Jul 28 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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City of Dallas: Nature Expo - Dallas

Jul 28 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
1515 Young St.
Dallas , TX

A free community event featuring nature-themed exhibits, live animals, and more.

Info: Gregory Browder at business@dallascityhall.com or 214-670-1608

Heard Museum: Magical Moth Night - McKinney

Jul 28 2018 - 8:00pm
Heard Museum
1 Nature Place
McKinney , TX

Experience the magic of moths. These insects are often thought of as being less interesting than their popular lepidopteran cousins, butterflies. But on this night, we’ll dispel this myth and show you the fascinating, flitting world of these winged beauties. Not only are they important pollinators, but they are also excellent indicators of the health of their natural environments. We’ll take a night hike out to the Native Texas Butterfly Garden and study moths firsthand through the use of non-lethal catch and release methods. The diversity of what we will find may come as surprise! Melanie Schuchart, one of our key entomology volunteers, will also lead an insightful talk about these amazing creatures. This event will also feature our new 4-foot diameter Magic Planet digital global display as it illustrates the night sky in a whole new way. Light snacks will be available. Pre-registration is required. $19.