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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 January 12, 2018 – January 22, 2018 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)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Events

36th Annual MLK Awards Banquet: Sat, Jan 13th; Banquet @6:30pm; Hyatt Regency Hotel. $85. Speaker: Rev. Dr. William Barber, Poor People’s Campaign, Raleigh, N.C. Tickets: 214-670-8418. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Register: www.dallasmlkcenter.com/mlkcelebation

MLK Annual Parade: Mon, Jan 15th; 10am. Parade begins @MLK Blvd & Holmes Streets in South Dallas, and ends at Fair Park. 250,000+ attendees expected for one of the largest such parades in the country. Police Chief, Renee Hall and DA, Faith Johnson, grand marshals. 
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday Night Politics 
Mon, Jan 15th; 6pm – 8pm; African-American Museum; Fair Park. Candidates for State Representative Districts 100, 104, 109, 113 will present their platforms and answer audience questions. Contact: 214-941-3100. Democratic Primary Election: Tues, March 6th. Early Voting: Feb 20th – March 2nd; Register to Vote by: Feb 5th. Info: http://dallasexaminer.com/news/2017/dec/30/monday-night-politics-meet-candidates-forums-comin/

Texas Horse Park: Free Thursdays 
Thurs, Jan 18, 2018; 1pm – 6pm; Texas Horse Park; 811 Pemberton Hill Rd, Dallas, 75217; and every 3rd Thursday. Free pony rides, mini-horse lessons, bounce houses, field day games, picnic tables, and more. RSVP: 469-804-2660; or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

District 7 Community Meeting 
Thurs, Jan 18th; 6pm – 8pm; Skyline High School. 7777 Forney, 75227. Councilman, Kevin Felder, will lead a discussion about zoning and special use permits for beer & wine sales and a laundry mat in Pleasant Grove. Contact: 214-671-8919; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Workforce Center Grand Opening 
Fri, Jan 19th; 10am; Workforce Solutions; 1125 S Buckner, 75217. The Ribbon-cutting of the new Pleasant Grove offices features the mayor and Councilman, Rick Callahan. Free. The public is welcome.

Educational Opportunities Fair 
Sat, Jan 20th; 12noon – 4pm; Central Library, 1515 Young St, 75201. Free. Thinking of going back to school; or undecided about the future? Meet school and training reps who can help with job searches, scholarships, and college applications. Contact: http://dallaslibrary.librarymarket.com/educational-opportunities-fair-0

Faith-Based Job Opportunities 
Faith in Texas, a non-profit movement that advances economic and racial justice, has positions open for a Communications Director, DFW voter organizer, and more. Contact: 972-803-8783; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Champions of Hope, a South Dallas non-profit, is looking for an Executive Director to oversee administration, planning, fundraising, and mentorships. BA Degree required. Will be primary spokesperson for the organization. Salary negotiable. Send resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://championsofhope.org

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