Adult Summer Events

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Ages 18+ unless otherwise noted. Please call the Library at 214-559-9400 or email for information about events.


image of starfishAcrylic Workshop: Summer Getaway

Saturday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m.

Create your own summer-themed masterpiece in this 2-hour acrylic paint workshop, led by artist/teacher Kate Shema. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to have fun. All materials provided.

Registration opens Wednesday, May 10.

image of nancy wardNancy Ward and the Revolutionary War

Saturday, June 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Discover the life and legacy of Nanyehi (born c. 1783), known in English as Nancy Ward, a political leader and Beloved Woman of the Cherokee. Among her many achievements, Nanyehi is remembered for brokering peace and mutual aid between the Cherokee and Washington’s Continental Army during the American Revolution.

Registration opens Wednesday, May 10.


image of person cookingSensational Summer Entertaining

Saturday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m.

Join Chef Sandra and the Fresh From the Gardens team for food, fun, and expert advice you can use in your own kitchen. Enjoy an interactive cooking demo, tasting, and your own recipe packet to take home. Registration is limited.

Registration opens Wednesday, June 14.

image of brainThe Brain and Neurological Health

Saturday, July 22 at 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Hajjar of the UT Southwestern Medical Center presents the latest findings on keeping your brain healthy and protecting yourself from neurological decline.

Registration opens Wednesday, June 14.