Apr 8 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.


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. 

Ennis Garden Club: Bluebonnet Trails Festival - Ennis

Apr 7 2017 - 6:00pm to Apr 9 2017 - 5:00pm
Downtown 101 North Main Street West
Ennis , TX

Three day festival featuring arts and crafts, bluebonnet souvenirs, children’s activities and music. Download a free map for the Bluebonnet Trails driving tour.

Keep Irving Beautiful: Great American Cleanup - Irving

Apr 8 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Irving , TX

Citywide cleanup. Advance registration at KeepIrvingBeautiful.org required. Location provided upon registration.

Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area: Community Day - Arlington

Apr 8 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W. Abram
Arlington , TX

Please bring your favorite work gloves, shovel, litter picker upper, or gardening tools.

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and for working in a natural area (long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, hat).

Water and snacks will be available.

O.S. Gray Natural Area has no restroom facilities, but Kroger is nearby.

Info: friendsofosgray@gmail.com

Oliver Nature Park: iNaturalist Sneak Peak - Mansfield

Apr 8 2017 - 11:00am
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Registration required for all programs. 

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

Fort Worth Nature Center: Butterfly Trek - Fort Worth

Apr 8 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Ft Worth , TX

Butterflies fascinate us with their colors and effortless flight. Come with us as we search for these flying wonders as they glide across the prairie. Learn about their life cycle, natural history and the important role they play in our environment. $5 (with paid admission)