Aug. 1-31
‘Moving Dallas’
VisitDallas presents still images from “Moving Dallas.” The short film captures dancers of various styles set against a backdrop of city life and transportation.
NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, 214.751.3471,, free

Aug. 1-31
Portraits of Courage
The presidential library features former President George W. Bush’s hand-painted portraits of American veterans.
George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Blvd., 214.200.4300,, $13-$19

Aug. 2
Book club
Interabang Books co-owner Lori Feathers will lead the discussion about popular new books. This month’s novel is “Imagine Me Gone.”
Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Road, 972.364.1911,, free

Aug. 10
End of summer 
Celebrate the final days of summer with carnival games and face painting. The all-ages event starts at 2 p.m.
Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal Lane, 214.670.7128, free

Aug. 19
Urban chickens
Chicken experts will be on hand to answer questions about raising fowl in the backyard. They’ll provide hens and all the supplies needed.
North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Road, 214.363.5316,, free

Aug. 24
Cookbook Author Discussion
Michelle Tam discusses “Ready or Not,” a humorous comic-style cookbook that makes cooking more approachable.
7700 W. Northwest Highway, suite 300, 214.739.1124,, free

Aug. 25
Shake Russell
Texas Country great Shake Russell and Michael Hearne will play Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse. Enjoy their Americana sound mixed with Texas Country and Southwest influences.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044,, $18-$22

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