May 18 2018

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.

Dallas Arboretum: Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker - Dallas (Thru July 31)

Apr 15 2018 - 9:00am to Jul 31 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

122 copper wind sculptures by Utah-based sculptor Lyman Whitaker. 

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Keep Dallas Beautiful: Volunteer for Green Team @ Byron Nelson (May 7-25) - Dallas

May 7 2018 - 8:00am to May 25 2018 - 6:00pm

The Keep Dallas Beautiful Community Green members have opportunities to volunteer at the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament in two different areas: 

May 7-25

Course Steward Team: On the course, riding in a golf cart 

All Volunteers 

- Set up and remove waste stations on event grounds. - Service stations and haul waste to collection areas 

during event.
- Volunteers will work in groups of 2 and be responsible for an assigned area. 

 

May 12 - May 21
Materials Sorting Team: Behind the scenes recycling 

- Sort waste bags from event grounds. 

- Materials sorted into recycling, compost, and waste streams. 

- (1) T Shirt provided for each volunteer
- Water and Gloves provided.
- Volunteer will be responsible for providing their own food.
- Minimum Age - 16
- Shifts will be 8-10 hours long with (2) 15-minute breaks and (1) 30-minute lunch break. 

However, if you and a friend want to split a shift, have one person signup and contact Wendy@KeepDallasBeautiful.net with your arrangements. 

Signup and list Keep Dallas Beautiful as the organization using this QR Code or www.bit.ly/KDB_at_Byron 

Info: BrendaFinch@KeepDallasBeautiful.net

469-569-5440 Mobile

Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts: Inspired by Nature Exhibit - Mansfield

May 7 2018 - 9:00am to May 22 2018 - 5:00pm
Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts
1110 W. Debbie Ln
Mansfield , TX

Six local artists display artwork inspired by nature in various mediums.

Reception May 12, 6-8 p.m.

Info: Victoria Ligon, crystalcreek@me.com.

Denton County Transportation Authority: Free Rides on Bike to Work Day - Lewisville

May 18 2018 - 7:00am to 11:45pm

Bike to Work Day is an annual, nation-wide event that encourages people to try biking as a part of their commute. The Denton County Transportation Authority is joining the League of American Bicyclists and many organizations across the country in celebrating Bike to Work Day by offering free rides all day to passengers who bring their bikes on board on Friday, May 18.

DCTA Services Included in Free Ride Promotion

Passengers with bikes can ride the following DCTA services for free:

    •    A-train commuter rail

    •    Connect Bus system (Denton and Lewisville)

    •    University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles

    •    Highland Village Connect Shuttle

Free Ride Promotion Info to Keep in Mind

If a DCTA vehicle can safely accommodate a bicycle, riders will be allowed to ride DCTA free. Passengers who plan to transfer to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will need to purchase or have valid fare for that portion of their trip.

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Kids Who Care Musical Theater: 'Earth & Soul' - Fort Worth

May 18 2018 - 7:30pm
Scott Theater
1300 Gendy
Ft Worth , TX

A musical tale of five children's journey to the center of the earth, where they encounter ordinary people on extraordinary quests to save the planet. $15-$50.
 

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