The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Barbie at the Symphony Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The address is Ball Performance Hall, 4th & Calhoun and phone number is 817-665-6000. (Source: Dallas News).
Craig Ferguson performs also on the same day and at the same location at 8 p.m. For ticket information, go to basshall.com.
The Frisco Home & Garden Show kicked off on the 4th and goes through the 7th in Texas at the Frisco Convention Center. The address is 7600 John Q Hammons Drive in Frisco. Contact information is 972-963-9225.
Over in San Francisco, CA, Rock For Girls takes place also Jan. 5th at 8 p.m. at the Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th Street. Cost is $5 to $20 sliding scale. For details, call 415-621-4455. (Source: San Francisco Diversions).
On Jan. 6 Rusty Wier Benefit and Chili Cookoff will be held at Poor David’s Pub, 1313 S. Lamar in Dallas, TX. Doors open at 2 p.m. and the event will take place from 3-9 p.m. Wier is a famed country-blues artist and Austin City Limits star who has cancer. For additional details, see rustywier.com.(Source: Donna Harris).
In unrelated cancer news, Cancer Compass has reported that experts have unlocked the secret of a protein which stops cancer cells from migrating around the body.
Jan. 8 and 22 at 6:30 p.m. lectures by Dr. Ronald Morton entitled “Breakthrough Treatments for Neuro-Sensory Disorders will take place at the Grapevine Activities Center, 1175 Municipal Way in Grapevine, TX. RSVP by calling 512-699-4069 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited seating is available. Symptoms of the disorder are dizziness, imbalance, vertigo, chronic headaches, migraines, ADD/ADHD, post concussion/whiplash, and sensory integration. (Source: Fort Worth Child).
For more information, call 817-430-3330 in Dallas or Fort Worth or 512-338-9840 in Austin.
Jan. 26th take the kids to see “Aesop’s Fables” puppeteer Jim West as he brings the characters to life in Austin, TX. The address is 7701 Bee Caves Road (512-329-6753). The website is oneworldtheatre.org. (Source: D Magazine).
In unrelated news, the Bowie Animal Shelter in Bowie, TX needs Walmart Gift Cards, dog leashes/collars, dog treats and bones, cat treats, metal pails, dog and cat bowls, dog, puppy, and cat shampoo, dog and cat brushes, puppy food, canned dog and cat food, cat litter, hand wipes, paper towels, liquid hand soap, towels, and gloves. (Source: Bowie Animal Shelter).
The address is Box 1444, Boxie, TX 76230 and the phone number is 940-872-BARK.
Jill Peters Storytime goes on in Dallas through Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to noon at Children’s Play Place at Galleria Dallas, 13350 N. Dallas Parkway. The funny virtuoso vocalist entertains kids with improv and singalongs. For any more details, call 972-702-7100. (Source: Texas Monthly).