Sunday Funday on the River
1 The start of summer means the return of Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion. Starting this Sunday through Sept. 3, enjoy live music on the river from the comfort of your own tube. There will be food trucks, plenty of craft beer and, if you need to add mindfulness to your day, donation-based yoga begins at 11 a.m.. No tube? No problem. Tubes rent for $5, and parking is free. Noon-6 p.m. 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth. For more information, visit sundayfundayfw.com
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2 People from all over the world will converge in Dallas for four days to attend the nation’s largest faith, film and family experience. Speakers will include Bishop T.D. Jakes, the Rev. Joseph Prince, Cedric the Entertainer, and “Same Kind of Different as Me” author Ron Hall, to name a few. There will be a “Shark Tank” style competition for sixth through 12th graders. Young competitors will have 3 minutes to deliver their impressive idea for a chance to win $15,000. Four $5,000 prizes also will be awarded. June 28-July 4. $60-$205. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St., Dallas. For details, visit mega-fest.org.
Robert Earl Keen
3 The man known by all three names, Robert Earl Keen, will bring his swagger to the Levitt Pavilion on Friday night. Opening will be Cory Morrow, who starts at 7:30 p.m. This fund-raising concert helps to offset the costs of producing more than 50 free concerts a year. Chairs will be provided and concessions will be sold, including beer and wine. Ticket holders are asked to not bring chairs, coolers, outside food/beverages or pets. Levitt Pavilion, 100 W. Abram St., Arlington. $35. levittpavilionarlington.org
Special Needs Champions Day
4 Hawaiian Falls will host Champions Day this Friday and again Aug. 5 at all DFW locations as well as in Waco. The special day is designed for those with special needs to enjoy a day at the water park. The music will be turned down and extra staff will be on hand. The kids and their families have exclusive use of the park from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Admission for the kids is free and for companions $10. hfalls.com
Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert
5 Ballet Concerto launches its 36th annual summer dance concert series Friday with performances at The Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork. The shows, titled “Art of the Dance,” will feature four works. Shows are at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and admission is free for lawn seating. Preferred-location seats and reserved table seating are $50 per person. 817-738-7915. 5000 Clearfork Main St., Fort Worth.
6 The guy who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor gets his own Tony-nominated musical, “Hood,” coming to the Wyly Theatre in Dallas beginning June 29. He may be a thief but that’s okay because this Robin is hot! Be forewarned this production contains mild violence and very brief nudity so you may want to get a babysitter for the little ones. Through Aug. 6. Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St., Dallas. attpac.org.
‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
7 If you miss those old movies from yesteryear, Movie Tavern’s Retro Cinema has you covered. The summer series features classics every other Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning 7:30 p.m. June 27. This season kicks off with “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the album. Participating theaters include Movie Tavern West 7th in Fort Worth, Movie Tavern Hulen in Fort Worth, Movie Tavern Central Park in Bedford, and Movie Tavern in Denton. For tickets and show times, visit movietavern.com.
Movie Nights in the Plaza
8 “Back to the Future” is this Thursday’s feature in Sundance Square’s outdoor-movie series. The original “Ghostbusters” will show June 29. The screenings take place every Thursday night this summer. Movies begin around 8:45 p.m. Come early and enjoy the downtown scene. For a list of movies, visit sundancesquare.com.
‘The Polaroid Project’
9 Long before the iPhone, Polaroids were the instant way to share photos. Polaroids were fast and easy, but they weren’t considered art at the time. That has changed with “The Polaroid Project” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The exhibit is a showcase of a wide range of Polaroid photographs from artists throughout the 20th century. Through Sept. 3. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. Free. www.cartermuseum.org
Dinner in the Grove
10 On June 29, chef Marcus Paslay, owner of Clay Pigeon and Piattello Italian Kitchen, will be serving an outdoor dinner under an old oak tree at the Grove at Waterside. All four courses will be paired with a wine from Pioneer Wines. Proceeds will go to the Tarrant Area Food Bank. Dinner begins at 8 p.m. For tickets and information, search Facebook for Dinner in the Grove with Whole Foods Market & Piattello.