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The Dallas Examiner | 5/29/2014, 5:26 p.m.

The Dallas Examiner


The American Red Cross has requested that all eligible donors help save lives by giving blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day. Every year on June 14, countries from around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day by raising awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. There are several Dallas County locations where the public can donate blood throughout June.

For a list of dates, locations and to make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.


The Dallas Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Dallas Parks & Recreation Department, will host the 10th annual CONFAB series on June 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dallas Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.

CONFAB is a conversation series that provides a look at public spaces, hiking and biking, and recreation. Topics include: A Bicycle Built to Share, ArtsLink: Pathway to Our Culture and Downtown Parks Master Plan. It offers updates on the Trinity and Downtown parks renovations.

You can also learn about bike share and bike trails, and also hear the case for tearing down Interstate 345 east of downtown Dallas.

For more information, visit http://www.dallasparksfoundation.org.