[act-ma] Earth Day events April 13-23, Boston and Cambridge

Loie Hayes loiehayes at verizon.net
Thu Apr 9 19:57:51 PDT 2009


We've got a busy two weeks ahead of us celebrating Earth Day in Boston and
Cambridge! Here's some highlights.

1. Bill McKibben, Mon. the 13th, 4:30pm, at MIT
2. Paul Endrenkamp, Wed. the 15th, 7pm, at Harvard Sq
3. Food and Fuel, Wed. the 15th, 6pm, Allston-Brighton CDC
4. Boston Green Business, Residential, and Bicycle Award Ceremony, Thurs the
16th, Boston Children's Museum
5. Charlestown Climate Cafe, Tues the 21st, 6pm, Charlestown Navy Yard 
6. Film: The Appalachians, Tues. the 21st, 6pm, at Suffolk Univ
7. Codman Climate Cafe, Thurs the 23rd, 5:30pm, Codman Square Health Center

1. Bill McKibben, Mon. the 13th, 4:30pm, at MIT
Bill will speak about the 350.org campaign and how you can get to work
organizing an action in your community for the 
global day of action on October 24.
Wong Auditorium, MIT Building E51, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Free and open to the public. 
Event Website: http://web.mit.edu/cis/eventposter_041309_mckibben.html

2. Paul Endrenkamp, Wed. the 15th, 7pm, at Harvard Sq
BASEA Forum: Beyond Weatherization to Deep Energy Retrofits
Paul will discuss practical aspects of minimizing energy use in existing
buildings.  
First Parish in Cambridge Universalist Church, 3 Church Street, Harvard
Square
Free and open to the general public.  
For More Information:  www.basea.org.    

3. Food and Fuel, Wed. the 15th, 6pm, Allston
April 15, 6 PM to 8 PM, Food + Fuel event sponsored by City of Boston and
Allston Brighton CDC, 20 Linden St, 2nd Flr, Allston.
Info: 617.635.3425, environmental.energy at cityofboston.gov

4. Boston Green Business, Residential, and Bicycle Award Ceremony, Thurs the
16th, Boston Children's Museum
(Time and other details were not included in City's announcement.) For more
info, call: 617.635.3425, environmental.energy at cityofboston.gov

5. Charlestown Climate Cafe, Tues the 21st, 6pm, Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston City Council hearing to discuss local and individual stategies to
combat global climate changes.
Topics will include:
* What is a carbon footprint
* Residential economic benefits of green lifestyle
* Benefits of buying locally 
Charlestown Navy Yard, Building #114, 16th St, Charlestown, MA 02129-4404
<http://maps.google.com/?q=114+16th+St%2c+Charlestown%2c+MA+02129-4404>
Info: Jamie, (617) 635-3115

6. Film: The Appalachians, Tues. the 21st, 6pm, at Suffolk
Suffolk University invites you to our Earth Day 2009 Kick-Off
When: Tuesday April 21, 2009 from 6-8pm
Where: Amenities Conference Room, 1st floor, 73 Tremont Street, Boston (2
minute walk from Park Street MBTA station)
As the United States and countries around the world work to address global
climate change, it is essential to understand the role of coal.  Join us for
a viewing of The Appalachians, an informative documentary highlighting the
detrimental impact of coal mining and coal fired power plants.  The film
will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session.  Learn how you can
make a difference in this important shift toward a sustainable energy
economy!
Free and open to the public.  Giveaways and snacks will be provided.
Sponsors: Suffolk Sustainability, Sierra Club, Environmental Law Society,
and Suffolk University Environmental Club.  This event is being planned in
conjunction with a Suffolk Environmental Policy & Politics service learning
student team.
Stay tuned to www.suffolk.edu/earthday for more details.  Space is limited.
Sign up by April 17 by sending your name and affiliation to
recycle at suffolk.edu.  

7. Codman Climate Cafe, Thurs the 23rd, 5:30pm, Codman Square Health Center 
Boston City Council hearing to discuss local and individual stategies to
combat global climate changes.
Topics will include:
* What is a carbon footprint
* Residential economic benefits of green lifestyle
* Benefits of buying locally 
Codman Square Health Center, Conference Room A, 637 Washington St, Boston,
MA 02111-1612
<http://maps.google.com/?q=637+Washington+St%2c+Boston%2c+MA+02111-1612>
Info: Jamie, (617) 635-3115

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Boston Climate Action Network
Roxbury MA 02120
617-278-1885
www.bostoncan.org

 

 


 
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