a multi-course family style dinner, and beer or wine. Doors open at 6:30 PM. 

Come celebrate local farms with some of Dallas’ top chefs and the culinary geniuses behind Cafe Momentum! 

http://cafemomentum.org/

Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Shrimp & Crawfish Boil



Monday, April 22, 2019

HuRrAh! On Safari at Fort Worth Zoo

HuRrAh! 2019 will be held on Friday, April 26 and is a family-friendly night with a gourmet dinner, unique runway experience, and a few furry special guests supporting the mission of Helping Restore Ability. This event benefits the programs and services offered through Helping Restore Ability with a focus on in-home attendant care services. 

Tickets are offered at various levels and are available now: https://events.handbid.com/auctions/hurrah-on-safari

HURRAH! ON SAFARI

APRIL 26, 2019

FORT WORTH ZOO

6:00PM - VIP RECEPTION

7:00PM - GENERAL ADMISSION


If you are interested in Sponsoring HuRrAh!, please download the sponsorship kit at: https://bit.ly/2HWgYi4 

If you have any questions regarding tickets, sponsorship packages, or silent auction items please contact Lauren Patrick, lpatrick@hratexas.org or 817-635-6036

All of the proceeds from HuRrAh! go to benefit Helping Restore Ability (HRA). HRA is the largest non-profit in Texas providing in-home attendant care services to low-income Texans with disabilities. The mission of HRA is that no Texan with a disability lack the resources that he or she needs to live a full and independent life. With the help of HRA and generous supporters, like you, over 1,000 individuals receive the help they need, daily, to remain in their own homes rather than an institutional care facility.