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this week in dallas!

What: Hands-on activities demonstrate and explain nanoscale, nanoscale science, and nanotechnology, as part of a nationwide festival surrounding really tiny things.
Why: Learn about ferrofluids and make your own carbon buckyball model. (Yeah, don’t ask us.)
When: Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth (817-255-9300).

Run for Relief
What: The one-mile fun run/walk/stroll benefits the American Red Cross’s Haiti Relief and Development Fund.
Why: Start the weekend on the right foot.
When: Sat. Registration, 7 a.m.; fun run, 8 a.m.
Where: The Trails of West Frisco, The Trails Pkwy., at Santa Fe Trl., Frisco. Park at Wilma Fisher Elementary, 2500 Old Orchard Dr., Frisco. Register by Wed. online at active.com.

Dog Bowl
Pooches and their people play on the historic sports field. Plus, there’s a pet/owner look-alike contest and flying disc demos from a World Cup-winning pup.
Why: The free family-friendly event kicks off with a tailgate party.
When: Sun. Tailgate, 11 a.m.; bowl, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Cotton Bowl Stadium, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Fair Park.

Photo: Thinkstock

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Wilma Fisher Elementary
2500 Old Orchard Dr
Frisco, TX 75034
3750 Cotton Bowl Cir
Dallas, TX 75210