Jun 12 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.

The Nature Conservancy: Clymer Meadow Preserve Tours - Celeste (April 23-June 18)

Apr 23 2022 - 9:00am to Jun 18 2022 - 12:00pm
Tours will meet at different locations – information will be sent with RSVP confirmation.  Celeste , TX

Walk among the wildflowers during our Spring Tours of the Clymer Meadow Preserve. Don’t miss your chance to visit this picturesque 1,450-acre preserve, which contains one of the last remnants of the Blackland Prairie— an imperiled ecosystem comprised of numerous bird, butterfly and wildflower species. You’ll immerse yourself in the beauty and color of true Texas prairie while learning about the history and ecology of our native grasslands. Grab your binoculars and camera, pack a picnic lunch, and get back to nature.

You have four opportunities to visit the Preserve:

9 a.m. - April 23 – Celebrate Earth Day on the Prairie!    RSVP by 4/18
9 a.m. - May 14 – Dickcissel Spring Tour    RSVP by 5/9
9 a.m. - May 21 – Spring Wildflower Tour (36th Year!)   RSVP by 5/16
8 a.m. - June 18 – Prairie Rose Tour    RSVP by 6/13

Tours will meet at different locations – information will be sent with RSVP confirmation. We recommend wearing a hat, long pants and closed-toed shoes. You may also wish to bring insect repellent, sunscreen, a hat, binoculars, camera, lunch, and a water bottle. Tours are rain or shine!

RSVP: Brandon Belcher, North Texas Preserves Manager, at 903-752-0676 or [email protected]

Farmers Branch Historical Park: Chalk the Park - Farmers Branch

Jun 12 2022 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park
2540 Farmers Branch Ln
Farmers Branch , TX

Leave your mark in chalk at the Historical Park. Chalk provided.

Promise of Peace: Tomato Tasting Festival - Dallas

Jun 12 2022 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
POP Food Farm @ Trinity Groves
3106 Herbert Street
Dallas , TX

Enjoy the talents of Chefs Marshall Cole, Justin Box, Luke Rogers of Beckley 1115, Jay Valley of St Rocco's, Mynetta Cockerell, and Terry Lyn Creenshaw. The Promise of Peace Youth Interns will also be serving up some tasty tomato sandwiches.

Grower Josh of Redentas and the tomato therapist will all be part of the educational tent where you can learn about varietal flavors, recipes and growing practices.

$50.