Learn more about power shortages (rather timely considering Monday’s threat of power outages,) and other issues regarding electricity and power that Texans face at a forum hosted by the North Dallas Chamber Thursday from 7:30-9:30 a.m at Westin Galleria. Speakers include NRG executive vice president and regional president John Ragan, former PUC and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chairman Pat Wood, and energy consultant and adjunct professor at Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University Charles Griffey discuss and debate. Register online or by phone at 214.368.6485. Reservations required.$60 for nonmembers and $45 for chamber members.
Enjoy some acoustic tunes as American songwriter Ellis Paul performs at Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, Friday at 8 p.m. his folk-pop music, which critics say has helped bridge the gap between modern folk and the traditional Woody Guthrie-style sound. The Stray Birds will open the show. Call 214.363.0044 or click here for advance tickets, which are $18. Tickets purchase at the door are $22 each.
Bring your kids to Park Forest library for a free story and craft time Saturday morning from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nadine Burke presents a reading of, “Old Man Winter,” a tale about the adventures of three young foxes as they seek out Old Man Winter in the forest. Craft to follow.
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