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Fair Park Community Events

Curated by the Revitalize South Dallas Coalition

Here are events and opportunities for the week of March 21, 2019 - April 1, 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

Community Development Forum: Harold Simmons Park (Trinity River) 
Thurs, March 21st; 5:30pm – 7:30pm; Lakewest YMCA; 3737 Goldman, Bldg 300A, 75212. The Harold Simmons Park will be located between the Margaret Hunt Hill and Margaret McDermott bridges. Developers want community input on park planning and nearby communities. Contact: 214.740.1616, ext. 6.

“Let’s Fix This”: SPCA Spay/Neuter Event 
Sat, March 23rd, 2019; 7:30 am; Spay Neuter Pet Care Clinic, 2223 S. Buckner Blvd #203, 75227. Free! First come, first served. No appointment needed! If you live in a Southern Dallas zip code, the SPCA of Texas offers free, on-site spay and neuter surgeries for dogs; rabies shots; and micro-chipping. Contact: 214-742-7722;

Town Hall: State Legislator, Yvonne Davis 
Sat, March 23rd; 10am – 12noon; Methodist Charlton Medical Center; 3500 Wheatland, 75237. Representative Davis will discuss pending legislation before the Texas House of Representatives that directly impacts her district including the southern sector. Contact: 214-941-3895.

Ladies of Soul: Music Lounge 
Sat, March 23, 2019; 7:30pm and 9:30pm; South Dallas Cultural Center; 3400 S. Fitzhugh, 75210. $10. Diva, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, returns for an evening of gospel, blues, and soul featuring the music of Mahalia Jackson, Bessie Smith, and Etta James. Don’t miss “that voice”! Contact:

Monday Night Politics: District 7 City Council 
Monday, March 25th; 6pm - 8pm; African American Museum @Fair Park. Candidates Adam Bazaldua, Sandra Crenshaw, Kevin Felder, Yvette Ghalazeh; Calvin Johnson, Sade' Eva Johnson; Korey Mack, Joseph Thomas, and Tiffinni Young will debate the issues. Contact: Dallas Examiner; 214-941-3100.

Groundbreaking: Reimaged Redbird Mall 
Tues, March 26th; 2pm; Redbird Mall, North Parking Field; 3662 Camp Wisdom, 75237. Join the community and dignitaries as Phase 1 of the $160 million redevelopment gets underway that includes a one-acre park, wellness trail, new buildings, and streets. Phase 1 will take about 24 months to complete. Contact: Ms. Simon; 940-300-9795.

Political Forum: City Council District 4 
Tues, March 26th; 6:15pm – 8pm; Paul Dunbar Library; 2008 Kiest, 75216. Heritage Oak Cliff sponsor this forum featuring candidates: Carolyn King Arnold; Dawn Blair; Karon Flewellen; and Keyaira Saunders. Moderator: Cydney Walker. Register

Council District 7: Candidate Forum (for East Dallas) 
Tues, March 26th; 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Edna Rowe Elementary; 4918 Hovenkamp, 75227. The Buckner Terrace Homeowner’s Association sponsors this forum for city council district 7 candidates. Open to the public.

Parenting Classes 
Tues, March 26th – Tues May 14th; 6:15pm – 8:30pm; Turn Around Center; 7125 Polk, Suite 1, 75232. This is an 8-week course for single mothers and couples with children between 0-5 and 6-12 years of age. Topics include: co-parenting; discipline; communication; building self-esteem, and emotional health. Contact: 214-672-9181; or 469-567-1793.

The Real Estate Council: Community Fund Info Session 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019; 5:30pm – 6:30pm; TREC; 3100 McKinnon; #1150, 75201. Free! Learn how to access funding through loans and technical assistance for real estate projects in low-to-moderate income area of Dallas and Collin Counties. Register

Voting Information 
Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 4, 2019 
Early Voting: Monday April 22, 2019 – Tuesday, April 30, 2019 
Election Day: Saturday, May 4th; 7am – 7pm 
Runoff Election Saturday, June 8, 2019; 7am – 7pm

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