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.
Mar 14 2017
Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)
Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas
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.
LLELA: Spring Break Eco-Adventure Camp - Lewisville
Enroll your 4th-7th grader in three full days of outdoor fun March 14-16. This Spring Break, your child can go back in time to 1869, examine microscopic plant life, hike the Blackjack Trail, use natural materials to inspire a work of art, grow something wild at the Native Plant Nursery, and much more. $125. Registration is required by Mar. 6. Forms are available at LLELA.org. The camp will fill, so don’t delay. Info: 972-219-3550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native Prairies Assocation of Texas, Blackland Chapter: LLELA Prairie Restoration - Dallas
Kenneth Steigman, Ph.D., director of Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, will speak on prairie restoration efforts conducted there, including their relationship with University of North Texas whose students assist with efforts. Steigman was formerly sanctuary manager at Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.
Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, email@example.com or 214-321-7159