How much do you know about relationships? Perhaps, not as much as you think. Find out on Friday, June 21 with the Perot Museum’s Social Science program. Forget flowers and feelings. Instead, explore relationships of the more scientific variety. Guest speakers, interactive demonstrations and lively discussions will explore everything from the relationships between humankind and robots to culture and the stars. Be sure to bring your ID because Social Science is geared for adults 21 and over. Alamo Drafthouse will be at the event offering adult libations in addition to a screening of the 1982 film Tron. Tickets are limited but currently available for pre-order. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. 7pm-11pm.
To purchase your tickets visit perotmuseum.org.
Empower and equip your kids for dealing with dangerous situations by signing them up for a free Abduction Prevention Class at Texas Storm Kenpo in North Richland Hills. Taught by Bill Piper, a full-time self-defense trainer for kids and adults, the Abduction Prevention Class will teach children Piper’s “Six Rules to Live By” and other tips and tricks for staying safe and getting away from dangerous situations and strangers. Piper says his practical tips will increase confidence and self esteem in participants.
The free program is geared towards kids ages 7-13 and parents are encouraged to stick around for classes so they can reinforce the material at home. The upcoming program will run from June 8th to July 6th. For details on Texas Storm Kenpo and the Abduction Prevention Class visit the Texas Storm Kenpo website.
Texas Storm Kenpo
North Richland Hills, 817/427-5425
Get those pearly whites in tip-top shape this weekend by stopping by DannaSmile for the grand opening of their new dental office in Plano. No insurance? No problem. Dr. Jodi Danna and Dr. Tina Lalangas are hosting a community service day by providing free preventative and emergency dental care. No insurance or appointments are required. Just come in on Saturday, May 11 from 7am – 4pm for cleanings, exams, fillings and minor extractions.
DannaSmile will be celebrating all week leading up the the community service day. Stop in Wednesday, May 8 for a $10 oral cancer screening (appointments required) and Thursday, May 9 for the grand opening bash with live music, giveaways and other goodies.
5072 W. Plano Pkwy.
Get to know our city like never before by taking a food and drink tour with your significant other. From pizza and chocolate tours to the upcoming Cinco de Mayo Madness Celebration, a food tour is the perfect way to try new restaurants, fill your belly and a have a ton of fun in the process. Dallas Bites! will taxi you around town to try dish after dish from some of Dallas’ best rated restaurants. Play games while aboard the private bus and get to know other foodies; most tours accommodate around 18 people.
If you reside further west, check out the Texas Bar-B-Q Tour. Start with a train ride on the TRE before heading to the T&P Train Station in downtown Fort Worth. Board an air conditioned bus and prepare to be wowed. The tour stops at three award winning BBQ joints were you can sample everything from brisket to sausage to some of Texas’ best smoked ribs.
Most tours last around 4 hours and start at about $40 per person.
For more details on how to book a tour visit dallasbitesfoodtours.com or texasbarbqtour.com.
Grab your little bean and head to The String Bean Restaurant to take part in their kids eat free special offered on Monday nights.
The String Bean Restaurant is known for great home cooking and old school comfort food. From sandwiches to burgers to chicken fried steak there are numerous options for the whole family. (See the entire menu here.) Kids 12 and under eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree from 5-9PM every Monday night.
The String Bean Restaurant
Do you and your significant other like to consider yourselves a sort of modern day Siskel & Ebert? Perhaps, you hit up Netflix the minute the kiddos are tucked in, only to argue for 20 minutes about which low budget indie flick to watch. If these scenarios hit close to home, you may want to pick up the phone, call the babysitter and start planning a night out to the USA Film Festival taking place this weekend at Dallas’ Angelika Film Center.
The USA Film Festival is a 43-year-old, Dallas-based organization dedicated to the recognition and promotion of excellence in film. Starting today through Sunday the USA Film Festival will be screening numerous films for your viewing pleasure. To see the schedule and purchase tickets visit usafilmfestival.com. See you at the theater!