1. Dogs at the library?

What: Join the Dallas Public Library every second Saturday of the month for Waggin’ Tales, the story hour just for dogs.

When: Saturday, June 8, 9-10:30 a.m.

Where: Preston Royal Library, 5626 Royal Lane

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2. Father of the Year Awards

What: The Father of the Year Awards celebrates 43 years of honoring fathers and helping children’s charities with its portrait exhibit at NorthPark Center. The exhibit features more than 100 stellar dads. This year, Donald J. Carty, Ronald J. Gafford and Michael L. Meadows will be honored.

When: Wednesday, June 5, noon, at the Father of the Year Awards Luncheon

Where: Frontiers of Flight Museum.

More info: Tickets and sponsorships are available at www.FOTYDallas.org.

3. Boom baby

What: Craig Hall’s “BOOM: Bridging the Opportunity Gap” talks about business start-ups.

When: June 6 at 6 p.m.

Where: Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Road

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4. Music Lab: Beat Making Co-created by Swizz Beatz

What: Sign up for this workshop and explore how to produce your own beats in GarageBand on an iPad at the Apple store. Created by Swizz Beatz, this workshop will utilize his approach to music-making by honing in on R&B, hip-hop, and EDM. Meet new people and collaborate with others, or work on your own.

When: Saturday, June 8, 1 p.m.

Where: Apple store at NorthPark, 8687 N Central Expy

More info: Free. Reserve a spot online here. Bring your iPad or they will provide one.

5. North Haven Gardens Pond Tour

What: The North Haven Gardens scored a spot on the North Texas Water Garden Society’s annual tour. Come see the ponds and learn about water gardening and pond planting.

When: Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m.-Sunday, June 9, 5:00 p.m.

Where: 7700 Northaven Road

More info: Free

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