Corona Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade at Dallas Pride

Fair Park 3809 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX

The most dazzling parade of the year is on its way: On Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m., Dallas Pride’s Corona Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade will bring a kaleidoscope of colorful floats, performers in outrageous costumes, live music and more to Fair Park. The parade will start at Fair Park Coliseum and wind its ways to Cotton Bowl® Plaza, with prime viewing locations along the Hall of State. Named in honor of the late Alan Ross, the long-time former executive director of Dallas Pride, this mile-long event will feature more than 200 parade entries – including floats, marching bands,

Summer Camps: Dallas Parks & Recreation

1st Session: June 6 – August 5th; 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday – Fridays; Cost: $50/week; Ages: 5 – 12. Availability At: Eloise Lundy, 75203; Juanita Craft, 75210; Larry Johnson; 75210; MLK, Jr Center; 75215; Thurgood Marshall; 75232; Beckley Saner, 75224; Harry Stone, 75228; Anita Martinez_, 75212, and others. Registration is conducted in person at each location. Contact your preferred site to verify availability. Contact: 214-670-8847. Website: https://www.dallasparks.org/547/Rec-Center-Summer-Camps

NTTA 2nd Wednesday Business Chat

Wednesday, June 8, 2022; 10am – 11:15am; NTTA Board Room; 5900 W. Plano, Pkwy, #200, Plano. Learn about the North Texas Tollway Authority’s procurement opportunities (maintenance, project delivery, IT, purchasing); meet NTTA’s department heads and procurement staff, and network with other business owners. Contact: Priya Chandran; 214-224-2425; vendoroutreach@ntta.org. Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=sbosxufab&oeidk=a07ej6wumuq0ac22086

Second Thursdays at the Carter: Paws & Pictures

Amon Carter Musuem Of Art 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX

Second Thursdays at the Carter: Paws & Pictures Join Amon Carter Museum every second Thursday to connect with art through cocktails, conversations, and creativity. This month, bring your best friend (pooch or person) for an evening of PAWsome activities on their Plaza with your pup in mind! Schedule 5–8 p.m. Enjoy drinks creatively crafted by Muy Frio on our Plaza. Carter members get one complimentary drink! Lite bites are available for purchase at the Carter’s Food Cart. Create a beautiful floral print incorporating your dog’s paw print. Led by Carter Community Artist Michelle Cortez Gonzales. Supplies are limited to the

MLK, Jr. Community Center Grand Re-Opening: Meet & Greet

Saturday, June 11, 2022; 11am – 1pm; 2922 MLK, Jr. Blvd, 75215. Free. The King Center has many new organizations that now make the Center their new home! Take a tour; meet the tenants and clients; network, and learn about all the services provided (e.g. legal services, food pantry, Foremost Clinic, FreshStart Employment, Youth & Senior programs, Community Courts, Green Careers, and more). Contact: Ms. Cooper; 214-670-8418; www.dallasmlkcenter.com.

THE HALF AIN’T NEVER BEEN TOLD a stage play of pride, struggle, and victory

Latino Cultural Center  2600 Live Oak, Dallas, TX

SOUTH DALLAS  CONNECTIONAL ALLIANCE We are inviting you to...drum roll, please. THE HALF AIN'T NEVER BEEN TOLD a stage play of pride, struggle, and victory Produced by Remembering Black Dallas  George Keaton, Jr., Founding Executive Director of Remembering Black Dallas, has skillfully combined his knowledge of local history and creative talents to produce a magnificent play about little known Dallas Black pioneers 'making a way out of no way.' Come witness the legacy of our bold and ingenious Black Ancestors:(brief bios) Thelma Richardson --  in 1942 with the help of Negro Teacher's Alliance & civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall, Mrs. Richardson had to

Impact Ventures Presents: Boss: The Black Experience in Business

Alamo Drafthouse 1005 Botham Jean Blvd, Dallas, TX

On Saturday, June 18th from 2-5pm, join Impact Ventures, COSIGN Magazine, & Community Partners for a Juneteenth celebration and FREE community screening of Boss: The Black Experience in Business. Hosted at the Cedars Alamo Drafthouse, attendees will have access to theatre food menu, the exclusive film screening, and panel discussion featuring local business leaders forging the future of Black Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, the film brings the largely unknown stories of enterprising African Americans to the forefront. This documentary traces the lives of African American entrepreneurs over 150 years, from those bound by bondage to

Civilized Fest: Juneteenth

Gilley's South Side Event

When: Saturday June 18th, 3 p.m.-10 p.m. CST Where: Gilley’s Dallas, 1135 Botham Jean Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215 Hosted By: Big Thought, ShySpeaks and Heal America   What: Civilized Fest: Juneteenth Edition is a FREE 1-day family friendly, tailgate-style festival hosted in Dallas, TX, presented by Big Thought and ShySpeaks & Co, and powered by Heal America!  It is a Concert, a Conversation, and a Community Resource Clinic all in one! The Civilized Fest's mission is to create a more civic minded community and provide solutions for racial equity all while celebrating Juneteenth, highlighting civic leaders, local resources, and the

Free

Legacy West Juneteenth Fashion Show

Legacy West 5908 Headquarters Drive, Plano, Texas

This year, Legacy West will proudly celebrate the historical, influential, and current contributions of the African-American community with the property's first-ever Juneteenth Fashion Show on Sunday, June 19! This colorful and vibrant celebration, featuring award-winning fashion designer Venny Etienne of Project Runway as the evening's emcee, will honor local and nationally recognized Black designers and creatives, entertainers, and more!   See below for all of the details on this special Juneteenth fashion experience.  Juneteenth Fashion Show – June 19th: Join us at Legacy Hall in the Box Garden for a special Juneteenth fashion experience celebrating Black Excellence, Culture, and Freedom!  Emceed by award-winning fashion designer Venny Etienne (Project Runway Season 17) An appearance will

2022 William S. Mitchell Sacred Choral Music Workshop

Pearly Gate Baptist Church 6021 University Hills Drive, Dallas, TX

Dallas Metroplex Musicians’ Association is elated to announce the upcoming William S. Mitchell Sacred Choral Music Workshop, to convene Monday through Friday, June 20 - June 24, 2022, 7:00 P. M. until 9:00 P. M. The Concert will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 4:30 P. M. Pearly Gate Baptist Church will host this endeavor. It is located at 6021 University Hills Drive, Dallas, Texas 75241, Dr. Thomas J. Payne, Senior Pastor, and Dr. Robbie Moore, Pastor. During our June 8, 2019, meeting, officers and members of DMMA unanimously voted to rename the Sacred Choral Music Workshop after the

$30 – $35

Voices for the Heart at The Shepherd’s House Church

Getting connected with information about ATTR-CM and learning from experts is also key.   The Shepherd’s House Church, alongside a local cardiologist, Dr. Aaron Horne, and potentially former NBA player, Don Chaney, who is currently living with ATTR-CM.   That’s why Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church is excited to partner with Pfizer and Dr. Hansie Mathelier on a Voices for the Heart event to increase awareness of ATTR-CM in our community. To register for this important event, click here or scan the QR code below.  Working together, we can raise awareness of hereditary ATTR-CM and help make sure that our community,