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May 24-29 A Summer Salute to the Military. This May, Reunion Tower is saying thanks to those who are currently serving or have served our country. Military personnel will receive $5 off Adult General Admission tickets when they visit in uniform or show their valid ID May 24 to May 29, 2018. This Memorial Day weekend, kick off summer with 360-degree views, interactive exhibits and photo ops. Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd. E., is accessible via a pedestrian tunnel from Union Station. Information:

May 26 Memorial Day Celebration featuring Touch-A-Truck is at the Rowlett Community Centre, 5300 Main Street. The City of Rowlett comes together to honor the brave men and women who dedicated their lives to preserving our freedom. Citizens, friends and family meet at the Rowlett Community Centre at 10:00 a.m. to pay homage to our fallen soldiers. This special day continues with Touch-A-Truck at 11:00 a.m., a fun and educational opportunity for children of all ages to touch, climb on and explore over 25 trucks lined up throughout Rowlett Community Centre parking lot. There will have a fire truck, ambulance, 18 wheeler, school bus and more! In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Monday, May 28. Information:

May 26 Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk is a sip-and-shop event taking place from noon to 3 p.m. Experience the dazzling street art, music venues, restaurants, and amazing shopping that make Deep Ellum such a gem. You'll get a souvenir glass, a map, and samplings of mimosas at each participating shop. The starting point is outside Life of Riley at 2814 Main St. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. Information:

May 26 Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of entertainment and activities with free outdoor movies in the Downtown Carrollton Square. Despicable Me 3 (2017, PG) is scheduled for Saturday, May 26 at sunset. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Join the minions on another journey to take over the world! Information:

May 27-28 The Dallas Memorial March is the centerpiece of the two-day event that begins at 12 p.m. on Sunday and culminating 3:00 p.m. on Monday in observation of the National Moment of Remembrance. The March is the symbol of how Carry The Load started, represents carrying the fallen heroes we honor, and you are welcomed to join whether for 20 hours or 20 minutes. Reverchon Park in Dallas hosts the two-day event featuring music, inspirational speeches, stories of fallen heroes, flag ceremonies and more. Reverchon Park is located at 3505 Maple Avenue. Information:

May 27 Honor Irving veterans at a Memorial Day Service hosted by the Veterans Memorial Park Committee. The ceremony will take place 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 27 at the Former Irving Central Library Auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd. After a patriotic musical performance by the Silvertones, a ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park at the Wall of Commemoration, 644 Rock Island Road. Information:

May 28 Memorial Day Veterans' Event honors our nation's veterans at the Garland Senior Center, 600 W. Avenue A. The free special day for those who have served will include USO-style entertainment, the dedication of a plaque commemorating the Korean Conflict, informational booths and more. Lunch will be provided for veterans and their spouses. The event is hosted by the Noon Exchange Club of Garland. Please register with the Senior Center by May 19. Information:

Majestic Theatre
Live at The Majestic hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events in one of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre. Upcoming shows include:
May 30 Dr. Jordan Peterson: 12 Rules For Life Tour - An Antidote To Chaos
June 22 Michael Che
June 23 Chris D'Elia
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:
May 31 Comedy kicks cancer with Tig Notaro. Join Cancer Support Community North Texas (CSCNT) and Tig Notaro, the Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian, for a live performance on May 31. In 2013, Tig was nominated for a Grammy Award for her sophomore release, Live, which sold over 100,000 units in just six weeks. Live is a standup set delivered just days after Tig was diagnosed with invasive bilateral breast cancer, of which she is now in remission. Tig remains a favorite on late night talk shows, public radio, and most recently sold out Carnegie Hall. All ticket sales benefit CSCNT. See her live at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. Information:

June 2 Enjoy The Marketplace Garland, featuring fresh produce, baked goods, jams & jellies, sweet breads, culinary items, unique items from local artisans and craftsmen and more! The Marketplace Garland supports Good Samaritans of Garland and for those interested in doing so, donated items of canned and boxed food items will be accepted at the Good Samaritans booth. This event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, April through October, in the heart of Garland's historic downtown square. 108 N. Sixth Street. Information:

June 9 Canal Fest 2018 is a celebration of world cultures, featuring dance, music, art and food representative of cultures from around the world. Three performance stages provide an immersive and interactive exploration of culture. Each stage showcases one or more continents, while the area surrounding each stage features food, activities, children's crafts, cultural displays and vendors. Admission and activities are free. Located along the shores of Lake Carolyn, Canal Fest offers a beautiful view of the entertainment district and close proximity to dining, dancing, hotels and more. Information:

June 9 The Urban Flea is Garland's Downtown market of stylish vintage finds and re-purposed goods. Dozens of vendors showcase unique antiques, handmade items and simply pretty things. Live music completes this experience in a Historic district surrounded by "Mom & Pop" shops and restaurants. A percentage of the proceeds from the event go towards Church @ the Square local mission. Information:

June 11-July 20 The Science of Arts Summer Camp at the African American Museum, 3536 Grand Avenue, will engage students in the creation of art projects through the lens of science, problem solving, and research of African and African American history. The camp will be conducted Monday through Friday from June 11 through July 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. One six week comprehensive camp period will be offered by the museum. To guarantee maximum and high quality learning, enrollment will be limited to 50 students. Students will develop skills that support their academic growth and learning goals such as team building, strategic thinking, project planning and execution. Information:

June 14 Get an early start to the weekend by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk, presented by Plano Magazine! This is a sip and shop event where participants get to sample selected wines at their favorite shops in Downtown Plano while enjoying live music, curated art exhibitions, and special discounts. It's the perfect way to unwind in Plano's new arts district. The Art & Wine Walk takes place on the second Thursday of every month from April to December. This month's theme is Toga. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with check-in at McCall Plaza. Information:

June 15 June is National Pride Month, and the Dallas Arts District is closing the streets for the annual Summer Block Party with Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center in celebration of arts and culture in the LGBTQ+ community. This family-friendly event features live concerts, guided tours, local brews, movie screenings and much more inside and outside of the museums. Summer Block Party is FREE and lasts until midnight. Information:

June 15 'til Midnight at the Nasher presents live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent paired with film screenings in the Nasher Garden. 'til Midnight is free and open to the public and takes place the third Friday of each month. Plan your evening by ordering a picnic basket from Central Market/H-E-B or enjoy a cash bar, grab and go snacks and street tacos provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Steel City Pops will also be selling all-natural popsicles in seasonal flavors. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Information:

June 15 Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! For National Pride Month, join in on Friday, June 15 for a Late Night celebration of arts and culture in the DFW LGBTQ community. Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art is held every third Friday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Information:

Reel News: The Media Goes to the Movies is a repertory series hosted by film critic Chris Vognar. The focus is films that involve the media, and offerings range from dramas about the intricacies of ethics, to raucous comedies. The Dallas Morning News presents this free series at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas. Upcoming features:
June 19 Network
July 17 Broadcast News
Aug. 21 Shattered Glass
All screenings are 7 p.m.; RSVP is required. Information:

June 21 The businesses located on Main Street in Deep Ellum open their doors every third Thursday evening for Wine Walk. It's an art-centric stroll; for $10, you get a specially designed wine glass that will be topped off at the neighborhood's many galleries and shops. Make Kettle Art Gallery at 2650-B Main St. your first stop. Information:

June 22-24 For the thousands of people set to visit Taste of Dallas this year, there will be something for everyone at Dallas' largest summertime food festival. Attendees will be able to engage and interact with over 200 sponsors, chefs, restaurants, exhibitors, musicians and more in both indoor and outdoor settings throughout the weekend. It all takes happens at Gas Monkey Live, 10110 Technology Blvd E. Information:

June 22-23 Draft Fan Fest presented by Denny's. The Dallas Stars will be hosting a fan fest on Victory Plaza at American Airlines Center Friday and Saturday, June 22-23 and will include an all-day country music festival featuring Chase Rice, David Nail and other local artists, plus interactive games, mechanical bull ride, the Dallas Stars Street Squad and photo opportunities with a longhorn and the Stanley Cup. The Draft Fan Fest is part of the 2018 NHL Draft™ presented by adidas. Information:

June 23 Reunion Lawn Party 2018. Reunion Lawn Party returns to the Reunion Tower Lawn, 601 Sports Street on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Admission is free and guests can purchase food and beverages from 10 food trucks and the Nodding Donkey Beer Garden. Free entertainment includes lawn games, Armadillo Races and a performance by Emerald City Presents: Limelight Band. Get ready for an MLB Texas Rangers takeover and fun surprises from partners at Downtown Dallas, Inc. and Hyatt Regency Dallas. Information:

June 30 Head to Haggard Park on the last Saturday of every month, June through August, to watch some of this year's most loved family-friendly blockbusters. Movies in the Park, presented by Camp Gladiator, is FREE to the public. This season, we are excited to watch:
June 30 LEGO Ninjago
July 28 Coco
Aug. 25 A Wrinkle in Time
In addition to the film screenings, each event will have a contest or activity going on before the movie starts, giving participants a chance to win fun prizes and immerse themselves in the movie theme. Costumes are always encouraged, and food trucks will be on site selling refreshments. Haggard Park is located at 901 E. 15th Street, adjacent to Downtown Plano Station. Information:

Through June 30 Sweet Tooth Hotel is a sugar-fueled art and retail pop-up with five sweets-themed interactive rooms based on popular treats. There are fantastical desserts and surprises behind every door, and a selection of products and sweets for purchase. It's also a 1200-square-foot, experiential art project, bringing together work by some of Dallas' most innovative artists, including Jeremy Biggers, Shamsy Roomiani, Jojo Chuang, Chelsea Delzell and Rob Wilson. The one-of-a-kind experience for sweet-tooths and art lovers takes place at 2316 Victory Park Lane, near the intersection of High Market Street. Information:

Saturdays Irving Farmers Market: Irving Arts Center Farmers Market, Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays. The market is designed to replicate the European-style markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide attendees an opportunity to dine while enjoying the market. Information:

Saturdays The Farmers Branch Market supports local vendors that want to share their passion and products with our community. We believe in creating an environment that promotes eating fresh, eating local and bringing people together in a fun environment. The market is open Saturdays with new Twilight Hours, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Nestled under a canopy of Post Oak trees, the Farmers Branch Market is located at the Grove at Mustang Crossing. Information:

Events in Fort Worth and Denton

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Through Aug. 19 From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection at the Kimbell Art Museum is a foundational look at Asian art from the Neolithic era through modern times. The art tells the histories of the people through materials uniquely associated with Asia: Chinese jade, blue and white porcelain, and more. Hundreds of pieces are on display at this exhibition, which revolves around a passion for Asia. The Kimbell is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Information:

Through Nov. 18 Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas is at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The evocative power of sculpture seems boundless in the hands of five living women artists whose work fills the Amon Carter's gallery dedicated to regional artwork. Texas-based artists Celia Eberle, Kana Harada, Sharon Kopriva, Sherry Owens, and Linda Ridgway take the traditions of sculpture in new directions for the twenty-first century. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is located at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Information:

The Herd Twice Daily, 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West. They're a big reason why Fort Worth earned the nickname "Cowtown." And they formed the core of the great cattle drives of the late nineteenth century. Now, the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives returns to Fort Worth with The Herd - Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands - offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You'll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoof beats. As The Herd passes, a bygone era comes to life before your eyes. The world's only twice-daily cattle drive happens at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily in the Stockyards National Historic District, 130 E. Exchange Ave. in Fort Worth. Look for the Drovers before and after each cattle drive for photo opportunities and to learn more about life on the trail! Note: drives are not held on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Information:

Sundance Square offers the widest range of entertainment options in Fort Worth. Live music, live theatre, and improv comedy. World-class shows and performances. Museums and art galleries. Nightlife and hangouts. Movies both indoors and out. Plus special events and festivals for both adults and kids. Learn more at:

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A-train Service Modifications During PTC Testing
Effective Friday, May 18, DCTA will modify service for its A-train commuter rail to conduct Positive Train Control (PTC) testing to meet the federal mandate required by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). DCTA plans to suspend the last two trains on Friday evenings and the first train on Saturday mornings to accommodate the required PTC testing.

PTC testing will start Friday, May 18, 2018, and may continue through September 2018. DCTA encourages riders who typically utilize these specific A-train schedules to make plans to board an alternate train schedule.

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June 16 Texas Tunes – The Quebe Sisters. When the Quebe Sisters from Burleson, Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away. Their performance takes place on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. at the MCL Grand Theatre. Tier 1 seats are $30 and Tier 2 seats are $20 with a special day-of rate of $15 for Lewisville residents (based on availability). Ride the A-train to Old Town Station to get to the show. Information:

Denton Community Market Saturdays, Apr. through Nov. Denton Community Market. The Denton Community Market is back! From handmade art pieces to fresh produce, business owners throughout Denton and North Texas residents will once again be able to come together for FREE every Saturday from Apr. to Nov. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to shop, sell and socialize. With different vendors every week and dozens of opportunities to shop small and buy local, the market always has something new. Ride our A-train to the Downtown Denton Transit Center and transfer to Denton Connect Routes 7 and 8 to get to all the fun shopping! Information:

Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information:

First Friday Denton First Friday of every month First Friday Denton is on the first Friday of every month, and is significant because that is the day when artists and artisans in the business district surrounding the Denton County Historic Courthouse on the Square open their doors for visitors and patrons to visit and see them at work, browse and perhaps buy a unique piece of art, jewelry or a myriad of other art objects - for yourself or someone special. And First Friday also offers patrons a chance to visit their favorite restaurants and businesses that have extended First Friday hours, so come to First Friday ready for music, art, books, coffee and great original foods. Information:

Fridays and Saturdays Ghosts of Denton haunted history tours. The city of Denton, and the county surrounding it, has fascinating history. It also has more than its fair share of ghostly stories. Join Shelly Tucker, a professional storyteller for 27 years, on a 90 minute tour. Most of the tour revolves around the square, although there is one (and possibly now there are two) stops about two blocks away. Tour participants should wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. In summer, it's a good idea to bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated. Scheduled tours begin at 8:00 p.m (sharp) on Friday and Saturday nights from Jupiter House Coffee at 106 N. Locust in Denton (on the east side of the Courthouse-on-the-Square). Advance tickets are available online or at Jupiter House Coffee. Information:

UNT Art Path Discover the UNT Art Path, a self-guided walking tour of art works on the University of North Texas campus. You can pick up UNT Art Path brochures in the University Union Information Center, the Office of the Dean in the Art Building, UNT on the Square and the Alumni Center at Gateway Center. Docent-led tours are available by appointment. For information, contact Tracee W. Robertson, UNT Art Gallery Director, or Eva James Toia, development director for the College of Visual Arts and Design, at 940-565-4001 or [email protected] or visit

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Special Offers with your DART Pass

Tall and proud, the giraffes at Giants of the Savanna are not above looking for a "handout" - especially when it contains a fresh green leaf of romaine lettuce. The Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge offers a fun animal encounter at the Dallas Zoo as guests can choose to feed the animals when they gaze eye-to-eye with the tallest animal on land. This is just one of many adventures to discover at Texas' largest and oldest zoo. Special Dallas Zoo Offer with a DART Pass: Mondays and Tuesdays, show your same-day DART Pass at the Dallas Zoo to enjoy a $2 discount on regular admission prices. Information:

Nasher Sculpture Center image Conceived as a serene urban retreat for the enjoyment of modern art, the Nasher Sculpture Center is the home of the renowned Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Collection - which numbers more than 300 sculptures together with 20th century paintings, drawings, prints and photographs - rotates in thematic installations throughout the Center's seamless blend of indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces: an elegant, light-filled 55,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano and a spacious garden created by Peter Walker. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Special Nasher Sculpture Center offer with a DART Pass: Show your same-day DART Pass to receive a $2 discount off the regular Adult admission price. Information:

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