St. Mark to host community fair
St. Mark Presbyterian Church will host a Community Fair Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event, free of charge, takes place at the church on 9999 Ferguson Rd., Dallas 75228. The day-long event offers an assortment of activities for attendees of all ages: a rummage sale; bake sale – homemade items such as cookies, cakes, pies, breads; a quilt raffle - custom designed and hand-stitched by members of St. Mark – a real tradition; pet adoptio...
Scouts pledge a memorable anniversary bash
Girl Scouts aren’t just about the cookies. In the 21st century, young women in Girl Scouts of America (GSA) are current, savvy, productive, and they are guided to learn from life experience.
Rest assured, you can still get your fix of Thin Mints in the spring on that table in front of Tom Thumb (and other locations). But the Girl Scouts (GS) behind the table may not be as you remembered them, clad in green, from back in the day.
This year, Gir...
Cultures to blend for annual festival
On Sunday, Oct. 7, the North Texas region’s largest Latino cultural festival – the 6th annual Fiesta Latinoamericana! – will be held in the Dallas Arts District. This free family celebration, presented by Lowes, offers dozens of exciting and colorful ways to explore the cultures of the Americas. The festival will run from 9 am. to 7 p.m. along Flora Street from the Cathedral to the AT&T Center, 2403 Flora St., Dallas, 75201. In addition to fiv...
Record-breaking Fritos Chili Pie adds flair to the 2012 Fair
State Fair-goers got a taste of the World’s Largest Fritos Chili Pie on Monday, Oct. 1, as Frito-Lay celebrated its 80th birthday.
With “Guinness Book of World Record” officials on hand to validate the feat, samples from a huge, u-shaped trough fed fans of this cultural comfort food.
It took 635 10.5 ounce bags of corn chips, 660 15-ounce cans of Hormel Chili (without beans), and 580 8-ounce bags of shredded cheddar cheese to create 1,325 po...
Girl Scouts collecting old flags
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scouts, troop 2170 from St. John’s Episcopal School will be assisting the Jane Douglas Chapter of the American Revolution with the decommissioning of American flags. The ceremony will take place on Oct. 21 at the Continental DAR House during the State Fair of Texas. The Girl Scouts will deliver the flags into a flame box while giving the history of the American flag.
The Girl Scouts invite commun...
Latest 'What to wear' shown at Mockingbird Station event
With fall just beginning, a new season means a new wardrobe. The Junior League of Dallas partnered with Mockingbird Station to put on a “What to Wear” Fall Fashion Show Thursday, Sept. 20 at Mockingbird Station.
Mockingbird Station has held four seasonal fashion shows now to showcase the new clothes and accessories that its retailers get for each season. This time, however, was the first time the station has ever partnered with the Junior Leag...
Society recognizes Doctors Hospital for chest pain care
Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake recently received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction.
Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of expe...
Exchange Club honor local fire fighters
Pictured from left to right: John Waters, Fire Chief Louie Bright, Fireman Mike Weempe who received the Quarterly Fireman of the Quarter award, City Council member Jerry Allen, Lt. Joel Lavender and Battalion Chief E. R. O'Dell.
Master gardeners to hold fall tour of homes
The Dallas County Master Gardeners Fall Tour is an annual event showcasing some truly delightful gardens. These gardens exemplify the creativity and style of their owners, as well as the talents of local designers. The 2012 tour features six gardens in the charming Preston Hollow and Northwest Dallas neighborhoods. The 2012 tour is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour highlights innovatively crafted public landscapes and charming...
Oct. 2 set for National Night Out
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police Department invites the public to join them in participating in the 27th annual National Night Out crime, drug, and violence prevention program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch on Tuesday, October 2.
For the second year, the neighborhood event with DART Police will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at DART Police Headquarters, 2111 S. Corinth St., Dallas, TX, across from Illinois Station on ...