Aug 8 2019

Groundwork Dallas: Parks Cleanup Volunteer Opportunity - Dallas (Every Saturday)

May 25 2019 - 9:00am to Dec 31 2019 - 12:00pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES EVERY SATURDAY

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH, 9 a.m. to noon

Join Groundwork Dallas at Hines Park, a hidden gem along Harry Hines Blvd. Help protect the park’s water feature, a haven for migratory birds as well as egrets and heron, by removing litter and debris.

Where:  Harry Hines Park, near the intersection of Harry Hines Blvd and Webb Chapel Extension. Parking is in the Xenco Laboratories Lot at 9701 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas TX 75220

Please wear closed-toe shoes, pants, high socks and long sleeves.

Event locations do change, so please check here for up-to-date details. Be sure to find the event for the correct date. 

Info: Aaryaman Singhal, 740-591-6217 or operations@groundworkdallas.org.


SECOND, THIRD AND FOURTH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH, 9 a.m. to noon

Join Groundwork Dallas at Frasier Dam Recreation Area, a unique 116-acre urban wilderness. Help us restore and improve this area through litter clean-up and removal, trail building, and maintenance.

Where: 9300 Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75247. Take the I-35 South ramp off of Harry Hines Blvd; entrance is to the right just under the bridge.

**Look for the Yellow Feather Flags That Say ‘Parking’ to Find Us**

Please wear closed-toe shoes, pants, high socks, and long sleeves.

DETAILS: Event locations do change, so please check here for up-to-date details. Be sure to find the event for the correct date. 

Info: Aaryaman Singhal, 740-591-6217 or operations@groundworkdallas.org.

 

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center: Wednesday Family Fun Days - Seagoville (Thru Aug. 21)

Jun 12 2019 - 10:00am to Aug 21 2019 - 12:00pm
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
655 Martin Ln
Seagoville , TX

Families are invited to come out to the wetland center and attend a variety of fun summer workshops.

Wednesday, June 12 - Kids Survival Basics 2.0 - Back by popular demand and with new skills!

Wednesday, June 26 - Under the Water's Surface: On the Hunt for Macros - Collect and learn about the critters in the wetland!

Wednesday, July 10 - Complex Leaves for a Compound World - Discover the many shapes of a leaf.

Wednesday, July 24 - Cattails: More Than Just A Hydrophyte - Discover just how many uses the cattail has!

Wednesday, Aug. 7 - You "Bee" Dancing: Get Your Pollinator Grove On - Learn about the importance of bees. 

Wednesday, Aug. 21 - Where is the Wetland in the Water Cycle? - Is the wetland where you think it is?

$6/child. Free/parents. Pre-registration required

Info: 972-474-9100 or ldunn@wetlandcenter.com

Stage West Theater: Lungs - Fort Worth (Thru Aug. 18)

Jul 25 2019 - 7:30pm to Aug 18 2019 - 6:00pm
Stage West
821/823 W Vickery Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

In the play by Duncan Macmillan, a thirty-something, educated and thoughtful couple are debating their future. In this time of overpopulation, erratic weather, and political unrest, what exactly are the right reasons to have a baby? Their debate becomes the catalyst for a love story that is both wildly universal and intimately personal.

Lungs will preview Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.and Friday, July 26 at 8 p.m. and runs through Aug. 18. Performances will be Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $31 to $35, with discounts for the preview performances, and for students, seniors, and military. Food service is available 90 minutes prior to performances (reservations are advised). Use the code GREEN for $5 each ticket!

Event Website:

CALL FOR ENTRIES: City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - Dallas (Thru Aug. 9)

Jul 31 2019 - 8:00am to Aug 9 2019 - 5:00pm
Various locations Dallas , TX

The annual Waterwise Landscape and Community Garden Tour is open to all landscapes of Dallas Water Utilities customers. This 25th anniversary tour is hosted by Dallas Water Utilities and Dallas Environmental Quality and Sustainability on October 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

    •    The tour will feature waterwise and drought landscapes (back yard landscapes may be included at the discretion of the homeowner).

    •    All entrants must agree that their landscapes be photographed and recorded for publicity and educational purposes.

Deadline to apply to be on the tour is Aug. 9.

 

City of Arlington: DIY Sprinkler Repair Class - Arlington

Aug 8 2019 - 6:30pm
George W. Hawkes Downtown Library Arlington , TX

Dallas Vegan Drinks: DIBS on Victory - Dallas

Aug 8 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
DIBS on Victory
2401 Victory Park Ln
Dallas , TX

DIBS is a new bar in Victory Park, an up-and-coming neighborhood that is home to the American Airlines Center. Their regular menu includes hummus, guacamole and a yummy vegan plate called the "Tree Hugger" with quinoa, farro, mushrooms, peppers, pistachios, and beet puree. 

We are also excited to announce that DIBS will also be offering some special items just for Dallas Vegan Drinks, including:

- Mushroom "Meat" Balls: With marinara and garlic fried pretzels

- CBD Beet Ceviche: Mango, Fresno chili, and orange segments on a radish chip

- Squash Lasagna: Mushroom bolognese with almond crema and summer squash 

You can take the DART to Victory Station and walk to DIBS or park in one of the nearby South Victory garages.

Plant Powered Plano: Plant-Based Beginnings - Plano

Aug 8 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Schimelpfenig Library
5024 Custer Rd
Plano , TX

Learn the basics of what a plant-based lifestyle looks like and why eating plant-based is a good idea. Dr. T will help clear the path for your healthy journey, share tips and tricks and show you some simple recipe ideas to get you on your way. Food sampling is a must! Free.