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Poetic Paper Poppy

November 11th is Veterans Day. It’s a time to pause, remember, and honor our military veterans or persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. To show your support of veterans and remember those that have given the ultimate give of life for your freedoms, make a red paper poppy and pin it to your lapel. It’s a heartfelt way of saying “thank you” to those few that we owe so much. Poppy-making instructions are below. A simple poem by a World War 1 brigade surgeon poigna...

A Tart of a Pie

In celebration of National Lemon Crème Pie Day on November 29th, whisk away the fluff and try this hearty Shaker-style pie recipe that uses the WHOLE lemon, peel and all, but please remove the seeds. It’s a zesty departure from the display case variety; it’s meaty, succulent and quite a splendid tart. Tis’ the season to serve warm, with a side flute of dry champagne or espresso, depending on the time of day, or not! Recipe follows: Ingredients: 2 lemon thinly sliced, remove ...

Beautify on Nov 9th for KNU’s Fall Clean-up Day

Our fall beautification day in on Saturday, November 9th. We are rallying the troops of volunteers and the Boy Scouts Troop 5 to help in the clean-up efforts. We will meet at the Kessler Parkway/Edgefield Island at 8:30am. PLEASE let us know if you can lend a beautification hand, email beautification@kesslerneighborsunited.org. Bring your gloves, rakes and loppers. Lunch is on us!!!

No Monkey Business, Free Zoo Day for District 1 Residents on Nov 9th

Councilmember Chad West invites District 1 residents to enjoy a swinging good time at the Dallas Zoo on Saturday, November 9th from 9am to Noon. Admission is free with proof of residency. Parking is $10 per vehicle. Get re-acquainted with the Dallas Zoo and a host of offerings including conservation strides, special exhibits, educational programs, Safari nights, membership perks and more. Click here.

Go Take A Hike

That’s right! November 17th is National Hiking Day, so lace up, pick an area trail, commune with nature and burn over 550 calories per hour. There are more than 60,000 miles of trails across America, and many unspoiled trails and nature preserves right here at home! Click here for Dallas hiking hotspots. But hiking wasn’t always a fashionable pastime. It was considered an activity for the impoverished and vagrant. More...

Attend KNU’s Annual Meeting, Officer Elections & Year-end Briefing on Nov 21st

All are encouraged to attend the annual KNU General Meeting on November 21st at the Kessler Park United Methodist Church (corner of Colorado and Turner), at 7pm. Please use the north doors by the parking lot to enter building and proceed to Fellowship Hall. Meeting highlights will include a 2019 organization retrospect, officer nominations/voting, and conservation guidelines presented by Guest Speaker and City of Dallas Rep Bill Hersch. More...

Missed Out on KNU’s Crime Prevention Meeting? Here are a Few Tips…

City of Dallas Police Officers from the Southwest Patrol Division (Oak Cliff) met with our neighborhood in October to share current crime statistics & safety tips. It was an eye-opening opportunity for residents to discuss safety concerns and build a relationship with DPD officers that work hard and risk all daily to keep us safe! More...

So Long & Happy Trails to Our KNU NOCUPP Rep and Good Friend Terry Egger…

North Oak Cliff United Police Patrol Representative Terry Egger is moving from Kessler and hanging his hat in Fairview. He has served KNU and our residents as liaison to NOCUPP for many years, advancing crime prevention and community safety. We send him off with well wishes and many sincere thanks, and hope he tips his hat our way on occasion! More...

Sign Up, Light Up and Win Christmas Cash!

There’s still time to sign your team up for the Holiday Lights Decorating Contest, cold cash prizes and a whole lotta neighborhood spirit! So, grab a few chums, BYOB Hot Buttered Rum and get to decorating. Here’s how it works: Contact Holiday Lights Chair Ron Veech with your request for a KNU triangle you want to decorate. Build a team of neighbors and friends. Plan your décor by using our KNU storeroom inventory or buy your own goods and we’ll reimburse you up to $100 (receipts required). More...

Feathers Fly as Trot Runners Take to the Street on Nov 28th

The Dallas Turkey Trot benefitting the YMCA, will commence at City Hall Plaza on November 28th. The 5K and 8-mile run starts at 9am. See attached route. Some roads in our area will be temporarily closed during the event. The Office of Special Events and the Dallas Police Department creates a traffic control plan to ensure no resident or business is denied access to their property. Expect slight delays. More...
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