“One floor up more highly” 2010, Styrofoam, acrylic on wall, floor, soil and rinforced plastic by Katharina Grosse

“One floor up more highly” 2010, Styrofoam, acrylic on wall, floor, soil and rinforced plastic by Katharina Grosse

June 1-Sept. 1 Brilliantly bright dirt

Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse created two new large installations for the Nasher Sculpture Center. Grosse sprays brightly colored acrylic paint on piles of dirt, ceilings, walls, and sculpted Styrofoam and fiberglass to demonstrate how painting can “appear in space.”

Nasher Sculpture Center, N. Harwood, 214.242.5100, nashersculpturecenter.org, $5-$10


June 3–28 We Yogis’ yoga camps

We Yogis’ kids summer yoga camp is for children 3 to 13 years old and from 2–4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, where kids will work out, make crafts and eat healthy snacks. There’s a new theme each week such as animal camp, sea creature camp and gratitude camp.

We Yogis, located in The Pavilion at 5600 W. Lovers Suite 150, 214.351.1229, weyogis.com, $90 a week


June 5-Sept. 4 Fit 3 cross fitness

Adults looking to sustain their health, lose weight and improve endurance, strength, core stability and flexibility are invited to attend Churchill Recreation Center’s Fit 3 Cross Fitness workshop. The workshop is 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday of the month.

Churchill Recreation Center, 6906 Churchill, 214.670.6477, dallasparks.org, $15 per class or $65 for the month


June 10 Erwin Waldman Memorial Golf Tournament

The Jewish Community Center of Dallas presents its 26th annual golf tournament, sponsored by North Dallas Bank and Trust Co. and Crest Cadillac Infiniti to benefit the J’s children. The event kicks off at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast followed by a shotgun tee-off morning round. The event closes with a cocktail reception with awards, an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. The tournament takes place at the Coyote Ridge Golf Club.

Jewish Community Center of Dallas, Coyote Ridge Golf Club, 1640 W. Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, Texas, 75010, contact Kerri Aikin at 214.239.7103, jccdallas.org, sponsorship $500-$5,000


June 14 Raina Rose

With a sweet yet “beautifully twisted” world perspective, singer and acoustic guitar player Raina Rose will headline at Uncle Calvin’s and invite the audience into her world. Also on the bill is Anthony daCosta, who was named an msnbc.com “Top 5 Up-and-Coming Young Singer.” He’ll perform music from his latest album, “Secret Handshake.”

Uncle Calvin’s Coffee House, 9555 N. Central, 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $18


June 15-Aug. 10 Mayor’s summer reading club

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is encouraging children to read by kicking off an eight-week program that features weekly incentive prizes. Children 7 and older will be asked to read at least five hours per week, and children 6 and under will be asked to read three hours per week. Two of the weekly prizes include a new book, and there will be three grand prize drawings.

Register online at dallaslibrary.org, call 214.670.1671, or register at your local library


June 19-Aug. 7 Creative palettes

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church invites the community to its annual summer art show, where church and class members will celebrate the 45th year of “Creative Palettes” art class. The artistic theme this year is “Summer Vacation,” with photos and original artwork depicting mountains, the beach, boats, the lake, travel to distant lands and the joy of coming home.

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, 9800 Preston, 214.363.9755 or 972.380.8976, phpc.org


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June 21 ’Til Midnight at the Nasher

The concert/movie event features a picnic with snacks from the Nasher Cafe and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Pop-rock artists Salim Nourallah and The Treefort 5 will perform from 7–9 p.m. Bring a blanket to watch “Moonrise Kingdom” following the band, from 9–11 p.m. in the garden.

Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora, 214.242.5100, nashersculpturecenter.org

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