Apr 18 2022

Lights Out Texas (March 1-June 15)

Mar 1 2022 - 11:00pm to Jun 15 2022 - 6:00am

Lights Out Texas is a campaign of education, awareness, and action that focuses on turning out lights at night during the spring and fall migrations to help protect the billions of migratory birds that fly over Texas annually.

Lights Out Texas advocates say darkening city skies is most crucial during spring migration's peak, from April 22 to around May 12.

North Texas Unitarian Universalist Congregations: Ned Fritz Scholarship - Deadline May 1

Apr 1 2022 - 7:00am to May 1 2022 - 5:00pm
Online TX

Honoring long-time Unitarian Universalist and environmental activist Ned Fritz, these scholarships have been awarded to graduating high school seniors who attend a Unitarian Universalist congregation in North Texas. Meant for students who intend to study environmental subjects, or related fields, working toward a career focused on improving, protecting, or preserving the environment. 

Members of First Unitarian in Dallas, where Ned attended and sang in the choir, are crowdfunding and creating a tribute site to Ned and his wife Genie: https://nedfritz.com/

More info about scholarship here: https://ntuuc.org/dollars-cents/scholarships

Apply here: https://i4h3j7u7.rocketcdn.me/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Fritz-scholarsh...

 

First Unitarian Church Dallas: 'The Ants and the Grasshopper' Film Screening - Dallas

Apr 18 2022 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
First Unitarian Church Dallas
4015 Normandy Ave
Dallas , TX

Join First Unitarian Dallas and the Climate Action Team for a conversation with Raj Patel about his documentary The Ants and the Grasshopper

Raj is an award-winning author, filmmaker and academic. He is a research professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

The documentary, ten years in the making, weaves together the most urgent themes of our times: climate change, gender and racial inequality, the gaps between the rich and the poor, and the ideas that groups around the world have generated in order to save the planet.

4:30 p.m. Film screening, Krehbiel Music Center
5:30 p.m. Light refreshments
6 p.m. Talk, Channing Hall

Register on link below.