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

Fair Park Community Events

Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition


Here are events and opportunities for the week of January 10, 2019 - January 19, 2019 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

Volunteers Needed: Annual Dallas Homeless Count
Thurs, Jan 24, 2019; 7pm – 12midnight. The feds require cities to conduct annual counts of their homeless populations. Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance needs 700 additional volunteers immediately for the count. Volunteers in teams of 3-5 are encouraged. Must be at least 18. Training provided. Great opportunity for faith and social services organizations.
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-dallas-homeless-count-tickets-52716191548

Paid Music Performers Needed
Proposal Deadline: Mon, Jan 28th. South Dallas Cultural Center needs Dallas-area performing artists to submit proposals to produce music concerts for the Center’s Music Lounge for which they will be paid. Artists are needed for programs from March – May 2019. Previous artists featured hip-hop, jazz, and spirituals. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Register: http://sdcc.dallasculture.org/tickets-info/artist-call/

Citizen Police Review Board Town Hall (Southeast Patrol Division)
Thurs, Jan 10th; 6pm – 8pm; Pleasant Grove Library; 7310 Lake June Rd, 75217. Open to the public. Southeast Patrol includes Council Districts 5, 7, and 8. Citizens are encouraged to give their input and feedback about proposed changes to the Dallas Citizen Police Review Board.
Contact: 214-671-5265; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ICDC/Mill City “Market Fest”
Sat, Jan 12th; 11am – 5pm; Juanita Craft Center; 4500 Spring, 75210. Free! Family-focused fellowship including food vendors, arts & crafts, raffles, prices, face-painting, vendors, and entertainment. Contact: 214-915-9905; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

“Ignite the Lights” MLK/Civil Rights Commemoration
Sat, Jan 12th; 4pm – 7pm; William Blair Park; 8000 Rochester, 75215. Free! The Dallas Black Chamber sponsors this event celebrating Dr. King and Civil Rights leaders – with the aerial release of 1000 water lanterns. 4pm: Pick-up lanterns. 5:15pm: Lantern Release. 5:30pm: Program w/Guest Speaker: Nucleus Johnson. Contact: 214-421-5200.

“How Insurance Builds Generational Wealth” Session
Tues, Jan 15th; 11:30am – 1pm; Zan Holmes Outreach Center @Frazier House; 4600 Spring, 75210. Free! Michell Newsome, wealth-building expert, will review the insurance types; how to select the best type of insurance for current and future growth; and generational wealth-building. Bring your own lunch. Drinks provided. Contact: Ms Anderson: 214-324-4443. Register: https://www.zwhjcoc.org/insurance-registration-form

Contractors Information/Networking Session
Tues, Jan 15th; 3pm – 5pm; DFW Supplier Development Council; 8828 Stemmons, #550, 75247. Free. Parkland Hospital will soon build an Outpatient Clinic. Great opportunity for contractors and suppliers to review the project schedule, bid packages, M/WBE goals, and to network.
Contact: Ms. Fisher; 214-599-9766; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Professional Services Contracts Available
Thurs, Jan 17th; 9am – 11:30am; NTTA Boardroom; 5900 W Plano Parkway, #200, Plano, 75093. Free! If you own a small business, or considered a disadvantaged, minority, women-owned business, learn about the process for contracting with TxDOT and the Tollway Authority. Contact: 214-224-2288. Co-sponsors include: Hispanic, Black, and Asian Contractors.
Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efwquhqld906cd83&oseq=&c=&ch=

Jobs at Fair Park
Fair Park First and Spectra are the new managers of Fair Park. The following positions are open: HR Manager; Director of Partnerships; Partnership Manager; Event Manager; Carpenter; Plumber; Electrician, and Sr. HVAC Technician. Local Contact: Mr. Mulford; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Apply: https://careers-comcastspectacor.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12827-Dallas

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