March 4
‘The Three Little Pigs’
See the three little pigs take down Wolfgang Bigbad during this quirky children’s opera at
1 p.m. The production highlights the importance of reading and learning.
NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.7441,, free

March 7-April 11
AARP Tax Help
The library offers free assistance to make tax season a little easier for seniors from noon-5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Be sure to bring your W-2s, previous year’s tax return, Social Security cards for all dependents and photo I.D.
Preston Royal Library, 3421 Forest Lane, 214.670.6333,, free

March 10
Talking art
Learn about one of the Spanish Golden Age’s most influential artists, Jusepe De Ribera, during this lecture from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Afterward, preview the exhibition “Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera.”
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop, 214.768.2516,, free

March 17
Celtic sounds
The Selkie Girls bring a bit of Ireland to Dallas with their Celtic-folk hybrid sound. The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffee Shop, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044,, $15-18

Chilli with Peppers, Mushrooms and Beans-Photographed on Hasselblad H3D2-39mb Camera

March 19
Kosher chili
Forty or more teams battle to become chili-making champions with a Kosher twist. Games, a not-so-silent auction and live music also are part of this cook-off extravaganza.
Tiferet Israel, 10909 Hillcrest Ave., 214.691.3611,, free

March 23-April 2
‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’
Watch the Jewish Community Center’s future Broadway stars tackle their own version of the popular DreamWorks film. Cast members have rehearsed for this comedic fairytale since January.
Jewish Community Center, 7900 Northaven Road, 214.239.7157,, $12-$18

March 25
‘Bastien and Bastienne’
The Dallas Opera brings one of Mozart’s earliest works to life at 2 p.m. The comedic one-hour performance chronicles a boy and girl with nearly the same names who fall in love.
NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.7441,, free

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