“The J.” Learn burlesque moves in a nightclub-like environment

“The J.” Learn burlesque moves in a nightclub-like environment

Jan. 20
Ladies night
Who says working up a sweat can’t be fun? Ladies Night is a series of flirty workouts at “The J.” Learn burlesque moves in a nightclub-like environment. This class is for ladies only, 21 and older, starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Jewish Community Center, 7900 Northaven, 214-739-2737, jccdallas.org, $20 for members and $25 otherwise

Jan. 2
Juggling extravaganza
David Slick is a juggler, unicyclist, clown, stilt-walker, magician, escape artist and Guinness World Record holder. Bring the kiddos to see his 2 p.m. juggling show.
Bookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8687 N Central Expy., 214.671.1381, dallaslibrary.org, free

Meadows Museum

Meadows Museum

Through Jan. 3
Spanish treasures
This is the last chance to see “Treasures from the House of Alba,” an art collection more than 500 years in the making.
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop, 214.768.2516, meadowsmuseumdallas.org, $4-$10

Jan. 6
‘The First Order’
Jeff Abbott introduces the fifth book in his Sam Capra series, a suspense novel about a brilliant CIA agent who loses everything. The Austin-based author reads and signs books starting at 7 p.m.
Barnes and Noble, 7700 W. Northwest Hwy., 214.739.1124, barnseandnoble.com, free

Jan. 15
Reconnect with art
In this gathering from 10:30 a.m.-noon, people with early-stage dementia, their caregivers and family members can socialize and explore the exhibitions and collections.
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop, 214.768.4677, meadowsmuseumdallas.org, free

Jan. 19
Dragons and hurricanes
Master puppeteer Sandy Shrout tells a fairytale, “How the Dragon Got its Fire,” which explores mythology and severe Texas weather. Find out what happens when some pirates encounter an unexpected hurricane in this 3 p.m. story time.
Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal, 214.670.7128, dallaslibrary.org, free

Jan. 21
Smashing Times Ladies Night
Reconnect with pals post holidays with a night of crafting. Bring your own snacks and wine and make mosaics, fused glass or silver jewelry. The studio fee is waved from 6-8 p.m.
Smashing Times, 308 Preston Royal Shopping Center, 214.363.2088, smashingtimes.com, $15-30

Jan. 22
Grace Pettis
This Alabama-based folk singer/songwriter returns to Dallas for an 8 p.m. show.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffee Shop, 9555 N. Central Expy., 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $15-$18


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