Wave your magic wand to create a fairy tale memory for a high school girl at prom by taking your gently used formal wear to the Junior League of Arlington headquarters before April 6.The building at 4002 West Pioneer Parkway will be transformed by provisional members into the Glass Slipper Boutique, where young ladies chosen by high school counselors will shop for prom attire.League members collected more than 80 dresses last month along with shoes, jewelry and evening bags at a gathering at BlackFinn restaurant at Arlington Highlands shopping center.Junior League volunteers will host the girls at two shopping sessions April 6. Until then, the league is seeking donations of formal clothes and accessories or of cash to increase the inventory at the boutique.“Your donation will go toward giving a girl the prom of her dreams including prom tickets, flowers and anything else she might need to be a princess for a night,” the league said.“This is one of our favorite times during the year when our center is transformed into a beautiful boutique and our members get to meet the girls and help them shop for the perfect dress and accessories for that special night,” league President Lisa Cravens said. “It is very rewarding to see a girl leave with everything she needs and feeling confident and good about herself.”Fairy godmothers can drop off items 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. Call the league office at 817-277-9481 with questions.Season finaleEnding the 40th season on a chorus of high notes, the Arlington Master Chorale will conclude the season with shows at 7:30 p.m. March 21 and 22 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1200 W. Green Oaks Blvd.Directed by Randy Jordan, the chorale will perform Gabriel Faure’s Requiem and the contemporary Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo. The University Singers from UT Arlington will join the chorale as a special treat for the audience.Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For details, call 817-460-7464 or visit www.ArlingtonMasterChorale.org.A mad charity runTo help local nonprofit Six R raise money for the free tutoring programs they provide to students, sign up for the March Madness Charity Run/Walk set for March 30 in River Legacy Parks.Participants will step off at 8:30 a.m. and enjoy refreshments, a raffle and auction after the event. The fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt and goodie bag.Contact Tameika Sanchez, director of the agency, at 760-485-6350. Check for details at www.sixr.org.Tents and TalesNo need to drive for hours to enjoy a campout under the stars — you can do it right here in Arlington’s wonderful gem of nature, River Legacy Parks.Tents and Tales Campout, now in its fifth year, is set for March 22. Campers can set up their tents beginning at 4 p.m. and then be ready to enjoy a hot dog dinner, s’mores, animal exploration, campfire story time and lots of other fun activities. And what could be more special than watching a movie under the starry sky? This year, Madagascar 3 will be screened.According to parks manager Ernie Smith, “Participants are encouraged to pre-register. We had over 350 people camped out last year. This event sells out every year.”Fee is $10 a person; children 2 and younger get in free. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Information: 817-459-6434 or www.naturallyfun.org.
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