Operation Kindness, a no-kill animal shelter in Carrollton, TX, will be one of the vendors featured at the Fourth Annual Dallas City Arts Festival, a kid-friendly event, June 10th, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the arts district downtown.
The festival, which started June 8th, presents many treats for all of your senses. The location is Flora Street between Leonard and Harwood. Admission is free. Art featured ranges from intricate designs to random splashes of color. The Dallas Museum of Art will also be on hand offering interactive programs for the whole family in addition to its regular line-up of exhibits. The 500 Inc. is also presenting a juried art show and sale during the festival with more than 80 Texas artists. Numerous dance, musical, and community groups will also perform.
The Dallas Arts District Alliance will give tours June 9th and 10th of the area regarding history of buildings and previews of things to come at 11 a.m.
For more information, go to dallascityarts.com.
On June 16th animal adoptions from Operation Kindness will be featured at Hawaiian Falls Water Park in the Colony in Texas from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
June 20th the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf” as part of its Family Concert Series. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Show time is 11:30 a.m. at Van Cliburn Recital Hall, 330 E. 4th Street in downtown, one block east of Bass Performance Hall. For tickets, call 817-665-6000.
On June 24th a low-cost microchip clinic for animals will be held at Operation Kindness from noon to 5 p.m. The $15 per pet cost includes lifetime registration. The address is 3201 Earhart Drive in Carrollton.
In other animal news, the Texas House concurred with the Senate version of the animal cruelty bill and it is now on the way to the Governor’s desk.
Fort Worth Ice will offer summer camps on ice June 18-22 and July 23-27 with Power Play Camp, a great way for beginners to learn the skills required to play hockey. Also June 25-29 and July 30-Aug. 3 ice-skating camps with skating classes, crafts, and games among other activities will be available. There is a ten percent discount for second family members. Cost is $149 per week and hours are 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. including loaner equipment. Public skating is $5.00. The address is 3600 Benbrook Highway. For more details, call 817-560-9800.
Out in California, San Francisco Pride will take place June 22 through June 24, marking the 37th anniversary of the city’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) Pride Celebration and Parade. For information, go to sfpride.org.
Through Aug. 18th, the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas is presenting a Korean exhibit by artist U-Ram Choe. For additional information, go to crowcollection.org.