Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition

Here are events and opportunities for the week of March 17, 2018 – March 24, 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)

Healing Differences Youth Roundtable 
Saturday, March 17th; 10am; Black Academy; 1309 Canton, 75201. Fifty youth from diverse backgrounds will have frank and candid discussions about issues that separate us. Contact: 214-743-2440.

4th Annual DFW Literacy Fest 
Saturday, March 17th; 11am – 5pm; Pan African Connection; 4466 Marsalis. 214-943-8262. Community spelling bee; African-American bingo; poetry readings, and more. Info:

Lone Star Park Job Fair 
Saturday, March 17th; 12noon – 4pm; 1000 Lone Star Parkway; Grand Prairie, 75050 (Gate 5). Hundreds of opening including: waitstaff; bartenders; hostesses; ushers; stockers; supervisors; clerks, and more. Apply:

Volunteers Needed: Cornerstone Community Garden 
Monday, March 19th; 1pm; Cornerstone Church Garden; 2815 Ervay, 75215. One hundred “raised bed” gardens are being planted, and volunteers are needed to help plant new seedlings. The garden will eventually produce organic foods for the benefit of the community. Contact: 972-992-8779.

13th Annual Career & Resource Fair 
Wednesday, March 21st; 9am – 1pm; Martin Luther King Recreation Center; 2901 Pennsylvania, 75215. Over 25 employers and community service providers will be present and ready to hire. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes. Sponsors: K104 and T.O.R. I. (Re-entry program).

Civil Rights Movement in Dallas 
Thursday, March 22nd, 8:30pm; Hall of State, Fair Park; 3939 Grand, 75210. Exhibit and lecture by Dr. Marvin Dulaney examining the Civil Rights movement in Texas and its relationship to the national movement. Information:

Health Fair 
Thursday, March 22nd, 9am – 1pm; Cedar Valley College; 3030 North Dallas Avenue, Lancaster, Tx. Parkland will provide blood pressure screening, glucose & cholesterol tests; stoke assessment; poison prevention and rape crisis info. Contact: Mari Brock; 972-860-8277; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

AIDS Walk South Dallas 
Saturday, March 24th; 8am Registration. 10am Walk begins; MLK Center; 2922 MLK Bldg, 75215. “End AIDS Together” is the theme of this year’s event designed to inspire the South Dallas community to curb the spread of AIDS and help those impacted. Register: Contact:

Coffee with Cops 
Saturday, March 24th; 9am – 11am; McDonald’s Locations including: 407 Lamar; 3026 N. Hampton; 632 S R.L. Thornton. Residents encouraged to meet with police officers to discuss issues of concern in a relaxed, non-confrontation atmosphere. Contact: Joli Robinson, 214-671-4048; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All You Need to Know About Credit 
Saturday, March 24th; 9am – 1pm; Inwood National Bank, #380; 1801 N Hampton, DeSoto, 75115. Learn the best time to settle a collection debt, and how to improve your credit score. Sponsor: RE/Max Innovations. Register: 469-248-3700; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bertrand Market 
Saturday, March 24th; 11am – 2pm; 4510 Scyene Road, 75210. Local vendors, music, food, games & family fun. Lots of interesting items for sale as well. Vendors, aspiring artists, entrepreneurs welcomed. Great place to test market your product. Contact: 469-608-9526; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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