Feb 23 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.

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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. 

Brite Divinity: Environmentally Themed Ministers Conference - Fort Worth

Feb 20 2017 - 8:00am to Feb 23 2017 - 5:00pm

Annual conference hosted by Brite Divinity School, TCU and University Christian Church geared to members of the Christian faith tradition. This year the entire conference covers environmental topics. Open to the public. Free.

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Oliver Nature Park: Home School Nature Class - Backyard Birds - Mansfield

Feb 23 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Dallas 2030 District: Lunch & Learn: Air Quality - Dallas

Feb 23 2017 - 10:30am

Info: Salima Moolji, salimamoolji@2030districts.org

Bluebonnet RC & D: Master Composter Course - Cleburne

Feb 23 2017 - 6:00pm to Feb 25 2017 - 5:00pm
McGregor Park
1628 W. Henderson St
Cleburne , TX

The 14-hour Master Composter course hosted by Bluebonnet RC&D gives students an in-depth look at the benefits and challenges of composting. The three day class hours are Thursday and Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students will get an understanding of the biology of composting, the importance of solid waste reduction, and be introduced to vermi-composting (composting with worms), and hands-on bin building. The  course fee includes all books and materials, and a light lunch on Saturday. State of Texas Alliance for Recycling course certification is obtained after completing volunteer service hours teaching others about composting. A free C.E. Sheppard compost bin goes to students volunteering in Cleburne. $20.

To register, call 817-733-5066 

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Streams & Valleys: Project Bluebird Kickoff - Ft Worth

Feb 23 2017 - 6:00pm
Streams & Valleys
2918 Wingate
Ft Worth , TX

Gathering for the volunteers who manage Fort Worth's extensive bluebird trails. 

Info: Jim Marshall, jmarshall3@sbcglobal.net 

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Native Plant Society of Texas Trinity Forks Chapter: TWU Pollinator Garden - Denton

Feb 23 2017 - 7:00pm
Texas Woman’s University
Ann Stuart Science Complex Room 251
Denton , TX

Dr. Jeffry Robb of Texas Woman’s University will discuss the TWU Pollinator Garden. Free.

Info: Cathy Lustgarten, drgoodrad@gmail.com

Arlington Organic Garden Club: Make Potting Soil and Potting Your Plants - Arlington

Feb 23 2017 - 7:30pm
Bob Duncan Community Center Garden Room
2800 S. Center St.
Arlington , TX

"Make Potting Soil and Potting Your Plants" presented by Josephine Keeney and Joe Martinez.

Info: Donna Ressl, donnarus@usa.net