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



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From: Ocean Beach Green Center <oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com>
Date: May 31, 2018 at 8:20:53 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 14th     Thursday     7:00 p.m.   Book Release "Ocean Beach Where Land and Water Meet.  The Ocean Beach Green Center is honored to host author, historian, and activist, Kathy Blavatt who will present her new book.  She will focus on the importance of what makes Ocean Beach special, and how water is such an important part of our history.  She will talk about the chapters on Local Color and the Greening of Ocean Beach.  She will also show many rarely seen O.B. photos. Books will be available at the event.  Part of the proceeds will go to the Ocean Beach Green Center.

 

June 16th   Saturday     10:00 a.m.     Shade Tree Brigade Join Save Peninsula Trees if you would like to help green Ocean Beach and contribute to the city's goal of meeting our Climate Action Plan. Meet at 10:00 am at the Ocean Beach Green Center, 4843 B Voltaire St. 92107 for coffee and bagels and a short briefing.  We will then go out into our neighborhoods, preselected areas for planting potential or, you may choose your own neighborhood in Ocean Beach if you prefer.  You will be provided  with information and materials to give to our neighbors about the good news that they can get free trees and free plantings from the city, just by agreeing to water them until they are established.  For More info:  619-225-1083 or email savepeninsulatrees@outlook.com

 

June 20th Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Fundraiser for the Ocean Beach Green Center Mike Hess Brewery, 4983 Voltaire St., San Diego, 92107.  More details to follow.  Check our website. oceanbeachgreencenter.org or call 619-225-1083

If you live in Ocean Beach or care about Ocean Beach please support our local community groups. It makes a difference when people show up to local meetings.  This is where decisions are made that actually affect our community and quality of life.  For a list see our 'Get Involved" page on our web site.

 

June Events NOT at the Ocean Beach Green Center

 

June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Saturday at 10:00 a.m.    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

 

June 2nd. Saturday  12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Che Cafe Alumni Weekend - Open House! Che Cafe Collective 1000 Scholars Dr. S, La Jolla 92093 Co-sponsored by the UCSD Co-ops & Collectives Alumni, the UCSD Alumni Association, and the Che Cafe Collective. The subject of the panel discussion is the Success of the Save the Che Café Campaign, 2014 – 2018. Vegan desserts and beverages will be provided by the UCSD Alumni Association, catered by the UCSD Food Co-op. All drinks are non-alcoholic. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2076081992649491/?active_tab=discussion

 

 

June 4th Monday 6:00 p.m. World Premiere of the Film "The Food Cure - Hope or Hype?" Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas, 3965 5th Ave. San Diego 92103 Six cancer patients make an unusual choice when faced with a bad prognosis. They decide to face the disease with a radical plant-based diet. The patients embark on a 5-year journey through uncharted territory as they attempt to eat and juice their way back to health, against all odds. Join the film's director, Sarah Mabrouk, for a post-screening  Q&A with the producer, protagonists and experts from the film. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1630962593639116/

 

June 4th Monday 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Community Action Night Greenpeace 3320 Kemper St. Ste 206 San Diego 92110

Get together with your community to discuss and plan local events regarding our environment and humanitarian issues. A safe place to meet like minded people while enjoying good food and great conversations!  More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/125406701653105/


June 6th Wednesday  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard Release Party Park & Rec 4612 Park Blvd. San Diego 92116 Join Leaders 2020, a network for professionals interested in advancing an environmentally and economically sustainable San Diego, for the San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard Release Party. The evening will include a live band, food and drinks, networking with San Diego's sustainability leaders, remarks from local business and civic leaders, and a brief overview of the Equinox Project Quality of Life Dashboard, which measures and benchmarks environmental and economic trends throughout the region. Come for a fun, inspiring and educational evening! http://energycenter.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&ccse-menu=none&id=2810

June 6th Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tree Canopy Assessment Gets Local War Memorial Building, Balboa Park3325 Zoo Drive San Diego, The long-awaited data layers for all cities in San Diego County are finally available locally. GIS experts are starting to work with arborists, planners, health professionals, and communities to map and analyze the data. Join us for a workshop to explore: 1.  How do I use maps to see the trees in my community? 2.  In what neighborhoods should trees be planted first? Why?  3. How do we use this data to set tree canopy goals for Climate Action Plans?  4. How can I access and use the data?  More info: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tree-canopy-assessment-gets-local-sdrufc-mtg-on-june-6-tickets-44953425907

 

June 8th Friday 6:30 p.m. Sierra Club film night "I Am Another You (2017) 8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101, San Diego, CA 92111 When Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang (recipient of the 2016 Peabody Award for her film Hooligan Sparrow) first came to America, Florida seemed like an exotic frontier full of theme parks, prehistoric swamp creatures and sunburned denizens.  As she travels across the country from one city to another, she encounters a charismatic young drifter named Dylan.  Fascinated by his rejection of society's rules and unsure of his past, Nanfu follows Dylan with her camera on a journey that spans years, takes her across America, and leads her to explore the meaning of freedom and to discover something that calls her entire worldview into question.  The Hollywood Reporter describes this film as "cinematic poetry".  More info: Jean Costa   (619) 463-0721


June 9th Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Ocean Beach Clean-up hosted by Greenpeace Ocean Beach Park, 5134 Saratoga Ave. San Diego 92107 Greenpeace is working with Route USA to clean up Ocean Beach. We will create an art mural with the plastics we collect that will be put on display within the neighborhood of Ocean Beach, so we can remind our neighbors and tourists to help keep our beaches clean! More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/196570470954502/

 

June 10th Sunday 1:00 a.m. - 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.  More info:  https://sdrrfm.blogspot.com/

 

June 11th Monday  5:30p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Green Business Series: Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association Mike Hess Brewery, 4983 Voltaire St., San Diego, CA 92107 The San Diego Green Building Council and the Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association will be hosting a panel of sustainability experts focusing on the implementation of sustainable strategies and best practices designed for small to medium businesses like yours. Including supporting programs. strategies and testimonials of local businesses who went "green" and saved lots of green in the process! Come enjoy happy hour priced craft beer, participate in a FREE sustainability panel discussion.

More info:  http://www.usgbc-sd.org/event-2927887


JUNE 13TH  Wednesday 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Learn: An Optimistic Report from the Dystopian, Apocalyptic World of 2030 BNIM 797 J St. San Diego CA, 92101 Join us for the first Lunch & Learn of the Summer! We are excited to be hosting internationally recognized architect, Eric Corey Freed, to speak about how the future will require solutions that measure and manage energy, water, and health outcomes in innovative ways! Eric's humor and passion for sustainability are sure to make this another great event! More info:  http://www.usgbc-sd.org/event-2944366


June 13th Wednesday 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Take Action for Police Accountability! San Diego City Council 202 C St. 12th Floor Committee Room San Diego 92101 Hosted by Reform the Community Review Board on Police Practices. The Commission on Police Practices City Charter Amendment has been presented to the City Council Rules Committee in April. The committee members have asked that Police Chief Nisleit & the Police Officers Association come to the June 13th meeting in order to hear their side. We will be back in force with signs and signing up to speak during public comment. We need YOU to help turn out the numbers because we know the police department will. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/214530169134317/

        

June 16th Saturday 4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Coastal Sunset Soirée: Fundraiser for SanDiego350 Home in La Jolla Join SanDiego350 in celebrating our achievements. There will be food, drinks , art show and live entertainment. Contributions will help support out bright future. Please help make SanDiego350's fundraiser a success, and boost our efforts to educate, mobilize and amplify the voices of San Diegans to solve the climate crisis. From mobilizing thousands of San Diegans for climate marches to building coalition with faith and labor groups to educating thousands of students to leading grassroots advocacy for a rapid and just transition from fossil fuels to 100% clean energy, SanDiego350 has shown that San Diegans care and are ready to act. All donations will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to the Left Coast Fund, up to $20,000 total. Help us make sure to reach that goal! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/206530129958982/

 

June 21st Thursday 6:00 p.m.  -  8:30 p.m. Solar for Homeowners  9325 Sky Park Court Suite 100 Discovery Room San Diego 92123 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/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&ccse-menu=pv-homeowner&id=2793

 

June 23rd Saturday 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Curing Exceptionalism and Ending War - World Beyond War

San Diego First Church of the Brethren 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego 92105 David Swanson has a plan to build peace - he looks at American Exceptionalism and its interference in building an international Peace. His plan : Cure Exceptionalism. End War. Current events on tap: his latest book, "War Is A Lie" Poor People's Campaign, and(possibly?!) peace in Korea. David's bio can be found at http://davidswanson.org/about . More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/393218524529279/



June 23rd. Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Community Unity Forum Save Our Barrios Coalition (SOBC) Logan Heights Library 567 S 28th St. San Diego 92113 SOBC will host a community forum on gentrification, what it is and how it affects people in working class neighborhoods. Topics include, what gentrifications is, how it affects our health, how it destabilizes the neighborhood, most importantly- what we can do about it, together! https://www.facebook.com/events/350692148774494/

 

New events are always happening....please check www.oceanbeachgreencenter.org for updates to the event list

 

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

 

Also check our "get involved" tab for various group's websites. Check their events page for their

habitat restoration work parties, beach clean-ups, committee meetings, workshops, field trips ect.

 



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