Barefoot Run

Mayor’s Breakfast

Hear Mayor Mike Rawlings discuss the state of the city and other issues this Friday, from 7:30-9 a.m. at Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre during a special breakfast hosted by the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Call 214.368.6485 or click here to register; cost is $40-$60.

4th annual Barefoot Run

Benefitting Buckner International’s Shoes for Orphans program, this Saturday’s 5k/1-mile “fun run” race at Bachman Lake is a great family-friendly activity to stay healthy and give back. Throughout the morning participants will enjoy live music and food trucks, along with a free Barefoot Dash for kids seven and under. Strollers and dogs are welcome. Race starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $15-$30; register online here.

‘Texas Ranch Women’

Carmen Goldthwaite, Southern Methodist University writing teacher and author, greets readers and signs her book, “Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie,” at Barnes and Noble this Saturday at 3 p.m. Free

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