“Shatter 15,” acrylic/glass on paper: Jessica McCambly

“Shatter 15,” acrylic/glass on paper: Jessica McCambly

Feb. 8-March 1
‘Between Oak & Mulberry’
This gallery exhibit, curated by University of North Texas professor Vincent Falsetta, displays art from eight UNT alumni, with an artist’s reception Feb. 8 from 6-8 p.m. View the exhibit all month long during gallery hours Wednesday-Saturday, noon- 5:30 p.m.
Norwood Flynn Gallery, 3318 Shorecrest,
214.351.3318, norwoodflynngallery.com, free

Feb. 1
The Story of Bessie ‘Queen Bess’ Coleman
Master storyteller and actress M. Waddyi Thibodeaux of Flying Geese Productions re-enacts the story of “Queen Bess,” the first woman to earn an International Aviation License and the world’s first licensed African-American aviator. Presentations are at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.
Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon,
214.350.3600, flightmuseum.com, $5-$8, children under 3 free

Feb. 5
Keys to Optimal Health
From 7-8:30 p.m. Central Market healthy living expert Tzyion Zadoka offers insights on nutrition and healthy living principles that will, according to the event website, “unlock your extraordinary wellness potential.”
Central Market, 10720 Preston, 972.860.6500,
centralmarket.com, free

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
Tax assistance
Every Thursday from noon-4 p.m. this month, AARP will provide assistance to seniors filing taxes at the Preston Royal Library.
Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal,
214.670.7128, dallaslibrary2.org, free

Feb. 7
Willy Porter
This month, guitarist and singer-songwriter Willy Porter will showcase his strumming prowess on Uncle Calvin’s stage. Porter boasts an extensive performing background, including touring with Tori Amos and Jeff Beck. Martin Swinger will open.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, 214.363.0044,
unclecalvins.org, $15-$18

Feb. 7, Feb. 14
Preston Royal Purls Knitting Social
From 1-3 p.m., bring your own knitting projects and meet fellow crafters, or come learn how to knit for the first time. Beginners receive free needles and yarn.
Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal,
214.670.7128, dallaslibrary2.org, free

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Feb. 9
Free family yoga
Learn some family-friendly partner poses from a certified yoga instructor from 1-2 p.m.
Jewish Community Center, 7900 Northaven,
214.739.2737, jccdallas.org, free



Feb. 9-May 5
The Works of David Bates
Nasher Sculpture Center presents the work of Dallas native and Southern Methodist University alumnus David Bates. View 45 sculptures and 20 related paintings and drawings through May.
Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora, 214.242.5100,
nashersculpturecenter.org, $5-$10 (free on first Saturdays)

Feb. 15
Backyard chicken sale
Dan Probst of Bageniece Farms visits North Haven Gardens to answer your questions about how to start and maintain your very own chicken coop. Purchase hens, organic feed, hay and more from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., or until supplies last.
North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven,
214.363.5316, nhg.com, free

Feb. 19
‘The Neverending Story’
Bring the family to a screening of the 1980s film “The Neverending Story” at 7 p.m.
Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central, 214.361.2966,
studiomoviegrill.com, $2

Feb. 22
Leila Meacham book signing
At 3 p.m. New York Times bestselling author Leila Meacham will sign copies of her latest novel, “Somerset,” which critics describe as “a tale rich with American history and pitch-perfect storytelling that stands on its own as a sweeping saga, spanning the 19th century.”
Barnes & Noble, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, Suite 300,
214.739.1124, barnesandnoble.com, free

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