October Calendar for Green Activists – in OB and Beyond

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activists hold handsOctober Events in OB or at the Ocean Beach Green Center

From the good folks at the Ocean Beach Green Center, located at 4843 B Voltaire Street, Ocean Beach 92107 – oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com  619.225.1083

Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. – October 10th, October 17th, October 24th, October 31st    Ocean Beach People’s Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street, 92107.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events.   Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com

October 16th    Friday  7 p.m.  Film Night   “Queen of the Sun”

QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us? is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from award-winning filmmaker Taggart Siegel, director of REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN . Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva. Together they reveal both the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature.  Free of Charge  :-)

October 24th    Saturday    2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Annual Green Spooktacula  

After 26 years of environmental, peace, and social justice activism, our movement has received 501(C)(3) federal and tax exempt state approved non-profit status!  Come and celebrate with us at our annual Halloween fundraiser event.  Music, Speakers, Refreshments, and more!  Come in costume as a historical figure for the cause, political villain, or as yourself!

October Events NOT in Ocean Beach

October 6th    Tuesday    12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Food Waste Solution Summit 2015  Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Avenue San Diego, CA 92114.  Come together to learn and take collective action towards a hunger-free and sustainable San Diego County.  Be inspired and contribute to big ideas. Take away practical solutions to address food waste.  $20 registration fee, lunch provided.  Visit www.sdfsa.org for more information.

October 8th    Thursday    9:00 a.m.  SeaWorld Orca Enclosure Expansion Application on the California Coastal Commission Agenda  Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Seaside Ballroom, 300 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802.  Agenda Item #14,  Application No. 6-15-0424 (SeaWorld Orca Enclosure Expansion, San Diego)  Application of SeaWorld San Diego to replace and expand existing orca enclosure with new 450,000 gallon and 5.2 million gallon pools and construct new restroom facilities, at 500 Sea World Dr., San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)  E-mail correspondence concerning this item may be sent to the Coastal Commissioners via:  SeaWorldOrcaFacility@coastal.ca.gov.

October 11th    Sunday    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Bowling for the Animals     Join the Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP) in one of the most fun events in San Diego at the Poway Fun Bowl, 12941 County Highway S4.  Proceeds benefit SNAP of San Diego’s mobile Neuter Scooter.   $25 registration fee gets you in the alley, shoes, ball, 2 games, door prize raffle and huge VEGAN buffet lunch.  Register at:  www.snap-sandiego.org or call 619-525-3047.

October 17th    Saturday    8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  PRISMS Roundtable  Peace Resource Center, 3850 Westgate Pl, San Diego 92105.  Come explore the intersection of core issues, strengthen our connections, and brainstorm on what we can do to have greater impact for social change.  Cost $10, light breakfast/refreshments.  Register at:   http://prisms2015.brownpapertickets.com/

October 20th    Tuesday    7:30 p.m.    “This Changes Everything” Documentary Screening  Angelika Carmel Mountain Cinema, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego 92128.  Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller. Interwoven with stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there.  $14 admission.  For more information, email:  carmel.mountain@readingrdi.com

New events are always happening….please check http://greenstore1.weebly.com/ 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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Avatar unwashedWalmarttHONG October 5, 2015 at 9:48 pm

Things do not look good. South Carolina–crushed by weather.
KPRI–gone to the dark side. Time to eliminate that preset on the car radio. New format sucks.

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