Feb 24 2024

Keep Texas Beautiful: Beautify Texas Awards - Nominations Open (Feb. 5-March 22)

Feb 5 2024 - 8:00am to Mar 22 2024 - 5:00pm

The Beautify Texas Awards recognize efforts made by individuals and organizations to enhance their communities and protect Texas’ environment. These awards honor extraordinary volunteers, professionals, youth, educators, businesses, local/civic governments, organizations, and specific projects and programs. They are organized into two main categories, Individual Awards and Organizational Awards.

6th Annual Fish Creek Cleanup Challenge - Arlington

Feb 24 2024 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Cravens Park
400 Cravens Park Dr
Arlington , TX

Over the past 5 years, nearly 3,000 volunteers have come together to clean up Fish Creek, Fish Creek Linear Trail, our community and environment by removing over 65,800 pounds of trash.

Dallas Arboretum: Eclipse Teacher Training & Eclisps Hype Event - Dallas

Feb 24 2024 - 8:30am to 11:30am
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

The Dallas Arboretum is excited to partner with astronomer, teacher and author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, to engage students, teachers and families ahead of the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. Dr. Bennett is the creator of the Totality app and author of seven award-winning science books for children including Totality! An Eclipse Guide in Rhyme and Science .

Dr. Bennett will lead a professional learning workshop for teachers and Dallas Arboretum Education staff. Participants will discover how to use his work in the classroom, explore the science behind eclipses through hands-on activities and learn how to safely view the upcoming eclipse with students.  

At 11 a.m., Dr. Bennett will host an Eclipse Hype Event and will read from his book Totality. He will also discuss the upcoming Solar Eclipse with guests in the Exploration Center.  

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Dallas Arboretum: Dallas Blooms - Dallas

Feb 24 2024 - 9:00am to Apr 8 2024 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Dallas Blooms, the largest floral festival in the Southwest, returns February 24-April 8, with 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs, thousands of azaleas, hundreds of Japanese cherry trees and the all NEW living backdrops of sprawling plant walls. These six installations, placed throughout the garden, will feature over 10,000 plants covering 565 square feet.

Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area: Star Party - Arlington

Feb 24 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W Abram St,
Arlington , TX

Try out a variety of telescopes, look at visible planets, constellations, and stars, and chat with astronomers from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society!

Info: friends@friendsofosgray.org