Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, May 20
    • Soluna Festival: Music and the Brain – 9 a.m., Dallas City Performance Hall
    • Friends of Irving Public Library Annual Meeting & Author Visit – 10 a.m.–Noon, Valley Ranch Library
    • Taste of Irving – Noon–6p.m., Cimarron Park Recreation Center
    • Cinema 13: “Hidden Figures” – 4–6 p.m., Valley Ranch Library 
    Sunday, May 21
    • “Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibition” – 1-5 p.m., Irving Arts Center
    • FINALE: Tony Veronese, MFA Thesis Exhibition – 1- 5 p.m., Irving Arts Center
    • The Rhythm of Dance – 3:30 p.m., New Philharmonic Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall
    Monday, May 22
    • Adult Game Time – 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., South Irving Library
    • Color Me Calm – 7 p.m., Valley Ranch Library 
    Tuesday, May 23
    • Anime Club – 5-7 p.m., South Irving Library
    • Band Shell Concert: “MJ Live” – 7 p.m., Band Shell, Fair Park, Dallas
    • “Circus 1903” – 7:30 p.m. thru May 28, Dallas Summer Musicals, Music Hall at Fair Park Dallas
    Wednesday, May 24
    • Free Yoga at Fair Park – 5:30 p.m., Marine Square, Dallas
    • Parent-Child Book Club: “When You Reach Me” – 7 p.m., Valley Ranch Meeting Room
    Thursday, May 25
    • Tall Tales Story Time – 10 a.m., Reunion Tower GeO-Deck, Dallas
    • Irving Concert Series 4 Kids – 11 a.m., Irving Soccer Complex
    • Thaddeus "Fabulous" Ford –   7 p.m., Band Shell, Fair Park Dallas
    Friday, May 26
    • Memorial Day Weekend Activities – 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Dallas Arboretum
    • “Dream BIG 3D” – Noon, Hoglund Foundation Theater, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas
    • Irving Concert Series: Big $ Brass Band – 7 p.m., Whistlestop Plaza
    Saturday, May 27
    • Coffee with a Cop –  9 - 11 a.m., Starbucks
    • MFA Thesis Exhibition, Duoc Le – thru June 18
    • Irving Arts Center Focus Gallery Thai Culture and Food Festival – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Buddhist Center of Dallas Family Movie Matinee: “The Secret Life of Pets” – 2-4 p.m.
    • Valley Ranch Library Summer Blast-Off with Tharpo the Clown – 2:30 p.m., West Irving Library 
    Sunday, May 28
    • Steven Benezue: “Mapping Spaces” – thru August 20, Irving Arts Center Carpenter Lobby
    • Memorial Day Ceremony – 2:30-4:30 p.m., Former Irving Central Library Auditorium
    • “Sonnets – The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare” – 3 p.m., AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
    Monday, May 29
    • Memorial Day: No Trash Pickup/City Offices Closed All Day
    • Live Free-Swim Free Memorial Day Party – Noon-6 p.m., Texas Pool, Plano
    • Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Memorial Day Concert and Fireworks Display – 8:15 p.m., Flagpole Hill, Dallas
    Tuesday, May 30
    • Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition – 10 a.m., Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
    • Meditation Workshop – 7 p.m., West Irving Library Activity Room  
    Wednesday, May 31
    • “Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog” – Noon, thru September 24, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
    • Young Adult Library Leaders (Y’ALL) – 5 p.m., Valley Ranch Library
    • Summer Reading Kick-Off Party – 6 - 8 p.m., Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room
    • Crystal Wagner: “Tropism” – 6-9 p.m. thru June 24, Fort Works Art, Fort Worth
    Thursday, June 1
    • Free Cat Adoptions – All Day thru June 30, Animal Care Campus
    • JumpstART Stories & Art: “Camping” – 10 a.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200
    • Middle School – End of School Pizza & Ice Cream Party– 1 p.m., South Irving Library
    • End of School Year Dance – 3:30 – 6 p.m., Lee Park Recreation Center 
    Friday, June 2
    • Friends Annual Book Sale– 10 a.m. -5 p.m.,
    • Friends of Irving Public Library Warehouse First Friday at the Farm: Fun and Games – 10 a.m.
    • Nash Farm, Grapevine “Native Gardens” – 8 p.m. thru June 25, WaterTower Theatre, Addison