Feb 15 2017

Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)

Jan 17 2017 - 7:00pm to May 23 2017 - 9:00pm
Meadows Conference Center
2900 Live Oak
Dallas , TX

A continuing education course on community organizing featuring veteran organizers from a variety of social justice movements. Hosted by DFW air quality watchdog Downwinders at Risk.


Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas

Feb 11 2017 - 10:00am to Sep 4 2017 - 10:00am
Perot Museum
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

The exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today. Visitors will learn how the Maya built towering temples and created an intricate calendar system while discovering what archaeologists have uncovered about the once-hidden ancient Maya, and the unresolved questions about why these ancient cities were abandoned. Through hands-on activity stations, guests can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members. 

Dallas 2030 District: Leadership Meeting Happy Hour - Dallas

Feb 15 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Info: Salima Moolji, salimamoolji@2030districts.org

Citizens' Climate Lobby Mid-Cities Chapter: Meeting - Arlington

Feb 15 2017 - 6:00pm
Northeast Public Library
1905 Brown Blvd.
Arlington , TX

Meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 6-8

Citizens' Climate Lobby's Mid-Cities Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Info: Paula Luna, thelunas@prodigy.net

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: The iNaturalist App - Fort Worth

Feb 15 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Sam Kieschnick, urban biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife, will speak on “iNaturalist and Texas Parks and Wildlife in the Urban Setting.” iNaturalist is an app for android or iPhones, which allows an observer to record observations by taking a photo with a smart phone, share it with other naturalists and discuss findings.