Jane O'Connor and illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser. Photo via Fancy Nancy — Facebook

Jane O’Connor and illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser. Photo via Fancy Nancy — Facebook

Expect to see a horde of boa-clad kindergarteners at NorthPark Center this Saturday. Jane O’Connor, author of the immensely popular Fancy Nancy series, stops by Bookmarks at 10:30 a.m. Dallas Children’s Theater will perform “Fancy Nancy the Musical” in the NorthCourt area of the mall and the folks at Paper Source will lead an arts and crafts workshop. Enjoy the festivities for free, courtesy of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

If you find yourself in Farmer’s Branch October 17, head to the Kl’ Rumba Studio on Josey Lane for a $10 Zumba class. How is this a local event you ask? Proceeds benefit the W.T. White Marine Corps JROTC. The fundraiser/workout begins at 9 a.m.

Monarch butterflies are a hot topic this week, thanks to our famous neighbor Laura Bush. Learn more about the species this Sunday at North Haven Gardens. Entomologist John Watts will discuss the butterflies’ migration patterns at 1 p.m. Click here for details.


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