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 18 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.
Heard Museum: Your Buggy Backyard - McKinney
Let us introduce you to some of the common insects and why they are important for all of us. This program is open to the public and is free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately.
Black Vegetarian Society of Texas: Meatout - Dallas
Vegetarian themed festival featuring food, speakers, cooking demos and vendors. Theme this year is: “Rock Your Health.” The keynote speaker will be Aph Ko, a black vegan feminist theorist and independent digital media producer. Aph is the founder of Black Vegans Rock, a digital project devoted to spotlighting individual Black vegans. Free.
Cleaner Parks: Dinosaur Valley State Park Cleanup - Glen Rose
Clean up of the Paluxy River that runs through the park. Bring your family and friends! Pick up some trash, see a really cool State Park and join us after for some food and laughs.
Info: Stephen Riella, Board Chair, Cleaner Parks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marshall Grain: Getting to Know Beneficial Insects - Grapevine
Organic landscape specialist Lucy Harrell will help you learn how put beneficial insects to work for you.