Sep 19 2022

North Texas Giving Day - Online (Deadline Sept. 22)

Sep 1 2022 - 7:00am to Sep 22 2022 - 11:45pm
Online TX

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. Choose among hundreds of local nonprofits to donate to, including dozens of environmental and animal welfare groups. Matching funds are used to encourage donations. Early donations welcome too.

Lights Out Texas - Statewide (Sept. 6-Oct. 29)

Sep 6 2022 - 11:00pm to Oct 29 2022 - 6:00am
Statewide
TX

Lights Out Texas is an intiative launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with support from nonprofits including the Texas Conservation Alliance and Texan by Nature to raise awareness about the dangers of light pollution for migrating birds. 

The program asks homeowners, businesses and managers of tall buildings to eliminate or reduce lighting between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during the peak of the fall migration, Sept. 6 to Oct. 29, 2022. 

Trinity Trash Bash: Cedar Creek Lake

Sep 10 2022 - 8:00am to Sep 24 2022 - 5:00pm
See locations above TX

Volunteers are needed to participate in litter cleanup, hosted by Tarrant Regional Water District, at the following locations:

        Sept. 10 at Lake Bridgeport

        Sept. 17 at Eagle Mountain Lake

        Sept. 17 at Trinity River in Fort Worth

        Sept. 24 at Cedar Creek Lake

Register online.

City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - ENTRIES WANTED! (Deadline Oct. 3)

Sep 15 2022 - 8:00am to Oct 3 2022 - 5:00pm

A call for submissions to the 28th annual Waterwise Landscape Tour.

Deadline to apply: Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. The tour will be held Oct. 22.

Info: 214-670-5378 or melinda.magana@dallas.gov

Dallas Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale - Dallas

Sep 17 2022 - 9:00am to Oct 31 2022 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

The theme of the 17th annual Autumn at the Arboretum is A Fall Fairy Tale.

The fall festival features more than 100,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash from the Pumpkin Capital of Texas, Floydada.  A Fall Fairy Tale showcases the return of Cinderella’s carriage, along with themed pumpkin houses that make up the acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Other “gourd-eous” displays showcase classic tales of Jack and The Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs and The Sword in the Stone and even a magic carpet ride selfie experience from One Thousand and One Nights.

BRIT Book Club: 'Remarkable Creatures' - Fort Worth & Online

Sep 19 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Fort Worth , TX

On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, poor and uneducated Mary learns that she has a unique gift: “the eye” to spot ammonites and other fossils no one else can see. When she uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home, she sets the religious community on edge, the townspeople to gossip, and the scientific world alight. After enduring bitter cold, thunderstorms, and landslips, her challenges only grow when she falls in love with an impossible man.

Mary soon finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth, a middle-class spinster who shares her passion for scouring the beaches. Their relationship strikes a delicate balance between fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and barely suppressed envy, but ultimately turns out to be their greatest asset.

This event is being offered in person and online.

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86376128057?pwd=NmtHZmo1bkZ6TjhsVnN5cG9JTStwUT09