Boost the bottom line with this workshop

The “2 Day Small Business Workshop with The Business Woman’s Network” will be held from 5 - 9 pm. on Jan. 10 and from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Union Worx Coworking in Downtown Arlington (500 E. Front St., Suite 160).

The Businesswoman’s Network is an open group of CEOs, directors, owners and businesswomen from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Its top priority is to EMPOWER one another, ENGAGE the communities in which we live and work, and ENHANCE the future with its impact.

Featuring break out sessions include:

  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Idea to Brick & Mortar
  • Vision Boarding
  • Beginner and Advanced Social Media
  • Email Blasts for Your Business
  • Graphic Design
  • The Perfect Elevator Pitch

In addition, each attendee will receive a free headshot taken by The Business Network’s professional photographer.

This event was created to help you change the trajectory of your business. Let this workshop show you what the experts have learned so you can stop scratching your head and start living your dream.

For more:


Portraits: Photography by Dennis Hevia

When: Through Jan. 3

Where: Arlington Museum of Art

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday-Saturday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday

In a nutshell: The masters of the Dutch Golden Age (which spanned basically the 17th century) saw the emergence of artists like Vermeer and Rembrandt. In this exhibit, Hevia shares his photographic take on some of those great works, including  Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring” and Rembrandt’s self portraits.

For more:


The Nature of Things

When: Jan. 1 - Feb. 21

Where: River Legacy Living Science Center (703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.)

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

In a nutshell: River Legacy Living Science Center presents the traveling exhibit, “The Nature of Things,” featuring “Bee-lieve It or Not! The Secret Lives of Honey Bees.” Visitors can investigate the Nature of Things featuring The Tooth Sleuth, What’s Bugging Belva and A Salamander’s Tale. Get the beeswax on what makes a honey bee a honey bee; discover why pollinators are important and learn who is a pollinator through an interactive video game experience. Admission to Discovery Room includes the traveling exhibit. Exhibits are organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center.

For more:



UTA Basketball

When: Jan. 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 16, 18, 30

Where: College Park Center (601 Spaniolo Drive)

Times: See below for tip-off times

In a nutshell: This month, the University of Texas at Arlington’s mens and womens basketball teams have a full slate of home games. The men will play host to South Alabama (7 p.m. on Jan. 6), Appalachian State (7 p.m. on Jan. 9), Coastal Carolina (2 p.m. on Jan. 11) and Louisiana (7 p.m. on Jan. 30. The women will entertain Arkansas State (7 p.m. on Jan 2), Little Rock (2 p.m. on Jan. 4), Louisiana (11:30 a.m. on Jan. 16) and Louisiana Monroe (2 p.m. on Jan. 18).

For more:


Jiggle Butt Run

When: Jan. 25

Where: University of Texas at Arlington Maverick Activity Center (500 S. Nedderman)

Time: 9 a.m.

In a nutshell: This popular annual event is a

5K Walk/Run just for women. Proceeds from the Jiggle Butt Run support SafeHaven’s quest to help women find freedom from domestic violence. A pre-event party will be held from 6 - 8:00 p.m. on Jan 23 at The Runner (3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy.). Registration for the race is open through race day. After Jan. 23, you must register at The Runner.

For more:


Mansfield Chess Club

When: Jan. 11

Where: Library Community Room (104 S. Wisteria, Mansfield)

Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

In a nutshell: Learn how to play chess or just brush up on your skills. All ages and levels are welcome. No registration is required.

For more: