Archive for January, 2017


Spring 2017 Permaculture Design Course – Tucson

posted January 21, 2017

[ Saturday, February 4, 2017; Sunday, February 5, 2017; Saturday, February 11, 2017; Sunday, February 12, 2017; ] The 22nd Annual Permaculture Design Course – a Tucson tradition! This course happens over five weekends every February and March. Registration for the 2017 Spring course begins on August 10th.

Dates for the the upcoming Spring 2017 course are the following five weekends -Feb. 4th and 5th, Feb. 11th and 12th, Feb 25th and 26th, Mar. [...]

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posted January 21, 2017

[ Thursday, February 11, 2016; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FAIR

posted January 18, 2017

[ Monday, February 20, 2017; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, President’s Day, 4:30-6:30
THE HISTORIC Y, 300 E. University Blvd.
This is an event:

- for social and environmental activists to connect and engage and learn about the great work that others are doing with whom they may not be so familiar

- for those with little or no experience in activism who are frustrated by [...]

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Tucson Citizens Climate Lobby

posted January 12, 2017

[ Saturday, January 14, 2017; 9:30 am to 10:45 am. ] Saturday Jan. 14th 2017 at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E Adams St, Tucson, AZ 85719.

Please join our greater Tucson CCL group for our monthly meeting that starts with welcome and coffee at 9:30, our chapter meeting from 10:00 to 11:00am, followed by our international call. Meeting adjourns at 11:45.

This month’s [...]

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SAz Solar Partnership – ACC and solar customers

posted January 11, 2017

[ Thursday, January 19, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Southern Arizona Solar Partnership will discuss what the recent ACC decisions mean for future solar customers. Get your solar questions answered!!

The Southern Arizona Solar Partnership is a group of folks interested in solar: installers, government people, solar customers and those who just want to see more solar in Tucson!! We meet every other month at [...]

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“Get Back on Your Bike” Class

posted January 6, 2017

[ Saturday, January 7, 2017; 8:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Join the County’s Bike and Pedestrian Program for an easy 2-hour ride where we get you set up and ready to ride, discuss basic bike topics, and ride local streets to familiarize yourself with how to operate your bike safely. Participants must be able to already ride a bike. Recommended for adults and youth ages [...]

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12th Annual Grease Collection and Recycling Event!

posted January 6, 2017

[ Saturday, January 7, 2017; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Grease Pour

The 12th Annual Grease Collection and Recycling Event will take place on January 7, 2017. This event will give you an opportunity to start the New Year off right by dropping off your used cooking oil and grease from all your holiday cooking and baking.

Since the grease collection event began in November 2005, we [...]

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Board of Supervisors hearings on Monsanto

posted January 6, 2017

[ Monday, January 9, 2017; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Friday, January 13, 2017; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Tuesday, January 17, 2017; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Wednesday, January 18, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, January 19, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Pima County Board of Supervisors has tasked County administration with holding public meetings in each supervisors’ district in order to provide the public more information about the Monsanto proposal and the county’s role in the proposal, and to receive feedback from the public.
The scheduled meetings will be:

District 1: January, 9, 2017; 5 [...]

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Occupy Inauguration Day in Tucson

posted January 6, 2017

[ Friday, January 20, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] January 20, froom 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Mercado San Agustin, 100 S Avenida del Convento

Many speakers on topics including climate change and renewable energy.

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Rally to Protect Immigrants & Refugees

posted January 6, 2017

[ Friday, January 6, 2017; 12:00 pm; ] January 14, at 12:00 noon
Tucson Federal Building, 300 W Congress St.

Climate refugees are increasing. Climate activists have issued a call to prepare to provide sanctuary and to resist beginning Saturday, January 14th. A broad coalition that includes United We Dream, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Center for Community Change, FIRM, Standing on the Side of Love, [...]

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Tucson Climate Action Network monthly meeting

posted January 6, 2017

[ Wednesday, January 11, 2017; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] January 11, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
350Tucson clubhouse, 255 W. University Blvd.
3 blocks west of Stone Ave., 1 block east of Main, south side of the street
On the Third St / Univ. Blvd Bikeway
Stone/University bus stop serves Sun Tran routes 4, 10, 16, and 19, all running till 11:00pm or later

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Day Against Denial national day of climate action & resistance

posted January 6, 2017

[ Monday, January 9, 2017; 4:20 pm to 5:30 pm. ] January 9, from 4:20 to 5:30 PM
Sen. John McCain’s Tucson office, 407 W. Congress St.
(Just west of Granada & Congress, where there are stops for the Sun Link streetcar and Sun Tran routes 21 & 22. Routes 7 & 12 stop one block to the east, at Church Ave.)

Call on your Senators and ALL Senators [...]

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Tucson Solidarity Rally

posted January 6, 2017

[ Saturday, January 21, 2017; 12:00 pm; ] Saturday, January 21, Noon
Joel Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Tucson

Tucson Solidarity invites and welcomes our whole community to respond to the election of Trump in a way that acknowledges and celebrates our solidarity with each other.

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Women’s March on Washington – Tucson March

posted January 6, 2017

[ Saturday, January 21, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Saturday, January 21
10:00 a.m. to noon
Marching from Armory Park to Joel Valdez Main Library

From the event page: “This event is open to all in Tucson who ‘stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse [...]

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Teach-in and March for Unity and Solidarity

posted January 6, 2017

[ Friday, January 20, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Old Main, University of Arizona
March from UA to El Presidio Park following the Teach-in
For details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1194073983974459/

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Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow Coming to Tucson

posted January 6, 2017

[ Saturday, January 7, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] The #Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow, organized by Center for Biological Diversity with other national and local groups, is crossing the country, stopping in 16 cities on its way to Washington, D.C. on its way to protesting at the presidential inauguration.

“The roadshow is rallying and empowering defenders of civil rights and the environment to resist the dangerous [...]

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Communicating Climate Change

posted December 24, 2016

[ Tuesday, January 10, 2017; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Our January General Meeting focuses on issues of how we communicate on Climate Change. To stimulate our discussion, we will view selections from a lecture titled “Climate Change in the American Mind,” by Anthony Leiserowitz, the Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication.

The program includes a reading by Susan Feathers (one of the [...]

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