Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station this weekend for Earth Day Texas. The event is a free annual, family-friendly festival where exhibitors gather at Fair Park to celebrate spring and demonstrate how “green” lifestyle choices can lower your cost of living, create a healthier environment and improve your health. The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo where exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations. And since nothing’s better for your health than fun, there will also be entertainment, food vendors, and, of course, plenty of people-watching. The festival is held at magnificent Fair Park. Information: earthdaytx.org.

• Ride the DART Rail Red Line to Galatyn Park Station Saturday for The Joy Luck Club at the Eisemann Center. Based on the best-selling book by Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club is a timeless tale with universal relevance as it tells the story of four Mahjong playing mothers, all from different provinces in China, and their relationships with their children. It follows the paths of these immigrant women from China – and the relationships they have with their American born daughters, their hopes, fears, and tragic pasts. This classic mother-daughter story encompasses many universal themes: family, hope, love, sacrifice, strength, and wishes for a better life. Sponsored by DFW China Town. Performance is 8:00 p.m. at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. Information: www.eisemanncenter.com.

Find more events like the Downtown Carrollton Chocolate Walk or the Red Balloon Run & Rideon our Rider Insider Online Calendar or in the brochures found on DART light rail vehicles or buses.

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