Lantern festivals are a central part of Chinese culture and date back thousands of years. Join us as this ancient tradition comes to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden where you will see over 20 sets of lanterns crafted from silk, wire and steel and where you can spend an evening filled with fun, food, and adventure. This event offers visitors the opportunity to experience an event rarely staged outside of Asia.
Mar 23 2019
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lanterns in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru May 12)
EarthX: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Dallas
Earth X is bigger than ever this year and is seeking volunteers to help out at the giant eco-expo April 26-28 at Fair Park in Dallas. This is a great opportunity to gain experience, network and be part of the world's largest eco-fest.
Earth X volunteer manager Melinda Garde said there are more than 30 different opportunities available for volunteers.
"Volunteers are the face of EarthX. As a volunteer, you are an integral part of the process of changing the way people think, work and live," said Garde. "Volunteers will engage attendees with fun hands-on activities that teach how to make a difference through science, technology and innovations in thought leading to a sustainable future."
Volunteers get a T-shirt and snacks. There are two shifts: 9 a.m. -2 p.m., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Info: Melinda Garde, volunteer manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Mansfield: Mulch Madness - Mansfield
Mulch Madness is a free mulch giveaway program for Mansfield residents. Residents must bring their own containers and and load their own mulch.
Keep Denton Beautiful: The Great American Cleanup - Denton
The annual Great American Cleanup is Denton’s biggest and longest-running litter cleanup event. Currently in its 31st year, GAC mobilizes more than 2,000 Denton citizens each year to improve the beauty and environmental health of the Denton community. We will be cleaning up various Denton areas from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a party of volunteers afterwards. Volunteers of all ages and experience levels are welcome to participate, but must register in advance by Monday, March 11. at 5 p.m. Register online on the link below or by phone.
Grow North Texas: Organics 101 - Dallas
Organics are natural, safe, and effective. Come learn everything you could want to know about getting started with organics in your lawn and garden! We will talk about what it means to use organics, from pest control to fertilization and everything in between.
Limited scholarships are available!
Cleaner Parks: Possum Kingdom State Park Cleanup - Caddo
Volunteers need for a litter cleanup at PK State Park. Trash bags, gloves and tools provided.
Green Living and Design Expo - Addison
The goal of this event is to introduce simple green living alternatives and solutions available in our local communities. Create a platform for specialists in green living and building education, informative talks, and presentations about green solutions for your home, DIY remedies and more.
Features include: Tiny houses, Tesla display, entertainment, Makerspace presentation and workshop center, green businesses, kids’ activities.
Info: Jennifer Rae, GreenLivingandDesignExpo@gmail.com or 469-401-4777
Acton Nature Center: Feather Fest - Granbury
Activities include crafts for children, nature walks, birding presentations, live raptors and booths.
Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Pemberton's Big Spring Preserve & Crawford Memorial Park Hike - Dallas
We will gather at 9 a.m. at the south parking lot of Tarrant County College South Campus to arrive onsite in Dallas at 10 a.m., and should return no later than 4 p.m.
RSVP. Participation is limited to 25 registrants. Carpooling is strongly encouraged due to limited parking availability at the sites. Please pack a sack lunch and drinks/water, and dress appropriately for the weather.
Marshall Grain: 10th Anniversary Celebration - Grapevine
Marshall Grain Co., which features organic gardening and pet care, is commemorating the 10th anniversary of its Grapevine location with a special day-long celebration. The party will feature several free gardening talks, vendor give-aways, pet adoptions, refreshments and merchandise specials.
Environmental Justice Network: Meeting - Dallas
Gathering of local environmental groups.
Info: Ernest McMillan, email@example.com
Gardens for Texas: Xeriscaping with Texas Natives - Dallas
North Haven Gardens welcomes Jamie Klingenberg and Sandra Hutchens from Gardens for Texas to show you the many benefits of xeriscaping.
Learn how your landscape can be made to be more water efficient in this new, free presentation! Sign up here.
City of Watauga: Paws in the Park - Watauga
Enjoy food, live entertainment, inflatables and a movie night at the free, pet-themed event.
The Watauga Animal Shelter will be onsite for pet adoptions, and Don't Forget To Feed Me, a pet food bank, will be collecting donations.
Food vendors will be there, including the Healthy Hippie with their Vegan Nachos, Carrot Dogs, Mac & Cheese, Protein Bowls.