Community Calendar: 12/19-12/31

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

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.

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.

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 5pm-10pm 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-Sun 1-5 pm. Now to Jan. 27, 2019.

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.

Dallas Theatre Center Presents: Fetch Clay, Make Man. “What does it mean to be a man in America?” at Dee & Charles Wylie Studio Theatre 2400 Flora St. Dallas now until 1-13-19

Sliver Stories Storytelling Circle at Bishop Arts Theatre 215 S. Tyler St. Dallas. Weekly Free Interactive Workshops. Contact Tiffany Jackson: 214-948-0716 ext.307.

Free Health Screening at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 Wheatland Rd. Dallas. After each Sunday service 8:30 am- 1pm. Location: B123.

December 19-23

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 19

Intro to Google for Business Host: Link Media Group L.L.C. at Redbird DEC 3662 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Suite 2044, Dallas. 6 pm-8 pm. Tickets $5 via Eventbrite.com.

2018 Winter Festival of Faiths at Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas. 6 pm-8 pm. Host: Thanksgiving Square.

WFAA Santa’s Helpers-Dallas Drive-Thru at 3030 Olive St., Host: WFAA 5 pm-10:30 pm.

December 20

LCUPN Tis The Season to go Holiday Appreciation Mixer at Hotel Indigo Frisco 2985 Ave. of the Stars. 6 pm-10 pm.

Holiday Ugly Sweater Mixer at Brick House Lounge 2525 E. Arkansas Ln. Suite 253, Arlington. 5 pm-11 pm.

DEC Holidays at Redbird! At Redbird Entrepreneur Center 3662 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. 6 pm-9 pm.

December 21

1st Annual Team Earthquake Christmas Party Birthday Bash at Magnolia Hotels  1401 Commerce St. Dallas, 6 pm.

Bruce Bruce at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. Suite 250. 7:30pm.

Ashleigh Smith Singing Jazz at Chocolate Secrets 3926 Oak Lawn Ave. Dallas. 7:30 pm-11 pm.

Ladies Night at Aldeez Caribbean Restaurant and Event Center 7879 Spring Valley Rd. Dallas. 9 pm-2 am. Free

4 Kings Band at Smoking Jacket Cigar Lounge 1435 US Hwy 67 Suite 100, Cedar Hill. 9 pm-1 pm.

The First Noel at Jubilee Theatre 506 Main St. Ft. Worth. 8 pm. Tickets: Jubilee Theater.

December 22

Let’s get SOULcial Holiday Event at Porcinos 5015 Belt Line Rd. Addison 9 pm-2 am.

Bruce Bruce at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. Suite 250. 9:45 pm.

Sherel Riley Live! Music Performance at crown Plaza Addison Atrium 14315 Midway Rd. 7 pm-10 pm. Free Admission.

I am Beautiful the stage play at The Hall of State 3939 Grand Ave. Dallas 3 pm & 5 pm. Tickets iambeautiful.ticketleap.com

Sankofa Unplugged at Sankofa Kitchen 3333 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Suite 118, 9 pm-12 am.

Ol’ Skool Jam Session at One Love Arlington Lounge 2315 S. Cooper St. 9 pm-2 am.

The First Noel at Jubilee Theatre in Sundance Square 506 Main St. Ft. Worth 3 pm. Tickets: Jubilee Theater.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at White Diamonds Bar & Grill 3906 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. 9 pm-2 am $200 Prize to best Ugly Christmas Sweater.

December 23

 Reggae Brunch Sunday at Hero’s Lounge 3094 N. 35 Fwy. Dallas. 11 am-3 pm.

Bruce Bruce at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. Suite 250. 7 pm.

Nappiology Workshop at Labelle Braiding & Beauty Supply 3936 S. Polk St. Dallas 3 pm. Support a new Black Business. www.labellebbs.com

Masquerade Affair-Day Party at The Nines 2911 Main St. Dallas. 5 pm-10 pm. Tickets: www.fosterinfdreams.ticketleap.com

Christmas at Concord Candlelight Service at Concord Church 6808 Pastor Bailey Dr. Dallas 8 am-2 pm.

Feeding the Needy! Hosted by Hollywood Hernandez Live on 1698 Corsicana St. Dallas. 3 pm-5 pm

Yoga & Afrobeats: A Sensual Yoga-Beats Class at V12 Yoga 600 S. Harwood St. 2nd FL. Dallas. 2:30 pm-4 pm.

The First Noel at Jubilee Theatre in Sundance Square 506 Main St. Ft. Worth 3 pm-5:30 pm. Tickets: Jubilee Theater.

December 24

Santa Photo Time at Firewheel Town Center 245 Cedar Sage Dr. Garland. 8 am-6 pm. Tickets: www.santasfastpass.com

December 25

Edward Bluesman Thomas Live! At Club Odyssey 7439 S. Westmoreland Rd. Dallas 7 pm-11 pm.

Christmas Day Brunch at Fairmount Hotel Dallas 1717 N. Akard St. 11 am-3 pm. RSVP: 214-720-5270

December 26

GoGo & Gritz Party at Sandaga813 813 Exposition Ave. Dallas. 8 pm. Tickets: www.dfwjamsession.com

The Phantom of the Opera at Music Hall Fair Park Dallas 909 1st Ave. 7:30 pm.

Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans at American Airlines Center 2500 Victory Ave. 7:30 pm

December 27

DC Youngfly at Temptations Arlington Lounge 3701 S. Cooper St. 8 pm-2 am. Tickets: via Eventbrite

Kwanzaafest 2018 at DeSoto Civic Center Bluebonnet Room 211 E. Pleasant Run Rd. 6 pm-9 pm. Free Admission with can goods for DeSoto Food Pantry.

Senior Line Dancing at Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas. 10 am-12 pm.

Paws N’ Claws at Enchant Christmas 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington 5 pm-10 pm.

December 28

Shelly Carrol at Chocolate Secrets 3926 Oak Lawn Ave. Dallas 7:30 pm-11 pm. Tickets: via Eventbrite.

Celebrity Paint & Wine Party at AC Hotel Downtown Dallas 1712 Commerce St. 7 pm-10 pm Tickets: www.raytennyson.com

One Nation Under a Groove: Freedom & Funk Concert Reloaded at The Free Man 2626 Commerce St. Dallas 10 pm-12 am. Tickets: www.vke.ticketleap.com

December 28-31

New Year’s Eve with Tony Rock at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. #250. Times vary Tickets: www.improvaddison.com

December 29

Lyfe Jennings at The House of Blues 2200 N. Lamar St. Dallas. 8 pm.

SEE Vision Planning & Release! At Southside on Lamar 1409 S. Lamar St. Dallas. 10 am-2 pm.

Photo Shoot Fashion Show at FITNZ 360 4312 Live Oak St. Dallas. 4:30pm-6pm. Tickets: via Eventbrite.

December 30 & 31

NYE 2019 Smooth Jazz Weekend Dallas Jazz Series at Hilton Garden Inn Downtown  400 N. Ervay #130455, Dallas 12-30 7 pm to 1-1 1am. Room packages available.