06.18.11 BOOKMARKS THIRD ANNIVERSARY FREE For three years, the Dallas Public Library’s Bookmarks at NorthPark Center has been bringing an array of programs and activities to children each week. To celebrate the third anniversary, the library will host a full day of events, starting at 10 a.m. with a silly drawing presentation by illustrator Steven Kellogg. The traveling Russian dance group Grand Jete will perform at 11 a.m., and children’s folk singer Spaghetti Eddie goes on at noon, singing from his latest album. James Wand presents his Secret Agent Magic Show at 1 p.m., the Graceland Hula Dancers perform at 2 p.m. and the popular David Chicken goes on at 3 p.m. In between each program, author Janie Bynum will read from her book “Noah’s Magic Shoes” which will be on sale at Bookmarks. All proceeds benefit the Genesis Women’s Shelter. And don’t miss David Slick — the juggler, unicyclist and balloon twister who will circulate the area 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 8687 N. Central, 214.671.1381

06.03-06.18 MIDNIGHT MADNESS $10 The Inwood Theatre continues its Midnight Madness series, with screenings on Fridays and Saturdays. The line-up includes “Jaws”, “Tron” and “The Room”. 5458 Inwood, 214.352.5085

06.04 KIDS TRIATHLON $35 The Jewish Community Center hosts the sixth annual Kids Triathlon beginning at 7 a.m. The event is open to children age 7-14 and includes swim-bike-run distances of 100-200 yards in the pool, 5-10k biking on residential streets and 1-2k around the JCC. 7900 Northaven, 214.739.2737

06.04 FOREST LANE CRUISE NIGHT $5 Tommy Terrific’s Carwash will hold a tribute to the days during the 1960s when teens would cruise down Forest Lane, “a place where cars, women and pride were won, lost and run into ditches”. A live band will perform and Forest Lane Reunion merchandise will be for sale. The event begins at 7 p.m., and admission is $5 at the door. 3541 Forest, 972.243.4323

06.05 AMERICANA CONCERT FREE Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church presents an Americana Concert with Johnny Mann at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. An ice cream social will follow the performance. 9800 Preston, 214.368.6348

06.08 ONE LOVE FREE One Love Dallas presents a yoga event in which participants practice 108 sun salutations at CenterPark in NorthPark Center. Led by 12 teachers from across Dallas-Fort Worth, each student is challenged to raise $108 in donations to benefit Off the Mat, Into the World, which helps build sustainable development for the 2011 Global Seva Challenge in Haiti. 8687 N. Central

06.14 INTERNATIONAL DINNER WITH MAYORS $100 The DFW International Dinner with the Mayors begins with a reception at 6 p.m. at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. The event recognizes the cultural contributions that new Americans bring to the region. The Parade of Nations starts at 7 p.m., representing 75 countries. A sponsor table is $2,500, a community table is $900, and individual tickets are $100. 9200 Inwood, 972.661.2764

06.18 TOMATO, PEPPER & SALSA PARTY FREE North Haven Gardens hosts its contest for the best salsa recipes, beginning with a tasting at 10 a.m. from the garden’s organic market. Arrive by noon to receive a free taco lunch from Taco Joint. The garden will host two salsa-making programs at 1 and 2 p.m. 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316

06.24 PIERCE PETTIS $15-$18 Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse presents singer-songwriter Pierce Pettis, whose songs have been recorded by artists such as Garth Brooks and Art Garfunkel. Liz Longley opens the show at 8 p.m. 9555 N. Central, 214.363.0044

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