Beckles Dancing Company: Modern Dance Class
Friday, December 7, 2018; 6pm; South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh, 75210. Free! Anyone who is 13 years old or older, already having some intermediate dance experience, is encouraged to attend. Call: 214-886-2321. Register: https://www.becklesdancingcompany.org/
City Council/District 4 Run-off Election
Early Voting: Ends Dec 7th. Early Sites: Downtown Library; Oak Cliff Courthouse; Kiest Rec Center; Lancaster–Kiest Library. Election: Dec 11th; 7am – 7pm. Candidates: Carolyn King Arnold & Keyaira Saunders
28th Annual KwanzaaFest
Sat & Sun; Dec 8 – 9; 10am – 7pm; Fair Park Automobile Bldg, 75210. Free! This annual fun-family event is co-sponsored by civic, business and community partners. Health screenings, prizes, giveaways, live entertainment, 5K Walk & Run, shopping. Info: www.johnwileyprice.com/kwanzaa-main.php.
Community-Driven Growth: Community Meetings
Small Business Transportation Conference
Tues, Dec 11, 2018; 8:30am – 1pm; DCCCD’s Bill Priest Center; 1402 Corinth, 75215. Free! “Connectivity: Highway, Rail & Air” is the workshop theme for small businesses seeking contracts w/DART, TxDOT, Texas Central Railway, and DFW Airport. “Access to Capital”; “Bonding”; “Professional Services”; and “Technical Assistance” will be covered.
“What is Crypto-Currency” Workshop
Tuesday, December 11, 2018; 11:30am – 1pm; Frazier House; 4600 Spring, 75210. Free. Francis Smith-Dean, owner, The Financial Educator, will explain digital currency which is expected to be used globally by 2023; define crypto-currency; blockchain technology; and the difference between tokens and coins. Contact: Ms Anderson: 901-870-8946.
Forest District Community Meeting
Thursday, December 13, 2018; 6pm – 7:30pm; St Philip’s Community Center; 1600 Pennsylvania, 75215. Free! St Philip’s, Cornerstone Baptist Church, and CitySquare are co-sponsoring this community conversation about the area’s future growth, and community strengths and needs. Share what you think community-led development looks like. Contact: Ms Modole at St Philip’s at: 214-421-5221 x188
St Philip’s Christmas Musical
Friday, December 14, 2018; 6:30pm; St Philip’s Snyder Activity Center; 1600 Pennsylvania, 75215. Free! “The Little Drummer Boy” will be performed by St Philip’s students and children from the community. Contact: Ms. Walker at: 214-421-5221 x140
“Christmas in the Park: S M Wright Foundation
Sat, Dec 15th; 8:30am; Fair Park Automobile Bldg; 75210. Free. Families must pre-register at People’s Baptist Church; 3119 Pine, 75215; 214-741-4990. ID, residency, and income needed to register. At the actual Fair Park event on the 15th, there will be free food, toys, clothing, and fun. Contact: 214-741-4990. Register: http://www.christmasatfairpark.com/
“How Urban League Stole Christmas” Party
Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest
Deadline: Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Elementary, middle school, and college students living in or near Dallas are invited to apply. Prizes include: $500 - $2000 scholarships; laptops; tablets; and paid S.T.E.A.M. camp. Contact: 214-670-8418.
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