February Events in Ocean Beach and Beyond – from the OB Green Center

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The following calendar of events in OB and San Diego is from our good friends at the OB Green Center. All that we did is add a few meetings in Ocean Beach*.  The Ocean Beach Green Center is located at 4843 B Voltaire Street, Ocean Beach 92107 (contact them : oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail. com 619.225.1083)

February Events in OB

February 8th Wednesday, 6:30pm   San Diego Chapter of Native Plant Society Community Meeting The SD Chapter of CA Native Plant Society will hold a community meeting at OB Rec Center 4726 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107 to request community input on our native plant garden at the north end of Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. The meeting will be preceded by a social gathering from 6-6:30pm during which snacks and refreshments will be provided.

February 9th     Thursday     7:00 p.m.   Film Night  “Merchants of Doubt”
“Merchants of Doubt” takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver- tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.  Free of Charge  :-)

February 16th    Thursday   7pm  OB Historical Society Presents:  Point Loma Book
by Eric Duvall, Kitty McDaniels and authors from Lay Playa Trail Association at P.L. United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Point Loma is one of San Diego’s most historic neighborhoods. The newly released book by Arcadia Publishing is packed full of lovely historical photos and information about our spectacular peninsula community.

February 16th  Thursday   5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Ocean Beach Elementary Family Dining Night at Raglan Public House  1851 Bacon St, 92107.  Help support Ocean Beach Elementary and help fund a vertical aeroponic growing system at the school.  Workshop on growing vertically in small spaces, planting activities for kids, food and drink specials, raffle prizes.

February 22nd  Wednesday   7:00 – 8:30 pm  Ocean Beach Town Council Monthly 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 SDPD law enforcement representatives, as well as members from all corners of the Ocean Beach community. Whether you’re a long-time OBcean or just want to learn more about OB, all …

Sunday, Feb. 26th – 2pm to 5:30pm Benefit Concert for Doors of Change
 Food, fun, music! Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring local musicians – all to benefit the music programs of Doors of Change – serving homeless youth.Tickets at the door – $18 at the Episcopal Church Center, 2083 Sunset Cliffs Blvd

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Feb. 11th, Feb. 18th, Feb. 25th. Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting –Ocean Beach People’s Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street. Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events. Contact: oceanbeachgreencenter@gmail. com

(*tip of hat to OBMA calendar)

February Events Outside Ocean Beach

February 10th   Friday  6:30 p.m.  Sierra Club film night  “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy”  
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.  #101, 92111.  Greg Palast and his associates expose the darkest plans of the uber-rich to steal America’s democracy.  Come learn the appalling details of voter suppression in the United States. Free.   More info:  Jean Costa 619-463-0721 or ellenshively@sbcglobal.net

February 10th Friday  7:30 p.m.  People over Profits presents “They Call Us Monsters” Digital Gym Cinema 2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92104 This film poses difficult questions about our juvenile justice system: What is our responsibility to our youth who are incarcerated? Do they have the ability to change when provided with quality rehabilitation? Do our youth deserve a second chance?  More info:  https://www.facebook.com/ PeopleoverProfitsSD/?hc_ref= PAGES_TIMELINE

February 10th   Friday  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  George Mann In Concert  Fundraiser  .  Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate Place, 92105.  Join Activist San Diego for Dinner and a Concert.  George Mann has been producing labor and protest music for more than 20 years, bringing his experience as a union organizer and educator to his concerts. www.georgemann.org  Also featured will be local musicians and spoken word artists.  Cost:  $19 at the door, $16.50 in advance.

February 11th  Saturday 12:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Divest for Standing Rock Sidewalk Parade by San Diego Water Protectors at Bank of America,   655 West Broadway Suite 101 San Diego 92101 More info: https://www.facebook.com/ events/1815768632028484/

February 12th Sunday 6:30 P.M. War Tax Redirection 101 Joyce Beers Center 3900 Vermont War tax resistance is immediate and direct action against endless war. Popularized by Thoreau 200 years ago, 1000s now refuse to pay for war. US war machine takes ~50% of your taxes to militarize the world. Learn how to redirect your taxes. Invest in People; Divest From War More info: https://www.facebook.com/ events/1424091907671915/

February 13th Monday 6:30 – 7:30 San Diego 350 presents Meet the 5 Valve Turners – who stopped the five pipelines between the U.S. and Canada  Hear their story and donate to support their legal defense fund.  Location TBA  More info: http://sandiego350.org/

February 15th Wednesday  5:30 – 8:00 P.M.  Solar for homeowners.  Center for Sustainable Energy  4760 Clairmont Mesa Blvd 92117. Tailored to homeowners interested in going solar, this free workshop will outline the fundamentals of solar electricity and solar water heating for residential customers. Learn how to reduce or eliminate your electric and gas bill with clean power and find credible solar contractors in your area. More info: http://energycenter.org/

February 18th Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Immigrants make America Great March San Diego  Details to be announced More info: https://www.facebook.com/ events/1759050077755794/

February 18th Saturday  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  San Diego Fixit Clinic  Second Chance Brewery 15378 Avenue of Science #222 San Diego 92128 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? http://zerowastesandiego.org/ event/sdfixitclinic_feb2017/

February 21st   Tuesday  6:00 p.m.   Climate Mobilization Rally  Federal Building, Broadway & Front Street, Downtown.  Rally for the national mobilization to end fossil fuels and build the new wind, water and solar energy system.  Keynote Speaker:  Wes Clark, Jr., activist at the Dakota Pipeline and organizer for the 2,000 military supporters.

More information:  858.457.0246, theclimatemobilization.org    facebook;

February 21st   Tuesday   9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Zero Waste Symposium 2017  Jacob Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Ave, 92114.  Join Zero Waste for a full day of fun-filled Zero Waste education.  More information; zerowastesandiego.org.




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