Health care professional to speak at Kiwanis Club event
Fred Schuster, the recently appointed Region IV director of U.S. Health and Human Services, is this month’s speaker for the Kiwanis Club event on March 22.
Schuster is responsible for guiding and coordinating Health and Human Services policies as well as facilitating communication regarding department initiatives as they relate to state, local, and tribal governments.
The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. at Darren’s American Grill, 7602 N. Jupiter Road, Richardson. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Mark Solomon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get a Cotton Belt update
Community members are invited to review the progress of the Cotton Belt rail project at a meeting hosted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Staff will be on site to answer questions and provide updates. 6:30 p.m. Free. Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road. 214-792-2543. www.dart.org/cottonbelt
Enjoy live jazz at UT Dallas
James Gilyard is a jazz bassist, composer and producer. This ensemble features Gilyard on the upright bass, vocals by Simone Jackson and five accompanying musicians on piano, saxophone and percussion. 8 p.m. $15. Jonsson Performance Hall, 800 W. Campbell Road. 972-883-2552. www.utdallas.edu
Give back with cocktails
Guests at this event learn to create drinks served in copper cups. Tickets include two cocktails and heavy appetizers. Event proceeds go toward the #RaiseItForward campaign, which donates clean water to people in need. 6-8 p.m. $20. Tricky Fish CityLine, 1251 State St.
Go hunt for Easter eggs
First United Methodist Church Richardson hosts an Easter egg hunt complete with face painting, bounce houses, a firetruck and photos with the Easter Bunny. 10:00-noon, with age-level egg hunts beginning at 10:20 a.m. Free. 503 N. Central Expressway. 972-235-8385. www.fumcr.com
Comics explain femininity
“Girls Only” is an original comedy that examines all things feminine through a mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, songs and videos. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 2:30 p.m. (Sun.). $37-$47. The Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Blvd. 972-744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com