Thursday, September 25, 2008

9 FREE events in DFW for you! Engage/participate/change!

ONE:

CITY TOUR FOR SOLAR
Solar energy demonstration. 10am-2pm Thursday (TODAY!)
Fort Worth Water Gardens, 1502 Commerce St, FW. Free.
415-994-1097.

TWO:

EDUCATOR EVENING IN THE FW CULTURAL DISTRICT
4-7pm Thursday (TODAY!)
FREE - no reservation required.

Be sure to come out on Thursday, September 25, from 4-7 p.m for a fun-filled evening as the Cultural District opens its doors to educators. No reservation required.

-Explore ideas for using primary sources to support TEKS
-View current exhibitions & preview upcoming exhibitions
-Network with colleagues & enjoy light refreshments
-Learn about programs for teachers & students
-Receive free resources for your classroom

Participating museums: Amon Carter Museum, National Archives & Records Administration Southwest Region (NARA), Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, Texas Civil War Museum, Kimbell Art Museum, Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, National Cowboys of Color Museum & Hall of Fame, Tour & Visitor Center, Bureau of Engraving & Printing-Western Currency Facility, Fort Worth Zoo, National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, and the Sid Richardson Museum.

(Lori Thompson of the Fire House Gallery goes to this annually and has picked up some great free resources--giveaways, for
instance, from the Kimbell Museum gift shop...)

THREE:

Activate yourself, speak out against urban gas drilling dangers! Meet folks who work hard for our community, without the $$ and prestige of elected officials who work against our community.



WHAT: Just say, "WHOA!!" MORATORIUM RALLY!

PURPOSE: Calling for a ONE YEAR MORATORIUM on the City of Ft. Worth issuing any new gas drilling permits or any pipeline activity/placement until the City of Ft. Worth has a master plan and Gas Drilling Ordinance which specifically addresses the issues of public safety, environmental, property rights, and adheres to current zoning regulations. Ft. Worth is a Home Rule City, and the City Council has the power and authority to enact such an Ordinance to protect our citizens.


Thursday: Sept.
25, 2008
5:00 p.m.
- begin gathering
5:30 p.m.
- 6:30 pm - MORATORIUM RALLY
(Rally held prior to the City of Ft.
Worth's "Let's Talk" event)


WHERE: On public property in front of the Will Rogers Memorial Center Auditorium:
3401 W. Lancaster Avenue - Ft.
Worth

BRING: 1.
Posters, Banners, signs
2.
Cameras - Video & Digital
3.
Friends, Family and Neighbors!

For more information please go to:
www. fw-CREDO. com




FOUR:

Share your IDEAS & DREAMS in this CITY-WIDE conversation!

“LET’S TALK FORT WORTH”
JUEVES 25 DE SEPTIEMBRE - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER, 25TH
(TONIGHT!) 6:30pm
Will Rogers Memorial Center Auditorium

Get more info here or dial up the TalkLine at 817.392.2008 (leave yr comments here if you cannot attend).


FIVE:

Friday, September 26, 2008 (TOMORROW!)
 
In observance of Hispanic Heritage month, the Postal Service will host a special stamp unveiling ceremony on Friday, September 26, 2008 at 2PM at the beautiful Dallas Latino Cultural Center.  The program will feature guest speaker Otis Gray and a performance by the DFW Latin Jazz All Stars that will bring the stamp to life!   

Refreshments will be served.  Commemorative items & Latin Jazz stamps will be available for sale before and after the ceremony. 

What:           Latin Jazz Stamp Ceremony
When:           Friday, September 26, 2008, 2PM-3PM
Where:  Latino Cultural Center
                2600 Live Oak St.
                Dallas, TX  75204

The stamp unveiling ceremony is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP for reserve seating. 
Contact: Martina M. Jubera at 972.393.6185 for more info.

SIX:

Friday, September 26th @ 6:30pm (TOMORROW!)

The first Presidential Debate is this Friday.  The Tarrant Obama Campaign is organizing a watch party at the Rahr Brewery
(701 Galveston Ave., Fort Worth, TX  76104), starting at 6:30 pm.  U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Rick Noriega will be at this family-friendly event and food will be available at cost.  
 
You may have heard the John McCain is trying to call off the debate. Even if this is to happen the Obama Campaign folks would still love for you to come down, socialize with your neighbors, and meet the next U.S. Senator from Texas.

RAHR BREWERY, FREE ADMISSION, FRIDAY @ 6:30PM.


SEVEN:
 
Saturday, September 27th @ 9am - Election Campaigning

Saturday morning, the Tarrant County Democratic Party is organizing a mega-walk of District 90, they will be serving breakfast at their office (3004 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX  76107) at 9:00 a.m., training will begin at 9:15 a.m., and when you are done walking, you can meet back at the office for a catered lunch.  

Free breakfast/lunch. Meet other Obama supporters in FW.


EIGHT:

ALL DAY, Saturday, September 27th, in the Museum District!

Free admission to most museums AND free performances and scheduled activities for children and adults.

More info here.

(As part of the DAY IN THE DISTRICT festivities, the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, will present a morning program
for only 5 bucks--evening show tickets are $15)

Dancing Beyond Borders - by the Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Saturday, September 27th
W.E. Scott Theater, Fort Worth, TX
** student matinee at 10:15am for only 5 bucks **


NINE:

HEAVY HITTERS art exhibit
Opening: Saturday, September 27, 2008, 8pm-Midnight

F6 GALLERY

F6 Gallery is back after a hot and humid summer off, with a new show (one night only!) called the Heavy Hitters art exhibition.
Artists are showing what they’ve got, back in the ring!

The artists are: Jeremy Gabriel, Hatziel Flores, Ray Albarez, Kerrie Conover, David Yubeta, Kate Stipp, Jill O’brien,
Jessica Greene, Angel Martinez, Pete a.s.k., Ucron i.c., Minus i.c., Jeremy Joel, Francisco Moreno, Benjamin Purvis,
Adrian Venegas, David Martinez, Eddie Mendiola, Athena Hardison, Jace Hudson, Evita Cortez, Katie Nixon, Levi Leddy,
Orlando Ramos, Smike, Beau Ethridge, Jon Ramon, Brandy Powell, Ethan Klenk, Gregory P. Rodriguez, and Andrea Gonzales.

This mixed media show includes sculpture, photography, painting, graffiti murals, installation works, and printmaking.

Music at the show will be provided by DJ S.O.I, DJ Vomit, and DJ Hazardous Beats.

info@f6gallery.com -- (Best Gallery - Critic's Choice - FW Weekly Best of 2008)



See you soon & around.

3 comments:

Kerrie said...

Thanks for posting the F6 show on your blog :)

Kerrie Conover
F6 Gallery

Tammy Gomez said...

see you there tomorrow...looking forward to seeing the new website as well.

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