Bend backward for love.
One Love Dallas
What: The nonprofit asks yogis to empty their pockets for Haiti earthquake relief and generate positive energy with 108 sun salutations and more serious stretching.
Why: Profits underwrite rubble removal, installation of water purification systems, and the Jacmel Children’s Center orphanage.
When: Sat., 8-10 a.m.
Where: CenterPark at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expwy.
What: Amp up your cultural IQ with the Dallas Museum of Art’s free literary event with book signings, story time with authors (Laurie Halse Anderson, Rick Riordan), illustration workshops, gallery tours, live music, and food.
Why: The Essilor Vision Foundation is providing free vision exams and glasses to attendees who qualify.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1200).
What: Mingle with the animals and get a belly full when fun foodie joints (Chuy’s, Daddy Jack’s, Fletcher’s Corny Dogs) set up shop at the Fort Worth Zoo with apps, entrees, and desserts alongside open bars and live entertainment.
Why: Proceeds support the zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts.
When: Fri., 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: 1989 Colonial Pkwy., Fort Worth (817-759-7373). Tickets ($95) online at fortworthzoo.org.
What: The tony retreat next to Hotel Palomar introduces a $150 monthly program that treats takers to a 60-minute massage or facial, manicure, and $50 spending credit as well as 20 percent off spa therapies and private training sessions and 10 percent off retail purchases.
Why: Additional benefits include five free classes, discounted hotel rates, and use of the infinity pool, gym, and eucalyptus steam room.
When: You need a breather.
Where: 5300 E. Mockingbird Ln. (214-370-5800).
Photo: Courtesy of One Love Dallas