Mar 23 2019

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lanterns in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru May 12)

Mar 9 2019 - 6:00pm to May 12 2019 - 10:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

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.

EarthX: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Dallas

Mar 13 2019 - 8:00am to Apr 28 2019 - 6:00pm
Earth X
Fair Park
Dallas , TX

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, melinda.garde@earthx.org

 

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City of Mansfield: Mulch Madness - Mansfield

Mar 23 2019 - 8:30am to 11:30am
24 N. Mitchell St.
Mansfield , TX

Mulch Madness is a free mulch giveaway program for Mansfield residents. Residents must bring their own containers and and load their own mulch.

Grow North Texas: Organics 101 - Dallas

Mar 23 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space
1451 John West,
Dallas , TX

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.

$10.

Limited scholarships are available!

Info: wyonella_henderson-greene@baylor.edu

Keep Denton Beautiful: The Great American Cleanup - Denton

Mar 23 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Denton , TX
Phone: (940) 349-8737

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.

 

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Cleaner Parks: Possum Kingdom State Park Cleanup - Caddo

Mar 23 2019 - 10:00am
Possum Kingdom State Park Caddo , TX

Volunteers need for a litter cleanup at PK State Park. Trash bags, gloves and tools provided. 

Green Living and Design Expo - Addison

Mar 23 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Addison Conference and Theatre Centre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison , TX

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

Mar 23 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Acton Nature Center
6900 Smoky Hill Ct.
Granbury , TX

Activities include crafts for children, nature walks, birding presentations, live raptors and booths.

Marshall Grain: 10th Anniversary Celebration - Grapevine

Mar 23 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Marshall Grain
3525 William D. Tate
Grapevine , TX

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.

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Pemberton's Big Spring Preserve & Crawford Memorial Park Hike - Dallas

Mar 23 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tarrant County College South Campus
5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth , TX

Join us for a hike to explore two natural history gems in Dallas County: Pemberton’s Big Spring Preserve and the prairie remnant at Crawford Memorial Park.

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.

Environmental Justice Network: Meeting - Dallas

Mar 23 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space
1451 John West Road
Dallas , TX

Gathering of local environmental groups. 

Info: Ernest McMillan, emack2@sbcglobal.net

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Gardens for Texas: Xeriscaping with Texas Natives - Dallas

Mar 23 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
North Haven Gardens
7700 Northhaven Rd
Dallas , TX

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

Mar 23 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Capp Smith Park
5800 Hightower Dr
Watauga , TX

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.