Aug 23 2018

Dallas Arboretum: August Two Dollar Days - Dallas

Aug 1 2018 - 9:00am to Aug 31 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

Dallas Arboretum offers $2 admission, $5 parking and $2 to the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden during August.

Oliver Nature Park: Nature Play - Mansfield

Aug 23 2018 - 9:00am
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

This is a free program encouraging creative play outside without screens or cords. This is a time for children and their parents to use their imaginations. Families can build a fort out of bamboo, make a tree cookie bridge, create a bamboo car, and so much more. All play items will be provided.

STAR North Texas: Awards Luncheon - Grand Prairie

Aug 23 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Ruthe Jackson Event Center
3113 S Carrier Pkwy
Grand Prairie , TX

STAR North Texas is currently accepting awards applications: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6JM2V7L

Applications are due on Friday, July 6, and winners will be notified by Aug. 10. Winners of the STAR-North Texas awards will progress to the state level awards and will be honored at the Annual STAR Summit to be held in Galveston (Oct. 28-31). For more information about the STAR Summit please visit:

https://www.recyclingstar.org/summit/

Dallas County Master Gardeners: The Urban Orchard - Dallas

Aug 23 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Walnut Hill UMC
10066 Marsh Ln
Dallas , TX

Presenter Daniel Cunningham is a horticulturalist with Texas A&M AgriLife's Water University. His programs focus on sustainable landscaping and food production systems. Daniel specializes in Texas native plants and trees, vegetable gardening, edible landscaping and rainwater harvesting. He forages for his own food and provides information for wildlife gardening.

Animal Connection of Texas: Film Screening 'Dominion' - Dallas

Aug 23 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Angelika FIlm Center
5321 E Mockingbird Lane
Dallas , TX

The feature-length film explores the morality and validity of our dominion over the animal kingdom as it exposes the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture through drone, hidden and handheld camera footage. Narration by Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Sia, Sadie Sink, and Kat Von D.

Free. 

NOTE: Please RSVP for this event only if you plan on attending. Seats will become first come, first serve 10 minutes after scheduled showtime. In order to secure your seat, please arrive on time with your ticket ready to be scanned upon theater entrance.

Native Plant Society of Texas, Trinity Forks Chapter: The Dallas Floodway Extension - Dallas

Aug 23 2018 - 7:00pm
Texas Woman’s University
304 Administration Dr. Ann Stuart Science Complex, Rm 259
Denton , TX

Lynde Dodd presents Flood Protection and Ecosystem Restoration in an Urban Environment - The Dallas Floodway Exttension. This presentation will cover the challenges to flood protection and ecosystem restoration in north Texas and discuss some of the aspects of the project related to invasive species and vegetating constructed wetlands along the Trinity River. 

Info: Cathy Lustgarten, drgoodrad@gmail.com