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 17 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.
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department: Outdoor Leadership Training - Mineral Wells
Gain confidence and build your resume as a volunteer outdoor educator! Assist Texas State Parks with overnight camping workshops with the Texas Outdoor Family Program.
Santa Fe International Folk Art Market: Sister Market - Arlington
The market will feature 35 master artists selling their handmade artwork, jewelry, textiles, home goods and more from such diverse countries as Italy, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Nigeria, Ukraine, South Sudan, Myanmar and Peru, among others.
VIP Party on Friday, June 16, $150.
June 17, Early Bird 8-10 a.m., $25;
Saturday Market 10a.m.-6 p.m., $10.
Free Admission 6-8 p.m.
Free admission for youth ages 16 and under Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Oak Cliff Nature Preserve: Privet Cutting Party - Dallas
We are coming out in force to annhilate some privet on the trail. Join us and we will more than likely go for tacos after.
Bring: gloves, bug spray, WATER, hedge trimmers, weed eaters, loppers.
North Haven Gardens: Tomato Tasting - Dallas
Bring in your pride and joy tomato from your garden for a taste-off! Please bring in at least 3-5 tomatoes for voting. We’ll sample what our customers have to offer, then award prizes:
1st prize: $100 NHG gift card to the best tasting tomato
2nd prize: $50 NHG giftcard second place
3rd prize: $25 NHG giftcard third place
9-11am: Entries accepted
11-noon: Judging by popular vote
Noon: Winners will be announced.
You need not be in the gardens at that time to win, but it's more fun if you are!
Keep Fort Worth Beautiful: Crud Cruiser - Fort Worth
Fort Worth residents may bring household hazardous waste for convenient, safe disposal. Proof of residency is required (driver's license or water bill). No commercial/business waste accepted. Event may be canceled in case of rain, and may end early if Cruiser fills up. More information about the Cruiser and the Environmental Collection Center is available here.
Tarrant Greens: Monthly Meeting - Fort Worth
Iit was determined by consensus to reach out to a particular area of the county to investigate opportunities for service and, potentially, to make a larger impact on the political front. The Northside of Fort Worth was chosen as the spot.
Lupita, Eva's manager, has planned to set aside enough space for us to have our meeting, so an RSVP would be helpful. It is a small taqueria, so seating space is limited.
The agenda hasn't been finalized yet, but we anticipate hearing a brief report on the Green Party of Texas Annual State Meeting from the weekend before. We will also visit further about the membership development plans we introduced last month; we'll talk about upcoming calendar events; and, we will discuss an action plan to start a campus organization at TCC Southeast.