Nov 7 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.

Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden: Gail Norfleet: Made in Layers - Dallas (Thru Dec. 7)

Nov 2 2019 - 10:00am to Dec 7 2019 - 5:00pm
Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden
6616 Spring Valley Road
Dallas , TX

Plexiglass continues to be a foundational element in Gail Norfleet's work. The clear material is the surface upon which she applies paint and collage, and its inherent transparency allows light to illuminate multiple layers. Working on the front and back, and on two panels, creates a real space. In this exhibition, Norfleet places familiar still life subjects (flowers, vases, birds) in front of brightly rendered landscapes and surreal interiors. The subjects originating from life are playfully manipulated into impossible yet compelling compositions.

Artist Talk: Nov. 16 at 11 a.m.

North Texas Regional Water Conservation Symposium - Arlington

Nov 7 2019 - 8:00am
Sheraton Arlington
1500 Convention Center Dr
Arlington , TX

Sponsored by City of Dallas Water Utilities

North Texas Municipal Water District

Tarrant Regional Water District

Upper Trinity Regional Water District

Event Website:

Denton Creek Natural Heritage Center: How to Grow Herbs - Denton

Nov 7 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Emily Fowler Central Library
502 Oakland St
Denton , TX

Are you interested in growing your own herbs? Now is the thyme! Join us to learn more about how to successful start and grow your favorite herbs in this class taught by your local experts, Denton County Master Gardeners.

Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central Chapter: Rewilding in Environmental Design - Fort Worth

Nov 7 2019 - 7:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Orchid/Iris Rm
Ft Worth , TX

Presenter: Kevin Sloan, ASLA, Honorary AIA. Professor of Practice in Architecture at the University of Texas – Arlington. Urban planner, landscape architect, Dallas Morning News writer

The work of Kevin Sloan lives at the intersection of mega cities and rewilding.Rewilding is an approach to landscape and environmental design that is sweeping the world. Mr. Sloan’s work and writings have become a preeminent voice in leading its development. In order to better understand the unprecedented problems of the 20th century mega city, Sloan established his practice in Dallas-Fort Worth to explore and develop new methods to restructure unplanned mega patterns with nature and rewilding. The recent creation of the Airfield Falls Conservation Park in Fort Worth demonstrates these new landscape and planting principles.

Social at 6 p.m. Chapter meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Info: Vicki Gleason, vgwriter@gmail.com

Note: All meetings are still free to the public and entry to the Botanic Garden Center is free for anyone attending our meetings. At 6 p.m., the Botanic Garden grounds are closed to the public and a security guard is stationed at the main entrance off University. Tell the guard you are there to attend the NPSOT meeting.Park where you usually do and enjoy!