Tuesday, April 17, 2007

LA Green Drinks - Silver Lake this Thursday!

LA Green Drinkers,

Hope some of you enjoyed the StepitUp2007.org actions last weekend-
There are plenty more events as we approach Earth Day on the 22nd.
Be sure to look through our expanding Announcements section further below-

LA Green Drinks - Silverlake
Thursday, April 19th, 2007
The Good Luck Bar
1514 Hillhurst Ave
Los Angeles, CA

(323) 666-3524

If anyone wants to bring literature to promote their green issue
please do so-
we will have an area for brochures, business cards, etc.
We will also take back any extra literature back and bring them to the next Green Drinks.
The main thing is just to relax and have a good time.

LA Green Drinks - Culver City is 1st Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Hermosa Beach is 2nd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Silver Lake is 3rd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Valley on the 4th Thursday starts April 26th

Next LA Green Drinks is in Valley Thursday, April 26th.


Griffith Park 1st Annual Environmental Film Festival
As a part of a park-wide Earth Day celebration, the Sierra Club presents a series of environmental films. Hollywood celebrities, local politicians, environmental leaders, kids and community members to participate in activities and discussions. Event is free to the public.
Hosted by the Sierra Club and the Autry National Center
Speakers and VIP guests to include: Ed Begley, Jr., Alexandra Paul (Baywatch), Louis Alvarado (honorary mayor of Griffith Park), Councilmember Tom LaBonge, John Gray (CEO of Autry Center), Ron Silverman (Senior Director of Angeles Chapter of Sierra Club), Tom Politeo and Jesse Marquez (Wilmington Coalition)
Saturday April 21st: 11:00 festivities begin, and first film shown; 12:00 opening ceremony: 4:00 panel discussion.
Sunday April 22nd: 11:00-5:00 films and celebrity presenters; 4:00 panel discussion.
All films, activities and events will be at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. For more information contact Silvia Darie, Executive Producer for the Film Festival at sdarie@ucla.edu.

Create:Fixate presents Down to Earth
Saturday, April 21st, 2007 is the eve of Earth Day!
It’s time to show our Mother Earth some love through Art and Music!
Participating artists will explore topics of climate change and how we
can live more eco-friendly lives!
Besides the abundance of visual art from over 40 participants, each
artist will create one unique piece expressing the evening’s theme along with many environmental
organizations joining in the festivities to educate our patrons on how they can make a difference
right here, right now!
Join us from 6-7pm for a live slide presentation of "An Inconvenient Truth" by Nick Karno of the climate project.
"A Convenient Solution" by John Davis and Marc Barusch a story of Dave Deppner (planter of 50 million trees)
For more information on the participating artists, DJs, and musicians
please visit:

Sustainable Cinema
Santa Monica Public Library presents Four films that examine the relationship between humans and planet Earth. The films will be shown monthly from February through May, 2007. All films will screen in the Martin Luther King Jr.Auditorium in the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.

The final film in the series, Fast Food Nation, will screen on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m.

This program series is cosponsored by the Environmental Programs Division of the City of Santa Monica. These programs are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and on a first arrival basis. For more information, contact the Santa Monica Public Library at (310) 458-8600; or visit
the Library’s web site at www.smpl.org.
Sustainable Cinema Flyer

Environmental Issues Lecture Series
SMC's Center for Environmental and Urban Studies (CEUS) invites you to join us as we and the experts address some of the most important environmental and urban issues of our time. Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
All lectures held on the SMC Bundy Campus Room 123
3171 S. Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066
For information, please call (310) 434-4743, or visit our website www.events.smc.edu/environmental.html

New Urbanism: Creating Livable Communities
Ryan Snyder will illustrate the difference between conventional suburban form and an urban form that lends itself to walking, bicycling and transit.
Wed, May 2 • 6:30pm • Free • Bundy 123

SMC, Transportation Issues, & Our Environmental Audit
Marvin Martinez and friends return to share our progress as we demonstrate how SMC is working to become a better neighbor and a more efficient, sustainable college.
Wed, May 23 • 6:30pm • Free • Bundy 123

LA Green Drinks - Valley
Thursday, April 26th, 2007
The Sapphire
11938 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

Earth Day LA
Events listing for Earth Day events in the LA area

CA Clean Innovation 2007: Energy & Transportation (CACI 2007)
UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCSD Rady School of Management and Caltech are proud to present CACI 2007.
May 11th, 2007 in Pasadena, California including:
* Keynote Speaker - Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures and KPCB
* Technology Panels - Ranging from Solar and Wind to Fuels for Transportation
* Finance Panel - Private and Public Market Financing
* FastPitch - $5000 Grand Prize with access to financing, recruiting, and consulting
We are encouraging members of the local "Green" community to participate in the FastPitch Competition. We are looking for early stage companies seeking exposure to investors, customers, academic advisors and additional employees. This is a great chance to get feedback on your idea, win a free consultation with a Venture Capitalist and $5,000 in cash!!! The deadline to apply and submit a 2-page Executive Summary is April 22 nd, so if you or anyone you know would be interested please apply soon.
For more information on the conference or FastPitch, please visit: www.cleaninnovation.caltech.edu - Register ASAP as space is filling up fast!
Please contact Kristina Hermanson kristina.hermanson.2007@anderson.ucla.edu or J Stephen Pollock j.stephen.pollock.2008@anderson.ucla.edu with any questions.

Sustainable Works Green Living Workshops
Learn how to live more sustainably through a 6 week evening series of meetings covering: Water, Energy, Waste, Chemicals, Transportation, Food and Shopping.

The next Residential Greening Program Workshops will begin
Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th and will run from 7-8:30pm.
Course will close at 25 participants so sign up now!
Suggested Donation for Santa Monica residents $25, all others $35.
Includes training, comprehensive textbook, and sustainable tools
(water saving aerators, compact fluorescent bulb, etc.)

Tuesday Nights, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
First class: April 24th
Location: Santa Monica Public Library
Dates: 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5

Wednesday Nights, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
First class: April 25th
Location: Sustainable Works office 1744 Pearl Street. Santa Monica, 90405
Dates: 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30

Contact Anna Cummins at the Residential Greening Program at Sustainable Works to reserve your spot on a crew today-
310.458.8716 x1

4th Annual Alternative Building Materials and Design Expo
Friday, May 18th and Saturday, May 19th
Free Admission
Santa Monica Air Center - Barker Hanger
3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Over 100 exhibits will feature manufacturers of green building materials, landscape and water conservation products, retailers, interior design products and furnishings, utility companies, non-profit organizations and city and state agencies.
Free seminars throughout the day!

Urban Nature Week
Benefiting The Children’s Nature Institute
A unique, exciting series of events promoting nature awareness in the city, Urban Nature Week will help kids and adults discover nature in urban areas and the lessons it has to offer. Urban Nature Week is unlike anything else in Los Angeles! The centerpiece will be the Urban Nature Walkathon.

Urban Nature Walkathon
May 19, 2007

Walk! Volunteer! Sponsor!

LA's largest nature walk, the Urban Nature Walkathon, will take place Saturday, May 19th at Franklin Canyon in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains. By registering to walk and raise funds, you help support CNI and our environmental education programs.

Help underprivileged children by volunteering to lend a hand at the Urban Nature Walkathon. There is a variety of ways in which you can help: Set-up and Break down, Registration, Course Support, Water Distribution, Traffic Support and many more.

Call James at (310) 860-9484 for more information.

All proceeds benefit The Children’s Nature Institute, a 501c3 nonprofit charity. Ask about the benefits of sponsoring.
Visit http: www.urbannatureweek.org for complete details,
Or call (310) 860-9484.

Composting Workshops
Check the Calendar of events for a workshop near you-

Planet Green Game
Global Green USA has collaborated with Starbucks and Tree Media on the launch of a new online game called Planet Green Game. The game is designed to educate players about climate change in a fun and engaging way, and to encourage individuals to become part of the solution in their own lives. The game and related website also provide simple tools and links to advocate action by elected officials, business and community leaders. Check it out! www.planetgreengame.com

Project Manager Position
epOxy Green LLC, is seeking an epOxyGreen Project Manager to
directly market and promote epOxyGreen products and services as well
as to provide the seamless execution of client projects.
Qualifications: Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience with
sustainable building materials and/or application. Sales experience a
plus, but not necessary. A passion for and commitment to sustainable
living a must. This position begins as a commission based team member with great earning potential. Available immediately.
Contact: Sasha King/ Sasha@epOxyGreen.com/ 310-578-2123
epOxyGreen, LLC
602 Venice Blvd., Venice CA 90291

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