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VP & Kessler Krawl Chair Dale Miner…

The 2019 Kessler Krawl is just around the corner on April 27th. Get laced up! New twists & turns are in store for party-goers. Get your tickets here.

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Lace up for the 2019 Kessler Krawl on April 27th!!!

Get your tickets and swagging-rights to a night of friendly elbow-rubbing, good eats and spirits on April 27, 2019, presented by The Advocate Oak Cliff, Chad West Attorneys At Law, Hewitt-Habgood Realty Group/Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, and Scott Griggs/Griggs Bergen, LLC. This year’s starting gait (and we mean “gait”) will commence at Edge Group Fitness at N. Edgefield and Stewart, where your will check in, grab your beverage cup provided by The Paine-Drennan Group/Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and The Masterman-Dail Group at Guaranteed Rate, and get going. More...

Dallas Mayoral Candidates Take the Platform on April 8th

Please attend the Mayoral Candidate Forum at Cliff Temple Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 6:15pm, 134 W. 10th Street. Meet the candidates and gain insight into campaign platforms. The event will be moderated by Ken Kalthoff, KXAS Channel 5 news reporter. The event is FREE, open to the public and hosted by Heritage Oak Cliff. Please register.

A Historic Step Worthy of a Ribbon on April 13th

Councilmember Scott Griggs invites all to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the revitalized Kessler Steps on Saturday, April 13th at 9am. The site is located along the Coombs Creek Trail on Kessler Parkway at N. Edgefield. The unveiling is several years in the making, coupled with private sector fund-raising, munificent resident participation, City of Dallas efforts and sweat equity by KNU’s Beautification Committee. More...

The KPUMC Easter Parade gets Hoppin’ on April 13th

It’s time for the annual Kessler Park United Methodist Church Easter parade on April 13th, a family-friendly neighborhood favorite complete with a band, fire engine and activities. The parade starts at 10:15am and routes south on Turner Avenue, left on W. Colorado Boulevard, left on Rainbow Street, left on Sam Dealy Drive, and left on Turner Avenue to the finish line. More...

Points of Interest on Your Walk

Spring is here and April 3rd marks National Walking Day. It’s a splendid time of year to wander the neighborhood and find delight in the fresh air and natural beauty. There are several points of interest to take in while strolling along. The pecan grove on Clinton near the Blay sculpture hosts hundreds of yellow daffodils suited up just in time for Spring. Daffodils are a spring perennial plant of the Amaryllidaceae family. More...

It’s a Beautiful Day in this Neighborhood…

Spring is a time of renewal. It’s also a perfect time to ponder what it means to be a good neighbor and to be part of the neighborhood fabric. Let’s revisit the famed lyrics of TVland’s beloved childhood host and mentor Mr. Rogers for a gentle reminder to embrace one another, respect our differences and bring harmony to the medley. Click here to hear the familiar tune… Would you be mine? Could you be mine? Won’t you be my neighbor? More...

Find Your Park and Celebrate National Parks Week

April 20th is the first day of National Parks Week (April 20-28) and a monumental time to celebrate America’s treasures! All entrance fees are waived on Saturday, April 20th for kick-off. Parks across the country will host a variety of special programs and events, so find a park, discover amazing vistas, sight natural habitats & wildlife, learn the history and explore the local culture. More...
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2019 KNU Operating Budget

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KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2019

Participating Households

  • 60 of 927 homes paid - 7%
  • 867 of 927 homes unpaid - 93%
NOCUPP Membership Update

NOV 2018-APR 2019 PATROL CYCLE

Participating Households

  • 179 of 927 homes paid - 19%
  • 748 of 927 homes unpaid - 81%
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North Oak Cliff Breakfast Club’s “Café Du Monde” Mardi Gras parade float and crew, the Centennial Clock and daffodils in bloom…

Please send us a selfie or photo of your tee time, a night on the town or special event, a backyard BBQ gathering, a dinner party soiree, a cameo of you and your pet, volunteering for a passionate cause, or any fave snapshot that captures and celebrates KNU living!
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Check out these links for things to do around town like concerts & gigs, parks & recreation, museum exhibits, foodie finds and area digs, family-friendly events, nature outings, and what’s going down at the library…

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april, 2019

22aprAll DayEarth DayRead more on origin & things to do….

22apr6:30 pmKNU Monthly Meeting, 6:30pmKPUMC Fellowship Hall, All Welcome…

26aprAll DayArbor DayHug a tree, plant a tree...
Trees are the lungs of our planet!

27aprAll DayKessler KrawlSocial event starts at 7pm, read more...

TAKE NOTE

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Art-Music-Taste: Deep Ellum Arts Fest on Apr 5-7t

Check it out… a showcase of 200 artists, 100 original bands and singer-songwriters performing on 4 stages, and crazy good grub by local concessionaires. The party starts at 11am on Main St. UBER/Lyft pick-up/drop-off will be at Hall & Commerce Streets. For more festival details, click here.


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Volunteers Needed for KNU Clean-Up on Apr 13th

We need a show of hands from 8:30am-Noon. Lunch is on us. Contact beautification@kesslernieghborsunited.org. Bring your gloves, rakes, loppers and thermos of joe!


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Be Mindful of Area Road Closures on Apr 13th

Wanderlust 108 is a “mindful triathlon” annual event that includes a yoga class, 5K run and meditation/speaker session. The 5K starts at 8am at Reunion Blvd. Expect road closures on Houston St Viaduct (2 SB lanes), Sports Street (2 NB lanes), Marsalis Ave (full closure) from Houston St Viaduct to E Colorado Blvd, and Reunion Blvd (2 EB lanes).  Other roads may be affected.


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Gastric Explosion at Klyde Warren Park on Apr 13th

The Food Truck Rally starts at 11am to 8pm at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Frwy. Food and unleaded beverage will be sold. Get out and about, soak up a daily dose of Vitamin D and fancy those taste buds…


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Feel Free To Eat the Plants! Foodscaping Workshop on May 4th

Dallas Water and Texas AgriLife are hosting a FREE edible landscape workshop on the hottest trend in garden design at the White Rock Pump Station (2900 White Rock Rd) starting at 9am. Learn how herbs, fruits & veggies add color and texture and “taste” to your permanent landscape. Registration required.


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March of Dimes Walk for Babies On May 4th

Thousands of people are expected to March for Babies in Dallas on May 4th, and help raise critical funds to support medical research, advocacy and educational programs on the health & well-being of pregnant moms and babies. The 3.1-mile walk starts at 9am at the lawn of Reunion Tower. For more event info, click here. We will post a route map when made available.


TAKE NOTE

Interested in Serving YOUR Neighborhood?

The board has a few seats to fill:

  • Contributions Chair – building relationships with area businesses and fostering contributions via banner placements on our website
  • Store Manager – fulfilling orders that have been processed through our online Store, like t-shirts and other goods.

KNU is committed to 2019 large-scale projects and we need more folks to go around, invest time and efforts, and get the jobs done! Contact Susan at president@kesslerneighborsunited.org or fill out a volunteer form. We are a 100% volunteer-driven, non-profit org that manages the day-to-day operations of OUR Kessler Park Neighborhood. PLEASE STEP UP.


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