Apr 26 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. 

Dallas 2030 District: Lunch & Learn: Property Assessed Clean Energy - Dallas

Apr 26 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
3333 Lee Pkwy
Dallas , TX

Join the Dallas 2030 District and Greenworks Lending for lunch on PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy). Special guests, Anthony Martin and Genevieve Sherman of Greenworks Lending will introduce the program by presenting specific examples of some of the state’s first projects completed and/or in progress. $35.

Dallas Sierra Club: Wilderness Navigation Class - Dallas (Thru April 27)

Apr 26 2017 - 6:30pm to Apr 27 2017 - 9:00pm
Whole Foods Market
Preston Road and Forest Lane SE quadrant
Dallas , TX

Comprehensive and fun two-night class to help you navigate in the backcountry with map and compass. Class starts at 6:30 both nights. $40. Handout included. An optional practice hike for class participants will be Sat. or Sun. morning, whichever is best for those attending. Pay in advance through the Dallas Sierra Club website or pay at the door. Bring a compass if you have one. If not, we'll have an extra you can use and we'll advise what to look for when you buy your own. Info: Liz Wheelan, lizwico@aol.com or 214-368-2306