Oct 26 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.

 

Perot Museum: Origins - Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind - Dallas

Oct 19 2019 - 9:00am to Mar 22 2020 - 5:00pm
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa and the National Geographic Society, proudly announces fossils of two recently discovered ancient human relatives (Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi) will come to the U.S. from South Africa this fall for the first, and likely only, time to be featured in the limited-run exhibition.

City of Arlington: Drug Takeback - Arlington

Oct 26 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Don't flush your old medications or dump them in the trash. Drop them off at the following locations on Oct. 26: 

    •    North Police District, 620 W. Division Street, 817-459-5600 

    •    Walgreen's Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd., 817-563-0142 

    •    East Police District, 2001 New York Ave., 817-459-5803 

    •    South Police District, 1030 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd., 817-459-6640 

You can also drop them off at participating Walgreens yearround. See locations and guidelines.

Bank of America: Free Shred Day - Fort Worth

Oct 26 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Bank of America Parking Lot
3100 S University Dr
Ft Worth , TX

Community welcome to bring the following for shredding:

bills, brochures, checks, credit card offers, envelopes, file folders, junk mail, letterhead, newspaper, notes, statements, taxes

Info: Shannon M. Jenkins, 877-869-7367, shannon.jenkins@bofa.com

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Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge: Lake Worth Monster Bash - Fort Worth

Oct 26 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Rd
Ft Worth , TX

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Lake Worth Monster (“Goatman”) sighting. Fort Worth locals reported sightings of a hairy, tall, man-goat-beast. We are commemorating this event with hayrides, guided hikes, canoeing, and cryptozoologist talks. We want you to enjoy the habitat and recreation activities of the Goatman. In addition to all of these activities, we will be hosting Trails & Treats. You are used to it being in the evening hours for the past years. This year, we are offering it in the day with Monster Bash to create a fall festival-like atmosphere.

$1-$5. Children under 3 free.

Some activities have additional fees.

River Legacy: Nature Walk - Arlington

Oct 26 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
River Legacy Park
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington , TX

Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly guided Nature Walk. Nature Walks are usually held the fourth Saturdays of every month.

Free. Space is limited. RSVP to 817-860-6752.