Mar 27 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 Watauga: Paws in the Park - Watauga

Mar 23 2019 - 6:00pm to Mar 29 2019 - 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.

AJ Vagabonds: Nature Book Club - Dallas

Mar 27 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
AJ Vagabonds
336 W. Eighth St
Dallas , TX

March installment of monthly nature book club! This month, the book selection is The Overstory by Richard Powers, "a monumental novel about trees and people" per The New York Times Book Review.

Cedar Ridge Preserve: Owl Prowl - Cedar Hill

Mar 27 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Cedar Ridge Preserve
7171 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas , TX

Meet at the main building. Participants will be learning about the common owls they can find in their local neighborhood. This is a family friendly event; however participants should be comfortable with walking on trails at night for long periods of time.