This Changes Everything – a second chance

March 5 @ 10:30 am - Event Details

 

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction best sellScreen Shot 2016-02-12 at 1.16.50 PMer, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

After the film join us for light refreshments at nearby Nong Thon Restaurant and mingle with representatives from local organizations.  Learn how to get involved and take action now.

Take low-carbon transport (bike, transit, or walk) and enter a drawing for green giveaways!

REGISTER HERE: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2503289

It’s free. But you’ll want to reserve a seat.

Film Screening: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Mingle: 12:30pm – 2pm @ Nong Thon Restaurant

Info:

Contact rebecca@ecologycenter.org, or the City of El Cerrito at green@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or (510) 215-4350

Event hosted by the City of El Cerrito Environmental Quality Committee and the Ecology Center.  
Co-sponsored by Breakthrough Communities, League of Women Voters, Transition Albany, and Transition Berkeley.

 

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CLIMATE ACTION NOW – REPORT BACK FROM PARIS

January 7 @ 6:30 pm - Event Details

6:30 pm – refreshments, 7-9 pm – program

  • What really happened at the Paris Climate Talks and what does it mean now that they are over? Hear first hand from Kathy Dervin, 350 Bay Area, and other local activists.
  • Why does local action matter? Learn about the City of Berkeley’s progress in reaching its climate action goals and how YOU can take action now through the Transition Streets program and the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition.
  • Bring your questions and ideas on how we’re going to transition to a lower carbon, more equitable and connected future. Please feel free to bring a snack to share around 6:30 pm (ditching plastics if you can).

This event is co-sponsored by Transition Berkeley, the BFUU’s Social Justice Committee, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, and the Ecology Center.

Posted in , , , , on December 28, 2015

A SERIES OF FUN, CREATIVE FAMILY EVENTS

rag rugSome (mostly free) ways to get together with your children and neighbors to make beauty from next-to-nothing while learning new skills! In most cases the dates here are approximate, but we’ll track the year in close alignment with the Solstices, Equinoxes and Celtic quarter days. We hope you’ll stay tuned and join us for some of these fun events. The line-up may change, but this will give you an idea where we’re going….

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Posted in Community Building, Edible Landscape Project, Food and Agriculture, Local Activities, Resources on December 28, 2015

Make a Holiday Wreath

December 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - Event Details

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Albany Library Edith Stone Room, 1247 Marin, Albany

Please RSVP to assure your place

$5 – $10 donation suggested to cover cost of materials, but not required

You’re invited to bring your own materials if you like.

First in a series of family-friendly creative events with Transition Albany.

 

Posted in , , on December 7, 2015

Support the UC Gill Tract Farm

cornucopia2You’ve probably seen the marketing flags hanging along Solano and San Pablo in Albany, with a single word – “Generous,” “Abundant,” “Radiant,”  etc. – followed by the tagline, “Simply Albany.”  Each banner sports an evocative image geared to holiday shopping.

The image that got me thinking is the cornucopia spilling with fresh fruits and vegetables on the banner marked “Abundant.” (more…)

Posted in Community Building, Economy, Food and Agriculture, Health and Healing, Local Activities, Resources, Social Justice on December 2, 2015

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