Mar 16 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. 

Lake Highlands Chamber: What Businesses Need to Know About Sustainability - Dallas

Mar 16 2017 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Neighbor's Casual Kitchen
9661 Audelia Rd, Ste 105
Dallas , TX

Learn about why it's not just good for the environment for businesses to implement sustainable business practices. 

 

This will be a panel discussion featuring: 

Anna Clark - President, EarthPeople Media 

Kevin Lefebvre - Sustainability Coordinator, City of Dallas 

Ken Klaveness - Earth Day Texas

Oliver Nature Park: Spring Scavenger Hunt - Mansfield

Mar 16 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Come see Oliver Nature Park during spring to explore how nature changes and adapts to the season. Enjoy a naturalist led walk with a purpose of searching, examining, learning and checking off the unique spring finds on your scavenger hunt list provided. Wear weather‐ appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. $7.. All participants over 2 years of age must pre‐register.  Children under 18 must have a adult registered.  Info: olivernaturepark@mansfieldtexas.gov.

Oliver Nature Park: Rain Barrel Making Class - Mansfield

Mar 16 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Our Water Utilities Division will be teaching us all about harvesting rainwater and the importance of it. During the class, guests will make their own 55-gallon rain barrel to take home. All supplies provided. This class is geared towards adults and older children. Each registered adult may bring up to 2 family members to the class to learn and help create the barrel. (Only one person per family needs to register.) Pre‐registration required. $40/$45 per barrel.  Info: Olivernaturepark@mansfieldtexas.gov.