Jun 8 2017

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. 

Liliana Bloch Gallery: "Convenience Store" Exhibit - Dallas (Thru June 17)

May 13 2017 - 10:00am to Jun 17 2017 - 5:00pm
Liliana Bloch
2271 Monitor St
Dallas , TX

Dallas-based artist Sally Warren addresses littering using poetic images in her exhibit "Convenience Store." Opening reception May 13 from 6-8 p.m.

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Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Concerts in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru July 8)

Jun 2 2017 - 5:00pm to Jul 8 2017 - 11:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

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: citgecoteam@fwsymphony.org.

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Oliver Nature Park: Junior Geologists - Mansfield

Jun 8 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Visitors to Oliver Nature Park are often focused on the plants and animals that live there. But what lies beneath our feet when we visit? Join a naturalist for a geology‐related lesson and a walk to explore the inorganic side of nature. Pre‐registration required. 

Paleontology (8‐13Y) ‐ Thursday, June 8th, 12:30 – 2 pm 

How are fossils formed, and what can they tell us about the history of the Earth? Rocks and 

Minerals (8‐13Y) ‐ Thursday, August 3rd, 9 – 10:30am How are rocks formed, and how do they change over millions of years? 

Fossil Finders (5Y+) ‐ Saturday, August 19th, 9 – 10:30am What are fossils, and how are they made? What fossils can we find at the park? 

$8/$10 per child. 

Register online. Info: olivernaturepark@mansfieldtexas.gov.

Texas Campaign for the Environment: What Went Down in the Texas Leg - Webinar

Jun 8 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join our program staff for a one-hour, interactive webinar reviewing how environmental issues fared at the 2017 Texas legislative session. We will go over the results of our legislative agenda and what comes next. There is no cost to participate. Register on website.

Dallas Vegan Drinks: Craft & Growler - Dallas

Jun 8 2017 - 6:30pm
Craft & Growler
3601 Parry Ave
Dallas , TX

For June, we're heading back to Craft and Growler in Exposition Park (near Fair Park in Dallas). We had a great time during our last visit here - looking forward to another! Craft and Growler is next door to Pizza Lounge, so you can order vegan pizza for delivery, and I heard they just added a new pizza called "The Veganator"

Bring your growler and fill up with one of C&G's 42 taps including local beers, ciders, & root beer!

Meet fellow veg*an and veg-friendly folks for a great evening of drinks, fun, and discussion on vegan goings-on in the Metroplex. Location changes every month.

Clean Eco Meetup - Dallas

Jun 8 2017 - 6:30pm
Picasso’s Pizza - Preston Hollow
12300 Inwood Rd
Dallas , TX

Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups and activists to share information on local issues.

This month's meeting will cover:

- Legislative Wrap Up - and where do we go from here?

- Exxon protest - and others

- Arlington injection wells

- Clean Water event/water efforts citywide

Info: Rita Beving, Dallas Sierra Club, 214-557-2271 or antiquerita@aol.com.

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