Topic: Environment

City named Bluebird Capital of Texas celebrates the iconic bird with arts and crafts, pageant, carnival and bluebird tours in Van Zandt county, east of Dallas. 

The city hosts the family friendly celebration at the Government Center. Includes a self-guided video tour of sustainable exhibits that event-goers can access via QR codes, tree planting, recyclable crafts, green booths, face painting and entertainment.  

The Dallas community garden hosts this event featuring music, food and eco-friendly activities at the Imagine Garden. A fun run precedes the fest at 11 a.m. Festival is free. Registration fee for run is $10/adults and $6/kids. 

Arlington nature center presents nature walks, story times and crafts. Free.

Event goers can enjoy hands-on environmental demonstrations, education booths, kid’s crafts and entertainment, two bands, organic plant sale, Tesla electric car show, bungee trampoline, food trucks, Professor Brainius and kite flying at Coppell Town Center. Free.

Held at the Connemara Conservancy Meadow, the outdoor festival includes nature walks, kayaking, kite flying and wildlife ambassadors. Free. 

Celebrate the history of the Blackland Prairie. The Heard will host demonstrations, entertainment, educational programming and vendors to give visitors a view into our region’’s culture and history. This event also features the grand opening of the Heard’’s new Pioneer Village.

Included in general admission: adults/$10; seniors and children: $7; city of McKinney residents/free get free...

Join David Allen Sibley, an American ornithologist, author, and illustrator of The Sibley Guide to Birds, for a bird walk, presentation and book signing at Dogwood Canyon. 

Bird walks: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30am. $40/hike, $65/hike and Sibley's new book. Advanced payment required.

Book signing: 10:30 am.  Free.

RSVP required: 469-526-1980.

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In addition to the discounts on select native and adaptive plants, you can talk with a master gardener, plant expert, or irrigation specialist and get ideas and tips for landscaping in North Central Texas. See website for other dates and locations.

E-Waste recycling event hosted by the city of Glenn Heights with E-Waste Collections. Free.

Info: Renee.Chatham@E-WasteCollections.net or 214-384-4289.

Items accepted include:

Desktop Computers
Laptops/Tablets
CRT & Flat Screen Monitors
Keyboards & Mice
Cables & Wiring
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