Ride DART to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events and other fun this weekend

DART Rail Red Line to Dallas Zoo Station for the new Nature Connects LEGO™ Brick Art Sculptures on display at the Dallas Zoo. Explore artist Sean Kenney’s magical displays depicting the natural world, created with more than 700,000 LEGO bricks. The displays are included with admission to the zoo. The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway. Information: www.dallaszoo.com.

  • The Dallas Zoo is offering one free admission this Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 16-17) for every two cans of non-perishable food or like-new pet supplies (treats, food) you bring to be donated to the local communities affected by tornadoes.

Ride DART to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events including:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and march in Downtown Garland hosted by the NAACP Garland, Texas Unit
  • Irving’s Day of Service and Safety Rally at the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center
  • Carrollton’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade, sponsored by Christ Community Connections, Inc. in partnership with the City of Carrollton
  • the annual Dallas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Community Celebration
  • Community Unity Walk: “Together We Are the Village,” part of Plano’s MLK Celebration

Note: DART Rail, buses and the TRE will operate a regular weekday schedule on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18, 2016. Route 2, 11, 12, 26, 35, and 409 bus riders should prepare for detours during the Dallas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday. See www.DART.org/rideralerts for more information about the bus detours.

Find more events like the Late Nights at the DMA or Hotcake Hustle 10K, 5K and Fun Run on our Rider Insider Online Calendar or in the brochures found on DART light rail vehicles or buses.

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