The Conner Gals And Julie Bagley Will Bring The Inner Child Out For Dallas Afterschool’s Annual Recess At The Dallas Arboretum In March

Even in the oldest codger, there is a kid just looking for an excuse to get out. Sure, doing a cartwheel may be out of the game plan, but there are other activities that are just too good to resist. And those activities and food groups will be part of 2017 Recess according to Event Co-Chairs Anne Conner and her daughter-in-law Ryan Conner, who will be joined by Honorary Chair … [Read more...]

Dallas AfterSchool’s 5th Annual Recess Netted $125,000 Thanks To Fun And Games

Dallas AfterSchool’s 5th Annual Recess just took place Friday at the Arboretum and the bean counters have been busy, busy, busy. Recess Co-Chairs Regina Merson and Robyn Sieger just reported the results. Thanks to digging for goodies in the sand pile, bag toss, playing musical chairs, balancing tumble tower, and dining on off-the-diet goodies, $125,000 was netted. BTW, … [Read more...]

Sold-Out Alert!: 2017 Recess

Another state of “Sold Out” has been revealed. Friday night’s Recess at the Dallas Arboretum is a done deal.  As for those predictions of stormy weather, they won’t be a problem because the NorthPark-sponsored Sandbox, games, spiked juice box and music provided by Prophets and Outlaws will all be safe and sound inside Rosine Hall. And no need to wear stuffy, … [Read more...]

North Texas Giving Day Booster: Dallas Afterschool

“At Dallas Afterschool, we believe that quality education can change lives, and the world we live in, for the better. That’s a big statement when you really think about it. Quality education has the potential to trigger a series of events and opportunities that lead to individual growth and greater community safety and success. “But how do we really define education, and … [Read more...]

Grovel Alert: Recess!

If you were planning on having a second childhood at Dallas Afterschool's Recess!, you'd better not take a nap. There are only 25 tickets left for the Friday, April 29th event. And don't let all this drizzly weather make you hesitate. It's gonna be indoors at Sixty Five Hundred with loads of games, "cafeteria food," music and the legendary "sandbox dig" for luxury … [Read more...]