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    Thursday Jun 22 - Jun 23 @ 7:00 AM
LGBT Law Section/SBOT 2017 Annual Meeting & Mixers
LGBT Law Section of the State Bar of Texas – Join us for our usual dynamtic annual conference with termendous CLE speakers on the hottest topics in LGBT law. Plus, we will have evening networking mixers on Thursday and Friday evenings. You do not need to register for the Annual Meeting to attend the evening receptions. Thursday, June 22 / Coronado Rooms BCD 9:00 - 10:30/ 1.5 hrs. The Law of Affirmative Action at a Half Century John Treviño, Section Past Chair Rudy Metaryer, Chamberlain McHaney 10:30 - 11:45 / 1.25 hrs. Intersectionality: The New Legal Imperative Chary Schumann, Section Chair Hon. Gina Benavides, 13th Court of Appeals Eduardo Juarez, EEOC & Section Past Chair Assoc. Dean Rey Valencia, UNT College of Law 5:30 - 7:00 / Shelbourne Room at the Verhanda Club (2nd level) at the Anatole. Reception and ceremony awarding two scholarships to Texas LGBT law school students, awards to attorneys who have promoted LGBT legal issues, and a special presentation to Past Chair Shelly Skeen who’s paper on LGBT Common Law Marriage won the State Bar’s Franklin Jones Best CLE Article Award. Friday, June 23 / Manchester Room (Tower Mezzanne) 8:45 a.m.-9:00a.m. Welcome and Announcements Gary Shumann, Chair, Austin Savrick Schumann Johnson McGarr Kaminski & Shirley, LLP 9:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. LGBT Legal Issues in Sports: Now that We Have Gay Marriage – What’s Getting Ready to Happen on the Football Field .75 hour Co-Sponsored by the Entertainment and Sports Law Section Erin Buzuvis, J.D. Springfield, MA Director, Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies, Western New England University School of Law 9:45 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Post-Obergefell Criminal Law Issues: Practical Problems Facing the Criminal Defense Bar .5 hour (.25 ethics) Stefanie Collins, Austin Stefanie Collins Attorney at Law 10:15a.m.- 11:15 a.m. Update on Retroactivity and How It Is Playing Out in Texas and Across the Country 1hour Susan Summer, Dallas Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal Shelly L. Skeen, Dallas, Past Chair BFS Law Group 11:15 a.m. -11:45a.m. Legislative Update .5 hour Chuck Smith, Austin Executive Director, Equality Texas 1:45p.m. -2:15p.m. LGBT Asylum and Immigration Issues: New Opportunities and Challenges for the Immigration Bar .5 hour Angel Gomez, San Antonio Law Office of Juan Angel Gomez 2:15p.m. -3:15p.m. Protecting the Legal Rights of the LGBT Community in Turbulent Times 1 hour (.25 ethics) Co-sponsored by the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section Kate Kendell, San Francisco, CA Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights 3:45p.m.- 4:45p.m. Transgender Youth and Our Public Education System- Legislation and Litigation 1hour (.25 ethics) Moderator: Claire Bow, Austin, Vice Chair Attorney at Law, Transgender Rights Advocate/ Activist 4:45p.m. -5:15p.m. Section Membership Meeting 5:30p.m. -7:00p.m. / DeSoto Room A Networking reception.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 9:00 AM
EduCareer Expo for Dallas ISD Class of 2017
Dallas County Community College District – DISD 2017 Graduates: Join us at the EduCareer Expo for your one-stop shop for enrolling in a college of DCCCD! We'll be at North Dallas High School from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, June 22 to help students out with admissions, Rising Star scholarships, financial aid, final DISD transcripts, and DCCCD career and technical programs! Questions? Contact dcccdoutreach@dcccd.edu. Details: https://www.dcccd.edu/services/OnlineServices/Newsletters/May/Pages/EduCareer.aspx
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 9:00 AM
Vacation Bible School 2017: (Day Four)
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Carrollton, Texas – VBS 2017 is designed for 3-year-olds (potty trained) through incoming fifth graders. Parishioners and non-parishioners are welcome. The cost for the program is $30 for the first child and $25 each for additional siblings. Adult and youth volunteers are needed. Youth volunteers should be incoming sixth graders and up. All volunteers must complete Safe Environment training. For more information, please refer to the "Ministries" (Keeping Children Safe) section of www.stcatherine.org. Online registration begins May 1, 2017, for participants and volunteers. For more information, please pefer to the "About Us" (Annual Parish Events) section of www.stcatherine.org.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 9:00 AM
VBS - Thursday
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – VBS 2017 | JUNE 19-23 | 9:00AM-NOON For children entering kindergarten – 6th grade in Fall 2017 Summer Picnic Party – June 23 at 6:30pm Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 4000 Midway Road, Carrollton, Texas 75007 A special VBS just for preschool children of VBS volunteers! Childcare is available for children younger than 3 years for children of VBS volunteers. HEY KIDS, GET IN AND BUCKLE UP! Hold on for this amazing journey as we go On The Road with Jesus! We will travel to different places, through the streets of our neighborhoods and into eternity with Jesus! Along the way we wil discover how we are created by Jesus and for Jesus. It’s going to be a WILD RIDE! FEATURING ROB BIAGI Rob will be at VBS with all of his cool songs, fun moves, high energy and love for children! Rob oozes with the love of God and he is excited to go On the Road with Jesus! Learn more about Rob Biagi HERE. Suggested donation is $20 per child or $40 maximum per family. Donation includes all the fun above, a special VBS T-shirt, Bible story tokens and the Summer Picnic Party! #vbs #vbs2017 #vacationbibleschool #poplctx
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM
Great American Cookies 40th Birthday Celebration
NorthPark Center – Celebrate 40 years of Great American Cookies on Thursday, June 22 from 10AM-9PM! Enjoy regular cookies for $0.40 all day long and the first 40 customers will receive a free surprise that you won't want to miss!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM
The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™
Cedar Hill Parks and Recreation Department – The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. Come to Crawford Park Pool and be part of the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson, where every participant will receive a FREE lesson and certificate.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM
Volunteers of America Texas Hiring Event
Volunteers of America Texas – Employers from across the Houston area will be looking to fill medical positions, administrative/clerical roles, Sales/Marketing professionals, CDL Drivers, Security, Warehouse, Construction drivers, and General Labor. Dress to impress!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 - Jun 26 @ 10:00 AM
Baselworld Preview Event at TAG Heuer
NorthPark Center – Please join us at TAG Heuer for champagne and an exclusive preview of this year's newest timepieces featured at Baselworld June 22-26.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 10:30 AM
EPIC! Professional Networking Brunch: Innovation
Fusion Academy Plano – Fusion EPIC! Series 3 of 5 – Theme: Innovation in The Classroom, The Changing Paradigm in Education This Networking Brunch is open to Mental Health and Educational Professionals and families interested in learning more about Fusion. We'll begin with a Tour of our unique campus at Noon and we’ll connect in the upstairs Homework Café for lunch and discussion promptly at 11:00 a.m. Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Teachers will be the guest speakers on a panel and we'll invite dialogue with professionals and prospective families who are interested in today's paradigm shift in education. Please bring your cards and information to share with your peers and the community. We’re excited to connect!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 10:30 AM
Natural Botanical Designing
Dallas Design Supply – Donna Price will demonstrate designing dramatic accent decor using preserved, dried botanicals from around the world. Watch her turn seed pods,Cholla Segments, and Cavalo Horns into dramatic table scapes and wall decor.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 11:00 AM
Boyd Lunch Service Day
First Baptist Church Allen Children's Ministry – Children who have completed grades 1-6 will prepare and serve lunch, help with games and crafts for families participating in the Boyd Summer Lunch program. Children need to bring a sack lunch. Parents are welcome to stay. Meet at Boyd Elementary: 800 S Jupiter Rd http://fbcallen.org/event/952569-2017-06-22-childrens-service-day-boyd-summer-lunch-program/
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 11:30 AM
Ribbon Cutting
Arlington Chamber of Commerce – Clothes Mentor is a totally new kind of resale store for women. We buy and then resell your better brand name, “gently-used” items that are in style and in good condition - business and casual, smart and stylish apparel, shoes, purses and accessories. Unlike a consignment shop, we pay you immediately for the items we accept! Our stores are clean, bright, organized and sophisticated, just like our customers!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 12:00 PM
World's Largest Swim Lesson
Allen Parks and Recreation – Here’s a chance to be a part of the Guinness Book of World Records while promoting water safety. Ford Pool will be participating in the World’s Largest Swim lesson at noon on June 22 along with other facilities around the globe. Past events have drawn over 36,000 people who participated simultaneously in 22 countries. Come join us and help beat the record for FREE! Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Register online with the barcode 57169: https://online.activecommunities.com/allentxparks/Start/start.asp After the lesson is over, participants are invited to stay and swim at Ford Pool for no additional fee. Learn more about Ford Pool at AllenParks.org/FordPool.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 1:00 PM
Summer Fun Thursdays presents The Amazing Bubble Man
The Shops at Willow Bend – Get ready for heart-pounding, bubble-popping, mind-stretching, floor-stomping and clown-laughing fun at Summer Fun Thursdays. Summer Fun Thursdays offers free indoor activities for families every Thursday in June and July. All events take place in Grand Court between Neiman Marcus and the Food Court. Arrive early because entertainment will start each Thursday at noon, one hour before the featured performance. Select children will be invited on stage and may win prizes. Thursday, June 22: The Amazing Bubble Man Bubbles, excited kids, and a lovable bubble man, what's not to like? The Amazing Bubble Man is able to create an immediate rapport with his young audience based upon a shared, enthusiastic love of bubbles. If his bubbles don't get you, his witty asides will, and by the end of the show, your spirits will be soaring up with the helium-filled bubbles floating about the ceiling. Summer Fun Thursdays is powered by Cirro Energy For the Summer Fun Thursdays entertainment schedule visit: www.ShopWillowBend.com/Events
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 3:00 PM
Winning in a Seller's Market - Arlington
PrimeLending - Southwest Region – We will provide you with the strategies to help upgrade your business and sign more contracts! PRODUCTS TO HELP BUYERS FIND THEIR DREAM HOME Freddie Mac and other industry leaders will provide information on revolutionary programs that will give borrowers more bang for their buck. HOW TO WRITE A WINNING OFFER Learn about how to provide attractive mortgage products that can convert fixer uppers into dream homes. CALCULATING YOUR MARKET'S POTENTIAL Hear from our PrimeLending cheif marketing analyst about gauging opportunities in your area.
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 5:30 PM
Mavs Draft Party pres. by Bud Light
Dallas Mavericks – Mavs will make history at this year’s NBA Draft with the 9th Overall Pick! Hang out with the Mavs ManiAACs, Dancers and some special surprise guests on Thursday, June 22nd for the Mavs Official NBA Draft Party presented by Bud Light at Henderson Tap House as we welcome the newest Maverick! The party starts at 5:30PM with drink and food specials all night! With the 9th Pick enjoy $9 specials all night! All Pizzas – $9 All Wings – $9 Pitcher of Bud Light – $9 Don’t miss the excitement!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 5:30 PM
Rockin' the River Pre-Tubin' Happy Hour
Panther Island Pavilion – Summer is here and because Rockin' the River doesn't officially kick off until July 1, we decided to join our friends at BoomerJack's Grill & Bar - Bedford for a pre-party celebration. So, if you're ready to rock Saturdays at Panther Island Pavilion and wanna meet up with other river lovin, Texas Country listenin', beer drinkin', bikini-wearin' river rats, bring it! DRINK SPECIALS $2.50 Pints $3 Wells $3 Captain Morgan, Crown and Deep Eddy Vodka $3.50 Pilsners $4 Jager Bombs FOOD Show this invitation to your server and get one free appetizer per table until 6:30pm. WIN STUFF Register to win Rockin' the River t-shirts, hats, koozies and more! We're also giving away big a$$ Margaritaville floats and a pair of VIP passes good for tubes, brews and food at the Rockin' the River with Prophets & Outlaws event on July 1!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 5:30 PM
REVTECH Co-Working Open House & Launch Party
Revtech Accelerator – You are invited to celebrate with REVTECH as we launch our own co-working space! Less than a mile from Northpark Center, the centerpiece of Dallas retail, this new space will house the REVTECH accelerator programs and funds, several REVTECH alumni and mentors, and will be available to rent for start-ups, investors, and retailers looking to innovate retail. Come visit REVTECH's new office space and see where Dallas' retail innovation is taking place. There will be refreshments and snacks. We are looking forward to hosting you and showing you the space! About REVTECH's new space: REVTECH is a Dallas-based accelerator program and seed capital fund. This move is a testament to the growth of the organization, having recently announced its largest fund to date. REVTECH’s mission is to facilitate the technological evolution of the restaurant and retail industries. The new co-working space, themed around retail innovation, will function as an innovation lab where retailers and entrepreneurs alike can collaborate on solutions to the well-publicized industry challenges. The new 13,000 square foot facility features state-of-the-art conference rooms, function areas, hardware and software lab facilities, 18 private offices, and 44 workstations. Creation of an innovation lab furthers REVTECH’s goal of providing retailers with the tools they need to compete in the age of Amazon. To date, REVTECH has funded 31 companies through its accelerator programs. REVTECH alumni have cumulatively raised over $15 million and created over 200 jobs. The next accelerator program will run from July through September, with the semi-annual “Tech Trends in Retail” event scheduled for September 6th at Addison Conference Centre. To learn more about the space, email cowork@revtechaccelerator.com or fill out info on http://www.revtechaccelerator.com/office-space/!
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 5:30 PM
Official Mavs Draft 17 Watch Party! 9th Pick!
Henderson Tap House – Mavs will make history at this year’s NBA Draft with the 9th Overall Pick! Hang out with the Mavs ManiAACs, Dancers and some special surprise guests on Thursday, June 22nd for the Mavs Official NBA Draft Party presented by Bud Light at Henderson Tap House as we welcome the newest Maverick! The party starts at 5:30PM with drink and food specials all night! With the 9th Pick enjoy $9 specials all night! All Pizzas – $9 All Wings – $9 Pitcher of Bud Light – $9 Every 9th Guest with recieve a $10 Gift Certificate to HTH! https://www.mavs.com/draftparty/ Don’t miss the excitement! Any questions or infor email us ay partyattaphouse@gmail.com or call/text 214-304-0714
 
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    Thursday Jun 22 @ 5:30 PM
Common Ground Pokemon League
Common Ground Games – Every Thursday night from 5:30 to 9:45pm. All ages welcome with free casual expanded play throughout the evening! Every week except the last of each month also includes a $5 Standard tournament! Bring your best decks and duke it out in 3 rounds of pack-per-win fun!