Topic: Water

Rita Beving, Outreach Coordinator for Clean Water Fund and Dallas Sierra Club member, will touch on DFW water planning and where our region is in the process for water planning, and our efforts underway to work with HOAs and neighborhood associations on water conservation. Rita will also give water-saving tips for all of us who want to help conserve water and save money. The speaker is...

Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. You will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. VISIT COPPELLCOMMUNITYGARDEN.ORG TO REGISTER.

Water slower, deeper and more efficient with every drop. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered. Free. Info:

First Tuesday Social Justice Films at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff presents “Gasland 2.”

In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film ”Gasland,” filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on...

Join Karin & Michael Cagle, Fort Worth Sierra Club and the honorable Lon Burnam for a holiday fundraiser supporting GSDFW Sustainable Leadership Award winner Texas Campaign for the Environment. 

Tickets: $25. RSVP 214-599-7840 or

Participants will learn the basic principles of winterizing their irrigation system and indoor water pipes protecting them during the potential cold weather during our North Texas winter. Participants will also learn basic indoor and outdoor water conservation techniques minimizing winter water usage. Free. Info: Fran Witte,

Documentary about marine biologist Sylvia Earle's mission to save the ocean. 

Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998.

Earle has written children's books, including Coral Reefs, Hello Fish, Sea Critters and Dive!

Earle has founded...

The debate will pit former DISH, Texas Mayor Calvin Tillman against "Fracknation" producer Phelim McAleer. Jacki Daily of KLIF will moderate.

The two debaters will square off over opposing claims about the safety and practicality of oil and gas production using hydraulic fracturing and will include an audience question and answer period. The debate is open to the public, but seating is...

In conjunction with the exhibitions Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River and Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans, join members of the North Texas community and explore the question “Why does water matter?” during this rapid session of five-minute presentations followed by a question-and-answer period. Free.

Reservations are required:...

Presentation by Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University. Taking as its theme the appearance, meaning and importance of water (and water-related issues) in American art, this lecture series features a diversity of artworks from the 16th century to the present day. Free.

Dec 3: Sea-Change in Art—Abstraction