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Dallas Sierra Club Calendar

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Meeting IconNov 20 (Wed) No Outings Committee Meeting

The November Outings Committee meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Wednesday, January 15. Contact: Mark Stein Send Email 214-526-3733

Conservation IconNov 21 (Thu) Climate Change and Food in Dallas

6:30 to 8:30 PM at First Unitarian Church of Dallas, Channing Hall, 4015 Normandy Ave., Dallas (Preston & Normandy - just south of Mockingbird)

Learn how the changing climate and natural disasters affect food production and the availability of food. Details are on Facebook.

Day Hike IconNov 23 (Sat) Dayhike on the Chisholm Trail in Plano

Meet at 9:30 AM 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 lunch afterwards.  Trip rated: Easy. Leader: Judy Cato Send Email 972-658-6834

Conservation IconNov 26 (Tue) Ecological Devastation Bus Tour

9am-2pm, Dallas Sierra Club is supporting the local Poor People's Campaign Ecological Devastation Bus Tour. If you would like to take part in the tour call Olinka Green at 214-625-2970.

Community Event IconNov 26 (Tue) Poor Peoples Campaign Climate Change Teach-In

4:00pm at Pan African Connection, 4466 S Marsalis Ave, Dallas.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconDec 4 (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.

Day Hike IconDec 7 (Sat) Suburban Walk: Bear Creek-Bob Eden Trail, Euless city parks

Join me for an approximately 5-mile walk on a scenic, paved trail. Get your miles in before lunchtime and enjoy a cool late fall walk.  Most of the walk is in mixed hardwoods. We will have a chance to ID trees as we walk through Bear Creek, McCormick, and Bob Eden parks. Bathrooms are at the turnaround at Bob Eden park. Bring a liter of water, dress for the weather (layers), and wear comfortable walking shoes. Walk starts at 8:00 am and we will be back to the cars no later than noon. Trip rated: Easy. Leader: Jim Binnings Send Email 205-746-3266

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconDec 10 (Tue) Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

(replace this text with a short description of the image)The City of Dallas will discuss their soon-to-be-finalized Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan. Everyone is invited.  Full details are on our home page now.

Social Gathering IconDec 15 (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 15 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 18 (Wed) No December Outings Committee meeting

As in past years, there's no Outings Committee meeting in December. Instead, we'll have fun at the holiday party at El Fenix in Casa Linda on Sunday, Dec. 15, 6:30. The next Outings Committee meeting will be on January 15. Everyone interested in planning winter, spring and summer outings is warmly invited to come and participate in January!  Contact: Mark Stein Send Email 214-526-3733

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

CIVN ActivistsLearn how Commissary Is Very Necessary (CIVN) combats environmental and social injustice in Dallas.  Everyone is invited.  Full details are on our home page now.

Dallas Sierra Club Meeting IconJan 15 (Wed) Outings Committee pizza and planning

Wednesday, January 15 is the date for a pizza and planning session. Outings leaders and others interested in outings are invited to come with ideas for 2020. Let's review plans for the Big Bend National Park trip, a Memorial Day outing and anything between or beyond those events. Come at 6:30 and we'll place an order for pizza. This January meeting is at my home, 3631 Normandy Avenue, Highland Park.  Organizer: Mark Stein Send Email 214-526-3733

Bus Trip IconFeb 5-9 (Wed-Sun) Big Bend National Park Bus Trip

(replace this text with a short description of the image)Details and registration forms for the Dallas Sierra Club's annual bus trip to Big Bend National Park are now online! Depart Dallas at 9:00 PM Wednesday, February 5, return Sunday by 11:59 PM. We offer options to day hike from a base camp, backpack every day or mix day hiking and backpacking in our four days at Big Bend. Featured destinations include the Chisos Mountains, Rio Grande Hot Spring, the Blue Creek Trail, Mule Ears, The Chimneys and Tule Spring. Click this PDF document for full information. Participation in each itineray option is limited. Early registrants get priority of preference for trip options.  Bus trip leader: Mark Stein Send Email 214-526-3733

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