Upcoming climate related events thru Sat Apr 16 2017

See below for local events related to climate action & solutions. If we’ve missed an event from your group, please get them to us by Saturday for inclusion.


Wed Apr 12 7pm film – Seed
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA

Join the Environmental Justice Committee of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (BMPC) for their Green on Screen film series followed by a local expert leading a talk-back discussion. This is part of their ongoing mission to educate and advocate for God’s creation both in our congregation and the larger community.

Seed: The Untold Story, April 12: 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared in the last century. A group of heroes defend the future of food.

Discussion after the film will be led by Laurie Bachman, Executive Director of Riverbed Environmental Education Center in Gladwyne.

Contact: Carol Schmidt / 610-525-2821 / CarolSchmidt@bmpc.org

Thu Apr 13 10-2 canvas at Shoprite – demand to rezone site of SEPTA’s gas plant
Shoprite, Fox St, Philadelphia

Canvass at the Shop Rite on Fox Street with Green Party of Philadelphia & 350 Philadelphia.

We will have a table inside the store, and we will be talking to people about the plant and asking them to sign petitions and make calls to Councilwoman Bass.

Please email margie.neary@gmail.com if you’re interested in canvassing, even if you can only make it for an hour or two.

Sat Apr 15 10a People’s Climate Mobilization – puppet making
2401 Walnut St, Philadelphia

  • You can come anytime if you are not making puppets
  • Come dressed for working with paint and other materials that can permanently stain clothes.
  • Bring a brown bag lunch

Art Builds may be scheduled during the week as needed. Check @350Philly on Facebook for updates.

Contact : Lou Ann Merkle / louannmerkle15@gmail.com / 610.564.2131

Sat Apr 15 6p film & discussion – Before the Flood

Green Street Friends, 45 School House Lane, Philadelphia

Join Green Street Friends for film & discussion.  All welcome. Free admission. Free parking. Free childcare. Free refreshment. And, facility is wheelchair accessible.

Contact: Cheryl / 215-842-2146


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