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.
Apr 22 2019
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lanterns in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru May 12)
Whole Earth Provision Co.: State Park Month - Dallas
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
EarthxFilm Festival: Dallas
EarthxFilm kicks off EarthX's 11-day celebration with an ambitious film festival, featuring 17 feature films and 30 shorts along with interactive media.
READ THE GREENSOURCE DFW STORY on EarthxFilm.
Notably, The River and the Wall, a documentary by filmmaker Ben Masters. which follows his 1,200 mile trip along the Rio Grande on the Texas border, will be screening on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Perot Museum and April 27 at 2 p.m. at the Hall of State.
READ THE GREENSOURCEDFW ARTICLE on The River and the Wall.
University of Texas at Dallas: Earth Entrepreneurship Forum - Dallas
The inaugural Earth Entrepreneurship forum, presented by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas, focuses on current and near-future opportunities for ventures in energy, clean tech digital infrastructure and the connected grid.
The event will include multiple panel discussions from industry experts.
Kevin Ryan (Merit Energy), Walter Guidroz (US Geological Survey), Jennifer Sanders (Dallas Innovation Alliance), and more.
The purpose of this forum is to stimulate thinking among UT Dallas students and North Texas entrepreneurs, investors and service providers about the benefits and business models of new energy generation ventures based on resources extracted from the Earth, e.g., minerals, oil, gas, groundwater, geothermal energy, etc; traveling over or on the Earth, e.g., wind energy, hydro-energy, micro-mechanical, or coming to the Earth, e.g., solar.
Registration is required, but it is free to students and the public.
For more information, visit innovation.utdallas.edu/earth-entp-forum/
City of Cedar Hill: Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration - Cedar Hill
Visit with environmentally conscious vendors, enjoy sustainability tours, food, tree giveaways for CH residents.
Turn Texas Green: Sierra Club Texas PAC Fundraiser for Dallas City Council Candidates - Dallas
Event honors the Dallas City Council and mayoral candidates endorsed by the Sierra Club Texas PAC for the May 4 election. Hear from the candidates and enjoy food, wine and musical entertainment. Suggested donation: $35 and up.