Pearl Southern Couture Trunk Show
What: DailyCandy hosts a cocktail party for Sweetest Things winner Amber Perley’s new spring dress collection.
Why: Subscribers receive a 20 percent discount, bangle and ring, and Sprinkles Cupcakes (while supplies last); take a copy of this e-mail (website printouts not accepted).
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Kacky & Carl, 2722 Routh St. (214-295-4486).
What: Award-winning blues musician (and former Z.Z. Hill guitarist) celebrates his birthday with a jam fest.
Why: Arrive early (4-8 p.m.) for $3 wells and domestic longnecks.
When: Fri., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Where: Pearl at Commerce, 2038 Commerce St. (214-655-8824).
What: Bliss Dallas at the W offers free eyebrow waxings for the first 25 people (no appointment necessary).
Why: A slam-dunk deal.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 2440 Victory Park Ln., 16th flr. (214-953-6200).
Viewfinder: New Images by Texas Artists
What: Sixteen Texas shutterbugs explore the medium of photography.
Why: Dallasite Rebecca Carter straps an automatic camera on the head of her cat and lets it wander outside to take unconventional pics.
When: Fri.-May 30. Opening reception, Fri., 7-9:30 p.m. Gallery hours, Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Dallas Contemporary, 2801 Swiss Ave. (214-821-2522).
What: Zip up your holey jeans and help plant flowers, clear tree limbs, and scrub playground equipment at the historic park.
Why: Spring cleaning that’s good for the soul.
When: Sat. Registration, 8:30 a.m.; cleanup, 9 a.m.; picnic, 11:30 a.m.
Where: 3505 Maple Ave., at Oak Lawn Ave.
What: Retired SMU professor Sandra Haas teaches a four-week crash course at artisan food shop Flavors from Afar.
Why: Teacher’s aid — wine and nibbles.
When: Mar. 18-Apr. 8. Every Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Where: 6712 Snider Plz. (214-696-2327). Register at flavorsfromafar.com.