OB Green Activist Calendar for June 2016

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OB dog beach cleanup fotoEditor: Many thanks to our good friends at the OB Green Center for putting most of the following June OB Activist Calendar together. The OB Green Center is located at 4843 B Voltaire Street, Ocean Beach 92107; contact them :  oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com  619.225.1083

June Events in Ocean Beach and Point Loma

June 4th   Saturday  10:00 a.m.   Rally Against High Rents at O.B. Park, at Newport & Abbot St.

Tenants and supporters will be rallying to bring attention to this issue and demand that Michael Mills stop his outrageous rent hikes and hopefully to send a message to landlords and politicians in San Diego that tenants are getting organized and are empowering themselves to fight back against rent injustice. The group organizing is San Diego Tenants United with our .org website.  You can email them at sdtenantsunited@gmail.com.

June 5th  Sunday  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  World Environment Day “Racing Extinction”

Free Viewing  Hosteling International – Pt. Loma, 3790 Udall St, 92107.  Learn about illegal wildlife trade and how it affects the biodiversity of ecosystems.  Free of charge.  RSVP by June 4th by email:  sdpointloma@hiusa.org, please provide your name and number of attendees.

June 7th  Tuesday  7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. California Presidential Primary Election   VOTE!!

June 9th    Thursday       7 p.m.       Film Night      “The True Cost” at OB Green Center

This 2015 documentary by Andrew Morgan explores the impact of fashion on people and the planet. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Free of Charge  :-)

June 11th    Saturday  9:00 am – 11:00 am  Dog Beach Clean Up

Join us and Dog Beach Dog Wash on the second Saturday of every month from 9 to 11 am, and help remove debris from Dog Beach. Bags and gloves, and toys and treats for you and your dogs are provided by Dog Beach Dog Wash. Together we can make a difference!

June 11th    Saturday  11:00 am – 2:00 pm    OB First Responders Appreciation BBQ

Hosted by the OB Town Council and they say ‘come out’ to show your appreciation and support for San Diego’s public service officials including SDPD, SDFD, SD Lifeguards and local elected officials. Informal “Taste of OB” brunch will be served for just $10. This event is held in the grass at Veterans Memorial Park (in front of Shade’s Restaurant.

June 14th   Tuesday    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm   OB Woman’s Club monthly meeting

Socializing and Refreshments are served at 5:30 and Business starts at 6:15pm; the address: 2610 Bacon Street San Diego,  (619) 222-1008; Website: http://www.obwomansclub.org/

June 14th  Tuesday  4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  ReWild Mission Bay  Public – Workshop #2   

Mission Bay High School Cafeteria, 2475 Grand Ave, 92109.  ReWild Mission Bay is a project of San Diego Audubon to enhance and restore wetlands in the northeast corner of Mission Bay and expand opportunities for community access. The public meetings are a chance for community members to learn more about the project and share thoughts on restoration plans. More info:  at schwartz@sandiegoaudubon.org.  www.rewildmissionbay.org

June 16th  Thursday 7:00 p.m.   OB Historical Society Meeting – History of the OB Rag  

P.L. United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, 92107.  Learn the history of the OB Rag by current OB Rag Editor Frank Gormlie.

June 22nd    Wednesday   7:00 pm OB Town Council Meeting

The OB Town Council hosts public meetings on the 4th Wednesday every month except November and December. Regular speakers include local leaders, political, business and law enforcement and public safety representatives, as well as members from all corners of the Ocean Beach community. Whether you’re a long-time OB-cean or just want to learn more about OB, all are welcome! Email: info@obtowncouncil.org; Venue: The Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. San Diego, CA 92107

June 25th  Saturday    10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  37th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off  Newport Avenue, 92107.

June 30    Friday  OB Pier Celebration – Open Reception at Tetars at 5032 Niagara Avenue

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. – Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th.

 In the OB People’s Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events.  Next event:  July 10th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Midway Aircraft Carrier, Downtown Harbor Drive.   Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail.com

June Events Outside Ocean Beach and Point Loma

June 10th  Friday   6:30 p.m.  Sierra Club Free Movie Night  “Who Bombed Judi Bari?”

8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101, 92111.   On May 24, 1990 a bomb blew up the car of two of the most prominent Earth First! redwood activists: Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney.  The FBI and Oakland Police accused them of carrying their own bomb and being environmental terrorists.  The activists launched a successful lawsuit against the FBI and Oakland Police.  A story about beating the system and saving the trees; a film that resonates today as we face deteriorating civil rights and the huge ecological problems that bring us closer to catastrophic climate change. Free. For more information call 619-463-0721.

June 11th  Saturday 9:00 a.m.     Build a Pen – Save a Lion!   Julian, San Diego County.

Come help the Mountain Lion Foundation and 4-H Clubs from all over the County build a pen to protect livestock from mountain lions.  Bring a brown bag lunch, a water container, and willing hands.  Please call 916-442-2666 to RSVP and get directions.

June 11th  Saturday 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.    Sierra Club 2016 Gala Celebration & Awards Dinner 

Hilton Harbor Island Hotel, 1960 Harbor Island Dr.  Recognize and commemorate the achievements of community leaders and Sierra Club volunteers who have contributed their time and effort to protecting the environment of our region. Cost:  $75.  More info:   http://sandiegosierraclub.org/sierra-club-events/gala-2016/

June 11th  Saturday  5:00 p.m.   Wild Willow Sundown Brew Run 

Wild Willow Farm & Education Center, 2550 Sunset Ave, 92154.  Celebrate the Sixth Birthday of Wild Willow at their fundraising event with a 5K, Brew, Chili, and Music.  For more info & to register:  sandiegoroots.org.

June 12th  Sunday     11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.     The San Diego Really Really Free Market     

Teralta Park – City Heights   40th & Orange Avenue. 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.    For more information:  www.sdrrfm.blogspot.com

June 16th  Thursday 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m   Tiny Footprint Challenge – Monthly Potluck  Social 

June’s Potluck Social will be held at Casa de Bloom, 3123 Quince St, 92104.  Cost:  Free, donations greatly appreciated.  For more info:    www.Tiny-Footprint.org

June 21st  Tuesday  5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  “Solar for Homeowners”

4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 92117.  Experts from the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) will explain the fundamentals of solar electricity and solar water heating, and share valuable consumer awareness tips that can help you feel more confident when evaluating solar technology for your home.  Free of Charge.  To register:  phone: 858-244-1177; Email: csi@energycenter.org; energycenter.org

June 25th  Saturday  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  2016 Work-a-thon for Peace and Social Justice

 This year’s project site is at Familia Indigena Unida/ACCESS, Linda Vista.  Volunteer for a day of service or sponsor a volunteer worker.  For more information, contact the Peace Resource Center at info@prcsd.org; 619-263-9301.

Save the Date!  Upcoming Events…..

July 2nd50th Year Celebration of the OB Pier –  OB Pier Stroll

July 6th   Film Screening:  “Maquilapolis”  hosted by the Environmental Health Coalition, this documentary addresses the social and environmental  issues in the border region.  Cost:  $8.  Reserve your seat at:  www.environmental health.org

July 10th  Climate Mobilization Demonstration    10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Midway Aircraft Carrier, Downtown Harbor Drive.


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