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Don’t Miss the Pumpkin Patch Festival & Marketplace on Oct 7th

The Kessler School PTO brings our community this fun-filled event on Saturday, October 7th from 10am-4pm, at the corner of Turner and Colorado Blvd. It’s a family-friendly autumn festival, featuring live music, food trucks, a petting zoo, games, a dunking booth, pony rides and bounce houses. Come on out and support The Kessler School, a neighborhood institution. More...

Kessler Steps on the Repair this Month

The City Council recently approved the spending of $298,962 to restore the Kessler steps passageway that connects Edgefield Avenue to Canterbury Court, originally built in 1927. Construction begins this month, thanks to our many good neighbors who stepped up and raised $71,000! After months of planning alongside the Parks and Recreation Department, The KNU Beautification Committee is pleased to bring you this news. More...

A Sight to Behold at the FREE 23rd Annual Water-wise Landscape Tour on Oct 14th

The City of Dallas Water Utilities and the Dallas County Master Gardeners are teaming up to demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening at the 23rd annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour. This year’s tour is highlighting residential landscapes, as well as several school and demonstration gardens in Dallas. More...

Annual KNU Picnic Table is Set for Oct 15th, All We Need is YOU

We hope to see you on Sunday, October 15th for our Annual KNU Picnic at Roberts Forest on Turner Avenue. We’ll be setting up at 4pm and dinner will start at 5pm. This relaxed outing is a great way to mingle with neighbors and enjoy the start of fall and cooler temps! KNU will provide the main courses, and residents are encouraged to bring along a side dish or dessert. More...

National Pasta Day on Oct 17th Takes Shape

A good pasta dish starts with the noodle, all 600 of them! That’s right. There are over 600 pasta shapes made from doughy blends, dating back to 5000 B.C. Whether it’s bowtie paste dressed for the occasion, or a more relaxed seaside linguine, there’s a shape, color and seasoning for everybody. When we think of pasta, Italy first comes to mind. Long before Marco Polo’s credit of bringing spaghetti and pastas to Europe, ancient cultures were already cooking up pasta noodles. More...

Tour Eclectic Architecture on Oct 21st & 22nd

Don’t miss the annual OOCCL Fall Home Tour on both days from 12 noon to 6pm. Tickets can be purchased online, at Kessler Baking Studio, Lucky Dog Books or at participating Tom Thumb Store locations at 315 S Hampton, 6333 Mockingbird, 522 Preston Royal Center, and at 633 W. Wheatland in Duncanville. Tickets purchased online will be held at Will Call during tour hours, and located in the Bishop Arts District at the corner of Bishop and 8th. More...

Calling for KNU Officer Nominations by October 30th

Officer Elections and the KNU General Meeting are coming up in November!!! The KNU board Nominations Committee comprised of Ron Veech, Cindy Pierce and David Dunnigan will prepare a slate of candidates for the 2017 officer positions. We are calling for nominations, so please send KNU officer nominations for yourself or a neighbor to beautification@kesslerneighborsunited.org by October 30th! More...

A Stitched Together Look at Frankenstein Movie Mania

Although the official World Frankenstein Day is celebrated on August 30 of each year to honor Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley, who authored “Frankenstein” in 1818, at the age of 21, it’s a monstrous good month to pick up the read or revisit a bit of film lore. Frankenstein's cinema history has had many dismembered parts since the 1931 debut starring Boris Karloff. More...

Greenspace’s Golf for the Parks Tee Time on October 9th

It’s that time of year again to sign up for Golf for the Parks, so hurry! The tourney is on October 9th at Stevens Park Golf Course, and benefits Greenspace and community enhancement strides, like the upcoming installation of the course’s iconic clock, exercise stations, landscape maintenance, art commissions and other enrichment programs. You can sign up as a foursome, or enter as a single, twosome or threesome and the Pro will assign you to a team. More...

We’ve Raised the KNU Membership Bar, Thanks to You!

As the summer light dims and autumn arrives, we want to thank 306 resident-members for your role in our annual KNU dues drive! Together, we raised the membership bar to 33% participation, or 306 paid homes out of 927 homes. Your many faces, helping hands and generous support defines our special neighborhood, and helps fund our association’s yearly operational budget. SPECIAL THANKS to Robert & Tiffany Abtahi, Don & Linda Adams…. More...
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