Eight sessions of gardening for fun for second, third and fourth-graders. Held Wednesdays Sept. 5 through Oct. 24. Cost: $30 residents, $40 non-residents. Online registration required: livegreeninplano.obsres.com
Held on six consecutive Thursdays.
• Get the scoop on green living topics such as water conservation, responsible yard care,
managing household waste, green building and renovation, energy eﬃciency and air quality.
• Understand how daily decisions impact the environment - for better and for worse.
• Discover simple ways to inspire people in making greener choices.
• Contribute 24 hours of volunteer service, matching your passion for the environment with
new skills and fun opportunities.
Geocaching is a scavenger/treasure hunt using GPS units and coordinates to find the treasure. It is the fastest growing outdoor activity in the world. Learn more at this workshop. No equipment or experience needed. This program is limited to 10 families/small groups as the number of GPS units is limited. Call Michelle at 972-291-5940 to check availability. The program is available to the general public and will be held in an outdoor amphitheater that is wheelchair and stroller accessible. All programs are subject to weather conditions.
Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each week, March 22-Oct. 20. On top of all the great local produce they always have, this year they're offering local organics. Check out their website to see list of vendors.
The Downtown Arlington Farmer’s Market is a community-oriented market focusing on Texas provided foods, arts, crafts, services and wares. It is open every Friday and Saturday. The goal of the market is to provide a venue for local vendors to offer Arlington, Texas residents an opportunity to buy the freshest meat, produce, breads and other great foods, crafts and products available. Visit their website to learn more about vendors.
Come and join us for a different type of Canoe Tour in the evening hours. This program will present new opportunities, like hearing beavers slap the water with their tails and seeing deer and raccoons. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets are provided. Children must be 5 years or older. Parents must sign a liability waiver for minor children. Some previous experience recommended. Registration ends Tuesday preceding or when filled. Maximum - 12 participants. Meet at Back Gate. Pre-registration required. $20 (includes admission fee)/MEMBERS $15. Reservations required.
The fall night hike will include a bonus 5:30 p.m. showing of "Green Fire." The movie details the life and career of Aldo Leopold, the father of the modern conservation movement. All ages are welcome to watch, but will be best enjoyed by those at least 13 years and older. Cost: $14 non-members/$12 members (Age 3 years through adult). Pre-registration required.
All night hikes depart from the main building. Closed toed shoes, long pants, and bug spray are recommended. Bring a flashlight with a red lens on it to protect your night vision while looking for nocturnal animals! Participants will be outdoors for at least an hour.
Combo tickets also available - Attend this night hike and the Anniversary Celebration on Sept. 30 and receive a special discount.