Wednesday, February 1, 2017

[SDCPJ] Fwd: February Events from the Ocean Beach Green Center



From: Ocean Beach Green Center <oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com>
Date: February 1, 2017 at 2:07:04 PM PST
Subject: February Events from the Ocean Beach Green Center

February Events at the Ocean Beach Green Center
Ocean Beach Green Center, 4843 B Voltaire Street, Ocean Beach 92107      oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com 619.225.1083

February 4th     Saturday     1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.     Aeroponic Garden Party!
Come join us for a spring into vertical gardening party! We will be planting spring vegetables to take home and learning about vertical Aeroponic gardens! Also learn how to get the most nutrition from your produce and healthy tips for 2017!  
Free of Charge  :-)

February 9th     Thursday     7:00 p.m.   Film Night  "Merchants of Doubt"
"Merchants of Doubt" takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver- tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.  Free of Charge  :-)

February Events NOT at the Ocean Beach Green Center

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Feb. 4th, Feb. 11th, Feb. 18th, Feb. 25th.   Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting   Ocean Beach People's Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events    Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com

February 4th   Saturday    9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   2017 Love Your Wetlands Day!    The Kendall-Frost Marsh, 2055 Pacific Beach Drive.  Join the San Diego Audubon Society and the UC Natural Reserve System for a celebration of our local wetlands.  It will entail a series of interactive and fun educational activities and talks about marsh conservation, and a raffle for participants. This is also the only day of the year that the Kendall-Frost Marsh is open to the public, so take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn more about the wilderness in your own backyard via a walk through the marsh! For more information and to register, contact ikay@ucsd.edu or flaherty@sandiegoaudubon.org.  Free Event!

February 3rd & February 4th  Friday & Saturday  Ecovillage & Intentional Communities Workshop    WorldBeat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, 92101.  Join LocalEarth for a weekend of workshops with Diana Leafe Christian, the acclaimed author of "Creating a Life Together:  Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities".  For tickets and schedule information, visit http://local-earth.org/diana-christian/

February 4th Saturday  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  2017 PRISMSS Gathering:  Inauguration - Addressing the People's Issues
Peace Resource Center, 3850 Westgate Place, 92105.  A social justice teach-in.  For more information: http://www.prcsd.org/ 

February 5th Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Southern California Youth Rally No DAPL Mission Beach, grassy area across from Belmont Park  All ages welcome.  Please bring your chairs, canopies, and your NoDAPL signs!  There will be a walk approx. 1 mile.  Open mic for singers so bring your gourds and drums.  Water Protectors are welcome to speak on the mic as well.  Contacts:  Blue Eagle Vigil 619-616-0690,  Mecedes  Ruiz 619-922-4292, Bobby Wallace 619-318-2643
  
February 10th   Friday  6:30 p.m.  Sierra Club film night  "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy"   8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.  #101, 92111.  Greg Palast and his associates expose the darkest plans of the uber-rich to steal America's democracy.  Come learn the appalling details of voter suppression in the United States. Free.   More info:  Jean Costa 619-463-0721 or ellenshively@sbcglobal.net

February 10th Friday  7:30 p.m.  People over Profits presents "They Call Us Monsters" Digital Gym Cinema 2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92104 This film poses difficult questions about our juvenile justice system: What is our responsibility to our youth who are incarcerated? Do they have the ability to change when provided with quality rehabilitation? Do our youth deserve a second chance?  More info:  https://www.facebook.com/PeopleoverProfitsSD/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE
February 10th   Friday  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  George Mann In Concert  Fundraiser  .  Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate Place, 92105.  Join Activist San Diego for Dinner and a Concert.  George Mann has been producing labor and protest music for more than 20 years, bringing his experience as a union organizer and educator to his concerts. www.georgemann.org  Also featured will be local musicians and spoken word artists.  Cost:  $19 at the door, $16.50 in advance.  

February 11th  Saturday 12:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Divest for Standing Rock Sidewalk Parade by San Diego Water Protectors at Bank of America,   655 West Broadway Suite 101 San Diego 92101 More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1815768632028484/

February 12th Sunday 6:30 P.M. War Tax Redirection 101 Joyce Beers Center 3900 Vermont War tax resistance is immediate and direct action against endless war. Popularized by Thoreau 200 years ago, 1000s now refuse to pay for war. US war machine takes ~50% of your taxes to militarize the world. Learn how to redirect your taxes. Invest in People; Divest From War More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1424091907671915/

February 13th Monday 6:30 - 7:30 San Diego 350 presents Meet the 5 Valve Turners - who stopped the five pipelines between the U.S. and Canada  Hear their story and donate to support their legal defense fund.  Location TBA  More info: http://sandiego350.org/
  
February 15th Wednesday  5:30 - 8:00 P.M.  Solar for homeowners.  Center for Sustainable Energy  4760 Clairmont Mesa Blvd 92117. Tailored to homeowners interested in going solar, this free workshop will outline the fundamentals of solar electricity and solar water heating for residential customers. Learn how to reduce or eliminate your electric and gas bill with clean power and find credible solar contractors in your area. More info: http://energycenter.org/

 February 16th  Thursday   5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Ocean Beach Elementary Family Dining Night at Raglan Public House  1851 Bacon St, 92107.  Help support Ocean Beach Elementary and help fund a vertical aeroponic growing system at the school.  Workshop on growing vertically in small spaces, planting activities for kids, food and drink specials, raffle prizes. 

February 18th Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Immigrants make America Great March San Diego  Details to be announced More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1759050077755794/

February 18th Saturday  12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  San Diego Fixit Clinic  Second Chance Brewery 15378 Avenue of Science #222 San Diego 92128 We have been all too accustomed to the throw away lifestyle. If something doesn't work, throw it out and buy a new one. Because of this behavior our landfills are filling at a rapid rate and electronic waste has become the one of the largest pollution generators. So why not learn how to fix it? http://zerowastesandiego.org/event/sdfixitclinic_feb2017/

February 21st   Tuesday  6:00 p.m.   Climate Mobilization Rally  Federal Building, Broadway & Front Street, Downtown.  Rally for the national mobilization to end fossil fuels and build the new wind, water and solar energy system.  Keynote Speaker:  Wes Clark, Jr., activist at the Dakota Pipeline and organizer for the 2,000 military supporters.  More information:  858.457.0246theclimatemobilization.org    https://www.facebook.com/events/372631399779863/?notif_t=plan_user_joined&notif_id=1485817421342859

February 21st   Tuesday   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Zero Waste Symposium 2017  Jacob Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Ave, 92114.  Join Zero Waste for a full day of fun-filled Zero Waste education.  More information; zerowastesandiego.org

New events are always happening....please check www.oceanbeachgreencenter.org for updates to the event list
and also visit the "get involved" tab to connect to other San Diego Activist groups' websites for their event calendars  :-)

Save the Date!  Upcoming Events.....      
v  April 29th  Saturday  "People's Climate Mobilization San Diego"   www.PeoplesClimateSD.org

Action Items:

Standing Rock needs are help again.  Sources to keep up to date:

Breaking news this day 2/1/17. The city of Seattle's city council's finance committee voted unanimously to pass a responsible banking ordinance.  Final  vote is 2/6/17 to divest $3,000,000,000 from Wells Fargo Bank, one of the key funders  of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  More info: https://www.facebook.com/defundDAPLSeattle/?fref=hovercard

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