The OB Green Activist Calendar

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in Civil Rights, Culture, Environment, Ocean Beach, Organizing, Politics, San Diego

Hands AcossSandPic2July Events in Ocean Beach and Point Loma

July 9th – Saturday  from 9 to 11  Post 4th of July OB Beach Clean Up

Join Raglan Public House for the Post 4th of July OB Beach Clean Up on Saturday, July 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Meet at 9 a.m. at Raglan (1851 Bacon St). Enjoy an afterparty for ALL volunteers on the Raglan patio.

July 10th – Sunday  9am – 11am  Surfrider Chapter’s OB Beach Clean-up for Scott Eastwood

Join Surfrider in a beach clean-up at the Ocean Beach Pier from 9am-11am with Davidoff Coolwater and Scott Eastwood! 5078 Niagara Ave, San Diego, CA 92107,

July 14th  Thursday    7 p.m.  Film night “The Future of Energy” – Ocean Beach Green Center

Featuring some of America’s top energy specialists and ecological visionaries this powerful 2016 documentary captures the movement across the United States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help foster that shift.  It’s a positive film about the renewable energy revolution, and a love story about the countless individuals and communities that are re-imagining their relationships with the planet and with each other. Watch trailer a Free of Charge  :-) 4843 B Voltaire Street, 619.225.1083 or email us at

July 21st  Thursday  7pm – OB Historical Society” The OB Pier Turns 50!

Celebrate and Learn the Pier’s History, By Ralph Teyssier; at P.L. United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd., O.B. Our featured guest Ralph Teyssier is the son of  Leonard Teyssier, owner of one of the largest construction companies in San Diego in the mid- 1960s. Leonard’s firm, Teyssier & Teyssier, Inc., built the Ocean Beach Fishing Pier.

Ralph is delighted to share with all of you the fascinating aspects of the engineering and construction that went into the building of the Ocean Beach Fishing Pier. Intrigued with structural engineering and construction from an early age, Ralph had the on-site opportunity to watch first hand, the building of the Ocean Beach Fishing Pier. Join OBHS July 21st for this special 50th anniversary program and celebration of our beloved Ocean Beach Pier.

July 21st  Thursday  6:30pm Peninsula Community Planning Board Meeting

Point Loma / Hervey Branch Library 3701 Voltaire, San Diego 92107

July 27th  Thursday  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm OB Town Council Meeting

The OB Town Council hosts its regular public meeting at the Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. San Diego, CA 92107.  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! –

Plastic Free July

Campaign aims to raise awareness of the problems and amount of single-use disposable plastic in our lives and challenges people to do something about it. You can sign up for a day, a week or the whole month and try to refuse ALL single-use plastic or try the TOP 4: plastic bags, water bottles, takeaway coffee cups and straws.

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m.  July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th.   Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting 

 Ocean Beach People’s Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street.  Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events.     Contact:

July Events NOT in Ocean Beach

July 8th  Friday   6:30 p.m.  Sierra Club Free Movie Night  “Disobedience: Courage To Break Free”

8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101, 92111 Sponsored by the climate action group, the message is one of realistic optimism, depicting moments in our past when people have united behind other moral issues and joined in non-violent, peaceful civil disobedience to achieve change. Its purpose: to inspire us so that we are empowered to stand up and demand a sustainable world. Discussion will follow the film so that we may exchange ideas. For more information call 619-463-0721

July 9th Saturday 10:30 a. m. National Action Network Rally Against Police Shootings

Reverend Shane Harris and the National Action Network to Speak out at NAN’s monthly Saturday Action Rally in response to the police shootings of two African American Males at the hands of Law enforcement. Attorney Edmond Jordan for Alton Sterling will join the Saturday Action Rally in San Diego via Video and give update to crowd on current status of case in Baton Rouge, LA. Also San Diego Man Robert Branch and Attorney Marc Kohnen to join rally in solidarity with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile speaking up against police brutality. House of Justice San Diego at 1728 South 39th Street San Diego, CA

July 10th Sunday 10 am. to noon,  the San Diego Climate Mobilization Coalition rally

Join the coalition rally with music and speakers at the U.S.S Midway Aircraft Carrier, 910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, 92101. Join them as they call for a national WWII-scale climate mobilization to move America off fossil fuels and on to renewable wind, water and solar energy.  Music by Lucky Strings.  More info: 858-457-0246 and at

July 15th – Friday 11:30 to 1pm.  Barrios Against STAdiums Silent Protest Against Chargers’ Stadium

Join B.A.STA!:Barrios Against STAdiums in their silent protest the Chargers proposed stadium – at the corner of Newton/Beardsley in Barrio Logan; The Chargers are bringing their pro-stadium propaganda campaign to Barrio Logan for the Family Health Center’s Spirit of the Barrio luncheon. B.A.STA!: Barrios Against STAdiums will hold a silent protest across the street from the luncheon on Newton and Beardsley. Because Family Health is a respected community partner we want the focus to be on the Chargers proposed stadium blocks away in the East Village and not on Family Health. Out of respect for Family Health we will quietly hold anti-stadium signs and banners across both streets. A press conference will also take place.

July 15th -17th  San Diego Pride Rally, Festival and Parade.

Come support and celebrate with our LGBT community.

July 16th Saturday Wild Willow monthly potluck  

2550 Sunset Ave, 92154.  See website for time and directions About our potlucks: volunteering, free mini-workshops, farm tour, potluck, bonfire, drumming. Farming is all about food. And food is best when shared with community. At our potlucks Wild Willow gives thanks to our amazing community of students, volunteers, educators, fans and eaters of every stripe. Familiar faces and new smiles are always welcome to these joyous gatherings that include educational workshops, volunteer activities, farm tour, potluck dinner, and drum circle around our cob fire pit. $5 suggested, OR bring a homemade dish OR volunteer for an hour.  More info:

July 16th Saturday 10 am to 12 pm  Zero Waste San Diego Fixit Clinic

At EcoVerse/Jing Si Books & Cafe, 302 11th Avenue, San Diego 92101 We have been all too accustomed to the throw away lifestyle. If something doesn’t work, throw it out and buy a new one. Because of this behavior our landfills are filling at a rapid rate and electronic waste has become the one of the largest pollution generators. So why not learn how to fix it?! Bring your broken, non-functioning things: electronics, appliances, computers, toys, bicycles, clothes, etc. for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. We’ll provide workspace, specialty tools, and guidance.  To sign up go to

July 21st Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  “Solar for Homeowners”

9325 Sky Park Court  Suite 100, San Diego 92123..  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:,

July 27th Wednesday 7 p.m. Local Earth/Solar Living Alliance presents  Film night

“The Future of Energy,  Trilogy Sanctuary, 7650 Girard Ave *4  La Jolla 92037.  Featuringsome of America’s top energy specialists and ecological visionaries this powerful 2016 documentary captures the movement across the United States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help foster that shift. FREE – donations welcome to support the initiative.  More info:

Editor: Thanks to our good friends at the OB Green Center for most of this calendar.

New events are always happening. Check 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 and volunteer opportunities. Call us at 619-225-1083 or email us at


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