What in The Hollow Are You Doing This Weekend?

HollowImageFrom Bridge tournaments to wildlife photography, here are the fun activities planned for your ‘hood this weekend.

Bridge Academy of North Dallas is hosting an all-day bridge event that takes place, well, all day. Devoted players began at 6:30 a.m., and the event continues until 9:30 p.m. Proceeds will support the Alzheimer’s Association, and you can also get in on the silent-auction action here.

You’ve just got two more chances to catch a free, family-friendly movie at The Shops at Park Lane. Tonight’s film, Madagascar 3, begins at 8:30 p.m. in the park across from Bowl & Barrel. Popcorn will be available for $1 per bag, with soft drinks and more adult snacks (think real food, beer, and wine) provided by Gordon Biersch.

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Bring the kiddos to NorthPark Center’s North Court at 1 p.m. on Saturday, when the Craft Guild of Dallas will present “A Taste of Summer Camp,” with fun crafts including Oaxacan-inspired designs and the Japanese art of Orizomegami. Local artists will give demos and preview what kids will learn at the guild’s camps. At 2 p.m. in the North Court, Mark Burrows will present “A Recycled Puppet Show,” where he transforms discarded items into imaginative creatures.

Dr. Kenneth Salyer, founder of the World Craniofacial Foundation will be at the Lincoln Park Barnes & Noble at 3 p.m. on Saturday. He’ll discuss and sign copies of his new book, A Life That Matters, which features Egyptian conjoined twins Ahmed and Mohamed Ibrahim.

Wildlife photographers Greg and Mary Beth Dimijian will be at the Lincoln Park Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m. on Sunday to sign their new book For the Love of Wild Places, which is filled with breathtaking images of their travels.

The JCC  is hosting a “Double Chai” celebration on Sunday. The event, which will honor Laura Seymour and celebrate 36 years of Camp Chai, will begin at 4 p.m. with a video tribute. A traditional Camp Chai dinner (think stew, hot dogs, chips, and more) will follow with “otter pops” and roast marshmallows for desert. There will also be a DJ, dancing, games, crafts, and a photo booth, so if you’d like to experience an evening of summer camp, register here.


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