May 7 2023

Lights Out Texas (March 1-June 15)

Mar 1 2023 - 11:00pm to Jun 15 2023 - 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.

  • Full Migration Period: March 1 – June 15 

  • Critical Peak Migration Period: April 22 – May 12

Frost Bank: Shred Events - Statewide (April 3-May 18)

Apr 3 2023 - 9:00am to May 18 2023 - 1:00pm
Statewide TX

Frost Bank is hosting shred events in DFW and throughout Texas.

This service is open to the community. There is a 10 box/bag limit per visitor.

Free. See guidelines. Check the Facebook page for events near you.

Indigo River Tiny Homes: Texas Tiny Home Festival - Parker

May 6 2023 - 10:00am to May 7 2023 - 5:00pm
Southfork Ranch
3700 Hogge Drive
Parker , TX

Over 15 Tiny Homes, Skoolies and Vehicle Conversions have committed to the festival.

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    •    Connect and Collaborate with the Tiny Living & DIY Communities

    •    Meet “Outside the Box" Thinkers and Doers Tour

    •    Tour Tiny Homes, Skoolies and Vehicle Conversions

    •    Includes DIY to Factory Built to Custom Shops with Artisan Craftsmanship

    •    Budget Models to Luxury Homes with High-end Components

    •    Tiny Home Industry Speakers and Panels

    •    Products for DIY, Tiny and Travel Lifestyles

    •    Food Trucks and a Texas Music Hall Stage with Live Music and a Dance Floor

Cost: 0 to $77. Advanced adult day passes $9. Upgrades also available.

Twelve Hills Nature Center: Wildflower Walk - Dallas

May 7 2023 - 2:30pm
Twelve Hills Nature Center
817 Mary Cliff Rd
Dallas , TX

The Wildflower Walk will be led by Carol Clark, a Texas Master Naturalist, member of the Native Plant Society of Texas and Conservation Specialist with Monarch Watch. She and her husband own and operate Clark Haven, a wildlife preserve and custom wildflower seed business in Cooke County. Carol grew up with a nature photographer father and wildlife artist brother and has spent much of her life looking around and learning in the great outdoors. Her favorite things to do are leading discovery walks in local natural areas, finding and photographing interesting plants.

RSVP: [email protected]

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LBJ Grasslands Project: Evening Walk - Alvord

May 7 2023 - 5:00pm
LBJ Grasslands
Near FS 908
Alvord , TX

Meet at the parking area (bare ground just off FS908 for one of the pine groves - Google Maps and check out nearby prairie and ponds. As it gets dark, we will listen for frog calls, coyotes, owls and other sounds of the night. Some may need to bail out early and others will stay till at least 9 p.m. when it's really dark.