KNU VP & Krawl Chair
Dale Miner…

A few words and sincere thanks to all who participated in the 2019 Kessler Krawl…


Vote on May 4th for Dallas Mayor, Key Seats and DISD

Cast your VOTE for the 2019 Dallas Mayoral election and issues that affect you and your city. The election is a non-partisan blanket primary, requiring a majority of over 50% of the total vote by a candidate. Learn more about the candidates. If a winner cannot be declared, the 2 top vote-earners will advance to a runoff election on June 8. Dallas will also be electing all 14 members of the city council, and 3 of the 9 total members of the DISD. More...

Thanks to All, We Successfully Krawled the Night Away

Some swagged, some lagged, and a few dragged, but all were glad to be part of a festive evening of frolic, friends and good cheer! We thank ALL participants for making the annual 2019 Kessler Krawl a successful fund-raising endeavor & celebrated social event – sore-footed attendees, worn-out volunteers, accommodating hosts and oh so valued sponsors. In case you missed the event... More...

Gloomy Day Didn’t Keep the Kessler Steps Dedication Away

Despite a rather gloomy day and impending severe weather, spirits weren’t dampened at the official ribbon-cutting of the revitalized historic Kessler Steps! District 1 Councilman Scott Griggs officiated the event and divvied the honors. KNU’s Beautification Committee received a plaque in appreciation for the countless volunteer hours spent turning a vision into a notable reality. More...

Grooming Guidelines for Public Medians and Islands

Did you know that Kessler Neighbors United maintains and improves 17 City of Dallas islands, medians and the Kessler Steps under agreements with the City? As the agent for these properties, we are contractually responsible to the City of Dallas and must ensure these greenspaces are safe, maintained and do not limit or block the line of sight for pedestrians or motor vehicles. More...

Maternal Beginnings of a Holiday Tradition

She broke the bread into fragments and gave them to the children... She hath kept none for herself, because she is not hungry. Because she is a mother. - Victor Hugo
There appears to be many origins of our modern-day “Mother’s Day” holiday, from mother goddesses and mother church offerings, to white carnations, Woodrow Wilson’s signing and Anna Jarvis’ denouncement! Let’s ponder the the incarnations of Mother’s Day… More...

Memorable Happenings for Memorial Day Weekend

As you plan your Memorial Day weekend, here are a few area events of interest… Bring your family to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum on May 25-27th from 9am-4pm for Memorial Day activities. Learn more. Explore the science behind some of the symbols and traditions of the holiday and add red, white, and blue to the garden in exciting ways. More...
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


Participating Households

  • 0 of 927 homes paid - 0%
  • 927 of 927 homes unpaid - 100%

2019 Kessler Krawl Swaggers…

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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!
2019 Kessler Krawl Sponsors


Things To Do

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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may, 2019

20may - 24may 2012:01 ammay 24Bulk Trash PickupSet items on curb May 16-20

20may6:30 pmKNU Monthly Meeting, 6:30pmKPUMC Fellowship Hall, All Welcome…

27mayAll DayMemorial DaySee notable area events…

30mayAll DayNational Mint Julep DaySee recipe



2019 Kentucky Derby & Oaks on NBC and NBC Sports, May 2-4

Don’t miss the 145th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports! Post time is at 5:50pm CST on May 4th, and live pre-event coverage starts on May 2cnd. See viewing schedule and stations…


Heads Up for March of Dimes Walk On May 4th

Click here for a route map that may affect your Saturday morning drive. The 3.1-mile walk starts at 9am at the lawn of Reunion Tower, proceeds on S. Houston St to Colorado and heads back to downtown via the Jefferson Blvd Viaduct.


Cinco de Mayo Parade & Festivities on May 5th

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Jefferson from Noon to 8pm with parade at 1pm and Shop & Dine till 8pm. Enjoy festive sights, marching bands, Latin foods, exhibitors & vendors, and free area parking. Produced by the Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts.


May-Oct NOCUPP Membership Drive in Force

This month marks the start of the new 6-month patrol cycle. For just $1 a day, sleep easy with private police patrol in marked DPD cars, direct access to patrol officer’s cell, vaca & construction watch, first response, and more benefits. Increase blanketed neighborhood crime watch, join today.


Cool Thursdays Concerts at the Dallas Arboretum

Check out the band lineup for May and single ticket pricing, click here. Enjoy a night on picturesque White Rock Lake on the lawn of the award-winning Martin Rutchik Concert Stage.


Haute Couture at the DMA

The Dior exhibit opens on May 19th with clothing, accessories, photographs, original sketches, runway videos, and other archival material. Explore a host of other lectures, exhibits, concerts, gallery talks and more at the Dallas Museum of Art. Scroll through the calendar for things to do in May…


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 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.