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5 interesting events to check out in Fort Worth this week

Looking for something intriguing to do this week? From a fundraising dinner party to a free seminar on water saving tactics, here are a few top options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Double Ethics Workshop Day, presented by Gladney University

From the event description:

Session one, from 9 a.m.-noon, is Ethically Changing the Choices: Empowering Parents to Stop the Cycle, presented by Heidi Bruegel Cox, General Counsel and Joy Barnes Majors, LMSW. This interactive session will encourage practitioners to expand the view of their options. Session two, from 1-4 p.m., is Applied Ethics for Social Workers and Counselors, presented by Dr. Bruce McNellie, LCSW-S. This workshop will discuss the codes of ethics that affect professional social work and counseling, and use specific vignettes for discussion of how the values of the profession are applied.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Gladney Center for Adoption, 6300 John Ryan Drive
Admission: $15 (guest RSVP, one morning or afternoon session only); $20 (guest RVSP, both sessions); more ticket options available

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DFW Wedding Professionals Open House at City Club Fort Worth, Oak Room

From the event description:

If you're a bride or groom, spend the evening connecting face-to-face with vendors in the beautiful Oak Room at City Club Fort Worth to help plan your wedding. We will have experts on individual specialties such as bridal gowns, cakes, catering, wedding chapels, music, floral arrangements, invitations, makeup, officiants, photography, planning and travel. 

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: City Club Fort Worth, Oak Room, 301 Commerce St.
Admission: Free

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Latoya Cooper (The Songstress) and Myles Tate III at Shipping and Receiving Bar

From the event description:

Join us for a night of jazz and eclectic soul! One of Dallas-Fort Worth's brightest rising stars in eclectic soul music, Latoya Cooper, kicks off her new monthly residency at Fort Worth's Shipping and Receiving Bar, in partnership with Jazz Pianist Myles Tate III. The residency comes on the heels of the debut of Latoya's new single, Love Affair. The event will also feature country artist Chris Frank as a special guest.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7:30-10 p.m.
Where: Shipping and Receiving Bar, 201 S. Calhoun St.
Admission: Free

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Summer Nights Dinner and Fundraiser at Taste Community Restaurant, featuring chef Joshua Harmon

From the event description:

Join us for our second annual Summer Nights Dinner and Fundraiser series. Participants will enjoy a local chef-prepared menu donated by each chef, with proceeds benefiting Taste Project and Taste Community Restaurant. This event will feature local chef Joshua Harmon, who has been a huge supporter of Taste Project and Taste Community Restaurant since its inception.

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Taste Community Restaurant, 1200 S. Main St.
Admission: $50

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U Landscape It: Water Saving Seminar on Water Efficient Landscape Design, presented by the Fort Worth Water Department

From the event description:

What are you doing for your landscape? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a spruce-up. Come learn some minor do-it-yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips that can make a major impact on your water waste and water bill. If you have questions about your controller, or about how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best!

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), 1700 University Drive
Admission: Free

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