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Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition


Here are events and opportunities for the week of September 22, 2018 – September 30, 2018, that may be of interest to our neighbors in the South Dallas/Fair Park community. Submit events to be included in this calendar to: 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

Get Out the Vote Effort
Sat, Sept 22nd; 10am – 1pm; St Luke United Church; 5710 E R.L. Thornton, 75223. 30 canvassers are needed to register voters in the Owenwood and Frazier Courts areas. Training provided. RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Slavery @Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello: Panel Discussion
Sat, Sept 22, 2018; 2pm – 5pm; SMU, Dallas Hall – McCord Auditorium, 75205. Cost: $10 - $15. Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings; and author of the book “Through the Lens of the TransAtlantic Slave Trade”, bring to life the story of slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello.Tickets available at the door. The exhibit “Paradox of Liberty” runs Sept 22 – Dec 31st; African American Museum; 214-565-9026; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job Fair for Seniors
Tuesday, September 25, 2018; 10am – 1pm; Skillman Church of Christ; 3014 Skillman, Dallas, 75206. Free! If you are 50+, looking for a new job, changing careers, or returning to the workforce, bring your ID, lots of resumes, and dress for success to meet employers looking for part-time & full-time workers. Contact: 214-823-5700 (The Senior Source). Register at the door.

Trinity River (Harold Simmons Park) Workshop
Tues, Sept 25th; 6:30pm – 8:30pm; South Dallas Cultural Center; 3400 S. Fitzhugh, 75210. Free! Harold Simmons is the name of the planned park between the Margaret Hunt Hill and Margaret McDermott bridges inside the Trinity levees. The Trinity Conservancy is holding a series of meetings titled “Reimagine our River” to get citizen input on the initial design phase. Refreshments served. Contact: Ms Durant; 214-740-1616 x 3.

HIRING
Wednesday, September 26, 2018; 9am – 11am; Mesquite Workforce Center; 2110 Galloway, #116, Mesquite, 75150. Mesquite ISD is conducting on-the-spot interviews for food service workers, crossing guards, bus drivers, and custodians. Contact: www.workintexas.com.

HIRING
Wednesday, September 18, 2018; 10am – 1pm; Preston @Alpha Workforce; 5955 Alpha, #200, 75240. Pappadeaux and Pappas Restaurants are looking for part-time and full-time servers and cooks. Professional attire required. Contact: www.workintexas.com.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
Wednesday, September 26, 2018; 1pm – 2pm; Methodist Charlton Hospital; 3500 Wheatland, Conf Rm 4, 75237. Free. This workshop covers what you need to know to make informed decisions about your healthcare and financial matters for a loved one with dementia. Contact: 214-947-4628. Register: www.MethodistHealthSystems.org/Generations.

Biz Wake-Up Call: Marketing via Social Media
Thursday, September 27, 2018; 8am – 10am; Bill Priest Center; 1402 Corinth, Rm 1215; 75215. $25. Local experts in social media marketing will address increasing brand recognition and brand loyalty thru social media. Social media is no longer a fad. It must become a vital component of your sales strategy. Sponsor: Small Business Development Center. Contact: Ms Collins; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registration deadline: Sept 25th!

Home Repair Meeting for Contractors
Thurs, Sept 27, 2018; 6pm – 8pm; Highland Hills Library; 6200 Bonnie View, 75241. Free. The City of Dallas Home Repair Program is looking for qualified contractors (home builders, roofing, electrical, foundation, plumbing, HVAC, etc), to help build/renovate the homes of program participants. Small, large, independent, or corporate partners needed. Sponsor: Dallas Housing and Councilman Tennell Atkins; 214-670-0779; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Voter Guide: November 6, 2018 Election
The Dallas Morning News Voters Guide allows you to compare candidates in all 64 contested races in North Texas that include 148 candidates. Read candidate responses to issues, side-by-side for a candidate-by-candidate comparison. And, you can create your own ballot! Click the following link to get started: https://voterguide.dallasnews.com/2018-general/

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