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Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Oct 17 2010 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2010 - 6:00am

Location: Across all five U of A campuses

A week-long celebration, with more than 60 events, coordinated by the Office of Sustainability with help from 30+ student groups and campus organizations.

The goal of the week is to educate our campus community on how to become more aware of sustainability issues, learn more about campus sustainability and develop sustainability skills of their own.

Website: http://www.sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw.cfm Read more about Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Locations

University of Alberta (North Campus, South Campus, Campus St.-Jean)
Edmonton
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
Camrose , AB
Event

Music for the Wild: Tim Williams with guests Robbie & Will

Nov 7 2010 - 1:30am

AWA is proud to present master guitar player and multi-award winner Tim Williams. Tim's live solo shows are a trip down the river of North American music...blues, ragtime, old-time country with dashes of Mexican and Hawaiian influence, performed on a variety of string instruments. Opening act: Robbie & Will. Robbie Banks and Will Lynch are two of Calgary's hottest young players. Expect highly skilled Celtic, folk and pop tunes with a bit of blues on the side. Read more about Music for the Wild: Tim Williams with guests Robbie & Will

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Potluck

Oct 17 2010 - 11:30pm to Oct 18 2010 - 1:00am

Please arrive between 5:15 and 5:30

Cost

  • VVOA member $3
  • Non-member $5
  • Youth 12 and under enter for free

Each person attending the potluck is asked to bring a homemade vegetarian, vegan or raw vegan dish for at least 6 people, a serving spoon, your own plate and utensils. Thus if two people attend together, they would bring two dishes or one larger dish (eg. a 9 x 13 inch pan).

Bring a copy of your recipe to share with others if you can.

Guest speaker: TBA Read more about Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Potluck

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9231 100 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Earth's General Store 19th Anniversary Celebration

Sep 12 2010 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

On Sunday, September 12th, 2010 we will be having a B’earthday celebration at the store (in the parking lot). There will be bicycle servicing/light repairs by Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society, barbecue items by Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta, and maybe a few surprises. Read more about Earth's General Store 19th Anniversary Celebration

Location

Earth’s General Store
9605 82 Avenue (in the parking lot)
Edmonton , AB
Event

YEP Speaker Series: Approaching Major Projects in the Wake of Oil Spills

Sep 8 2010 - 11:30pm to Sep 9 2010 - 2:00am

There is high risk and large upfront investment required for large infrastructure projects. Given the recent BP and Enbridge oil spills and impacts of actions from government agencies, ENGO, etc – what are the expected outcomes for the industry? Dennis McConaghy of TransCanada talks about increasing regulation, corporate responsibility and the impacts of current events on projects like McKenzie and Gateway.  Read more about YEP Speaker Series: Approaching Major Projects in the Wake of Oil Spills

Location

Deville's in Arts Central
100 7 Avenue SW (SE corner of second level)
Calgary , AB
Event

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Potluck

Sep 12 2010 - 11:30pm to Sep 13 2010 - 1:00am

Cost: VOA member $3, Non-member $5, Youth 12 and under enter for free

Each person attending the potluck is asked to bring a homemade vegetarian, vegan or raw vegan dish for at least 6 people, a serving spoon, your own plate and utensils. Thus if two people attend together, they would bring two dishes or one larger dish (eg. a 9 x 13 inch pan).

Bring a copy of your recipe to share with others if you can.

Guest speaker: TBA Read more about Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Potluck

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9231 100 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Music for the Wild: Barry Luft with guests Don Gowan & Jeanie Greenwell

Sep 26 2010 - 1:00am

AWA is proud to present great folk and roots music by Barry Luft.

Opening act: Don Gowan and Jeanie Greenwell.

This is the third in our 2010 series of evenings by local performers in support of AWA and Alberta's Wild Spaces.

Doors Open at 7:00 PM
Cost: $15

Pre-registration is required Read more about Music for the Wild: Barry Luft with guests Don Gowan & Jeanie Greenwell

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
Event

Green Drinks Edmonton

Aug 18 2010 - 12:30am to 3:30am

The folks at Latitude 53 have offered us their fabulous space for August’s Green Drinks!

Come out for a relaxed evening of conversation and drinks with fellow environmentally-minded Edmontonians while enjoying incredible visual art installations.

We’ll also be giving out some incredible green prizes throughout the night to those who (literally) dress in green.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

More Read more about Green Drinks Edmonton

Location

Latitude 53
10248 106 Street
Edmonton , AB

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