8 Things to do in Preston Hollow this February

Feb. 5

Catch a midnight showing of “Clue” at the Inwood Theatre. The 1985 cult classic is inspired by the popular board game of the same name and takes a comedic approach to crime solving.
Inwood Theatre, 5458 West Lovers, 214.353.5085, landmarktheatres.com, $8.25-$10.50

Feb. 6
Interested in volunteering at the Park Forest Branch Library? Learn what it entails at this 4:30 p.m. orientation. Kids as young as 14 years old can volunteer, but a parent or legal guardian must accompany them.
Park Forest Branch Library, 3421 Forest Lane, 214.670.6333, dallaslibrary.org, free

Feb. 10
Lovey dovey
Margaret Clauder is a ventriloquist, puppeteer, comedian, storyteller and magician — whew! To get your little ones in the Valentine’s Day spirit, she’ll don a giant heart costume, go by “Lovey Dovey” and show off her many talents at 10:30 a.m.
Bookmarks in NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expy., 214.671.1381, northparkcenter.com, free

Feb. 12
Ellis Paul
Spend the night listening to Ellis Paul’s poignant songs. His lyrics have been compared to those of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, by some critics. Jaime Michaels, a regular at the Kerrville Folk Festival, opens at 8 p.m.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffee Shop, 9555 N. Central Expy., 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $15-$18


Feb. 14 – June 5
In the Meadow
Two exhibits open on Valentine’s Day at the Meadows Museum. “Between Paris and Texas” features the work of Marie Cronin. The Texas-bred artist studied in Paris and then returned to the Lone Star State in the early 1900s to paint portraits of Texas statesmen that now hang in the Capitol. The other exhibit, “Process and Innovation,” shows the work of two mid-20th century Texas artists, Carlotta Corpron and Janet Turner, side-by-side.
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop, 214.768.2516, meadowsmuseumdallas.org, $4-$10

Feb. 15
Educational choices
Exploring preschool options? The Sherry and Ken Goldberg Early Childhood Center (GFECC) will host an open house at 9:30 a.m. for curious parents. To RSVP, email Tara Ohayon at
GFECC at Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, 7900 Northaven, 217.239.7157, jccdallas.org, free

Feb. 22 – Feb. 27
Engineers week
The Frontiers of Flight Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with activities, demonstrations and presentations from science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals every day.
Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemon, 214.350.3600, flightmuseum.com, $3-$10

Feb. 27
Cluck cluck
John and Emily Ramos of Urban Chicken Inc. host a free class at 4 p.m. for those interested in starting a chicken coop. Learn to care for hens so they stay happy and your fridge stays full of fresh eggs.
North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316, nhg.com, free

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