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Dallas Sierra Club Calendar

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Announcement IconNov 17 (Sat) Trail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge Preserve

Come to the hilly terrain of Cedar Ridge Preserve to help maintain one of the better trail networks in Dallas. The Sierra Club is responsible for the Possum Haw Trail. We work here on third Saturdays, starting at 9:00 AM, working until about noon. The Preserve's address is 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. For directions and general information about Cedar Ridge Preserve, click this link. If you need information or want to carpool, contact Ginger. The trail maintenance event is conducted by Audubon Dallas.  Contact: Ginger Bradley Send Email 469-223-7902

Class IconDec 1 (Sat) Become an Outings Leader

Become a leaderThe Dallas Sierra Club needs Outings Leaders. We've scheduled Outings Leader Training 101 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1. This is the class every Sierra Club Outings Leader takes every four years to get and maintain certification. Other leader requirements are (1) a first aid class appropriate for the type of outings a leader intends, (2) participation in some Dallas Sierra Club outings and (3) planning and leading an outing accompanied by another leader. We've arranged a first aid class for day hike leaders on the afternoon of December 2. For leaders who would like to lead overnight trips, we will schedule a sequel class (OLT 201) and require Wilderness First Aid training instead of the basic first aid class for day hike leaders. Inquiries are invited and encouraged.  Coordinator: Liz Wheelan Send Email 214-368-2306

Class IconDec 2 (Sun) Basic First Aid for Day Hike Leaders

We've arranged this basic first aid and CPR class for new day hike leaders who don't require Wilderness First Aid training. Time is 1:00 to approximately 4:30. Reservations are required. Inquiries are invited.  Coordinator: Liz Wheelan Send Email 214-368-2306

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconDec 5 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Announcement IconDec 8 (Sat) White Rock Lake Cleanup

Walk and talk while helping to pick up trash and recyclables at the Sierra Club`s adopted section of White Rock Lake Park. Meet at 8:15 AM at the Love of the Lake office on the Northeast corner of Garland Rd. and Buckner Blvd. Look for a crowd of people drinking free juice and coffee. Gloves, trash bags, etc. provided. Our area includes one of the wonderful prairie restoration areas, so there are always birds and wildflowers to enjoy. The lake and your karma will thank you. Brunch afterwards. Trip rated: Easy. Leader: Carol Nash Send Email 214-824-0244

Social Gathering IconDec 9 (Sun) Sierra Club Holiday Party

Our annual Holiday Party will be held at El Fenix Restaurant at 255 Casa Linda Plaza.  We'll party on Sunday, December 9 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Here is a Google map.

HollyClub members and guests will share the holiday spirit, some great Mexican food, and the company of others at this annual event. Join us for some camaraderie, raffle prizes, and perhaps some surprise speakers, you never know. We'll celebrate some of our outstanding volunteers and have plenty of time to mingle. There's bound to be talk about issues of the day -- air, water, fracking, coal, nuclear, whatever strikes your green fancy. The entire menu will be available so you can order whatever you want to eat or drink, including liquid spirits. We'll provide a free round of margaritas.  Invite your family and friends.  So come on out for a great party, low price, no clean up, and lots of like minded people. What could be better? See you there, and bring your appetite. Happy Holidays!!

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconDec 11 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

Trinity RiverBrent Brown will give a vision of the Harold Simmons Park and the Trinity river area. Everyone is invited.  Full details are on our home page now.

Announcement IconDec 15 (Sat) Trail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge Preserve

Come to the hilly terrain of Cedar Ridge Preserve to help maintain one of the better trail networks in Dallas. The Sierra Club is responsible for the Possum Haw Trail. We work here on third Saturdays from 9:00 AM until about noon. The Preserve's address is 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. For directions and general information about Cedar Ridge Preserve, click this link. If you want information or want to carpool, contact Ginger. The trail maintenance event is conducted by Audubon Dallas.  Contact: Ginger Bradley Send Email 469-223-7902

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconJan 2 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconJan 8 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

Wildlife of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands - Everyone is invited.  Full details are on our home page now.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconFeb 6 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconFeb 12 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

 To be determined - Everyone is invited.  Full details will be on our home page soon.

Bus Trip IconFeb 27-Mar 4 (Wed-Mon) Annual Big Bend National Park Bus Trip

Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National ParkA description of the 2019 Big Bend trip is now online. To read all about the trip, including new hike options, go to this PDF. You'll also find information on cost and how to sign up. Our chartered bus leaves Dallas Wednesday night, February 27 and will return before sunrise Monday, March 4. This year's trip has options to backpack in the Chisos Mountains and from the Chisos Mountains southwest to Mule Ears Overlook. It also has options for base camping and day hiking in the east, central and west regions of the park.  Coordinator: Ande Johnston Send Email 214-914-3590

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Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconMar 6 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconMar 19 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

NOTE: This is the THIRD Tuesday in March because Brookhaven College is closed for Spring Break on the second Tuesday. Speakers to be determined - Everyone is invited.  Full details will be on our home page soon.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconApr 3 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconApr 9 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

Speakers not booked yet. If you have ideas for a Sierra Club General Meeting speaker, or would like to help plan General Meeting speakers, please contact programs@dallassierraclub.org. Everyone is invited.  Full details will be on our home page soon.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconMay 1 (Wed) Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconMay 14 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

Speakers not booked yet. If you have ideas for a Sierra Club General Meeting speaker, or would like to help plan General Meeting speakers, please contact programs@dallassierraclub.org. Everyone is invited.  Full details will be on our home page soon.

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