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.
Apr 23 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.
Earth Day Texas - Dallas
The largest eco expos in the world, the event is held on three days and attracts thousands of visitors to Fair Park. Hundreds of exhibitors will be on hand, including environmental nonprofits, businesses, academic institutions and government agencies aiming to raise the environmental consciousness of North Texans. There is also a full schedule of speakers and demonstrations at this free fest founded by Dallas philanthropist Trammell S. Crow. New this year is the EarthxFilm film festival. Keynote speaker Sylvia Earle speaks at noon on Saturday.
The Great Seed Bomb & EDTX: Seedbomb Making Workshops - Dallas
A giant, weekend long, free series of seedbomb making workshops and seedbomb giveaways. Workshops are at 1pm and 4pm, Fri-Sun. Giveaways occur all weekend while supplies last.
We've got a full on seed ball making operation going on with several hundred pounds of organic compost, ranger red clay, Native American Blackland Prairie seed! Everyone is welcome to make seedbombs, snag a bag of'em, and learn how to wildscape a piece of their backyard into native pollinator habitat.
Heard Museum: Spring Plant Sale - McKinney
For more than 20 years, veteran and novice gardeners alike have anticipated this rare opportunity to purchase plants from a huge selection of the best plants for North Central Texas gardens at the annual Spring Plant Sale. This year, we are offering natives, hard-to-find herbs, and well-adapted plants. Admission to the Heard is not required to visit the plant sale.
Public sale: April 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and April 23, 1-5 p.m.
Members only pre-sale: April 21, 4-7 p.m.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Japanese Spring Garden Festival - Fort Worth (Thru April 23)
Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, tea ceremonies and nature in the beautiful outdoor venue.