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 8 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.
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.
Dallas Sierra Club: Wilderness Navigation - Dallas
Learn the fundamentals of navigating your way in the wilderness in this fun and comprehensive two-night class. Among the subjects covered are: looking for and purchasing different type maps, how to read maps, how not to get lost, map use if you do get lost, different kinds of compasses and how to use your compass. There will be some discussion about GPS, but our main focus is learning how to use a map and compass so you're not trusting your navigation (and life) to something that takes batteries. If you have a compass, bring it. If not, we'll have extras you can use and will show you what to look for when you purchase your own.
$40. Cost covers both nights and handout materials. We encourage online signups by Monday before the class (click here) or you can pay with cash or check at the door. A half-day hike the following Saturday or Sunday with the class instructors Arthur Kuehne and Bill Greer will be offered to class participants who want to practice their new skills.