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.
May 5 2019
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lanterns in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru May 12)
City of Dallas: Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan - Community Meetings - Dallas (April 29 - May 9)
Public meetings regarding Dallas' new Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan:
MONDAY, APRIL 29
Beckley Saner Rec Center 114 W. Hobson Ave. Large Meeting Room
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, APRIL 30
Bachman Rec Center 2750 Bachman Dr. Auditorium
6 - 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 2
Martin Weiss Rec Center 1111 Martindell Ave. Large Meeting Room 6 - 8 p.m.
MONDAY, MAY 6
Churchill Rec Center 6906 Churchill Way Large Meeting Room 6 - 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, MAY 7
Audelia Road Library 10045 Audelia Rd. Auditorium
6 - 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 9
Eastfield College Pleasant Grove 802 S. Buckner Blvd.
6 - 8 p.m.
Fort Worth Cactus and Succulent Society: Cactus and Succulent Plant Sale - Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Cactus and Succulent Society's annual Spring Show and Sale. There will be thousands of plants for sale from numerous vendors. There will be rare and unusual cacti and succulents, cold hardy cacti and succulents, native cacti and succulents and more.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden: Jim Woodson - Dallas (Thru June 8)
The High Desert in Abiquiu has inspired Texas artist Jim Woodson since exploring the region via motorcycle in the late 1980s. His paintings are a unity of the intuitive process of painting, personal ideology, and the desert landscape. Woodson embraces the concepts of time, space, and knowledge in his work and uses these three elements to title his paintings.
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Artist Talk: Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.
Audubon Dallas: Field Trip at White Rock Lake Old Fish Hatchery - Dallas
Led by master birder Carrie Robinson. Arrive promptly at 7:30 a.m. for a field trip, approximately 2-3 hours, on foot at one of Dallas' prime birding locations. As part of trash pick-up with group "For the Love of the Lake," a few minutes have been added to the bird walks there on Sundays and pick-up materials will be provided.
Directions: Proceed to where West Lawther and White Rock Road intersect. At this point you either go straight, if going south on West Lawther, or turn right if going east on White Rock Road. Go down the hill, under the jogging path and wind around past the guard house, filter building and sculling building. Park in the big lot where White Rock Road dead ends.
Moss Haven Farm: Peep at the Coops Tour - Dallas
Tour innovative urban chicken coops in North and East Dallas. This year's theme is Peepin’ La Vida Loca, a 10th anniversary celebration.
Experts will be on-hand to answer all questions about urban chickens. The family-friendly event also features an Urban Market with local artisan and food vendors, community information booths, live entertainment and food trucks.
Benefits Moss Haven Farm, a 501(c)(3) outdoor learning garden and STEAM curriculum enrichment for students located at Moss Haven Elementary.
Tickets can be purchased for $15 online. (For a $2 discount, use code CINCO), or in person at Moss Haven Farm during the event. Kids under 12 are free (children must be accompanied by an adult).
El Palote Panadería: Vegan Cinco De Mayo Celebration - Dallas
Special Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Dallas vegan Tex-Mex restaurant.
Snacks, vendors, music.