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Fair Park Community Events

Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition


Here are events and opportunities for the week of November 16, 2018 – November 23, 2018, that may be of interest to our neighbors in the South Dallas/Fair Park community. Send information for this newsletter to: Ken Smith; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Please verify details w/organizers. RSDC does not sponsor the listed events

Veterans Homeownership Event
Saturday, November 17, 2018; 9am – 1pm; Golf Club of Dallas; 2200 W. Red Bird, 75232. Free! The National Association of Real Estate Brokers sponsors this event for veterans and the public to learn tips on purchasing a home and building wealth. Contact: Ms Thomas; 214-333-9473; or 214-693-6901 cell.

Wealth-building Workshop: SouthFair
Saturday, November 17, 2018; 10am – 11:30am; SouthFair; 2610 MLK, Jr. Blvd, 75215. Free. Designed for new homeowners, workshop topics include: Protecting Your Financial Investment; Understanding IRAs & Annuities; and Record-keeping. Reps from American First Nat’l Bank will lead the discussion. Contact: Ms Cuellar; 214-421-1363; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GroveFest 2018: Pleasant Grove
Saturday, November 17, 2018; 10am – 3pm; A Plus School; 445 S Masters, 75217. Free! Councilman, Rick Callahan, and sponsors invite you to health screenings, food, family fun, performances, workshops, and more. Also, consider donating blood at the Carter BloodCare bus.
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.theconcilio.org.

Dolphin Heights Crime Watch Meeting
Saturday, November 17, 2018; 11am – 12:30pm; Belay House; 4830 Silver, 75223. 2019 mayoral candidate, Albert Black, and a rep from the Eagle Scouts will attend, along with officials from the Code and the police departments. Refreshments served. Contact: Anna Hill; 214-681-4390.

Thanksgiving in the Neighborhood
Sat, Nov 17, 2018; 11am – 1pm; MLK, Jr. Center, Bldg A; 2922 MLK, Jr. Blvd, 75215. Free! Join us for a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings. No RSVP required. Just come, eat, and fellowship. Contact: 214-670-8442.

Festival of Hymns Concert
Sunday, November 18, 2018; 4pm; Community Baptist Church; 820 E. Wintergreen, Cedar Hill, 75104. Free! The Metroplex Musicians’ Association kicks-off its 2018 – 2019 season with the 4th Annual John Archie Sanders musical titled “Hymns of Yesterday, Today and the Future”. Music from different genres included, with a focus on spirituals, sacred music, and traditional hymns. Contact: 682-587-9646; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

UNT Scholarship “Transfer” Information Session
Monday, November 19, 2018; 6pm; UNT Dallas; 7300 University Hills, 75241. College transfer students may apply now for a chance to earn a Spring scholarship at UNT. This information session will provide instructions on how to apply and the requirements. Contact: 972-780-3642.
Apply: https://admissions.untdallas.edu/transfer-admissions.

Community Thanksgiving Feast
Wednesday, November 21, 2018; 11am – 1pm; St Philip’s Center; 1600 Pennsylvania, 75215. Free! Everyone is welcome to enjoy a holiday meal and warm fellowship. From 10am – 12:30pm, free transportation from pick-up locations at: MLK Center; Carpenter’s Point; The Bridge; Austin Street Shelter; Edgewood Manor; Dickenson Place, Park Manor. Contact: Ms Walker; 214-421-5221 x140; or 214-457-6849; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Health Insurance Marketplace: Open Enrollment
Now – December 15, 2018. Open enrollment thru the Affordable Health Care Act ends December 15, 2018. The Marketplace will help you find the coverage best for you and your family. Information: 1-800-318-2596. Hearing impaired (TTY): 1-855-889-4325. Enroll: www.healthcare.gov.

Qualified Home-Builders Needed
Now – September 2019; City of Dallas HIPP (Home Improvement & Preservation Program). Home-builders needed as General Contractors to rehab and/or reconstruct single-family, owner-occupied units, to bring them up to City Code. Builders must complete an application and meet requirements. Up to $75,000 available for structural repairs. Contact: City’s Home Repair; 214-670-3644; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Application: https://dallascityhall.com/departments/housing-neighborhood-revitalization/Pages/City-of-Dallas-Housing-Inspections-Services-Division-.aspx

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