Mar 8 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. 

D Magazine: Envisioning the Trinity: Theme Park or Natural Wonder - Dallas

Mar 8 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Joe C Thompson Amphitheater
2711 N Haskell Ave
Dallas , TX

The event will bring together some of the most knowledgeable voices on the Trinity River, from the naturalists who have studied its delicate ecology to the planners who have wrestled with the difficult engineering and hydrology questions that must accompany any future plan for the river. Free.

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Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Film Screening - 'A Plastic Ocean' - Arlington

Mar 8 2017 - 7:30pm
AMC Parks at Arlington 18
3861 South Cooper Street
Arlington , TX

A Plastic Ocean is an adventure documentary shot on more than 20 locations over the past four years. Explorers Craig Leeson and Tanya Streeter and a team of international scientists reveal the causes and consequences of plastic pollution and share solutions.

85 tickets must be sold before the deadline on March 1 in order to make this screening happen! Get your tickets here: https://www.tugg.com/events/a-plastic-ocean-ixxd