NEW YORK CITY GREEN EVENTS CALENDAR

april, 2014

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New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes9:00 am - 10:30 am Green Light New York

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Brooklyn Long Term Recovery Group Meeting9:30 am - 11:00 am Shorefront YM-YWHA

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Pruning and Training Fruit Trees at PS 443's Family School Garden4:30 pm - 6:30 pm PS 443 The Family School Garden

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Vision Zero Town Hall In The Bronx6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Bronx Library Center Auditorium

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Sustainable Electronics and the Bottom Line Panel Discussion6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Columbia University Club of New York

1

Organizing Mtg: Beneficial Mudball Bioremediation Celebration and Teach-In6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Green Map Headquarters

1

Marcos Salazar, Co-founder and Executive Director of Be Social Change in Conversation with Aaron Hurst, Author of The Purpose Economy7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Office Links HUB

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Vision Zero Town Hall In Brooklyn7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Brooklyn Borough Hall

1

NY Permaculture Monthly Meetup 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Location is shown only to members

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Eco-Logic, WBAI's Environmentalism Radio Show with Ken Gale8:00 pm - 8:30 pm On The Radio WBAI-FM (99.5 NYC)

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Environmental Activism in the Digital Age: Saving the World in Bits and Bytes9:00 am - 4:00 pm NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering at MAGNET

2

Lighting Retrofits Presented by Green Light New York9:00 am - 10:30 am Green Light New York

2

Starting Seeds in a Hoop-house at PS 443's Family School Garden 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PS 443 The Family School Garden

2

Resilience NYC Meetup Group: Watch "Noah" at Union Square, Talk About It After7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Regal Union Square Theater

3 - 4

Charities@Work's 13th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship(All Day) Crowne Plaza Times Square

3

Lighting Controls Presented by Green Light New York9:00 am - 10:30 am Green Light New York

3

Rally to Ban Fracking In Front Of Fundraiser Governor Cuomo Will Be Appearing At (Tarrytown, NY)5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Doubletree Tarrytown

3

Post Rio + 20: Where Do We Stand 21 Months Later?6:30 pm - 8:30 pm New York City Bar Association

4

The Tenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century (Syracuse, NY)(All Day: friday) At “The Links” at Erie Village

4 - 5

Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance Inaugural Conference: Social Enterprise: Turning Vision Into Reality(All Day) Westin Times Square, NY

4

Presentation and Consultation of the SDSN Draft Report "Indicators for Sustainable Development" with Dr. Jeffery Sachs @ UN Headquarters1:15 pm - 2:45 pm United Nations Trustee Council Conference Building

4

Columbia Business School's Green Business Club Panel Discussion: Green Business Summit 2014 - Disruptive Technologies for Transitioning to a Sustainable Economy3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus

4

Panel Discussion: Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, and Mark Bittman Discuss the Future of Farming6:00 pm - 8:30 pm COOPER UNION GREAT HALL/ THE FOUNDATION BUILDING

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MAS Spring 2014 Livable Neighborhoods Training 9:00 am - 4:15 pm Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus

5 - 6

Just Food Conference 20149:00 am - 7:00 pm (6) The Laurie M. Tisch Center at Columbia University

5

Free e-Waste Recycling Event (Greenwich Village)10:00 am - 4:00 pm 6th Avenue, Greenwich Village

5

Free e-Waste Recycling Event (Williamsburg)10:00 am - 4:00 pm Grand Street, Williamsburg

5

Stop 'N' Swap - Queens12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PS 50

5

Cleanup and Tour Day at Plank Road12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Maspeth, Queens

5

Just Food Conference: Networking Event 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Durst Organization

6

City Parks Foundation Fundraiser: Run for the Parks (4 mile run & kids run)8:30 am - 12:00 pm Four-mile Central Park "inner loop"

6

FILM: Screening of 'Triple Divide - An Investigative Documentary About Impacts Of Fracking In The Marcellus Shale' @ Riverside Church3:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Riverside Church

7 - 12

The Model Block: An Exhibit - Creative Solutions To The Challenges of Urban Sustainability @ Cooper Union1:00 am - 1:00 am (12) The Cooper Union Foundation Building Great Hall Gallery

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NYLCV's Young Professionals Happy Hour With New York City Public Advocate Letitia James!6:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Durst Organization

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Sandy Disaster Resource Forum6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Beraca Baptist Church

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Ethical Fashion Academy Presents: Fashion Filter - Perceptions of Beauty in Fashion6:30 pm - 9:00 pm The Wix Lounge

7

Fossil Fuel Divestment at Columbia University - A Discussion on Perspectives and Policies7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Earth Hall

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3rd Annual Open Space Alliance Benefit - Doing The Dirty Work7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Brooklyn Bowl

7

Makers Institute Class: Pro Bono Services - Branding + Identity + Design7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Center for Social Innovation

7

NYC Grassroots Alliance Monthly Meeting7:00 pm - 9:00 pm New York Society for Ethical Culture

8

The $3.5 Trillion Question: How To Make Natural Resource Funds Work For Citizens (Launch Event At Columbia University, NYC)10:30 am - 12:00 pm Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Jerome Greene Hall Annex

8

Vision Zero Town Hall in the Bronx6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Latino Pastoral Action Center(LPAC) Gymnasium

8

Be Social Change April Change Makers Happy Hour 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Lunasa Bar

8

EP BUILDING TOUR: MECHOSYSTEMS HEADQUARTERS6:30 pm - 7:30 pm MechoSystems Inc.

8

{Green Careers} April 2014 meeting - Sustainable Career Tracks: NYC ACRE Edition6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ACRE's Urban Future Lab

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EP Building Tour: MechoSystems Headquarters6:30 pm - 7:30 pm MechoSystems Headquarters

9

Columbia University M.S. in Sustainability Management Open House6:10 pm - 7:00 pm Columbia University Sustainability Management Office

9

Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Sustainable Energy Strategies6:10 pm - 7:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209

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Switch From No. 6 Oil in a Multifamily Building and Save Money Panel Discussion6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Isabella Geriatric Center

9

Goodnik Speaker Series: Christoph Gorder, President of Charity Water6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Swift

9

Makers Institute Class: How to Become a B-Corp7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Center for Social Innovation

10

Compost Workday at Padre Plaza Success Community Garden2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Padre Plaza Success Community Garden

10

Volunteer with The Sherman Creek Park Garden Crew 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Sherman Creek Park

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Young Professionals in Energy Spring Solar Fundraiser7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Urban Future Lab

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New York Loves Trees for Zambia7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Fair Folks & a Goat

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Growing Cities Screening & How to Become an Urban Rooftop Farming Warrior!7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing)

12

New York Cares Day - Volunteer at 70 of the city's most important and used green spaces9:30 am - 3:00 pm Various Locations Throughout The 5 Boroughs

12

BROOKLYN TREE GIVEAWAY - Bedford-Stuyvesant10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Dekalb Ave

12

QUEENS TREE GIVEAWAY - Forest Hills10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Woodhaven Blvd

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STATEN ISLAND TREE GIVEAWAY - Graniteville10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Forest Ave

12

Electronic Waste Recycling Event (Fort Greene)10:00 am - 4:00 pm In front of Habana Outpost

12

BRONX TREE GIVEAWAY - Pelham Gardens10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Gunhill Rd

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QUEENS TREE GIVEAWAY - Flushing10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Avery Ave

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Spring Kick–off: Gardening in Sherman Creek12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Sherman Creek Park

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Cleanup and Tour Day at Plank Road 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Maspeth, Queens

12

PS 18 Health Fair in Staten Island12:00 pm - 3:00 pm P. S. 18

13

4th Annual Tour de Staten Island 8:00 am - 1:00 am Parking Lot 1 of Richmond County Bank Ballpark (Just west of Bank Street)

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Electronic Waste Recycling Event (Upper West Side)10:00 am - 4:00 pm Amsterdam Avenue

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QUEENS TREE GIVEAWAY - Long Island City10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Northern Blvd

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BROOKLYN TREE GIVEAWAY - Coney Island10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Cropsey Ave

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QUEENS TREE GIVEAWAY - South Ozone Park10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Rockaway Blvd

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BRONX TREE GIVEAWAY - Baychester10:00 am - 12:00 pm Home Depot - Bruckner Blvd

14

RCN-CCUS Panel Discussion: Air Capture and its Applications in Closing the Carbon Cycle @ Columbia University9:00 am - 5:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium, Room 412

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RCN-CCUS Conference Meeting @ Columbia University 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (16) Columbia University Morningside Campus, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Davis Auditorium, Room 412

14

Film Screening of "Passive House Revolution" @ Coffeed in Long Island City7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Coffeed

15

Eco-Logic, WBAI's Environmentalism Radio Show with Ken Gale8:00 pm - 8:30 pm On The Radio WBAI-FM (99.5 NYC)

15

Jobs Or Climate Change: A "Debate" On KXL With Stefanie Spear, CEO Of EcoWatch, And Tyson Slocum, Director Of Public Citizen Climate and Energy8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Online

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The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

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Sustainability Practice Network Panel Discussion: 'The Tale of Two Cities - Turning Rhetoric into Reality' 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Baruch College's Library Building

16

Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Environmental, Social and Governance Concerns6:10 pm - 7:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall Room 209

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Lecture: Beads of Destruction with Professor Sherry Mason6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Seafarers & International House

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BKLYN Green Drinks 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 61 Local Cafe & Public House

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350NYC Sustainability Working Group7:00 pm - 9:00 pm New York Society for Ethical Culture, Room 508

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The State University of New York Green Infrastructure Summit (Albany, NY)8:00 am - 5:00 pm SUNY Plaza, 3rd Floor of the Federal Building

17

Volunteer with The Sherman Creek Park Garden Crew 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Sherman Creek Park

17

Columbia University M.S. in Sustainability Management Program Online Information Session6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Online

17

Indoor Composting Workshop6:00 pm - 8:00 pm University Settlement at the Houston Street Center

17

Become a Recycling Expert In Your Community!6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Grow NYC Office

17

Makers Institute Class: What's Strategy Got to Do With It?7:00 pm - 8:30 pm WeWork (Soho West)

18

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Green Finance Sub-committee Meeting9:00 am - 10:30 am Osborn

18 - 20

Love Your Block 3-day Weekend @SmilingHogshead Ranch (Good Friday)12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (20) Smiling Hogshead Ranch

18

Lecture: The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer and More Open World with Andrew Winston 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, Morningside Campus, Altschul Auditorium (Room #417)

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Spring Cleaning & Street Tree Care9:00 am - 12:00 pm West 30th Street and 8th Avenue (NW Corner)

19

Brooklyn Waterfront Bicycle Tour11:00 am - 3:30 pm Williamsburg

19

Earth Day 4/19: A Tree Grows in Harlem12:00 pm - 5:00 pm WeAct

19

Stop 'N' Swap - Queens 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sunnyside Community Services

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Status Report On Civilization's Most Challenging Ethical Problem: Climate Change11:15 am - 1:00 pm New York Society for Ethical Culture, Ceremonial Hall

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STATEN ISLAND TREE GIVEAWAY - Port Richmond1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Staten Island Buddhist Vihara

20

Brooklyn Navy Yard Sustainable Architecture & Industry Bicycle Tour3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BLDG 92 Brooklyn Navy Yard

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Brooklyn- Vision Zero Town Hall with Councilmember Brad Lander6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PS 321

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Green Design Symposium7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Westside Theatre

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2014 Games for Change Festival(All Day) New York University Skirball Center

22

Brooklyn Waterfront Bicycle Tour11:00 am - 3:30 pm Williamsburg

22

Turning Vacant Acres into Community Resources: A Conversation Among Community Land Access Facilitators -- Focus on New York City1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Tishman Environment and Design Center at the New School

22

Earth Day Convergence for People, Planet, and Peace over Profit - Rally & March Through The Financial District 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Zuccotti Park

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Bright Ideas for a Resilient World5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Green Light New York Resource Center

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New York Women in Film & Television Presents Go Green! Greener Alternatives For Your Production, Your Home and Your Life - A Panel Discussion6:30 pm - 8:30 pm New York Women in Film & Television

22

The Future of Fashion #2: Reducing Waste in the Industry7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Wix Lounge

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Makers Institute Class: Startup Funding for Social Entrepreneurs7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Center for Social Innovation

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NY Earff Day Comedy Show8:00 pm - 10:00 pm The Creek and the Cave

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Turning Vacant Acres into Community Resources: A Conversation Among Community Land Access Facilitators -- Sharing Best Practices From Urban Transformation Facilitators Around The World9:00 am - 8:00 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center at the New School

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Green Building Benchmarking and the Role of Data in EE9:00 am - 12:00 pm The Markle Foundation

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Spring Textile Drive11:00 am - 2:00 pm Duffy Square