Due to concern regarding coronavirus, some North Texas charities and organizations have taken proactive steps to prevent the spread of this infectious disease by postponing or canceling public gatherings. While these nonprofits may suffer financially due to the change, their hope is that the containment of COVID-19 will be achieved more quickly. NorthPark Center is … [Read more...] about North Texas Organizations Postponing/Canceling/Suspending Events And Programs To Help Contain COVID-19
While the seated dinner crowd was being wined and dine at the Dallas Arboretum's A Tasteful Place for the 2019 Food and Wine Festival, Dallas After School's Recess guests were channeling their inner child on Friday, March 22. It was hard to imagine that it had been less than eight years since Recess had started at the late Faye Briggs' estate, with the main focus on the … [Read more...] about 2019 Recess Was Big-Kid Fun And Games And Fundraising For Dallas After School
The Dallas Arboretum is going to be a very, very busy place on the evening of Friday, March 22. There’s something for every taste in partying. From a grown-up playground at Rosine Hall to fine dining at A Tasteful Place, it’s going to be a-swarming with fundraising. For those who want to relive their best childhood antics, there’s Recess benefiting Dallas Afterschool. … [Read more...] about Dallas Arboretum Will Be Blooming With Childhood Antics And Elegant Suppings On March 22
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...] about The Conner Gals And Julie Bagley Will Bring The Inner Child Out For Dallas Afterschool’s Annual Recess At The Dallas Arboretum In March
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...] about Dallas AfterSchool’s 5th Annual Recess Netted $125,000 Thanks To Fun And Games
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...] about Sold-Out Alert!: 2017 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...] about Grovel Alert: Recess!
According to Dallas Afterschool Development and Events Coordinator Shannon D. Holloway, “This year, Dallas Afterschool’s holiday wish is to ensure that all Dallas children have access to safe, quality afterschool and summer programming. Working towards our mission to improve the quality of afterschool and summer programs in our community, we have transformed 16 programs into … [Read more...] about MySweetWishList: Dallas Afterschool
Playgrounds don’t have to be limited to kids. And proof of that is the popularity of “Recess!” benefiting Dallas Afterschool. The third annual backyard event will be taking place Friday, May 1, at adorable philanthropist Faye Briggs’ estate. Of course, there will be the sandbox, where you can dig for goodies, loads of food and games galore. So much fun! Funds raised … [Read more...] about Grovel Alert: Recess!
Ah, spring has arrived. It wasn’t the first robin that signaled the start. It was the runny noses and teary eyes. Tis the time to check with your stockbroker about pharmaceutical investments. But on this day even the worse weeds and pollen could be forgiven. The silks and sandals sprouted to the delight of event planners. But there was a cloud or two on the horizon. Sunday … [Read more...] about Round Robin April 25: Handbags And Heroes, Recess And Art From The Heart
The floodgates of Dallas fundraising were wide open on Thursday, March 27. Perhaps it was to make up for the spring break week, where it seemed like the wheels came to barely moving. Or, perhaps it was due to the approaching tsunami of activities on the April calendar starting with the Final Four and Dallas International Film Festival. Whatever the reason, this Thursday evening … [Read more...] about Round Robin March 27: Dallas Opera Spring Gala, Recess And A Legendary Evening Patron Parties And JLD Scholarship Presentation