Oct 5 2022

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

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

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. 

City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - ENTRIES WANTED! (Deadline Oct. 10)

Sep 15 2022 - 8:00am to Oct 10 2022 - 5:00pm

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

Deadline to apply extended to Oct. 10 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.

Arlington Conservation Council: Arlington Parks & Rec - Zoom

Oct 5 2022 - 6:30pm
Zoom TX

New parks director James Orloski will give an overview of projects already rolling and those proposed in the 2023 bond package and the FY 2023 city budget, both currently in development. He says a top priority is to build strong partnerships with all the friends groups, volunteers and neighborhood associations.

Orloski has over 15 years of state and local government experience in the Phoenix city manager’s office, city council office and city clerk department. He previously served as deputy parks and recreation director for the city.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He and his wife, Cate, a physician at John Peter Smith Hospital, enjoy traveling, cooking, hiking and biking, going to concerts, and spoiling their two dogs.

Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87399792625