Sep 12 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. 

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Begonia Research and Conservation in Indonesia - Fort Worth

Sep 12 2019 - 6:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Azalea Rm
Ft Worth , TX

So join Horticulturist, Wisnu Ardi as he claws his way through thick jungles, forges rivers without bridges, hopes volcanoes won't erupt, deals with the aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami, and explores the unknown, to gather information and collect new plants for science, for the Bali and Bogor Botanic Gardens and to delight begonia enthusiasts. Wisnu has discovered and published many new Begonia species. And will talk about Begonia Conservation in Indonesia.

Free.

Dallas Vegan Drinks: Barcadia - Dallas

Sep 12 2019 - 6:30pm
Barcadia Dallas
1917 N Henderson
Dallas , TX

Enjoy pinball, arcade games, giant Jenga, and more. The menu has changed since our last visit, but they do have a vegan burger, veggie wrap and salad. 

Their new menu includes pizza and they will be adding vegan cheese and vegan pepperoni for us this evening. Plus, a delicious avocado fries with tomato chutney appetizer! 

Come and show your support for these vegan items if you'd like to see them on the permanent menu!

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Birds of Belize - Fort Worth

Sep 12 2019 - 7:30pm
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd Research and Education Bldg, Beyer Hall, Rm 100
Ft Worth , TX

About the size of Massachusetts, Belize is Central America's only English-speaking country. With an impressive list of 590 species of birds recorded for Belize this small country punches way above its weight. Speaker David Sarkozi is a very active member of the Houston Audubon Society and Texas Ornithological Society, a serial volunteer for conservation causes, and is the List Owner for the famed TEXBIRDS ListServer.

Come early for mini-ID class at 6:50 p.m.

Info: Michael Francis, mfrancis@fwas.org

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