Holiday Lights Contest Winners

Our thanks to neighbors and friends who participated in KNU’s Holiday Lights Decorating Contest and brought their A-game to our green spaces! You put the Christmas spirit in Kessler Park! We had 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners for 2 categories: Islands with electricity and islands with no electrical power. Judging was conducted by a team of non-resident volunteers including Ellie Hajek, Heritage Oak Cliff’s immediate past president, and Eric Folkerth, Sr. Minister at Kessler Park United Methodist Church. More...

3 Resolutions Worth Keeping

As the food prep and exercise industries enjoy an uptick in profits at the start of a new year, most of us experience a let-down in momentum after the “new” in new year wanes. So, if you are not one of the 8% of folks who keep their New Year’s resolutions, here are a few tips to keep you on track. More...

Get to Know Us, Reach Out and Be Part of Our Team

Our annual KNU General Meeting and Officer Elections produced new officer faces, coupled with returning board members and a few new committee appointments. Much appreciation to all who submitted nominations and participated in the election process. KNU is a 100% volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that represents and advocates on behalf of our 900 plus resident households here in Kessler Park. More...

Ubuntu, The Essence of What It Is to be Human

In observance of Martin Luther King Day on January 20th, the following excerpt by Reverend Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, was taken from the introduction of the book Dream, chronicling the words and inspiration of Martin Luther King, Jr. The introduction is both poignant and timely, the premise of which addresses a central tenet of African philosophy - the essence of what it is to be human. More...

KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2020

Participating Households

  • 0 of 927 homes paid - 0%
  • 927 of 927 homes unpaid - 100%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 174 of 927 homes paid - 19%
  • 753 of 927 homes unpaid - 81%


Holiday Lights sightings, new safety signs, and Kessler/Stevens Park Book Club gathering at the home of Linda Pauze…

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Things To Do

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january, 2020

20janAll DayMartin Luther King, Jr. DayFederal Holiday Observed

20jan - 24jan 2012:01 amjan 24Bulk Trash PickupSet items on curb Jan 16-19

24janAll DayNational Peanut Butter DayIt takes 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter

27jan6:30 pmKNU Monthly Meeting6:30pm, KPUMC



DPD Chief Hall’s Listening Session on Jan 14th @ Tyler St. UMC

Please join Chief Hall and District 1 Councilmember Chad West on Jan 14th, 6pm at Tyler St. UMC, 927 W. 10th St., for a public discussion on our community’s top priorities. The DPD is working to address the recent multiple complaints of random gunfire in Oak Cliff. Voice your concerns and recommendations! See flyer.


Neighborhood Public Meetings in Jan for HUD Grant Funds

Provide your input for the use of federal funds for low and moderate-income individuals and programs by attending one of the many scheduled public meetings in Jan. See dates, times and locations.


How-To Get Rid of It

Want a quick reference on how to recycle or dispose of an item, like what and what doesn’t go on the curb, where to drop off hazardous goods and how to ditch used cutlery and other weird items. Click here and type in the item name or pick from a list provided by the City of Dallas’ Sanitation Services. You can also type in your address and check your bulk pickup schedule. KNU makes every effort to keep you informed on up-to-date Bulk Trash Pick Up dates, storm-related or holiday suspensions or changes.


Crime is Chilling, So Let’s Blanket the Neighborhood with NOCUPP

The NOCUPP Winter-Spring Membership Drive is underway. Sign up for just $1 a day and snuggle up in a protective cloak of benefits! The more resident participation, the more blanketed protection. Join NOCUPP and invest in a restful night’s sleep.


District 1 Town Hall Meeting On Feb 4th

Plan to attend the District 1 Town Hall Meeting on Feb 4th at the Martin Weiss Rec Center Gym, 6-7:30pm. See flyer.


Your Library Card Opens Doors to Art & Culture

Visit to learn more about the participating organizations and see how it works! Culture Pass Dallas gives library cardholders access to free admissions to visit local museums or attend theater, symphony, dance performances and more. All you need is your library card and PIN number.


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