Sep 10 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.

 

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate: Climate Change Art Exhibit - Waco (Thru Sept. 28)

Aug 28 2019 - 10:00am to Sep 28 2019 - 11:45pm
Waco Winery & Rooftop Patio
708 Austin Ave
Waco , TX

Third annual art exhibit featuring images of climate change by regional artists hosted by Waco Friends of Peace/Climate.

Artists' Reception/Awards Sept 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hours: T-Th: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

F-Sat: Noon to Midnight

Sun: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday Closed.

Info: anorthc@aol.com 

City of Dallas: Tree Giveaway - Dallas (Thru Sept. 30)

Sep 1 2019 - 9:00am to Sep 30 2019 - 5:00pm

Branch Out Dallas for the second year will give Dallas homeowners a free 5-gallon hardwood tree to plant in their yard. The city-wide program distributed about 2,604 free trees last year. Registration for program will be open to Dallas residents from Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2019. 

Nature's Plant: Plant-Based Cooking Class (Sauces & Staples) - Dallas

Sep 10 2019 - 6:00pm
Nature's Plate
10233 E NW HWY
Dallas , TX

Join our next cooking class/demo to learn how to prepare some staples and to make some of our most popular sauces! We will show you how to make:

Quinoa
Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
Nacho Cheese
Cheese Sauce
Lemon Tahini Dressing
Ranch Dressing
Lime Cilantro Dressing

Then, we will all put together bowls and eat!

 $65/per person

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Roger Sanderson Chapter VP - Dallas

Sep 10 2019 - 6:30pm
CC Young Retirement Center
4847 West Lawther Drive The Point and Pavilion
Dallas , TX
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Trinity Park Conservancy: Natural Spaces & Wellness - Dallas

Sep 10 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Texas Theatre
231 W Jefferson Blvd
Dallas , TX

Dr. Gail Christopher will discuss the positive impacts on health and wellness that natural spaces can provide, and the keys for addressing disparities in access to those spaces that exist between white communities and communities of color.

Dr. Christopher is an award winning social change agent and former Senior Advisor and Vice President of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. She is the visionary for and architect of the WKKF led Truth Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) effort for America. Over the last ten years she has had responsibility for several other areas of foundation programming. These include, Food, Health and Well-Being, Leadership, Public Policy, Community Engagement and place-based funding in New Orleans and New Mexico.

Free.

Dallas Sierra Club: Wild Neches River - Farmers Branch

Sep 10 2019 - 7:00pm
Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch , TX

"The Wild Neches River"and will be presented by Charles Kruvand, author of Riverwoods: Exploring the Wild Neches. The Neches is one of the last wild rivers in Texas. Food and drinks at 6:30 p.m. 

DIRECTIONS: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting

Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Info: Victoria Howard, musical.mama@yahoo.com