Mar 22 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. 

Society of Native Nations: Fundraiser - Fort Worth

Mar 22 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Blue Mesa Ft Worth , TX

Society of Native Nations, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to advocating for native peoples and the earth by helping to protect and preserve their native culture. They've also been instrumental in organizing resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the Trans Pecos Pipeline (TPPL) in West Texas.

Join us for cheap happy hour drinks and free chips, salsa and quesadillas while supporting the Society's efforts to protect Mother Earth! 

Info: Lon Burnam, lonburnam@gmail.com

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Electric Vehicles - Fort Worth

Mar 22 2017 - 6:45pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Kristina Ronneberg, Air Quality Planner with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, will describe the state of electric vehicles in North Central Texas. This will cover the types of cars currently available, the availability of charging stations, owner incentives or rebates, and what is forthcoming for EVs.