The weekend is fast approaching, thanks to this delicious 4-day work week. Here's a roundup of what looks good around the Big D. Let me know if you know of anything else to add! Lots of free family stuff this week. And the Rangers are here this weekend. I'm ready for a game and a hot dog! Who's in?
Thursday, May 28 Tickles for Toddlers FREE Thursdays, 2 p.m. Fun for 2- and 3-year-olds who love to jump around, hear a story, sing a song, do fingerplays and lots more. Bookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1514, 214.671.1381.
After-School Movie Time FREE Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Enjoy a different Disney movie every week. All ages welcome. Audelia Road Library, 10045 Audelia. 214.670.1350.
Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursday Concert Series $7-$21 Thursday, April 30 through Thursday, July 30. This is Dallas' only outdoor concert series overlooking White Rock Lake. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd. dallasarboretum.org
Barefoot At The Belmont Concert Series $20-$30 Thursday,June 6, 8 p.m. Belmont Hotel is proud to present the return of the outdoor music series, Barefoot at the Belmont. Sip cocktails and munch on tasty bites from the BarBelmont while listening to some of Texas’ best independent artists. 877.476.3378 or click here
Friday, May 29 Free Family Friday at the National Cowgirl Museum Museum admission is free for the entire family on the last Friday of the month from 3pm-7pm. Bring the entire family and enjoy exhibits from the National Cowgirl Museum and hands-on activities from the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Click here for more info
Brandi Carlile The Granada 8:00p
Saturday, May 30 NorthPark Center Activities FREE Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschool-age children and Saturdays at 2 p.m. for elementary-age children. Dallas Public Library series with opportunities to listen to stories, sing, dance and participate in hands-on activities. NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway. 214.363.7441 or northparkcenter.com.
Lone Star Comics Game Night FREE This comic book shop hosts a family game night every Saturday at 6 p.m. 6465 E. Mockingbird, 214.823.0934 or mycomicshop.com.
Downtown McKinney Art Walk 10:00a to 6:00p Historic Downtown McKinney-Mitchell Park McKinney TXOver 50 artists will showcase their art forte in store fronts throughout downtown. The Art Walk is a perfect opportunity to come down and experience the magic of the downtown
No Doubt and Paramore Superpages.com Center 7:30
Sunday, May 31 Hard Nights Day All Ages Show $5 Sunday, May 31. Join Dallas' Beatles cover band for an all ages show. $5. Barley House, 5612 SMU Blvd. barleyhouse.com
Found Magazine's Denim and Diamonds Tour Davy Rothbart started Found Magazine with the notion of collecting all those "lost, tossed and forgotten items" of prose — some profound, some profoundly strange — that wind up in junk stores, on bulletin boards, and in journals...
Found Magazine's Denim and Diamonds Tour 8:00p The Public Trust (formerly Art Prostitute) 2919-C Commerce St Dallas, TX 75226 (940) 300-6642
B.B. King House of Blues 7:00p
Kate Voegele The Loft 6:30p
It's gonna be a hot one. Don't forget the SPF! Pia The Pig