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Wednesday, July 6th

Running for Justice

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We Run The Trinity is breaking their usual Tue/Thurs schedule of running Dallas’ Trinity Bridge to show their support of justice for Alton Sterling. Come out and run the Legacy Bridge in Plano to honor his name.

Free Event.  8:15p.  5856 Kincaid Dr. Plano,TX

Wingsday at Gators

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What’s a better way to finish off Hump Day than hanging out and listening to music with your friends while eating $0.50 wings! You can stay inside while DJ Phife spins or head up to the patio for DJ Trill. There’s $5 daiquiris, $4 wells, AND cheap wings so we’ll be seeing you there…right?

Free Event. 7:00p-12:00a 1714 N Market St, Dallas, TX

 

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective at Granada Theatre

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Every Wednesday the Granada Theatre plays a film paired with ½ priced whiskey.  This week join them on the rooftop watching Jim Carrey in one of his notorious 90’s films.

Free Event. 8:30p 3524 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX   

 

Thursday, July 7th

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Human Interest Group, a new art gallery in Dallas, opens its doors on July 7 for its inaugural exhibition. InPolymorphic material fog, Sam Shoemaker and Will Shea take on a 4,600 square feet industrial space which was formerly a night club. This exhibition is the result of a year long dialogue between the artists, culminating in complementary work that engages the space directly.

Friday, July 8

Hawaiian Night at NYLO

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The NYLO has music starting at 5:30pm and a show at 8:30pm.

Enjoy a casual dinner at their pool bar and courtyard.

Free Event. 5:30p  1001 W. Royal Lane Irving, TX

Austin Summer Tour at Klyde Warren Park

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Join the city at Klyde Warren Park for yoga, live music, and a movie.

Free Event. 6:30p – 10:30p 2012 Woodall Rogers Freeway Dallas,TX

 

Disco Kids at It’ll Do Dance Club

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A DJ plays new, clean pop music and timeless tunes that call for dancing by kids and families on the light-up dance floor. The party also includes food trucks, a mobile photo booth and a Silly String fight zone.

$5 for kids, Free for adults.  6:00p-9:30p 4322 Elm St.  Dallas,TX

 

When LBJ & Lady Bird Came to Dallas – The Sixth Floor Museum

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In the final days of the 1960 campaign, Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson and his wife Lady Bird were accosted by demonstrators while visiting Dallas. This incident gained national media attention at the time, and it would return immediately after the assassination in 1963 as a powerful example of the city’s volatile political atmosphere. Through photographs, newspaper accounts, and Museum oral histories, we will explore this extraordinary encounter at the Adolphus Hotel on November 4, 1960—the myth and the reality—and the long-term impact that this incident had on the public perception of Dallas, Texas.

$5 Admission. Noon.  411 Elm St. Dallas,TX

 

Museum After Dark: Breaking the Law with Bonnie and Clyde

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Enjoy a lively presentation during this Prohibition themed Happy Hour! Specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvers will be served.

$15 Admission. 6:30p-7:00p  1900 W. 15th St. Plano, TX

 

Saturday, July 9

Curious World Tour at Klyde Warren Park

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Featuring Curious George and other iconic HMH characters, Curious World Tour will include six interactive activity stations filled with hands-on summer learning activities, from rocket ship building and story time to dancing and gardening.

Free Event. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 2012 Woodall Rogers Freeway Dallas,TX

 

Festival De Mariachi at Traders Village in Grand Prairie

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A great event that provides entertainment for the public with numerous Mariachis from the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Free Event. 10:00a – 5:00p 2602 Mayfield Rd. Grand Prairie, TX

BTP’s 3rd Annual Summer Slam 

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Enjoy shrimp tacos as you watch teams from the city play ball in South Dallas near Fair Park.

Dunk Contest, 3 Point Shoot Out, 5 on 5 game.

$5 Admission.  Exline Recreation Center- 2525 Pine St. Dallas,TX

 

Tate’s Day Break Dallas

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Who doesn’t love a mid-day party?  This time DJ Trill & DJ Q takes care of the music while you enjoy your Saturday happy hour!

Free Event. 3:00p-8:30p 2723 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX

 

Momo’s Pasta

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End the night at Momo’s listening to DJ View spin while you’re on the floor with friends.

Free Event. 10:30p-Midnight. 2800 Routh St. Dallas,TX

 

Addison Summer Series – Christmas in July: A Christmas Story

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“You’ll put your eye out!” Grab your blanket and come check out this family favorite underneath the North Texas Stars.

Free Event. 8:00p 5044 Addison Circle Park Dr. Addison, TX

Movie on the Square – Jurassic World

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Head to the square and enjoy the outdoor screening of this blockbuster.

Free Event. 8:30p 1106 S. Broadway, Carrollton,TX  

 

North Texas Comic Book Show at Double Tree Hotel

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Our comic con in Dallas is a great way to meet national comic book artists on a more intimate level. If you collect comic books, or are a comic enthusiast, then you will love the large selection of comic books at every event. You will find comic books from the Golden and Silver Ages to current Modern Comics. Thousands and thousands of comic books are available at the Dallas comic book show. Pricing starts at as little as $1.

$10 Admission. 9:30a-5:00p 2015 Market Center Blvd., Dallas,TX

 

Sunday July 10th

Dub Splash/Volkswagen Show 2016 at Sandy Lake Amusement Park

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Sandy Lake Amusement Park is the perfect venue for a hot summer car show with lots of shade, swimming in the wave pools, paddle boats, a live DJ and tons of vintage rides. Düb Splash is sure to provide cheap summer entertainment for the entire family

$2 Admission. 9:00a-4:00p 1800 Sandy Lake Road Carrollton, TX

 

Kick it With Sidekicks Soccer at Gladys Harrington  Library

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Join players from DFW’s premier professional indoor soccer team as they demonstrate and teach the basics from passing and dribbling to shooting, heading, and defending. Join the fun outside on the lawn. All ages and skill levels welcome

Free Event. 2:00p-4:00p 1501 18th Street Plano, TX

 

Sunset Lounge

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End the weekend with your friends at Sunset Lounge while enjoying music, hookah, and drink specials

Free Event. 5:00p-10:00p 3030 Ross Avenue Dallas,TX

 

July 8-10

Craig Robinson Improv Show in Addison

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Arguably best known for his role as Dunder-Mifflin employee Darryl Philbin on NBC’s Emmy-winning “The Office,” he has also starred in films such as Knocked Up, Pineapple Express, Hot Tub Time Machine Series, and This Is The End.  He’s headed to Addison to perform at the city’s Improv Club for 5 sets!

8:00p or 10:30p (7/8/16) ; 7:00p or 9:30 p (7/9/16) ; 7:30p (7/10/16)

$32-$42 Admission. 4980 Belt Line Rd. Addison, TX 

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