Apr 22 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.


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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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 

EarthxFilm Festival: Dallas

Apr 18 2019 - 6:30pm to Apr 28 2019 - 10:00pm

EarthxFilm kicks off EarthX's 11-day celebration with an ambitious film festival, featuring 17 feature films and 30 shorts along with interactive media.


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.


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University of Texas at Dallas: Earth Entrepreneurship Forum - Dallas

Apr 22 2019 - 12:30pm to 5:30pm
UT Dallas
Naveen Jindal School of Management, Davidson Auditorium 800 West Campbell Road
Richardson , TX

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.

Featured Speakers:

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

Apr 22 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Cedar Hill Government Center
285 Uptown Boulevard
Cedar Hill , TX

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

Apr 22 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Times Ten Cellars
6324 Prospect Ave
Dallas , TX

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.