A picture from last year's Patriot Cup at SMU Ford Stadium: Patriot Cup/Facebook

A picture from last year’s Patriot Cup at SMU Ford Stadium: Patriot Cup/Facebook

The sixth annual Patriot Cup lacrosse tournament, the largest lacrosse tournament in Texas, returns to Dallas this weekend. The tournament begins Friday at 7 p.m., and will continue through the weekend with games on Saturday and Sunday at SMU’s Ford Stadium. This year’s event benefits the Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets cost $10-$15 and are available game day or at the box office. To view game time details, schools playing, or purchase advance tickets, click here.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. Rita School by participating in a one-mile fun run at 9:15 a.m. or a 5K at 9:45 a.m this Saturday at St. Rita School. After the run, bring the family to the carnival from noon to 8 p.m. Kids can visit the petting zoo and soar on zip lines, and grown-ups can visit the beer garden or the photo booth. Register online here. Race registration costs $15-$30; carnival wristbands are $20.

On Monday, Cooper Center hosts a free nutrition expo for the public from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn tips and advice from registered dietitian nutritionists, watch cooking demonstrations and recipes, receive a free chair massage from Cooper Spa, check blood pressure levels and body fat measurements for free, and take a chance at winning some raffles and prizes. For more information about the expo or nutrition services available call 972.560.2655.


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