This weekend: baseball, neighborhood symposium, shopping, story time, bike bingo, beer

Friday is April 1, baseball’s opening day. Don’t let anyone April fool you.

The Texas Theatre will show the Rangers vs. Red Sox game at 3 p.m. Hot dogs, beer, baseball nerds. Yes.

The Texas also has “I Saw the Devil”, old-school cartoons at 2 p.m. Saturday and the next installment of “Dallas” Sunday.

The Kessler has Del Castillo Friday, Papa Grows Funk Saturday and a “Grease” sing-along with the The Women’s Chorus of Dallas Sunday.

Wigwam is opening a pop-up shop inside Oil & Cotton for one month only. The grand opening party is from 6-10 p.m. Friday, April 1. Wigwam is a retail shop from a group of creative Oak Cliff women, including stylist Malina Pearson and Shannon Driscoll of Oil & Cotton. They had pop-up shops during the two Oak Cliff Better Block projects. Expect vintage stuff, crafty curiosities and super coolness.

The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League hosts a neighborhood symposium from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Speakers include representatives from the city, local arts organizations and community activist organizations. Topics include graffiti, animal control, researching the history of your home, organizing a neighborhood, achieving nonprofit tax status as well as information on our parks, community gardening, the better block initiative and local arts programs. Admission is $5 for league members and $20 otherwise. RSVP to info@ooccl.org.

Story Time at Cliff Notes Prolonged Media is from 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday. Have a snack and listen to Rosie Lindsey read a children’s book.

A group of cyclists is raising money to fight multiple sclerosis by riding 153 miles in the MS 150 April 30-May 1. They have two fundraisers Sunday. First is “Bike Bingo” from noon-2 p.m. It’s basically a family friendly scavenger hunt, starting at Eno’s. The minimum suggested donation is $10 per rider. Then from 4-8 p.m. is “Pints to Pedal”.


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