Sign up for the 8 a.m. 5k or 1k fun run to raise money for conservation. The races will be followed by a party and awards ceremony. Volunteers are also needed for water stations and guest relations.
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, 469.554.7500, dallaszoo.com, $20-$30
The inaugural North Oak Cliff Music Festival will be a day filled with great musicians, including Oak Cliff-based jazz trio Yells at Eels, the Joe Ely Band, Carolyn Wonderland and others performing from noon-8 p.m. Discounts available for buying tickets in advance. Kids younger than 10 get in free. Part of the proceeds benefit the Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association.
The Kessler Theater,
1230 W. Davis, 214.924.0725, northoakcliffmusicfestival.com,