Apr 14 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.

Whole Earth Provision Co.: State Park Month - Dallas

Apr 1 2019 - 9:00am to Apr 30 2019 - 5:00pm
See website for Dallas locations Dallas , TX

Throughout April, visit any of the 7 Whole Earth Provision Co. stores (2 in Dallas) to pick up a free state park guide and make donations to Texas State Parks. Donations are accepted in any amount, but if you donate $20, $50, or $100, Whole Earth will give you a nice “thank you” bonus or two or three (while supplies last)! 

Donate $20 or more and receive a $5 Texas State Parks Gift Card that can be used toward park passes, entrance fees or park store purchases.

Donate $50 or more and receive 2 bonus gifts – a Whole Earth branded Nalgene bottle, and a $5 state parks gift card! 

Donate $100 or more and receive 3 bonus gifts – a Ft. Lonesome custom Texas patch, a Whole Earth Nalgene water bottle and a $5 state parks gift card 

City of Mansfield: Mulch Madness - Mansfield

Apr 6 2019 - 8:30am to Apr 20 2019 - 11:30am
24 N. Mitchell Street
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.

Proof of residency required

Info: [email protected]gov

Ennis Garden Club: Bluebonnnet Trails Festival - Ennis (Thru April 14)

Apr 12 2019 - 12:00pm to Apr 14 2019 - 6:00pm
Downtown Ennis
101 North Main Street West
Ennis , TX

Three day festival featuring arts and crafts, bluebonnet souvenirs, children’s activities and music. Download a free map for the Bluebonnet Trails driving tour.

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary: Plant Sale - McKinney

Apr 13 2019 - 9:00am to Apr 14 2019 - 5:00pm
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place
McKinney , TX

The 30th Annual Spring Plant Sale at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will feature a huge selection of native plants, hard-to-find herbs and well-adapted plants. Please see our website for the complete plant list (available soon) at www.heardmuseum.org/plantsale. Guests are welcome to bring carts or wagons to facilitate their purchases. The plant sale will also feature a selection of native milkweed plants. All purchases support the Heard, a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and are tax-free. Volunteers from the Native Plant Society of Texas Collin County Chapter and the Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists will be available to answer questions and help you select your new plants.

Texas Discovery Gardens: Pollinator Plant Sale - Dallas (Thru April 14)

Apr 13 2019 - 10:00am to Apr 14 2019 - 2:00pm
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 MLK Jr Blvd
Dallas , TX

Find more than 600 varieties of rare native and adapted pollinator-friendly plants. Many can’t be found in local nurseries! Our Members’ Plant Sale on April 12 allows you to shop before the Saturday rush! Members also receive 10 percent off plants.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Spring Festival - Fort Worth

Apr 13 2019 - 10:00am to Apr 14 2019 - 5:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Japanese Garden
Fort Worth , TX

Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, tea ceremonies and nature in the beautiful outdoor venue. $12/adults. $4/Ages 3-15. Children under 2 free.

Memnosyne Institute & Green Source DFW: Run for Environment & Oak Cliff Earth Day - Dallas

Apr 14 2019 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Lake Cliff Park
300 E. Colorado
Dallas , TX

The Memnosyne Institute and Green Source DFW host the annual event in Lake Cliff Park.

The eco-fair kicks off with the annual Run for the Environment 5K run and 1K fun walk.

Fair features green vendors, live music, speakers and educational booths.


Texas Discovery Gardens: Flora Fest - Dallas

Apr 14 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 MLK Jr Blvd
Dallas , TX

Butterfly releases, critter encounters, yoga, a collaborative art project, face painting, arts and crafts, and walks in the garden surrounded by spring blooms. Individual butterfly releases are available for purchase at $20 each. Free with the cost of general admission.

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Dallas Green Alliance: Fundraiser with Jim Schutze - Dallas

Apr 14 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Casa Stellina
3004 Main Stree
Dallas , TX

The Dallas Green Alliance, a Political Action Committee (PAC) created to provide campaign funds and support for environmentally friendly Dallas City Council candidates, is hosting “Gather for Common Ground,’ a festive evening of cuisine and conversation.

The Keynote Speaker will be Jim Schutze. Jim Schutze, a columnist for the Dallas Observer since 1998.

The May 4th municipal and mayoral elections are a pivotal time for new thinking. This may be the most important election Dallas has seen in decades. We want opportunities to improve the quality of life in Dallas, in all neighborhoods, provide green open spaces for generations to come, and help build sustainable, earth friendly policies in one of our nation's largest cities.