Readings & Book Launches

Event

The Big Swim Book Reading and Signing

Apr 23 2015 - 1:00am

To celebrate Earth Day, CPAWS and Audreys is hosting author Carrie Saxifrage and her new book, The Big Swim! On Wednesday, April 22nd, Audrey's will be hosting a book signing and reading with Carrie at their store. On Thursday, April 23rd, CPAWS Northern Alberta will be hosting a concert featuring a short talk by Carrie and some awesome music by Van Funk at the Yellowhead Brewery! Read more about The Big Swim Book Reading and Signing

Location

Audrey's Books
10702 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

The Big Swim Concert featuring Van Funk

Apr 24 2015 - 1:00am

To celebrate Earth Day, CPAWS and Audreys is hosting author Carrie Saxifrage and her new book, The Big Swim! On Wednesday, April 22nd, Audrey's will be hosting a book signing and reading with Carrie at their store. On Thursday, April 23rd, CPAWS Northern Alberta will be hosting a concert featuring a short talk by Carrie and some awesome music by Van Funk at the Yellowhead Brewery! Read more about The Big Swim Concert featuring Van Funk

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion — Living Green: Communities that Sustain

May 13 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Living Green:  Communities that Sustain

by Jennifer Fosket

Facilitated by Noel Keough, Founder and Director of Sustainable Calgary

The book features communities that explicitly integrate social and human factors into their design and planning, and examines the impact living in these communities has on personal health, well-being and the capacity for pursuing sustainability. It includes interviews with developers, architects and residents, highlighting personal ideals and efforts to pursue a sustainable lifestyle. Read more about Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion — Living Green: Communities that Sustain

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
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Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion: Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities

Apr 15 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit
Facilitated by EcoLiving
Read more about Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion: Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Book Launch: 'Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada' and 'Environmental Conflict & Democracy in Canada'

Apr 9 2010 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Books Provide Details on Environment and Inequality in Canada

When Bob Lovelace set out to write about the struggle of his people against uranium exploration in Ontario, he wrote it from a Canadian maximum security prison. The 61-year old grandfather, and a chief of the Ardoch Algonquin, was in prison for standing up for social justice and environmental protection. To write, Lovelace used a pencil sharpened by scraping it across the metal staircase near his cell. The first handwritten copy was ‘lost’ by the prison authorities. Read more about Book Launch: 'Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada' and 'Environmental Conflict & Democracy in Canada'

Location

Greenwood’s Bookshoppe
7925 104 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
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Sustainable Living Book Discussion: Sea Sick — The Global Ocean in Crisis by Alanna Mitchell

Mar 18 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Looking for a chance to chat about trends and issues in Calgary these days? Consider joining the Sustainable Living Book discussion at the Calgary Public Library.  

Sea Sick — The Global Ocean in Crisis by Alanna Mitchell
Discussion Facilitated by Author Chris Turner Read more about Sustainable Living Book Discussion: Sea Sick — The Global Ocean in Crisis by Alanna Mitchell

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Sustainable Living Book Club — Breakthrough: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

Feb 18 2010 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Please join us for a free and lively discussion of important issues facing us today. The goal of the Sustainable Calgary Book Club is to share books and discussions that help us understand the world and our place in it in a different way.  This can change the way we experience the world and the way we act in our day-to-day lives, opening new possibilities for environmental sustainability, social justice and peace. Last year we launched the book club and it has been a great opportunity to chat about issues. Feel free to join us and drop in - Read more about Sustainable Living Book Club — Breakthrough: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Sustainable, Eco-Living Book Discussion — Dry Spring: The Coming Water Crisis of North America

Jan 21 2010 - 1:00am to 3:30am

Dry Spring: The Coming Water Crisis of North America by Chris Wood

Facilitated by Noel Keough, founder and director of Sustainable Calgary

Dry Spring is about the coming water crisis and what we need to do to prevent it. Woods focuses on the U.S. Southwest, B.C.’s Okanagan, and the Great Lakes area as case studies in the coming scarcity. He explains how even as the world dries, some parts are getting more violently stormy. And he describes inspiring choices by which we can save this precious resource for our future. Read more about Sustainable, Eco-Living Book Discussion — Dry Spring: The Coming Water Crisis of North America

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, William Castell (Central) Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
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Sustainable Book Discussion: The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

Oct 22 2009 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Looking for a chance to chat about trends and issues in Calgary these days? Consider joining the Sustainable Book Discussion at the Calgary Public Library.

It is a free and lively discussion of important issues facing Calgarians today. The goal is to share books and discussions that help us understand the world and our place in it in a different way.

The Next Book is… Read more about Sustainable Book Discussion: The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB

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