7 things to do in Preston Hollow in April

Family Fun Color Run. (Photo by James Coreas)
Family Fun Color Run. (Photo by James Coreas)

April 1
Magic moment
ACME Magic brings a series of wacky stunts only seen in cartoons to life. Portable holes, giant magnets and sticks of dynamite are part of Brett Roberts’ repertoire.
Bookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, 214.671.1381, dallaslibrary2.org, free

April 2-July 2
Picasso inspired
Eighty years after Picasso completed “Guernica,” the Meadows Museum showcases prints that inspired the artist’s iconic painting. See for yourself the artifacts made in 1937 to support the government during the Spanish Civil War.
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., 214.768.2516, meadowsmuseumdallas.org, free

April 6
Book chatter
Local author Len Bourland talks about her novel “Normal’s Just a Cycle on a Washing Machine.”  The hour-long discussion starts at 6:30 pm.
Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal Lane, 214.670.7128, dallaslibrary2.org, free

April 8
Northaven Home Tour
The inaugural home tour from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. highlights the neighborhood surrounding Kramer Elementary School. Proceeds benefit the improvements to the school.
Northaven Road area, northavenhometour.com, $20-$25

April 8
No ties allowed
The No Tie Dinner & Dessert raises funds for AIDS Services of Dallas, which provides housing and support to those living with the disease.
Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave., 214.941.0523, notiedinner.org, guests are asked to donate $75 or more

April 29-30
North dallas art tour
The 14th annual tour highlights the studios of local jewelers, potters, woodworkers and more. Peruse their work from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Various locations, northdallasart.com, free

April 30
Family Fun Color Run
Wear white to this family-friendly 5k at 4 p.m. along Northaven Trail. Participants will run through brightly colored powder and look like technicolor masterpieces by the end of the race
Northaven Trail at Freda Stern Drive, playtri.com/northaven, $15-$35


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