Archive for August, 2012


ST September Meeting – Sept 10 – Sustainability of Urban Mobility and Urban Form continued – Broadway Boulevard Project

posted August 28, 2012

[ Monday, September 10, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)
Broadway Boulevard Project:
Sustainable Urban Mobility and Form?

As a follow up to Sustainable Tucson’s July meeting, The Sustainability of Urban Mobility and Urban Form, the September 10th meeting will be convening a public conversation furthering the discussion, using the Broadway [...]

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Who Owns Our Food? – Native Seeds/SEARCH free monthly salon – Aug 20

posted August 16, 2012

[ Monday, August 20, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Free at NS/S Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Ave.

 
“Who Owns Our Food?” with Bill McDorman

Aug. 20th, 5-7 pm (Note new time)

Ten companies own and control 75% of the worlds seeds. How does this affect local food security and the health of our region? More importantly what does this have to do with the nationwide [...]

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No Coal in Tucson – Please help leaflet TEP – Aug 9

posted August 5, 2012

[ Wednesday, August 8, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Thursday, August 9, 2012; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Wednesday 7pm – TUCAN meeting (every second Wednesday) at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 931 N 5th Ave, Tucson AZ

Thursday 11:30am – press conference and leafletting outside the TEP Headquarters, 88 E Broadway, Tucson AZ

Please help leaflet TEP – No Coal in Tucson
Dear Tucsonan Concerned About Health and Climate,

Tucson Electic (TEP) has refused to stop stockpiling its [...]

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Tucson Time Traders – 2012 aug

posted August 5, 2012

[ Thursday, October 11, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, October 20, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. Saturday, November 3, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. Thursday, November 8, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Sunday, November 18, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, December 1, 2012; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Thursday, December 13, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, December 22, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Community Picnic/Potluck & Orientation Meetings

at Tucson Ward 3 Office, 1510 E Grant Road (southeast corner of Grant & Vine)
2nd Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm – Aug 9 – Sep 13 – Oct 11 – Nov 8 – Nov 18 (sunday 6:30-8:30pm) – Dec 13

at Himmel Park Library, 1035 N Treat Avenue (1 block south of [...]

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Free Workshop on Moderating – League of Women Voters – Aug 11

posted August 2, 2012

[ Saturday, August 11, 2012; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 West Congress Street (1/4 mile west of I-10)

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PRESENTING FREE WORKSHOP ON MODERATING
Is your organization planning a panel discussion, a forum, workshop, or candidate debate? Come and learn the tips and techniques on how to make everything run smoothly, with everyone following the rules and [...]

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Native Seeds/SEARCH Farm & Conservation Center Tour – 2nd & 4th Fridays

posted July 29, 2012

[ Friday, July 27, 2012; Friday, August 10, 2012; Friday, August 24, 2012; Friday, September 14, 2012; Friday, September 28, 2012; ] 2nd and 4th Fridays

10 – 11 am at the Conservation Center

5 – 6 pm at the Conservation Farm

 

Native Seeds/SEARCH Farm & Conservation Center Tours

Ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look into Native Seeds/SEARCH? Starting Friday July 27th, we are excited to begin offering public tours of our Conservation Center and Conservation Farm!

Tours take place on the 2nd [...]

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Cookbook Author Janet Taylor – NS/S Retail Store – Aug 12

posted July 29, 2012

[ Sunday, August 12, 2012; 2:00 pm; ] Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Ave. 2 p.m. FREE

SAMPLE THE SOUTHWEST! Hungry for local food inspirations?  Join us for a special engagement with Southwestern chef and cookbook author Janet Taylor.  Ms. Taylor will have delectable samplings on hand from recipes in her latest publication, The Green Southwest Cookbook.  Spend your Sunday afternoon [...]

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Sustainable Tucson August Film Festival – August 12th and 13th

posted July 29, 2012

[ Sunday, August 12, 2012; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday, August 13, 2012; 4:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Downtown Library, Large Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St)

 
Sunday, August 12th 1:00 to 5:00pm, Sustainable Tucson will show three top-rated sustainability films covering critical sustainability topics:
• The U.S. financial crisis erupted in 2008 and still looms on the horizon.

• Resource depletion including non-renewable [...]

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Menu for the Future – Discussion Course – Thursdays July 12 thru Aug 16

posted July 2, 2012

[ Thursday, July 12, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, July 19, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, July 26, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 2, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 9, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] six Thursdays from July 12 thru August 16
in Central Tucson
Menu for the Future Discussion Course
Thursdays, July 12 to August 16, 2012 – 6:30 to 8:00pm

Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture offers the Northwest Earth Institute’s Menu for the Future Class, a 6-session discussion course that analyzes the connection between food and sustainability.  The goals of the course [...]

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Tucson Climate Activists Network – 2nd Wednesdays

posted June 10, 2012

[ Wednesday, June 13, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, July 11, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, August 8, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, September 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, October 10, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, November 14, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, December 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]  

Every second Wednesday 7-9pm at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 931 N. 5th Ave, Tucson AZ

 
TUCAN (Tucson Climate Activists Network)
TUCAN meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7-9 pm at the Quaker Meetinghouse on 5th Ave, to connect the work of local Climate Change activists.

Contact: Jim Driscoll, Jimdriscoll(at)NIPSPeerSupport.org

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