Friday, June 2, 2017

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



From: Ocean Beach Green Center <oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com>
Date: June 2, 2017 at 6:17:54 PM PDT
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Subject: June Events from the Ocean Beach Green Center

June Events at the Ocean Beach Green Center

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

 

June 8th  Thursday    7:00 p.m.   Film Night  "Paying The Price For Peace " This 2016 documentary tells the life story of Vietnam Veteran and Air Force Captain S. Brian Wilson, nearly killed by a train shipping U.S. weapons to Central America during a non-violent 1986 protest against the Contra wars. Since then, he has continued calling attention to the US Government's defiance of International law through waging illegal wars. Other peace activists in the film include Alice Walker, Daniel Ellsberg, Media Benjamin, Ron Kovic, Cindy Sheehan, Martin Sheen, Blase Bonpane, Phil Donahue, and others.   Free of charge.

 Trailer at:  http://peaceonearthfilmfestival.org/film/paying-the-price-for-peace/  

 

June 22nd  Thursday 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Presentation and film by Health Care For All San Diego.  Film "Now Is The Time" about single-payer health care and discussion with Ava from HC4ASD about how we can move forward with SB 562 "Healthy California" legislation.  Single-payer/expanded Medicare-for- All/Universal Healthcare is a REAL possibility in California.  It can save individuals and the state money while providing MORE services than Medicare does now. Q&A Limited space, so please RSVP to Nanci Kelly, 619-224- 1084 or nkelly711@gmail.com  Free of charge

 

June Events NOT at the Ocean Beach Green Center

 

Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.  June 10th, June 17th, June 24th Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting   Ocean Beach People's Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street - Second Floor.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events.     Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com

 

June 3rd   Saturday   9:00 a.m. to 10:30 am    Sustainability 101 at City Farmers Nursery   311 Euclid, 92105. Looking at reducing your environmental impact,  moving towards zero-waste, then visit City Farmers Nursery for a discussion on sustainability in the city using your gardens and compost piles.  Including a tour of their nursery to see their practices at work!   More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/607820539417016/

 

June 3rd    Saturday    11:00 a.m.    March For Truth    Come participate in a non-partisan march calling on Congress to commission an independent investigation into the Trump Campaign/Admin's ties to Russia. Gather north of Hilton Hotel in Mission Bay Park to hear brief speeches & start rally chants, then at 11:30 a.m. march north, along Mission Bay, toward the Visitor Center, where there will be Activist Group booths and Speakers.  An envoy of people will hold large banners over the I-5 overpass. (For the sake of safety, we will limit the number of people on the bridge.) Co-sponsored by INDIVISIBLE San Diego.  More info: https://www.facebook.com/MarchForTruthSD/

 

June 4th    Sunday     1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.     Jewish Voice for Peace Film "The Ramallah Concert on Peace & Understanding"  Rancho Bernard Library, 17110 Bernard Center Dr, 92128. This is the second of two documentary films starring Daniel Barenboim with young

Arab and Israeli musicians exploring peace and understanding through music. You can still enjoy the second film if you missed the first! Learn more, RSVP, and invite friends on Facebook   https://www.facebook.com/events/1152320894876868/

 

June 5th    Monday     12:00 p.m. Noon  (please arrive early) PRESS CONFERENCE   Housing for the Homeless San Diego Civic Center Plaza, 1200 Third Avenue, 92101.  Come out to support "Voices of Our City Choir" as they hold a Press Conference to announce their upcoming Juneteenth Celebration & Benefit for the Choir's Sanctuary (Housing).  At the Press Conference, the Choir will perform a few songs and select Choir Members will share what the Sanctuary has meant to them. The Choir will be joined by Darwin Fishman, Professor of Sociology at Point Loma Nazarene University, who also volunteers on the City of San Diego's Community Review Board, to talk about "Juneteenth - Independence/ Freedom Day.  More info:   https://www.facebook.com/events/1400678266655200/?active_tab=about

 

June 7th   Wednesday    5:50 p.m. to 8 p.m.    Solar for Homeowners    4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 92117. Experts from the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) will explain the fundamentals of solar electricity and share valuable consumer awareness tips that can help you feel more confident when evaluating solar for your home.  http://energycenter.org/events

 

June 8th   Thursday       8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   Smart Cities Forum     Chula Vista City Council Chambers, 276 Fourth Ave,  91910.  Did you know the San Diego region is leading the nation as a Smart City? Find out how the region is using technology to benefit your business and better your quality of life at the Smart Cities Forum. Leaders in the industry will discuss the latest advancements and the future of our Smart City. Registration begins at 8:00 am.  Due to limited seating, please RSVP to South County EDC by calling (619) 424-5143 or via email at SCEDC@SouthCountyEDC.com  Free. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/664124897108856/

June 9th     Friday      6:30 pm     Sierra Club Film Night  "THE DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY – Unmasking the Domination Code8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.  #101, 92111. Co-produced by Steven T. Newcomb, indigenous law research coordinator at the Education Department of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in San Diego County, this 2015 documentary reveals the historical roots of the so-called "right of discovery", which allowed conquerors and colonizers of the Americas to claim all lands not inhabited by Christians.  This film dispels many of the myths we have been told about the birth and "development" of our country and those of the rest of the Western Hemisphere.  A discussion, led by Mr. Newcomb's wife, Paige, will follow the film. More info:  Jean Costa 619-463-0721 or ellenshively@sbcglobal.net


June 10th    Saturday    10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Environmental Justice Water Symposium    Cesar Chavez Continuing Education, 1901 Main St, Barrio Logan, 92113.  The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board is inviting members of local communities to a general "open mic listening session" to voice concerns , hear reports & updates regarding bay water quality, drinking water quality, and creek restoration. There will be a mid-day break for lunch and the possibility of an independent film presentation written and directed by indigenous youth. More info https://www.facebook.com/events/1925399854361997/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%222%22%2C%22ref_dashboard_filter%22%3A%22calendar%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

 

June 11th    Sunday     11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.    Really Really Free Market     Teralta Park, 40th and Orange, City Heights.  Come for a chance to give and get cool stuff for absolutely free.  Simply bring the  things around the house you aren't using anymore, put them in the "free pile," and look around to see if there is anything you'd like to take yourself.  

  

June 16th    Friday    5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.      Peace Resource Center Happy Hour:  Emily Landers & Peacemaking Partners  3850 Westgate Place, 92105.  You are invited to the Peace Resource Center's Happy Hour/Film Night/Fundraiser event, raising money for their educational partnership with Rowan Elementary, where students come to the PRC to learn peacemaking and sustainability skills.  Featured Film:  "Paper Tigers" a documentary about a high school that became a promising model for breaking the cycles of poverty and violence by addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) through kindness.  Delicious food will be provided. Beer and wine available for purchase at our Cash Bar. If you have any questions contact Darwin at darwin@prcsd.org or (619) 263-9301

 

June 19th   Monday    6:00 p.m.  to 8:30 p.m.   Voices of Our City Choir -  Juneteenth Celebration  The Grassroots Oasis, 3130 Moore St, 92110.  Come support the Voices of Our City Choir's Sanctuary (Housing)!  Performance & Poetry by The Voices of Our City Choir w/ Co-Founder Steph Johnson & her Trio.  Original Art, Collectibles & Jewelry Sale. Info:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2960430

June 24th   Saturday   6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.    Sierra Club   2017 Gala Celebration & Awards Dinner  - Voices for Nature  Hilton Harbor Island Hotel, 1960 Harbor Island Dr, 92101.  The Sierra Club is not alone in fighting for the betterment of our environment.  We stand together with other outstanding organizations and individuals that educate, advocate and make significant contributions to insuring San Diego's treasured environment is enhanced and protected.  Cost:  $75      More info: http://sandiegosierraclub.org/

 

June 27th   Tuesday    5:50 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Call for a National Climate Plan Now!     NTC Park at Liberty Station, Cushing Drive& Roosevelt Road, 92106.  Join with the San Diego Climate Mobilization Coalition as they call for an end to fossil fuels!  100% Renewables =100% Possible.  Music and Speakers.  More info:  https://www.facebook.com/SDClimateMobilization

 

June 30th    Friday    7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.    Greg Palast Speaks to San Diego      St. Paul's Cathedral 2728 Sixth Ave, 92103.  Hosted by  Activist San Diego, Greg Palast speaks on Donald Trump's claim, "the election's going to be rigged".  He wasn't entirely wrong, but the threat was not, as Trump warned, from Americans committing the crime of "voting many, many times".  What's far more likely to undermine democracy in November is the culmination of a decade-long Republican effort to disenfranchise voters under the guise of battling voter fraud.      Cost:  $16       More info: http://www.activistsandiego.org


Many more events going on in the Resistance movement. You can sign up to get the Progressive Weekly Calendar through San Diego Free Press More info:  http://sandiegofreepress.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  :-)

 

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