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5 ways to enjoy your week in Dallas

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By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2019.

There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a Cinco de Mayo celebration to a tour of private urban chicken coops, here's a rundown of options to help you get social around town.

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An Evening with singer/songwriter Nichole Nordeman 

From the event description:

Join Redeemed Women with an evening with author and singer/songwriter Nichole Nordeman on Thursday at the Church of the Incarnation Great Hall. The artist has been an important voice in Contemporary Christian music for 20 years and is a top Christian artist with four Number 1 and seven Top 5 Singles under her belt — along with nine Dove Awards, including two Female Vocalist of the Year wins. Proceeds from this dinner and fundraiser will be used to secure a safe space for work programs, life skills training and transportation assistance.    

When: Thursday, May 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Church of the Incarnation - Great Hall, 3966 McKinney Ave.
Admission: $75

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Tacos & Tequila Walk at Trinity Groves

From the event description:

Ever tried an Italian, Mediterranean, sushi or chocolate taco? Here is your chance as Dallasites101 and Trinity Groves are holding a Tacos & Tequila Walk in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Wander between the restaurants and retail shops at Trinity Groves as participating restaurant will offer a special taco and tequila cocktail for $10, and taste two dessert concoctions too.

When: Friday, May 3, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Trinity Groves
Admission: $15

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A Conversation with Director, author Dustin Lance Black

From the event description:

Black Tie Dinner is welcoming Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director, producer, activist and author Dustin Lance Black on Saturday at the Cathedral of Hope. He will share stories from his upbringing, discuss his new memoir, “Mama’s Boy,” and answer questions from audience members.  

When: Saturday, May 4, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road
Admission: Free (Conversation: noon–1 p.m.); $65 (Brunch and copy of Mama's Boy: 10:30 a.m.–11:45)

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Fittastik Protein Products Pop Up Fitness Event

From the event description:

In observance of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Fittastik Protein Bars will showcase HIIT, plant-based protein products that include protein bars, brownies and cookies at Dallas Farmers Market. Participants can learn about new products and promotion, win prizes and take free fitness classes. 

When: Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Dallas Farmers Market - Shed, 920 S. Harwood St.
Admission: Free

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A Peep at the Coops

From the event description:

A Peep at the Coops, a one-day tour of private urban chicken coops in East Dallas, is set for Sunday at the Moss Haven Elementary School. The event features some of the most innovative coops for raising chickens in North Texas, and experts to answer all of your questions about urban chickens. The family-friendly event also features a Country Market with local artisan and food vendors, community information booths, live entertainment, food trucks and other activities.   

When: Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Moss Haven Elementary School, 9202 Moss Farm Lane
Admission: $15

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