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Friday, April 24, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: Earth Day Edition

The 45th anniversary of Earth Day was celebrated around the world on Wednesday, April 22. Continue commemorating the occasion throughout the weekend with outdoor activities #NearbyMuseumTower. At this beautiful luxury high-rise, there are plenty of ways to enjoy quality time appreciating nature in the city. Museum Tower residents can easily make the most of any spring day by simply firing up the grill, playing a friendly game of bocce ball and taking in the lush scenery of Museum Tower's spacious and perfectly manicured Great Lawn

Even more exciting and sustainable outdoor adventure awaits #NearbyMuseumTower this weekend, including the biggest Earth Day festival and free family fun within walking distance at Klyde Warren Park.

April 24-26
Fair Park
Join the Dallas community in celebrating the planet during this free three-day festival perfect for the whole family to enjoy, even the family pet.

Spanning 750,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space #NearbyMuseumTower,  Earth Day Texas will have many interactive activities, exhibits and performances for patrons to elevate their environmental awareness and they way they think, live and work. This annual event is a phenomenal opportunity for leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and demonstrate green lifestyle choices that can lower their cost of living, improve their health and help save the environment.

April 25
Dallas Farmers Market Resource Center
Make the walk or share a lovely ride with fellow residents in Museum Tower's house car to indulge in culinary inspiration with the Dallas Market Friends, American Institute of Wine and Food and one of the very best chefs in Texas this Saturday. As part of the Farmers Market Chefs Cooking Class Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., locally renowned chef Grant Morgan will be demonstrating how to cook the ultimate Texas-inspired meats. You’ll leave ready to show off your new-found culinary skills with friends and family at Museum Tower. Tickets are $30 at the door to participate. 

Afterward, be sure to browse the offerings from the incredible vendors at the Dallas Farmers Market. Nothing is better than fresh produce, meats and flowers grown sustainably by local farmers. When you shop at the Dallas Farmers Market #NearbyMuseumTower, you are also contributing the growth of a secure regional food system and reducing the carbon footprint. 

April 25
Klyde Warren Park
Ready, set, read!

The city of Dallas comes together from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a collaborative day of reading, dancing, lectures and more at Museum Tower's favorite green space, Klyde Warren Park.

This year's theme for Big D Reads surrounds Charles Portis’ novel, True Grit. Show up in boots adn Western wear ready to discuss the book and the movie. This year's festival will feature a gritty grub, a stunning photo and poetry exhibit inspired by the urban grit of Downtown Dallas and a special performance by Howard Goldthwaite. The grand finale will be a free screening of True Grit at sundown.

Word is some special social media superstars will be in attendance at Big D Reads. Be sure to follow @MuseumTwrDallas on Twitter to find out who they are!

April 26
Klyde Warren Park
One of our favorite quote posts on Instagram is, “A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.”

What better way to start your Sunday and power up for the week with Exhale Yoga on the Ginsburg Lawn at Klyde Warren Park? Mats are provided, so all you will need is your mind, body and spirit for this custom class created to revive and restore. Whether it’s your first time practicing yoga or you’re an intermediate yogi, all levels are welcome. Leave refreshed and walk just a few steps back to Museum Tower to take a dip in the 80-foot outdoor pool or relax in a cabana with a good book to read. Namaste!