What’s happening in and around Dallas / Fort Worth? If it’s green or it involves the outdoors, it’s listed here!
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Thu, 07/12/2012 - 8:00am - Sat, 07/14/2012 - 4:00pm
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
These single-day camps run from 9:00AM-3:00PM. For children ages 5 to 9 years old.
Campers bring a sack lunch; a daily snack is provided.
Diggin’ into Decomposers: Discover local decomposers, build a wormery, and race snails! July 12th and 27th.
Junior Geologist: See fossils and rocks from all over the country and discover some for yourself! July 17th.
Buggin’ Around: Catch bugs, build insect traps, and get up close and personal with a real live tarantula! July 26th.
Wings for a Day: Go bird watching, make feeders and meet a real live hawk! July 31st.
Mammals Among Us: Get up close and personal with skulls and skins, construct a shelter, and build your own animal tracks! August 1st.
$35 members, $40 non-members
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 10:00am - Thu, 07/19/2012 - 3:00pm
The Solar Car Challenge originated in 1993, and has been recognized by "Technology & Learning" as one of the top ten education programs in the country. The program teaches high school students how to build roadworthy solar cars, and then provides a safe environment to race. NTREG members will participate in various aspects of the race and related activities.
See the Race Calendar Page for a schedule of events being held this year at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Historic McKinney Farmers Market at Adriatica
Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m (or until sell-out)
The Adriatica market is located at 6851 Virginia Pkway, (the corner of Virginia Pkway. and Adriatic Pkway.), McKinney, TX 75071
Click here for a map
Here are some of the vendors at the market for the 2012 season:
Alice the Facepainter (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
AP Apiaries (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
Berry Best Farm (Chestnut Square and Adriatica, seasonal blueberries)
Chef Milton's Chili Nuts (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Donna's Crafty Creations
Dream Art Glass (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
Local Family Farms (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
Lucidos Herbs, Pasta, Sauces and Canned Vegetables (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Luscombe Farms (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Purple Ranch Lavender (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Rehoboth Ranch Meats (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Stephanie's Cookies (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
St. Lucia Bread Company (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
The Tamale Company (Adriatica and Chestnut Square)
Three Red Hens Farm (Chestnut Square and Adriatica)
Come on down and enjoy an old time market…sometimes we’ll have special events and entertainment! While not as diverse as the old Jockey Lot held in downtown McKinney during the mid 20th century, we’ll try to re-create the feel of the old market days. Meet friends, share local news and bring a chair and sit a while!
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The mission of the Dallas Peace Center is to promote a just and peaceful world through constructive action in education, dialogue, reconciliation and advocacy.
The Dallas Peace Center Presents the 8th Annual Summer Dinner Lecture
Civil Rights Lawyer | Constitutional Scholar | Independent Columnist |
Hip-Hop & Electronic MC | Singer and Poet |Grassroots Community Organizer|
Ostrolenk Interview with Shahid Buttar on the detention provisions in the NDAA www.BORDC.org
Reception 6:00 pm
Shahid Buttar leads the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the People's Campaign for the Constitution (PCC) in the effort to defend civil liberties, constitutional rights, and rule of law principles threatened in the United States by law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Buttar's Dallas talk will inform attendees about the dangers of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2012, codifying worldwide indefinite military detention without charge or trial.
Come and be informed, get engaged, and act courageously.
For More Information call 214-823-7793
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
We’ve heard about it – drip irrigation, but don’t always understand what it is and how to install it. Learn the benefits of drip irrigation. This class is designed for the do-it-yourselfer or for those wanting enough knowledge to select a drip irrigation method for a professional to install.
Thursday, July 12
6 to 8 p.m.
Senter East Building
228 Chamberlain St.
Speaker: Dotty Woodson, Texas AgriLife Extension Service
To register online click here.
For more information, call the Office of Environmental Stewardship at (972) 742-2296.
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 6:00pm - Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:00pm
Asian Film Festival of Dallas celebrates and supports emerging and established Asian and Asian-American filmmakers and shares the rich diversity of Asian culture through the medium of cinema.
Showings are at the Magnolia Theater in the West Village, 3699 McKinney Ave. Information: 214-620-0885 or affd.org.
Thu, 07/12/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
July 12 at 6:30 pm at 133 Parkway Blvd in Coppell, Tx.
Keep Coppell Beautiful and The City of Coppell is offering a DYI class on how to make your residence more energy efficient, since a building can contribute up to 40% of electrical use in the summer heat. The class will be offered as an ecoCoppell initiative to educate others on the importance and benefits of conserving energy by doing a few simple steps around the home More information...
You can find more info at coppellcommunitygardens.com.
Fire Station 3 Training Room
133 Parkway Blvd.