Aug. 1
Bubble time
What sounds better than an afternoon full of bubbles? Not much. At the North Oak Cliff Branch Library, make some of the biggest and strangest looking bubbles imaginable.
North Oak Cliff Branch Library, 302 W. Tenth, 214.670.7555,, free 

Aug. 2
American greed
“The Koch Brothers Exposed” is this month’s first Tuesday social justice film. It’s a documentary about the world’s richest and most powerful men, Charles and David Koch.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest, 214.337.2429,, free

Aug. 6
Reunion show
Del Castillo, the Latin-rock band from Austin, will play a reunion show for fans, old and new.
Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346,, $22+

Aug. 14
“Uncork for a Cause” is a fundraiser for Promise House, the Oak Cliff-based shelter for homeless and at-risk youth. Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers hosts, and tickets include dinner, open beer-and-wine bar and the chance to bid on Texas Rangers gear, baseball memorabilia and California wines.
Hilton Southlake Town Square, 1400 Plaza Place in Southlake, 813.474.2400,, $150-$250

Aug. 20
Denton-based rock band The Single Issues perform an 8 p.m. show. The Foundry offers free live music most Friday and Saturday nights.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112,, free

Aug. 21
Bueller … bueller
Right before school starts again, the Texas Theatre brings some nostalgia, showing the class-cutting classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”
Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546,, $1 

Aug. 21
Bird watching
In need of some birding basics? Head to the Trinity River Audubon Center to enjoy the beauty of Dallas and pick up some bird tips.
Trinity River Audubon Center, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, 214.398.8722,, free for members; $15 otherwise

Aug. 24
Cat video fest
Dallas Video Fest founder Bart Weiss has four cats: Bitzer, CC Rocket, Ali and Trouble (aka Bubble). Join him for the 7 p.m. Internet Cat Video Festival, featuring cat videos from all over the internet, including Oak Cliff.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546,, $15