Bird and nature walks, tree and plant identification, and more

Filled with patriotic songs and heart-pounding marches from the FW Symphony Orchestra, exhilarating Independence Day celebration offering one of the best fireworks displays in the area. Lawn passes: $16/adult, free/kids 10 and under. Reserved tables: $11-43/person.

Performances nightly at 8pm.

Celebrate Independence Day with a beautiful run around White Rock Lake; Kids' Firework Race and patriotic-inspired crafts for ages 1-12. Free/DRC members; $10/nonmembers. White Rock Lake, Winfrey Point, 940 E Lawther Dr, Dallas.

Two loops around White Rock Lake
for a total of 18 miles; option of forming either 2- or 4-person
teams, or running a single 9-mile loop yourself. Great party and food
afterwards. $120/4-person team; $70/2-person team; $30/single. White
Rock Lake, Winfrey Point, 940 E Lawther Dr, Dallas. 817-706-0368.

Jun 28 (Tue) Night Hike on the Chisholm Trail in Plano

Meet at 7:30PM in front of the Starbucks/Barnes & Noble (north side of 15th just west of US 75). We will walk 5 miles on a paved path. Bring water. No reservations, just show up. Optional ice cream afterwards. Leader: Judy Cato 972-238-5738

Tue, Jun 21 - Dallas Sierra Club Night Hike. Celebrate the First Day of Summer. Meet at 7:00 pm near the pavilions. Arbor Hills is located at 6701 W. Parker Rd. in Plano just west of Midway Rd. We will walk 5 miles mainly on a paved path. No reservations, just show up. Optional frozen yogurt afterwards. Leader: Judy Cato 972-238-5738

7:00 AM
- 2nd through 5th Sundays
each month, Dallas Trekkers group walks at White Rock Lake.
We meet at Doctors Hospital, 9330 Poppy Drive, Dallas.
at 972-489-3072 for more information.
Click on the
White Rock Lake

link for event information. 

Habitat Restoration & Trail Maintenance at Cedar
Ridge Preserv
e from 9 am - 11 am, rain or shine. Volunteers remove
non-native plants, restore trails, and work in the butterfly garden.
Repairing trails reduces erosion trouble spots and removing non-native
plants clears crowded trail edges. We'll provide snacks, water, pruning
shears, shovels, and work gloves. All you need to bring is sun screen
and bug repellent. Questions? Contact

Learn the parts of the canoe, safety and paddling techniques along with a leisurely paddle at Lake Arlington. Equipment provided. Ages 8 & up. One adult per child. $30/4 classes (Tuesdays in July).

Week of exciting outdoor activities for ages 8-14 including plant propagation, wildlife photography, bird watching, hiking, fishing and tree identification. $70.

Free. Ages 7 and up. (Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.)