Nov 13 2021

Perot Museum: The Shape of Matter Through an Artist's Eye - Dallas (Oct. 21-April 20)

Oct 21 2021 - 10:00am to Apr 20 2022 - 5:00pm
The Perot Museum
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas , TX

Showcasing the jewelry creations of renowned designer extraordinaire Paula Crevoshay, The Shape of Matter – Through An Artist’s Eye exhibit will open at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science Oct. 21, 2021, and run through April 20, 2022.

As part of the Perot Museum’s commitment to create enticing content that inspires minds through nature and science, this exhibit provides an innovative look at how nature and art connect.

In addition to approximately 70 pieces inspired by nature, including a world museum debut, The Shape of Matter – Through An Artist’s Eye will include loose gems and minerals, all displayed within their respective crystal systems. The exhibition illuminates the link between minerals, gems and jewelry while providing a path to learn more about intricate crystal structures.

Museum general admission is $20 for adults (13-64), $13 for youth (2-12) and $18 for seniors (65+). Museum general admission is free for members. Children under 2 are always free.

City of Arlington: Computer Recycling - Arlington

Nov 13 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
UT Arlington
SE corner of MItchell and Cooper Streets
Arlington , TX

The free event for Arlington residents provides an opportunity to recycle old and unused electronics such as PCs, gaming systems, laptops, hard drives, PC components, networking equipment, monitors, cables and a variety of other small office equipment. Household appliances or televisions cannot be accepted. For those items, residents can call 817-317-2000 to schedule a pickup.

Please note, electronics from businesses will not be accepted. See website for acceptable items.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden/BRIT: Fall Japanese Festival - Fort Worth

Nov 13 2021 - 9:00am to Nov 14 2021 - 5:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, taiko drummers, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku pottery, food trucks, and more in the garden.

General Garden Admission: Adults $12, Seniors (65+) $10, Children (6-15) $6, Children 5 and under Free. Only FWBG|BRIT members receive free entry during Fall Festival.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group:Dallas College Journey to Sustainability - Zoom

Nov 13 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Zoom TX

Presenter: Georgeann Moss, Senior Director, Sustainability, Dallas College

Georgeann is the Senior Director of Sustainability for Dallas College. She is the founding director of the Sustainability area, which was created in November, 2017. However, she has led DCCCD's sustainability program as a volunteer since 2007, when she co-founded DCCCD's Sustainability Team.

Under Georgeann's sustainability leadership, Dallas College has transitioned to renewable energy, undertaken its first ever Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education ("AASHE") Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report and is working to develop its first ever college-wide Resilience and Climate Action Plan. Her primary goal is for students to graduate from Dallas College with a “Sustainable Solutions” mindset.

About Our Presenter: Georgeann has an MBA in Management, and maintains a LEED Green Associate certification. She has been working side-by-side with North Texas environmental activists for more than 30 years both professionally and as a volunteer. She and her husband built the first “green” house in Sunnyvale, Texas, which is powered by renewable energy and they both drive hybrid electric vehicles. Her adult son is an environmental engineer. Sustainability is her job and her passion.

Join the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82190314083?pwd=TjRMR1pDUXArdmJtSVZZeUxGVExxZz09

Texas Campaign for the Environment: Trash Makeover Challenge - Online

Nov 13 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Online TX

This year’s event is being held online for anyone to participate. It’s packed with so many fun details, music, guest judges, and a celebrity emcee — Kathy Valentine, member of the famed Go-Go’s and certified Austin rock’n’roll legend! 

On the virtual runway, our fashion designers are taking a walk on the wild side with looks featuring animal prints such as zebra stripes, feathers, and spots. As always, guests are encouraged to dress in costume as they enjoy the show. You can learn more about the event and see pictures of past years at www.trashmakeover.com.

Also be sure to start bidding in our online auction filled with unique items and special experiences from all across the state. One of our spotlight items is an autographed guitar from the Grammy-nominated band, Black Pumas. 

The auction is now live and bidding will end shortly after the event on Nov. 13.  

RSVP on website link below.