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.
Jun 3 2017
Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas
Liliana Bloch Gallery: "Convenience Store" Exhibit - Dallas (Thru June 17)
Dallas-based artist Sally Warren addresses littering using poetic images in her exhibit "Convenience Store." Opening reception May 13 from 6-8 p.m.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Concerts in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru July 8)
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will be holding their annual summer concert series June 2 – July 8 and they are looking for volunteers to assist patrons with sorting their recyclable materials. Volunteers will receive free admission for themselves and a guest to the performance, and can earn extra perks for volunteering at 6-plus performances. Volunteers must be available to attend mandatory training on May 31 at 6:30pm at the Botanic Garden and will need to be available from 5:45 p.m. through up to one hour after the concert ends (typically 10-10:30 p.m.) on the night of the performance. Register by May 10 at www.fwsymphony.org/citgecoteam. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native Prairies Assocation of Texas: Texas Prairies Bus Tour - Central Texas
For those who are up for a tour that's a little more rugged, the Native Prairies Assocation of Texas is hosting its second annual Texas prairies bus tour. Tour route includes Temple, Taylor area, Marlin and then near Crawford. Lunch in Salado is included in fee. Dinner in West is on your own. Central Texans registered to follow in own vehicles will receive email with meet-up instructions. READ ABOUT LAST YEAR'S TOUR.
Tickets are $65-$85.
Green Source DFW: Run for the Environment - Dallas
Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute host the third annual Run for the Environment, 5K walk/run at Bachman Lake Park in Dallas. Green vendors, food, prizes. The event is dog-friendly. Registration to open soon.
Texas Land Conservancy: National Trails Day at Oak Cliff Nature Preserve - Dallas
Get your hands dirty with TLC by helping clean up our preserve and maintain the trails. This 120-acre preserve is in the heart of the Oak Cliff neighborhood and well-loved by the people of Dallas, especially the mountain biking community.
Please arrive by 8:45am to get registered and bring closed-toed shoes and a water bottle. Snacks provided by KIND Bars. If you have a favorite pair of work gloves or pruning tools (loppers or handsaws), please bring those as well. Children over 12 are welcome, if accompanied by an adult.
In addition to individuals and families, we encourage you to bring a group from your church or local community organization and help us restore this urban treasure visited by thousands of hikers and bikers year round!
Sign up today at - https://www.volunteersignup.org/7TPDX/1549139
For more information, contact 512-301-6363 or email@example.com.
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area: National Trails Day Hikes - Lewisville
The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area is planning three hikes in two separate locations in celebration of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3.
The LLELA planned events are:
Nature Hike at LLELA
Join LLELA’s trail guides as they lead a hike on one of the trails, searching for animal tracks, admiring the wildflowers, or discovering other treasures of the forest, wetlands, or prairie. This event is free and no registration is required, but attendees will need to pay $5/vehicle gate admission (cash or check only).
Valley Vista Park Sneak Peek
Meet in Senior Activity Center parking lot, 1950 S. Valley Parkway
Get a sneak peek at Lewisville’s future nature park, led by one of LLELA’s nature guides. With no real trails in the park yet, this will be a rustic walk through a piece of Cross Timbers Forest guaranteed to make you feel like an early explorer. This event is free, and no registration is required.
Night Hike at LLELA
Follow one of LLELA’s trail guides on a twilight stroll down one of LLELA’s nature trails. We may hear owls calling or armadillos rustling in the underbrush, and we may see fireflies or bats flitting about. Night brings an out-of-the-ordinary hiking experience. This event is for people ages 5 and up. This event will cost $10 and attendees must register by 11 a.m., Friday, June 2, at bit.ly/CoLRegistration, activity code 800000.
Liliana Bloch Gallery: 'Convenience Store Artist's Talk' - Dallas
Dallas artist Sally Warren discusses her exhibit "Convenience Store," which explores littering uses poetic images.