Sunday, July 1, 2018

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

From: Ocean Beach Green Center <oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com>
Date: July 1, 2018 at 6:43:34 PM PDT
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Subject: July Events from the Ocean Beach Green Center

July Events at the Ocean Beach Green Center

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

Thursday July 12th 7 p.m.  Film night " Brother Outsider:  The Life of Bayard Rustin" This 2003 documentary film has introduced millions of viewers around the world to the life and work of Bayard Rustin — a visionary strategist and activist who has been called "the unknown hero" of the civil rights movement. A disciple of Gandhi, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., and the architect of the 1963 March on Washington, Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. The recipient of more than 25 awards and honorsBROTHER OUTSIDER has been shown at The United Nations, The Kennedy Center, and for members of Congress, as well as at hundreds of schools, community forums, labor gatherings, faith organizations, and film festivals.  Trailer at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjxjNYFQeKo

July 21  Saturday 2:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. Ocean Beach Green Center Summer Vegan/Vegetarian BBQ,  4843 B Voltaire St. Ocean Beach 92107 Refreshments, Music, Speakers, Good Conversation. A great Community Event!  More details to follow. Check our website for updates or call us at 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.

 

July Events NOT at the Ocean Beach Green Center

Plastic free July.  Join the challenge and 'Choose To Refuse' single-use plastic during July. Imagine a world without plastic waste. That's our mission – to build a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use and improves recycling, worldwide. Will you join us and give up single-use plastic this July? http://www.plasticfreejuly.org/

Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.  Climate Mobilization Coalition Meetings  On July 7th we will meet at the Federal Building on Front St. to post the  pledge and then have a short demonstration  on the corner of Broadway at Front. No meeting July 14th.  Meetings July 21st and July 28th at Ocean Beach People's Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events.     Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com

 

July 2nd. Monday at 8 AM - 8 PM Free Our Future July 2nd San Diego Action #AbolishICE Hosted by Mijente 

Chicano Park  JOIN US on July 2nd in San Diego for a direct action to #ShutDownSessions#AbolishICE #FreeOurFuture
SIGN UP: 
bit.ly/actionready Buses coming from LA, OC, PHX, Tucson and the bay! Contact sofia@mijente.net for the deets. This is the day that mass criminalization of parents and migrants detained at the border is supposed to ramp up with Operation Streamline. Actions will be all day. Come when you can. Everyone is welcome who aligns with this call, more details to come.  More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1980731938924066/

July 2nd. Monday 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Film "Picture This: Whose Streets?" San Diego Central Library 330 Park Blvd. San Diego 92101 When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of the St. Louis area and beyond. Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson, Missouri uprising. As the national guard rolls in, a new generation mounts a powerful battle cry not just for their civil rights, but for the right to live. Official Selection, 2017 Sundance Film Festival. 90 Minutes. 2018. This film is presented in partnership with POV. More info;  https://www.facebook.com/events/181633735831519/

 

July 4th Wednesday 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. People over Profits Presentation Border X Brewing 2181 Logan Ave. San Diego 92111 Presentation by Union del Barrio's own Benjamin Prado. Benjamin will be speaking on the status of the struggle, ranging from a variety of subjects from the separation of families, status of DACA, the war on Sanctuary cities, and states by the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security and the constant attacks to our brown, black and migrant communities by the current and past administrations. Orientation and information will be shared to those interested in resisting and being an ally to our Raza and indigenous communities. https://www.facebook.com/events/232182080843284/?active_tab=about

 

July 7th Saturday 2:00 p.m.  Nature Talk - Love the Ocean More Than You Do Already!  presented by Scope Volunteer Program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography  Ocean Beach Library 4801 Santa Monica Ave. 92107 Everyone knows that ocean pollution is a problem but not everyone knows how to make a positive difference.  There are simple things that individuals can do which help lessen human impact on the marine environment.  Come discover how to be part of the solution!  More info:  619-531-1532




July 8th Sunday 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Annie Rettic Heartstrings CD Celebration  Grassroots Oasis, 3130 Moore Street San Diego 92110  Come and join the party at The Grassroots Oasis as Annie performs all the songs from the CD on Ukulele, Viola and Mountain Dulcimer. The Celebration will begin with a set by Wild Older Women, Annie's duo with her longtime  musical partner and Sister-of-the-Heart Joyce Martin; AKA Sweet Joyce Ann. Joyce will also back Annie in her CD set with Guitar, Percussion and Ukulele. Other friends will be adding their voices with backing vocals.  Info:  AnnieRettic.brownpapertickets.com  Please support musicians like Annie that have so generously donated their talent and time to Ocean Beach Green Center's fundraisers. 

 

July 11th Wednesday 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Take Action for Police Accountability!  Hosted by Reform the Community Review Board on Police Practices  San Diego City Hall  202 C Street San Diego 92101

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/

July 13, Friday 6:30 p.m. Sierra Club film night : Inhabit; A Permaculture Perspective 8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101, San Diego, CA 92111) A different way of relating to the Earth, permaculture is a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving issues related to agriculture and many other facets of life.  Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the U.S., Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices as they present a diversity of responses to local and global challenges from issues of food, water, and medicine to governance, economy and culture. More info: Jean Costa   (619) 463-0721, scoffice@sierrasd.org

July 13th Friday 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The Story of Madre Grande Monastery In Images and Words, People's Food Coop Community Room, 4765 Voltaire St. Ocean Beach, Join us for a brief slide show and talk as we tell our story and share our vision for the future. We are about to embark on a new journey toward sustainable communal living and individual spiritual growth and fulfillment. Limited attendance. Please RSVP. http://www.madregrande.org/

July 14th to August 25th. Wild Willow Farm's Farming 101 starts. Introduction to Small-scale Regenerative Farming 2550 Sunset Avenue, San Diego 92154 This course offers students an introduction to techniques and strategies for small farming or agricultural advocacy, or to simply grow more of their own food. http://www.sandiegoroots.org/farm/f101-course.php

July 14th Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Jewish Voice for Peace Film event "Knowledge is the Beginning"  Friends of SDPL University Community Branch 4155 Governor Dr San Diego, California 92122 This documentary shows how Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their goal: a better future. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/174777123233145/

July 14th Saturday 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Watson, Beldock & Beach Benefit Concert for Border Angels Grassroots Oasis, 3130 Moore Street San Diego 92110 This modern local folk-trio performs an acoustic blend of original folk, blues, and jazz.  Proceeds benefit Border Angels, a San Diego based all-volunteer non-profit organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/231536804117541/

July 16th Monday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Youth Organizing for Unity (SD YOU) Joyce Beers Community Center ( 1.5 Blocks North of University Ave on Vermont in Hillcrest, Between Paneras Bread and Mediterranean Restaurant) Youth Organizing project: 'March for Our Lives' was just the beginning! How can we build an intersectional movement? 

For info - 619-283-1100 http://www.activistsandiego.org/node/6075

July 25th Wednesday 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:  ht8tp://energycenter.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&ccse-menu=pv-homeowner&id=2794

July 25th Wednesday  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Will technology save us? Latest tech solutions in healthy, smart, and high performing buildings SDG&E Energy Innovation Center (EIC), 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117

http://www.usgbc-sd.org/event-2963468?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=7/29/2018

 

July 28th Saturday 2:00 p.m.  Native Bees in Tierrasanta Gardens  Tierrasanta Branch Library  Presentation by Julie Serences of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.  You'll learn about the fascinating life cycle of our TS native bees, why backyards are an important part of preserving biodiversity, and how we can attract them to our landscapes.  More info:  jpserences@gmail.com Also check out SoloBee.com to learn more and to buy  a beautiful Native Bee Shelter.


July 29th Sunday 7:30 p.m. The Coalition of the Labor Union Women Film Festival "Norma Rae" Olivewood Clubhouse 541 E 24th St. National City 91950 More info:  https://www.facebook.com/SDCLUWChapter/

 

Save the Date 

September 8th Rise for Climate Action https://www.facebook.com/events/159600528190342/


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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