Mar 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.

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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. 

City of Fort Worth: Chasing Leaks 5K - Fort Worth

Mar 15 2017 - 8:00am
Trinity Park Pavilion #1
2300 W. Seventh St
Ft Worth , TX

Presented by the Fort Worth Water Department and the Fort Worth Runners Club. $20-$25.

Oliver Nature Park: Kayaking at Britton Park - Mansfield

Mar 15 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30pm
Mansfield , TX

In this brand new program, we will go out in dual‐seated kayaks on Joe Pool Lake. An instructor will guide the participants on kayaking safety and proper techniques.  Registration required for all participants. Appropriate for ages 7 and up. All kayaking materials will be provided. $24.

Info: Tiffany Gorrell, tiffany.gorrell@mansfieldtexas.gov 

Citizens' Climate Lobby Arlington Chapter: Meeting - Arlington

Mar 15 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Public Library
1905 Brown Blvd.
Arlington , TX

Citizens' Climate Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. The Arlington Chapter meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 6-8

Info: Paula Luna, thelunas@prodigy.net

Texas Historic Tree Coalition: Dallas Park Trees - Dallas

Mar 15 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Meadows Conference Center
2900 Live Oak St. Oak Corner, at NE corner of parking lot
Dallas , TX

Guest speaker is Sally Rodriguez, who worked with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department for more than 30 years. Among other things, Sally was responsible for historical research and the promotion of the historic legacy of the Dallas Park System. She is the author of Images of America White Rock Lake, and White Rock Lake Revisited.   We’ll learn the stories that have unfolded beneath the canopy in our parks, and maybe we’ll hear a secret or two that our trees have kept over the years. Sally is an outstanding speaker, and you won’t want to miss this opportunity.  

We will meet in Oak Corner, which is the separate building at the northeast corner of the parking lot.

RSVP: mary.graves@TXHTC.org 

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