Community Calendar: 12/12-12/18

Recurring Events

Of Our Past: Exhibition at South Dallas Cultural Center 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave. Dallas 9 am-5 pm. Exhibit dates until 1-5-19

Prairie Lights Trolley Tour! At Prairie Lights 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy. Grand Prairie. Dates until 12-16. www.igportimos.com

Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty at African American Museum 3536 Grand Ave. Dallas 10 am-5 pm. Exhibits daily until 12-31-18.

Tuesday Night Jazz: Composers Jam Session at Jazz Becuzz Art Center 9319 LBJ Fwy #120 Dallas 8:30 pm -12 am Tickets: Eventbrite.com Dates until 12-19-18

Prairie Lights Holiday Light Experience Prairie Lights at Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy. Grand Prairie 6 pm. until 12-30-18

Thursday’s at Vinetti’s “Paul Cannon and Full Attention” 14833 Midway Rd. Suite 105 Addison 5 pm-12 am Recurring Event until 12-21-18.

Health Insurance Marketplace: Open Enrollment. The Marketplace will help you find the coverage. Info: 1-800-318-2596 Enroll: www.healthcare.gov. Until 12-15.

Qualified Home- Builders Needed City of Dallas HIPP Contact: City’s Home Repair; 214-670-3644 housinginspections@dallascityhall.com Until Sept. 2019.

Holiday Lights Trolley Ride at Big D. Fun Tours 5465 E. Mockingbird Ln. Dallas 6 pm. www.bigfuntours.com Dec. 1-31, 2018

Cardio Hip Hop with Jessie Mae at J.C. Fitness L.L.C. 901 N. Polk St. Suite 370, DeSoto. Dates until 12-31-18.

Paws N’ Claws at Enchant Christmas 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington 5 pm-10 pm Recurring Dates until 12-27-18

Dallas in the time of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Hall of State at Fair Park 3939 Grand Ave. Tue.-Sat. 1-5 pm Sun. 1-5 pm. Now to Jan. 27, 2019.

D.L. Hughley at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. Suite 250. 12th-13th 8 pm, 14th 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm, 15th 7 pm & 9 pm, & 16th. 7:30 pm.

Dallas Zoo Lights at Dallas Zoo 650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. 5 pm-9 pm. Dates recurring until 1-1-19

Enchant Christmas at Globe Life Park Arlington 1000 Ballpark Way, 4 pm-10 pm. Tickets: www.mlb.com. Dates until 12-30-18.

December 12-23

Black Nativity the Holiday Gospel Celebration by Langston Hughes at Bishop Arts Theatre center 215 S. Tyler St. Dallas Date & Times vary Call for info 214-948-0716

December 12-16

A Christmas Story The Musical at Winspear Opera House 2403 Flora St. Dallas. Matinee and evening shows

December 12

Goodie Mob* Cure for Paranoia Feat: Ceelo Green at Canton Hall 2727 Canton St. Dallas. Tickets: www.ticketfly.com

L. P. On the Scene Dallas XMAS Anniversary Happy Hour 2018. Host: Lott’s Photography at Sherlock’s Addison 5100 Beltline Dr. 6 pm-9:30 pm

Marketing 101 Workshop at Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce 505 E. Border St. 9:45 am-1 pm

12/12 “RC & The Gritz” Presents the “DFW Jam SESSION” at Sandaga813 813 Exposition Ave. Dallas. 8 pm-1 am.

Color Comm Dallas Women of Color in Communications Holiday Mixer at Moroch Partners 3625 N. Hall St. Suite 100, Dallas 6:30 pm-8 pm. Free

December 13

December Luncheon Guest: Mayor Rawlins. Host: Best Southwest Partnership at Hilton Garden Inn 800 N. Main St. Duncanville. 11:30 am-1 pm Register: www.bestsouthwest.org

Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce- State of Hispanic Business in North Texas at Irving Convention Center 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. 10 am-1:30 pm.

DFW FAMU Holiday Social Host: DFW FAMU National Alumni Association at Vinetti’s 14833 Midway Rd. Suite 105 Addison. 6 pm-12 am. Free. Live Music Feat: Natural Change Band.

December 14

Free Networking Event/Toy Drive at Bar Louie 4001 Bagpiper Way, Arlington 5 pm-9 pm.

The Christmas Gather Concert at GLC Management Wintergreen & Hwy 67, Cedar Hill. 7 pm-10 pm Tickets: glcmanagement.yolasite.com

Smooth Grove Concert-Fingerprints Holiday Reunion at MCL Grand Theater-Performance Hall 100 N. Charles St. Lewisville. 7 pm-12 am. Tickets: www.prekindle.com

Duncanville 2018 Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting at War Memorial Park 101 N. Main St. 7 pm.-9 pm.

December 15

Diamond Black Ball: Keynote speaker Marvin Sapp presented by Ft. Worth Alumni Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, Inc. at Cendera Center 3600 Benbrook Hwy Ft. Worth 6 pm.

“The Reason” Christmas Worship Experience at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 Wheatland Rd. Dallas 6 pm-9 pm Free Tickets: eventbrite.com

Cold and Classy Affair 2018 Host: Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at African american Museum 3536 Grand Ave. Dallas 7 pm-11 pm. Eventbrite.

AKA Tau Rho Omega Chapter 25th Silver Anniversary Gala The IVIES At The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club 1549 Legacy Dr. Frisco. 6 pm Eventbrite

A CopperSignatures Christmas Photography Registration at Betty Jeans House of Style 129 Historic Town Square Lancaster 1 pm-4 pm. Eventbrite for Professional Photographers.

Mount Hebron Missionary Baptist Church Presents: The Scandal That Saved Us. Play written by Pastor Lenard O. Leach. At M.H.M.B.C. 1233 Hwy 66, Garland. Sat. 15th 2 pm, Sun. 16th 8 am &11 am.

90’s Adult Pajama Jam & Skate Party at Cedar Hill Roller Rink 202 Main St. 10 pm-2 am.Tickets: 214-296-7355.

Christmas Gala & Holiday Campaign for “Hope” at Holiday Inn 1655 N. 75 Expy, Richardson. 12 pm-7 pm. Tickets: www.teamonesupport.com

Breakfast with Santa & Free Pictures with Santa at AXE Memorial Methodist Church 1700 W. Kingsley Rd. 8:30 am-10:30 pm. For more info: 972-278-2175 or www.AXEUMC.com

SDCC Music Lounge: Soulful Holiday Edition at South Dallas Cultural Center 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave. Dallas 7:30 pm

December 16

Legacy Reloaded Meet-Up @Becoming an Intimate Conversation w/Michelle Host: Fit for Legacy Melissa West at Fairmount Hotel 1717 N. Akard St. Dallas 16th 3 pm 17th 5 pm. Eventbrite.

Willow Grove Baptist Church: Host Grief Counseling w/ Griefshare.org at 1222 W. Kiest Blvd. Dallas. Weekly classes Sundays evenings 5:30 pm-7 pm for more info: Kim Fincher 214-371-7325.

2018 Pink Ice: Mission I’m Possible Host: AKA Sorority, Inc. Omicron Mu Omega Chapter at Irving Arts Center 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. 6 pm-8 pm www.irvingartscenter.com

REHAB Sundayz w/Chris Mitchell Live at Allure Jazz & Cigar Lounge 110 S. Cockrell Hill, DeSoto 7 pm. Info: 972-325-6122

Vandell Andrew’s 5th Annual Holiday Concert at Poor David’s Pub 1313 S. Lamar St. 6 pm-9 pm. Tickets: Eventbrite.com

Christmas & Love with Kenny Lattimore at Inspiring Body of Christ Church 7701 S. Westmorland Rd. Dallas 4 pm-6 pm. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com

A Night of Hope at The Potter’s House North Dallas 10501 Main St. Frisco. 6:30 pm -9:30 pm. Free.

December 17

A Conversation with Michelle Obama at American Airlines Center 2500 Victory Ave. Dallas 8 pm-11 pm Tickets: www.thatslivedallas.com

Cigars & Suites-A Gentleman’s Holiday Pop-Up at Network Bar 331 Singleton Blvd. Dallas. 5:30 pm-9:30 pm. Tickets: via Eventbrite.

Marvelous Marriage Mondays at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 W. Wheatland Rd. Dallas. 7 pm-8:30 pm.

December 18-23

Chicago Musical Featuring: Eddie George at Winspear Opera House 2403 Flora St. Dallas. Weekend Matinee & evening shows.

December 18

A Few of Joe McBride’s Favorite Things at Jazz Stand 4316 Abrams Rd. 7 pm-9 pm. RSVP: www.jazzstand.org

Karaoke Night-$2 Tuesdays at Hero’s Lounge 3094 N. 35 Fwy. Dallas. 7 pm-2 am RSVP/FREE.