Mar 2 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. 

Clean Eco Meetup - Dallas

Mar 2 2017 - 6:30pm
PIcasso's Pizza
12300 Inwood Rd, #116
Dallas , TX

Gathering of North Texas environmental groups to share news and network. This month's topics include:

A) What's new at the Legislature?  The Railroad Commission Sunset bill is out, what does it mean for us? There are other new bills out, so I will have an updated bill sheet.

B) April 29 Climate March?  There is talk about having one besides the one that is going on in Austin....do you want to help organize?  Let's have a discussion about it.

C) Radioactive waste hearing report  - what happened at Hobbs and Andrews public meetings? Come and learn more.

D) May City Council Elections - let's talk about races/candidates

E) Town Halls - Town halls held this past week with no Texas Congressional leaders to show up?  Hear what happened.

F) Volunteers Needed for getting targeted cities to adopt water conservation programs and Earth Day for several groups

G) Your Group's Announcements/New Conservation Issues

Info: Rita Beving, rita.beving@gmail.com

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