May 13 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.

Cedar Hill State Park: S'mores Day - Cedar Hill

May 13 2023 - 6:00am to 1:00pm
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 West FM 1382 Park Headquarters Building
Cedar Hill , TX by park headquarters to pick up a s’mores kit and roast a toasty marshmallow in honor of our Texas State Parks. Bring your s’more back to your campsite or stop by the headquarters parking lot at 1 p.m. to roast a s’more with a ranger in our brand-new Solo Stove smokeless fire pit. We hope to see you out there as we celebrate 100 s’more years of Texas State Parks! Thanks to Solo Stove for donating fire pits to help us provide a smokeless s’mores experience and to HEB for donating s’mores supplies!

Supplies are limited to one s'mores kit per person, while supplies last.

Cost: Free with a $7 per person park entry fee or presentation of a TPWD Annual Park Pass. Children 12 and under are free to enter the park.

TRWD: Trash Bash - Richland Chambers

May 13 2023 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
140 FM-416
Streetman , TX

Making an impact locally is easy. Join the Tarrant Regional Water District and thousands of volunteers to remove litter all throughout Richland Chambers.

Cleanup: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
After Party: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration link on the event page. See website link below.

Bank of America: Paper Shredding Event - Plano

May 13 2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Bank of America - Preston Lakes Financial Center
3260 Preston Road
Plano , TX

Clean out your files and gather your old documents! All are welcome to attend a paper shredding event on Saturday.


From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the shredding truck is full

Trinity Coalition: Ned and Genie Fritz Texas Buckeye Trail Restoration Day - Dallas

May 13 2023 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Blair Park
7000 Bexar St
Dallas , TX

Please join us to restore the Texas Buckeye Trail in the Great Trinity Forest. We have been having fun saving this historic and beautiful Dallas nature trail and special grove of buckeye trees. Optional delish lunch after at the Market at Bonton Farms.

RSVP and details on event page link below.

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area: Bluegrass on the Prairie - Lewisville (Ticket Deadline May 12)

May 13 2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
201 E. Jones St.
Lewisville , TX

Enjoy the sunset, BBQ, and music on a pavilion overlooking the ongoing restoration of Bison Prairie, the vast field of tall rippling grasses and wildflowers looking much as it did when Native Americans and pioneers passed through.

Butt-First Barbecue provides a fine spread of all-you-can-eat BBQ with their award-winning pulled pork, plus brisket, sausage, chicken thighs, and all the fixin’s like potato salad, cole slaw, and rolls. Vegetarian options are available. Iced tea, beer, and dessert included.

Experience toe-tapping music from the Tri-County Bluegrass Band while you eat and enjoy the sunset and stars. Traditional acoustic bluegrass gospel and folk in the style of Flatt & Scruggs, Tony Rice, Bob Wills, and Alison Krauss and Union Station.

$40. Purchase tickets by: May 12.