Succulents at North Haven Gardens.

By Sarah Nunez-LaFontaine

Plant Parenting: Swap and Sip Event

What: Swap plants, rooted cuttings and seeds with fellow plant parents while you enjoy refreshments. Commune with fellow plant lovers, chat about plant-keeping challenges or what’s exciting you in your plant collection. Make plant friends in real life and get a cool new-to-you plant or two out of the deal. Cost: free.

When: Saturday, June 22, 3-5 p.m.

WhereNorth Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Road

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NorthPark Center Carter Blood Drive

What: Carter BloodCare is dedicated to giving life to the community. Help them by donating blood at NorthPark. Free.

When: Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: NorthPark Center, 8687 N Central Expressway, Level Two near NorthPark Cafes.

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Cooking Class: Mexican Street-Style Tacos

What: Say goodbye to ground beef, taco mix and store-bought shells. Learn how to make your own corn tortillas in this class dedicated to the art of the street taco. Students will learn the techniques necessary to create the perfect summer meal.  Please note that the class is only for those ages 14 and older. Cost: $69 per person.

When: Saturday, June 22, 1 p.m.

Where: Sur La Table, 6025 Royal Lane, Suite 150

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Building Straw Rockets

What: Use pneumatic launcher to blast off your own straw rocket. Experiment with angle, design and force of launch to create the best rocket you can. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. Ages 7 and up.

When: Saturday, June 22, 2-3 p.m.

Where: Skillman Southwestern Branch Library, 5707 Skillman Street

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