Jul 13 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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Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions: Harvest Volunteers Needed - Dallas

Jul 13 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Cornerstone Community Garden
2815 S. Ervay
Dallas , TX

Produce from this garden helps feed the homeless at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Free seeds to take with you!

Info: Kelly at 972-992-8779

First Unitarian Church of Dallas: Film Screening 'Racing Extinction' - Dallas

Jul 13 2018 - 7:00pm
First Unitarian Church of Dallas
4015 Normandy Ave Education Building, St. Andrews at Preston, 3rd Fl
Dallas , TX

Racing Extinction is an eco-thriller that investigates humanity's role in mass extinction. Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos joins scientists, environmentalists, artists and engineers to draw attention to the causes and breadth of accelerated extinction occurring today, both from obvious threats, such as overfishing in the illegal animal trade and subtler dangers that stem from global warming.  A strong case for the latter is supported by comparison of current greenhouse gas levels with data from previous mass extinctions.  The scope of life now endangered, from plankton and coral reefs to frogs and turtles to manta rays and sharks, and the impact that this scale of loss has on the human food chain and even the oxygen we need to breathe, is examined.  Difficult as it is to address the problems, progress has been made with some species, and as Jane Goodall concludes, there’s still a lot left worth fighting for.

Info: Alex Schoolfield, jalapeno@fastmail.com

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