Free Green Events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Free Green Events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Come and get to know your great Green Neighbours 21 and what they are up to in regards to your green community!

Green Neighbours 21 of Ward 21 area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a grassroots, action-oriented group of people working together to discuss and respond to climate change and other environmental problems.

As an environmental group, Ward 21 residents of Green Neighbours 21 have been actively installing solar energy projects on their own roofs for years.

There are also several upcoming green events from different organizations.

Itinerary of FREE GREEN Events in Toronto:

1. Green Neighbours 21 Events

a) Monday, February 7, 7:00-9:00 pm

TAKING ACTION FOR A GREENER WORLD – TWO CHANCES TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

Fighting global warming means more than changing our homes and lifestyles – we also need to get politically involved. Come and learn about two urgent citizen’s action campaigns and what we can do to support them.

1. Franz Hartman (Toronto Environmental Alliance): “Saving Transit City – What We’re Doing and How You Can Help”

2. Cheryl McNamara (Citizens Climate Lobby) and Lauryn Drainie (Climate Action Network): “Ending Canada’s Fossil Fuel Subsidy – How We can Make it Happen”

Location: St Michael and All Angels Church
(southeast corner of St. Clair Avenue West and Wychwood Avenue enter off Wychwood Avenue, through wooden gate, top floor)

b) Monday, February 28, 7:00-9:00 pm

THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS

This films explores the downside of globalization, and presents examples of inspiring and practical alternatives including the local food movement.

Location: St Michael and All Angels Church
(southeast corner of St. Clair Avenue West and Wychwood Avenue enter off Wychwood Avenue, through wooden gate, top floor)

Please click here if you would like to contact Green Neighbours 21.

2. Other Events

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SEMINAR SERIES

Environment Seminar Series
WEDNESDAYS, 4:10 p.m. – 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Rm. SS 1072, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

Environment & Health Seminar Series
THURSDAYS, 4:10 pm – 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Room RS208, Rosebrugh Building, 4 Taddle Creek Rd.

POWERING THE FUTURE IN A FINITE WORLD

Thursday, February 3, 7:00 pm

Post Carbon Toronto MeetUp!
Location: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Committee Room #2, 2nd Floor
Speaker:  David Hughes is a geoscientist who has studied the energy resources of Canada for nearly four decades, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager.
RSVP to this Meetup:
http://www.meetup.com/PostCarbonTorontoMeetup/calendar/15976138/

SEEDY SUNDAY

University of Toronto

Sunday, February 13, 12:30-6:00 pm
Location: 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

Exchange and buy heirloom seeds, fun kids’ activities, workshops and delicious snacks.

THE STOP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTRE

Plan Your Vegetable Garden Workshop
Tuesday February 1, 6:30-8:30 pm, The Green Barn classroom
Location: Wychwood Barns, Christie south of St. Clair

Starting Your Seedlings 101 Workshop
Wednesday February 16, 6:30-8:30pm and Friday February 18,1:00-3:00pm, The Green Barn classroom
Location: Wychwood Barns, Christie south of St. Clair

Workshops are FREE but registration is required!   Please contact Mandy at 416-651-7867 ext: 25 / mandy@thestop.org

3.  Become the first carbon neutral neighbourhood in Canada!

Project Neutral, an initiative of the Emerging Leaders Network, is looking for a committed neighbourhood that is yearning to become carbon neutral and willing to participate in an innovative pilot.

Under local leadership, the neighbourhood will be given the tools, resources and options to reduce their carbon footprint and understand local climate change impacts.

Expressions of interest are due February 25. To learn more and express your interest, visit  http://www.projectneutral.org/

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