LAUNCH: What Gives?

This month, spend an hour …
… digging in the dirt with the Friends of Oak Cliff Parks. Pick any Saturday morning to show up at Kiest Memorial Garden, 2101 W. Kiest, anytime between 7-11 a.m. to pull weeds, plant new flowers, and tend to the beds. For information, contact Barbara Barbee at 214.331.4758 or, or visit

Or attend an event …
… benefitting North Texas organizations that educate people about HIV/AIDS and care for those infected, including Oak Cliff nonprofits AIDS Arms and AIDS Services of Dallas. The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) Dallas holds its 20th Anniversary Collection, Utopia, on Friday, May 2 at the Hilton Anatole. Individual tickets are $275. For more information, call 214.748.8580 or visit

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