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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


BBQ Fundraiser for Lake Lewisville

The Friends of Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) will present their annual BBQ and Bluegrass fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m., May 29, at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. Participants can dance through the Pocket Pollinator Garden and chow down on some Righteous Barbecue at this all-ages fundraising event for the North Texas nature preserve where the Blackland Prairie meets up with the dry upland forests of the Eastern Cross Timbers.

LLELA is part of the city of Lewisville’s green centerpiece as a recreational attraction for the region. Its goals are sustainability, community identity, preservation, research, ecological restoration, volunteerism, education and connection with the natural environment. LLELA is administered by city of Lewisville, University of North Texas and Lewisville Independent School District.

Tickets are $35 each and include a three-meat, all-you-can-eat plate (vegetarian options available), drinks and one alcohol ticket. Save $10 when buying a pair. Kids 2 to 12 are $5. Location: 201 E. Jones Street Lewisville. Tickets must be purchased in advance at