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 24 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 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.
TCU: Rhino Run - Fort Worth
Benefiting TCU's Rhino Initiative. Rhinos are being brutally poached in South Africa at a rate of over three per day. In the last five years we have lost over 5,500 rhinos and the numbers keep climbing. All proceeds from this run will go toward rhino protection, rescue, surgery, and rehabilitation, specifically in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
North Texas Master Naturalists: Texas Buckeye Trail - Dallas
There are very few places in Dallas where you will find the Texas Buckeye tree. The showy flowers on this tree bloom for only a few weeks and now is the time to see them!
Hike leaders Bill Holston and Ben Sandifer are both Texas Master Naturalists and will discuss the history and nature of the Great Trinity Forest, The Texas Buckeye Trail, and the proposal to rename the trail after Dallas naturalists Ned and Genie Fritz.
*There will likely be mud and fallen trees on this natural trail. Dress appropriately!
*We love dogs, but please no pets on this hike!