Friends of Fair Park, 1121 First Ave., Dallas, TX 75210 (214) 426-3400

Fair Park Community Events

Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition

Here are events and opportunities for the week of September 23, 2017 – October 2, 2017 that may be of interest to our neighbors in South Dallas/Fair Park community.

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

Baby Buggy Walk in the Park 
Saturday, September 23, 2017; 8:30am – 12noon; Kidd Spring Recreation Center; 711 Canty, 75208. Babies in buggies and infant health advocates will stroll to promote healthier birth outcomes, reduce infant deaths, pre-term and low-weight births. Free. Contact: Dallas Healthy Start; 214-590-1670;

Bertrand Neighborhood Market 
Sat, Sept 23, 2017; 10am – 2pm; 4510 Scyene (corner of Robert Parish & Scyene next to Parkland Clinic), 75210. Meet vendors who showcase healthy foods, clothing, beauty products, art and entertainment. Contact: Ms. Foreman, 773-332-2056, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Vendor Registration Contact: Mr. Earle @214-502-6472;

Dallas VegFest 
Sunday, September 24, 2017; 11am – 4pm; Kiest Park Recreation Center; 3080 S. Hampton @Kiest; or Kiest @Rugged, 75224. Feed Oak Cliff hosts this annual, FREE indoor/outdoor festival celebrating good nutrition, cooking demonstrations, yoga, kid’s activities, vendors, Zumba, and more. Contact:

Meet & Greet: New Police Chief, U. Renee Hall 
Monday, September 25, 2017; 4:30 – 6:30pm; Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora, 75201. Sponsors are the City of Dallas and DPD. Complimentary parking in Lexus Silver Garage provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center. No RSVP required. Come meet our new Chief.

Better Business Banking Session 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017; 11am – 2pm; Merrill Lynch Bldg, 5910 North Central, #245, 75206. FREE. Lunch served. Small business owners will learn business loans, lines of credit, required documentation, grants & loans availability, etc. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registration required at:

Macy’s Holiday Hiring Event 
Thursday, September 28, 2017; 11am – 8pm; and Friday, September 29, 2017; 11am – 6pm. Various jobs available. Go to: to apply, and submit your application at the Macy’s store nearest you.

Parkland’s Diabetes Community Conference 
Friday, September 29, 2017; 8am – 1pm; Friendship West Baptist Church, 2020 W. Wheatland, Dallas. FREE. Parkland experts will talk about keeping a healthy weight, exercise, meal planning, medications, and more. Light refreshments served. Contact: 214-590-7219; Registration:

Elevate Your Mental Health Awareness Symposium 
Sat, Sept 30th; 8am – 1:30pm; St Luke Community United Methodist Church; 5710 East R.L. Thornton Frwy, 75223. FREE. Childcare available. Learn the signs, symptoms, and ways to get treatment for mental health conditions from experts in the field. Contact and Registration: 214-821-2970; or at:

State Fair of Texas Tickets on Sale 
State Fair: September 29 – October 22, 2017. A variety of ticket options available including: General Admission, Group, Family Packs, Season Passes, Corporate Sales, and more. Tickets: At the Gate, Online, Kroger Stores. Contact: 214-565-9931, or

Ex-Offenders Re-Entry Services 
If you are a non-violent ex-offender released from state prison or jail, CityWide Community Development can assist with on-the-job, logistics, job-readiness and other types of training at no cost. 3730 S. Lancaster, #120, 75216. Contact: 214-371-1930.

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