This weekend: Cookie Monster, block party, home tour, Latin jazz

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Cookie Monster appears at the North Oak Cliff Library from 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 16, as part of Every Day is Reading and Writing Day.

A Tyler/Davis Block Party starts at 6 p.m. Friday. Businesses in the district, including the soon-to-open BBBop, will offer bites, drinks, music, sales, and party vibes.

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The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League’s Fall Home Tour is Saturday and Sunday. The tour includes 10 houses and costs $20.

The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce hosts a Fall Harvest Festival at Mountain View College Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The free event includes Dallas Police Department helicopter tours, a stage for live music and ballet folklorico, hayrides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, nature hikes, community garden tours and more.

The Wild Detectives offers a lineup of Latin jazz Saturday, Oct. 17. The Christian Valdés Quintet performs, and afterward, a screening of Calle 54, a documentary chronicling 13 giants of Latin jazz, including Tito Puente, Michel Camilo and Bebo Valdés.

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The Labyrinth Walk Coffee House at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff hosts the Labyrinth Walk Psychic and Holistic Fair from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. The fair offers several types of psychic readings, reflexology, reiki and more. The festival itself is free, but sessions cost $20 for 15 minutes.

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey’s women’s conference, featuring former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, is from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday at Kidd Springs Park.

 

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