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Neighborhood Night Out

Neighborhood Night Out

There’s a block party near you — Party at Playground Park! Tuesday October 2 – 6 to 8 pm Community connection is proven to fight crime!   On the first Tuesday in October, neighbors all over the southern strata of the U.S. volunteer to host get-togethers in their front yards. Neighborhood Night Out (NNO) is an opportunity to visit with other neighbors while enjoying beverages and snacks. Dogs on leashes and children are welcome. Visit any or as many of…

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Photos & videos from Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic!

Photos & videos from Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic!

A great crowd, our best yet, showed for the Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade and Picnic. Fabulous costumes. We even had a float — our first! — with the mom from The Incredibles. Lots of people, the most ever, cheered us from the parade route. Back at the picnic, the hot dogs were grand, the watermelon was cold, and the drinks from Sparkling Ice were a big hit, as was the snow cone stand. Kids kept the slip-and-slide busy. Neighbors got to know…

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Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade!

Eastwood’s Superhero July 4th Parade!

4th of July Parade and Picnic Playground Park [Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair] July 4th – 9 to 11 am   Calling all Superheroes, young and old! Share your super presence at the 4th of July Parade and Picnic hosted by Eastwood Neighborhood Association. Wear your most patriotic clothes. Dress up the kids and dogs. Deck out your bicycle, wagon, scooter, stroller, or and anything else that rolls — you can even make a float! Costume and decorations awards have returned! Meet…

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Get wet & cool down! Dixon Branch Creek Crawl — June 24 Sunday

Get wet & cool down! Dixon Branch Creek Crawl — June 24 Sunday

June 24 Sunday — 1 to 2 pm Meet at Playground Park (Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair) Escape from the heat in the cool rushing water of Dixon Branch, a significant feeder of White Rock Lake that flows all year. It’s waist-deep in many places, enough for children and dogs to swim. You can even sit on a limestone ledge and feel the bracingly cold water of a flowing seep, just like in the Hill Country. Join our creek crawl in Dixon Branch. The…

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Speakers for Northeast Nonprofits Meetings

Speakers for Northeast Nonprofits Meetings

Compiled by Amy Martin. This list will be updated periodically. To be considered for inclusion, send an email. Speakers based in or with connections to East Dallas preferred.  Last edit: August 16, 2018   City of Dallas: Services City of Dallas: Crime & Safety City of Dallas: Culture City of Dallas: Environment City of Dallas: Parks & Recreation Civic Engagement Dallas County East Dallas: History & Current East Dallas: White Rock Lake Education Food Gardening Health Legal LGBT Media Nature & Environment…

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Movie in the Park: Coco – May 5 Sat

Movie in the Park: Coco – May 5 Sat

Movie in the Park May 5 Saturday, 7:30 pm Playground Park, Lippit/Sylvania at Sinclair  Bring your family, your friends, your kids, to the park and watch the hit movie Coco to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Bring a picnic, or cold water and snacks by donation provided.  Info: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.    

Eastwood Wildflower Walk for Earth Day – Sunday April 22

Eastwood Wildflower Walk for Earth Day – Sunday April 22

by Michael Parkey On Sunday April 22 (Earth Day) at 1 pm we will take our annual Eastwood Wildflower Walk through the Creekmere Greenbelt. Do you wonder what all those flowers are, but have never had time to learn their names? Take a short leisurely hike through the meadows and smell the flowers. Of course, we will stop at Eastwood’s famous bluebonnet patch. Do you know how those bluebonnets got there? And why they don’t grow everywhere in the park?…

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