Jun 16 2018

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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Native Prairies Association of Texas: Northeast Texas Prairies Bus Tour

Jun 16 2018 - 7:00am

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Dallas Arboretum: Fathers Day Weekend - Dallas

Jun 16 2018 - 9:00am to Jun 17 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Guests can enjoy beer samples, a cooking demonstration on how to prepare craft sausages, live music and Elliot's Hardware will be showcasing grills at A Tasteful Place. Young Chefs Academy presents a parent and child hands-on cooking class in the demonstration kitchen in A Tasteful Place on June 17 at 1 p.m. (Visit www.dallasarboretum.org/named-gardens-features/a-tasteful-place to register.) The Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden will be hosting a puppet show and a Super Dads craft corner all weekend long (while supplies last).

Families can take advantage of $2 hot dogs and $2 root beer floats at the Terrace Cafe. Barbecue and beer will also be available to purchase at Cafe on the Green on Saturday and Sunday. Garden guests are also welcome to enjoy a complimentary wild bird flight show at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn on June 17 at 10:30 a.m. Picnickers are also invited to bring food and drinks or enjoy dining in several picturesque locations throughout the 66-acre garden.

Bank of America: Shred Day - Plano

Jun 16 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Christ United Methodist Church
3101 Coit Road, parking lot Coit and Parker
Plano , TX

Free document shredding. All welcome. 

You can bring: old bills, documents, papers, photos, old checks, file folders, credit card offers, bank statements, tax info, post-its, envelopes, newspaper

Info: Rashida Roberson, rashida.roberson@bankofamerica.com

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Texas Discovery Gardens: Shade Tolerant Plants - Dallas

Jun 16 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 MLK Jr Blvd
Dallas , TX

Do you have a spot in your yard that doesn't get much sun? Finding plants that not only tolerate a shady location, but also provide interest is always a challenge. Join Roger Sanderson, director of Horticulture, as he shares with Dallas gardeners a vast palate of shade-friendly plant material.

$15.

V Market: Vegan Pop Up Market - Denton

Jun 16 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Greater Denton Arts Council Building
400 E Hickory St
Denton , TX

We have Hip Peaz Vegan Eats from San Antonio joining us with their amazing vegan meats and food among food favorites like The Goat's Revolt, Plant Based Grocery, Down to Earth Vegan and Vegetarian Food Truck, and even some Denton favorites like Juice Lab. 

Lots of great Denton made goods like Resoycled Candle Co., Salted Sanctuary Soap, Egan Street Design, Good Fibrations, too!

Marshall Grain: Make a Pawprint Painting for Father's Day - Grapevine

Jun 16 2018 - 11:00am
Marshall Grain
3525 William D. Tate
Grapevine , TX

Marshall Grain will help you and your dog prepare for Father’s Day by making a beautifully decorated water color pawprint painting. Capture the affection that your dad has for his treasured canine companion with this special keepsake. Just bring Dad’s furry family member in at 11 a.m. and we will help you make a water color pawprint of your Dad’s dog on high quality paper. Then our staff artist will complete the painting for you to make a keepsake pawprint painting.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: Photo Tour - Glen Rose

Jun 16 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
2299 County Road 2008
Glen Rose , TX

The Photo Tour lets the photographer catch the dusk light, which is the best light possible for afternoon photos. The tours will go through Fossil Rim’s 1,800 acres of pastures. There are 50-plus species of animals at Fossil Rim. Some of the animals that may be photographed include white rhinos, blackbuck, European red deer, gemsbok, zebras, addax, waterbuck, giraffes, sable, axis deer and dama gazelle, just to name a few. Reservations are required. Call 254-897-2960. Camera Club members can receive a 10-percent discount. Private tours are also available for an additional fee. $65 per person.

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area: Star Party - Fort Worth

Jun 16 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tandy Hills Natural Area
3400 View Street
Ft Worth , TX

A new season of monthly star parties in association with Fort Worth Astronomical Society begins next Saturday. Stargazers, skywatchers, astronomers, kids, grownups, singles, couples, groups, all ages welcome. No dogs, please. Free.

HIGHLIGHTS this week: The moon will be a thin waxing crescent, and should be very pretty to see. Venus and Jupiter will be visible all night! Jupiter especially will be in a great viewing position. Saturn comes up close to 9:30 and will probably be a bit murky; July will definitely be the month to view Saturn. Many of the club members also point to various distant objects such as star clusters and double stars