Oct 1 2021

City of Arlington: Value of Water Mini Poster Contest - Arlington

Sep 1 2021 - 8:00am to Oct 18 2021 - 5:00pm
Arlington , TX

Art and science kits, water-themed books, and free passes to the upcoming Dinosaur Safari Exhibit at River Legacy Living Science Center are a few of the prizes in store for the winners of this year’s Value of Water Mini Poster contest. The annual art contest is open to Arlington students, pre-kindergarten through 4th grade.

The contest begins Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, and all entries are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. It is sponsored by Arlington Water Utilities, Arlington Public Library, River Legacy Living Science Center, and Tarrant Regional Water District.

See website link below for more details.

Info: Alana Earle, Alana.Earle@arlingtontx.gov, 817-459-6618

North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge - DFW (Thru Oct. 31)

Sep 1 2021 - 8:00am to Oct 31 2021 - 5:00pm

The North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge is a friendly competition among North Texas communities to see who can pick up the most litter per resident from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31, 2021. Communities, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, companies, activists, or just ordinary citizens can organize litter cleanup events or simply log existing events and efforts as they occur. At the end of the contest, the community with the most litter cleaned up per resident will recieve the North Texas Community Cleanup award that they can proudly display in their city hall. Each year the trophy will move from community to community, each adding their name to the legacy of litter cleanup efforts.

Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions: 10th Annual Hunger Summit - Online (Sept. 17-Oct. 1)

Sep 17 2021 - 10:00am to Oct 1 2021 - 12:00pm
Online TX

Three Dates:

Sept. 17, 10 a.m. - noon

"Ending Hunger in America: A Holistic Approach"

A panel discussion including insights and lessons learned since the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers include Trisha Cunningham, North Texas Food Bank;

Dr. Philip Huang, Dallas County Health & Human Services; Kate Zielke, North Central Texas Council of Governments; Gloria Smith, Dallas College; Jennifer Sanders, Dallas Innovation Alliance. Register on the website link below.


Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

"Ending Poverty to End Hunger in America: A Roadmap"

Courtney Collins, Senior Editor KERA News, in conversation with Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox, authors of Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending U.S. Poverty.


Oct. 1, 10 a.m. - noon

"Addressing Food Insecurity and Healthy Food Access: Dallas Area Initiatives and Best Practices"

A panel discussion with local practitioners and social innovators including Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D., author of The Culture of Research and Innovator of the Urban Site Location Dashboard; Owen Lynch, Co-Founder Restorative Farms.

Info: wyonella_henderson-greene@baylor.edu