Plant classes at North Haven Gardens

Feb. 2 Plant love

Start your Saturday morning with a 9 a.m.-noon class reviewing the basics of bonsai tree repotting and root pruning. Bring an extra $15 or more for hands-on help repotting your plant. Stick around for a 1 p.m. class to create a colorful plant-filled container for your Valentine. At 2 p.m. hear tips on planting onions and asparagus, and a class on planting potato seeds follows at 2:30 p.m.

North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316,, free


Bill Nye the Science GuyJan. 30 Bill Nye the Science Guy

The famous scientist and television host of “Bill Nye the Science Guy” speaks at 7 p.m. as part of the Lamplighter School’s Dolores Evans Speaker Series. For decades, Bill Nye has been cultivating in kids a love for science and a more scientifically literate society. Reserve a spot at the event online.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field, 214.369.9201,, $15



Feb. 1 Red day

The day is packed with activities to raise awareness of heart health. A fitness fusion class is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. followed by a 10:30 a.m. talk about the heart-soul connection. A Pilates instructor hosts an 11 a.m. class. Also at 11 a.m., enjoy snacks and get your nails painted red. There’s a blood pressure and blood sugar clinic for seniors at 11:30 a.m. and a circuit training class at noon. Certain gift shop items will be discounted 15 percent all day.

Jewish Community Center of Dallas, 7900 Northaven, 214.739.2737,, $1 registration

Acoustic Tunes at Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 Acoustic tunes

Uncle Calvin’s welcomes Darryl Purpose and Tom Faulkner on Feb. 1. On Feb. 8, the Hems open for Southern band The New Agrarians. Ellen Cherry, Megan Burtt and Nicolette Good take the stage Feb. 15 followed by Irish-influenced Heather McCready and Tom McDermott Feb. 22. All shows begin at 8 p.m.

Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, 9555 N. Central, 214.363.0044,, $15-$18


Feb. 9-10 Pilates open house

The J offers free Pilates classes 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 9, and 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 10. For showing up, participants receive a free 30-minute class and a free seven-day guest pass to the Pilates facility.

Jewish Community Center of Dallas, 7900 Northaven, 214.739.2737,, free


Feb. 12 Fun with math and science

Preschoolers can have fun and learn to love math and science from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 2-5 are welcome.

Preston Royal Branch Library, 5626 Royal, 214.670.7128,, free


Feb. 12-13 ‘I’m stuck on you, Valentine!’

Take the kids to the library and make crafts for your loved ones. The event takes place Feb. 12 at the Preston Royal Library and Feb. 13 at the Park Forest Library at 4 p.m. both days.

Preston Royal Branch Library, 5626 Royal, 214.670.7128, Park Forest Branch Library, 3421 Forest, 214.670.6333,, free


Feb. 16 Couples workshop

Love is work, so get cracking at this post-Valentine’s day couples workshop from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Grab your partner and head to the Bachman Library Black Box Theater.

Bachman Lake Branch Library, 9480 Webb Chapel, 214.670.6376,, free


Feb. 21 Bingo night

Drop by from 5:30-7 p.m. for a family fun event of bingo. Refreshments might include popcorn.

Town North Family YMCA, 4332 Northaven, 214.357.8431,, free


Feb. 21-March 2 ‘Titanic, the Musical’

A winner of five Tony awards, this musical delves into the causes, conditions and characters involved in the 1912 sinking of the Titanic.

Jewish Community Center of Dallas, 7900 Northaven, 214.739.2737,, $15-$25

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