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Oct 28 2017
National Tiny House Jamboree: Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree - Arlington
Dallas Trekkers: Hospital District Walk - Dallas
Walk the parks and campuses of Dallas' Hospital District, including the Bird Sanctuary on UTSW Campus.
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center: Native Plant Sale, Workshop & Bird Walk - Cedar Hill
Learn to use native plants in your landscape, lower your water bill and attract birds/wildlife. We are partnering with Randy Johnson Organics to bring you the best and unique native plants available in the area.
Free Workshop and Bird Walk at 8 a.m. - Learn to use native plants in your landscape, lower your water bill and attract birds/wildlife. Workshop attendees get first selection of plants.
Native Plant Sale begins at 10 a.m. No registration required for sale.
Keep Dallas Beautiful: Operation Beautification - Dallas
A citywide Dallas cleanup initiative. To register, call 311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to register for Operation: Beautification. Anyone can organize a cleanup, all are invited to participate. Choose the area you wish to cleanup, 1 street or more (based on the number of volunteers). Start anytime you want on Saturday, Oct 28. Dallas City Sanitation services will pick up trash/brush free.
Oak Cliff Gardeners: Van Johnson's Oak Cliff Fall Garden Tour - Dallas
Informal tour of six gardens. Meet at the first garden and view gardens together. 10 minutes travel time between gardens. Free.
Dallas Zero Waste: Wild About Composting - Dallas
Free seminar for Dallas residents wishing to learn about the benefits and uses of compost & Vermicompost, proper soil treatment, the usage of organic material and more.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Fall Festival - Fort Worth (Thru Oct. 29)
Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, tea ceremonies in the beautiful Japanese Garden. $4-$8. Children 3 and under free. Members free.
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Society: Nature Photography Workshop - Cedar Hill
Explore techniques to photograph wildlife from your backyard to the parks and beyond. Capture birds in flight and get tack sharp images. Explore ways to locate and approach wildlife. Demystify the use of manual mode and explore a choice of photography equipment. Conclude with some simple post processing techniques.
Workshops are taught by David Hamblet. Register in advance. $15.
North Haven Gardens: Texas Natives Year-round - Dallas
An intro to Texas natives and the many benefits they provide the whole year through, along with tips on their maintenance.
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area: Art Boat - Lewisville
Even if you're a beginning artist (or a beginning paddler), find your inspiration on our paddling trail. Paddlers receive an introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided, including boat/paddle/life vest. Each kayak will also be outfitted with watercolor paper, paints and brushes. Kayakers will use the water they are floating on to mix their paints and create a memory to take home with them. $25/paddler plus $5/vehicle upon entry to LLELA (cash or check only). Ages 7 years and up. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED online by Friday, October 27, 11 a.m. at bit.ly/CoLRegistration (search activity code 800012) or by calling 972.219.3550.