Jan 12 2019

Trinity Metro: Ride TEXRail Free - FW to DFW Airport

Jan 10 2019 - 3:30am to Feb 1 2019 - 11:45pm

According to the city of Fort Worth, Trinity Metro has received word from the Federal Railroad Administration that the entire 27-mile TEXRail route has been approved for passenger service. Full service is expected to begin from the T&P Station in Fort Worth to DFW Airport’s Terminal B on Jan. 10.

Passengers on Trinity Metro’s new 27-mile TEXRail commuter rail line can try out the train for free until Feb. 1.

TEXRail runs from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas Fort Worth International’s Terminal B, providing a daily commuting option for regional employees and travelers.

On Feb. 1, customers will pay $2.50 for a one-way ticket. A $5 day pass is good for all rail and buses in Tarrant County.

TEXRail service begins at the Texas & Pacific Station in Fort Worth and travels through north Fort Worth, North Richland Hills and Grapevine before its final stop at Terminal B. The first train departs Fort Worth at 3:25 a.m. and arrives at the airport at 4:17 a.m.

View a complete schedule.

Trinity Metro expect to have 8,000 riders a day by the end of the first year of service.

 

City of McKinney: Newcomers Guide to Gardening in North Texas - McKinney

Jan 12 2019 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
Collin College Conference Center
2400 Community Avenue
McKinney , TX

Through a variety of short lectures, local experts will share their horticultural expertise, research based information and hands on experience about the challenges and rewards of gardening in North Texas.

Free but register to ensure a seat!

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Texas Discovery Gardens: Pruning Class - Dallas

Jan 12 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Dallas , TX

Learn how to and when to prune to keep all your plants looking their best. Led by Roger Sanderson, director of Horticulture at Texas Discovery Gardens.

$10. Includes admission to Butterfly House and Garden.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: Panel Discussion on Composting - Fort Worth

Jan 12 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tarrant County College - South
5301 Campus Drive Recital Hall
Fort Worth , TX

NTREG hosts a panel discussion on composting. Panelists will be Lora Hinchcliff of Living Earth; Brandon Castillo of Cowboy Compost and Fort Worth Solid Waste Services Director Robert Smouse. Moderator will be John Darling, founder and director of the award-winning composting program at UT Arlington.

Geared to both backyard composters and professionals.

Free.

Info: Jim Duncan, 817-917-0527, cell

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City of Denton: Seed Starting Workshop - Denton

Jan 12 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Denton Public Library
3020 N Locust St
Denton , TX

Learn more about how to successfully start a plant from the seed up. This class will incorporate both a slideshow presentation and an in class demonstration on how to properly plant your seeds. 

Free.

Info: 940-349-8152.