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April 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

True Grit Scavenger Hunt

Complete the hunt anytime during April and get a small prize.

Start: April 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2015
Venue: Highland Hills Branch Library
Phone: 214-670-0987
Address:
6200 Bonnie View Road, Dallas, TX, 75241, United States
Cost: Free

April 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

Big D Reads Big Book Check-Out

Check out 10 books during Big D Reads and get a prize.

Start: April 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2015
Venue: Dallas West Branch Library
Address:
2332 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, TX, 75212, United States
Cost: Free

April 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

Grit Display

Check out highlights from the book True Grit, and get some great grits recipes.

Start: April 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2015
Venue: Highland Hills Branch Library
Address:
6200 Bonnie View Road, Dallas, TX, 75241, United States
Cost: Free

April 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

True Grit Display

Check out artifacts of the Western life and movie trivia as part of Big D Reads.

Start: April 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2015
Venue: Grauwyler Park Branch Library
Phone: 214-671-1447
Address:
2146 Gilford St., Dallas, TX, 75235, United States
Cost: Free

April 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015

True Grit Display

Check out a display of themes and highlights from the book and movie versions of True Grit.

Start: April 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2015
Venue: North Oak Cliff Branch Library
Phone: 214-670-7555
Address:
302 W. Tenth St., , Dallas, TX, 75208, United States
Cost: Free

April 25, 2015

True Grit Day

Wear your Western wear and discuss the book and the movie True Grit. Share family histories that relate to the accounts in the book and enjoy some Gritty grub: chili, ranch-style beans, beef stew and other meals from the trail.

Start: April 25, 2015 11:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Oak Lawn Branch Library
Address:
4100 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX, 75219, United States
Cost: Free

True Grit Cooking Demonstration

Learn how to make grits and chuck wagon chili. Presented by Cynthia Hardman.

Start: April 25, 2015 12:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Highland Hills Branch Library
Address:
6200 Bonnie View Road, Dallas, TX, 75241, United States
Cost: Free

Urban Grit Photography and Poetry Opening Reception

Opening reception for an exhibit of photos and poetry inspired by the urban grit of Downtown Dallas.

Start: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Address:
1515 Young St., Dallas, TX, 75201, United States
Cost: Free

Closing Festival at Klyde Warren Park

Our closing festival will include a full lineup of on-stage entertainment/programming, as well as food trucks, interactive booths, and a movie screening. Special guests Bacon the Piglet, Walter the Wolfhound, and Nelson the Goldendoodle will be joining us as well.

Start: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Klyde Warren Park
Address:
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75201, United States
Cost: Free

EY Presents: Big D Reads Festival at Klyde Warren Park

Join us as we celebrate a month of reading together. We’ll have line dancing; discussions about grit; a special performance by Howard Goldthwaite; Western Olympics; a pet meetup with Nelson the Goldendoodle, Walter the Wolfhound, and Bacon the Piglet; and surprise performances, followed by a screening of True Grit.

Start: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Klyde Warren Park
Address:
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 403, Dallas, TX, United States
Cost: Free