Mar 18 2018

Indigenous Institute of the Americas: Santa Fe Days in the Park - Carrollton (Thru March 18)

Mar 17 2018 - 10:00am to Mar 18 2018 - 5:30pm
Sandy Lake Amusement Park
1800 Sandy Lake Park
Carrollton , TX

A fun, family-friendly community event that aims goal to bring Native American Indian culture to the general public. The event is a living history lesson, intended to inform visitors about Native American heritage and traditions.

Santa Fe Days is the only all Native American Indian arts event in North Texas.

$2. Free parking.

George W. Bush Presidential Center: Bluebonnet Tours - Dallas (Thru June 2)

Mar 17 2018 - 10:00am to Jun 2 2018 - 12:00pm
George W. Bush Presidential Center
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas , TX

Enjoy docent-guided bluebonnet tours in the Native Texas Park on the grounds of the Bush Center. The park features other seasonal wildflowers, native Texas grasses, tree-shaded lawns, and clearings providing habitats for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife. Visitors can explore native Texas environments such as Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah, and Cross Timbers Forest.

The free tours of the Native Texas Park are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., weather permitting. Usually lasting between 30 and 40 minutes, visitors are guided through the winding network of walking trails. Space is limited and tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To book a large group, call 214-346-1650 or email bush43visitors@nara.gov.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Great Seed Bomb & Groundwork: Wildflower Workshops & Seed Bomb - Dallas

Mar 17 2018 - 2:00pm to Mar 31 2018 - 12:00pm
MLK Library
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Dallas Seed Library
Dallas , TX

Volunteers are needed to craft native wildflower and prairie seedballs with the Dallas Seed Library and Groundwork Dallas, haul them to a meadow along the Trinity Forest Trail, and release them into the wild! The Dallas Watershed Dept. is dedicating 200 potted prairie grasses to the cause of restoring native Blackland Prairie in the area.

WORKSHOPS

- Saturday, March 17th with the Dallas Seed Library at MLK Library, from 2pm - 5pm (2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 75215) 

- Saturday, March 24th with Groundwork Dallas (location TBD), from 9am - Noon

SEEDBOMBING

- Saturday, March 31st on the Trinity Forest Trails, from 9am - Noon. Please use these GPS coordinates (32°41'58.1"N, 96°42'10.6"W) or this Google Maps link (https://goo.gl/8di3W5) to locate the site. 

Black Vegetarian Society: 2018 Meatout - DeSoto

Mar 18 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
DeSoto Civic Center
211 E. Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto , TX

Plant-based festival featuring veggie food, vendors, demos and speakers. Featured speakers are Dr. Errol Bryce, medical doctor and vegan; Keith Hunter, founder of Hip Hop is Green; The Rapper Grey, viral vegan rapper and activist; and Chef Troy Gardner, executive chef and owner of V-Eats Modern Vegan at Trinity Groves.