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  • UN Conference in Tucson on Food & Water in Arid Lands
    A Food and Water Conference, and a Celebration of Place WHAT: The 2016 ITKI ● UNESCO ● City of Gastronomy Conference in Tucson, Arizona, USA: Food and Water in Arid Lands: Dialogues across Contemporary and Traditional Knowledge WHEN: Opens on Friday, November 4, 2016 and concludes on Saturday, November...
  • ENVISION TUCSON SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL
    Join us at this year’s 5th annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the YWCA, 525 Bonita Avenue. The Festival will showcase the many features of sustainable living in Tucson and our desert Southwest. We’re very excited about the great variety of activities...
  • Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference (AHESC)
    The Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference (AHESC) is the first conference designed to inspire, inform, and create engagement opportunities for students, faculty, staff and administrators working or studying in higher education institutions across Arizona to advance sustainability solutions...
  • 3rd Annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival - Oct 20
    Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival Celebrate Tucson’s unique position of leadership in sustainability! The third annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival will be on Sunday, October 20, 10 am-4 pm, in Reid Park at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center (the Bandshell), off Country Club near...
  • Climate Smart Southwest: Ready or Hot? - National climate change conference in Tucson - Sep 20-21
    Free lecture Friday evening at the TEP Unisource Building, 88 East Broadway, Tucson AZ Saturday conference at the Tucson Convention Center (details below) Tucson will be hosting a climate change conference focused on public health and climate adaptation in September, sponsored by Physicians for Social...
  • March Against Monsanto worldwide - and in Tucson at Reid Park - May 25
    Free movie at Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot Road Tucson, AZ March begins May 25 at 12 noon at Reid Park, 900 Randolph Way, Tucson AZ May 19 Sunday 1:30 pm - free documentary movie showing and discussion of "The World According to Monsanto" at the Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot...
  • Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival - June 1
    Free, at the Bisbee Farmers Market in Vista Park, Warren District, Bisbee Arizona Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and the Bisbee Farmers Market for the 11th Annual Solar Cook-Off & Festival on Saturday, June 1 from 9am to 1pm. Activities will include solar...
  • Building Sustainable Cities - New York Times Conference April 25
    See the online video archive of the entire conference at nytenergyfortomorrow.com ENERGY FOR TOMORROW - BUILDING SUSTAINABLE CITIES A NEW YORK TIMES CONFERENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH RICHARD ATTIAS AND ASSOCIATES APRIL 25, 2013 THE TIMESCENTER, NEW YORK CITY THE CONCEPT According to U.N. data, the...
  • Rethinking Money in Tucson - meetings with Bernard Lietaer & Jacqui Dunne - March 25 & 26
    Monday - Santa Rita Room, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ Tuesday - City of Tucson Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Meeting Room C in the basement Both events are Free. Monday's will also be webcast (ask for address). Please RSVP for Tuesday. Rethinking Money: A Wildcat...
  • 31st Annual Solar Potluck - Catalina State Park - April 6
    at Catalina State Park near Tucson AZ Citizens for Solar - 31st Annual Solar Potluck Saturday, April 6 from 10 am to sunset at Catalina State Park The Solar Potluck is free and open to the public, although the park charges a $7/carload entry fee. Please go to Citizens for Solar website for more info...
  • The 4th Annual Water Festival - Tucson Arts Brigade - Earth Day - April 21
    Earth Day at Reid Park, Tucson Arts Brigade presents THE WATER FESTIVAL Synergy of Art, Science, and Community The 4th Annual Water Festival, presented by Tucson Arts Brigade, raises awareness and promotes stewardship for water and water-related themes relating to sustainability, health, and community...
  • 5th Annual Free Green Living Fair - Nov 3
    at the HabiStore, 935 W. Grant Experts on "green" building, alternative modes of transportation, rainwater-harvesting, gardening, air quality, water and energy conservation, solar power and more will be available to discuss ways to save money with a more "green" home and lifestyle. The Green Living...
  • Earth Harmony Festival - Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage - Oct 6-7
    at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, Tumacácori, AZ (South of Tucson) Free admission, donations appreciated Earth Harmony Festival A weekend celebration devoted to creating a sustainable future now. EcoVillage tours on water harvesting, green building, organic gardening, solar energy, composting,...
  • Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival - Oct 21
    at Reid Park in Tucson AZ, free and open to the public ENVISION TUCSON SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL A Community Event for a Bright Future By Clinton MacKillop September 26, 2012 Tucson, AZ – Envision Tucson Sustainable and Sustainable Tucson announce the 2nd annual “Envision Tucson Sustainable” festival...
  • Challenges in Vertical Farming - all-day workshop & live webcast - Sep 26
    live webcast from University of Maryland Conference Center Workshop on the “Challenges in Vertical Farming” September 26, 2012 The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College 3501 University Blvd, East Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 USA http://challengesinverticalfarming...
  • National Electric Drag Racing Association EVent - Tucson April 14
    at Southwest International Raceway in Tucson Bookmans 1st Annual Spring Thaw - a NEDRA EVent Bookmans is hosting the 1st Annual Spring Thaw - a National Electric Drag Racing Association (NEDRA) EVent at the Southwest International Raceway on Saturday, 14 April 2012. Also, done in conjunction with the...
  • UA Earth Day 2012 - University of Arizona - April 20
    at Main Gate Square on University Boulevard UA Earth Day 2012 Come celebrate UA Earth Day on Friday, April 20th from 4-7:30 p.m. at Main Gate Square on University Boulevard. The event will feature live entertainment, activities for kids and families, and interactive demonstrations. As many as 60 UA...
  • How do you move through the city? - Worker Transit Authority
    Free - April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5, May 11 & 12 - 5 pm to 8 pm 210 East Broadway, Downtown Tucson Arizona The Worker Transit Authority asks the community “How do you move through the city?” A Convergence of Art and Planning For three weekends in a series of free public events, Tucson residents can...
  • Solar Potluck And Exhibition - April 28
    at Catalina State Park, 11570 N Oracle Road Solar Potluck And Exhibition Citizens for Solar invites you to our 30th Annual Solar Potluck And Exhibition. Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Road, 10 am til Sunset. Solar cooker food, solar displays, speakers, and solar powered...
  • Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living - Tucson Village Farm - April 7
    Bookmans, Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona and Tucson Village Farm Gear Up for Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living GREENFEST 2012 Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012 Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: Tucson Village Farm, 4210 N. Campbell Ave (Across from Trader Joe’s at Campbell and River) Cost: FREE Are...
  • Annual Flavors of the Desert - April 28
    at the University of Arizona and Tohono Chul Park ANNUAL FLAVORS OF THE DESERT This year we are celebrating the 1981 landmark gathering of the folks who would become the luminaries of the seed world, with a day of workshops at the University of Arizona, and then in the evening at Tohono Chul Park, we...
  • Tucson Electric Car Parade
    Tucson Prepares for National Plug-In Day on October 16 By Benjamin Nead · October 07, 2011 Bob Oldfather, owner of Bookmans Books and a longtime supporter of electric cars, at a Tucson event for the rollout of the Nissan LEAF. Tucson's parade for National Plug In Day will begin at Bookmans’s Campbell...
  • Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself
    Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself, Sunday Oct 16, 2:00-2:40 pm We'll gather to talk about the roots of this ritual in the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot, and how we bless / express gratitude for water and all that we are thankful in our lives. Then we'll move outdoors to scoop up water in a...
  • Occupy Wall Street & the Climate Movement
    Subject: #OccupyWallStreet and the #Climate Movement From: organizers(at)350.org Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 19:49:56 +0000 Dear friends, I'm writing from New York City, where the Occupy Wall Street movement is taking off. What started as a small group of young people with a vague call to action is evolving...
  • Moving Planet - Connect 2 Tucson - A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels
    Moving Planet - September 24th, 2011: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels JOIN THE RIDE: Connect 2 river paths on 2 wheels! Celebrate the linkup of the Santa Cruz and Rillito river paths and ride beyond fossil fuels. Meet on the plaza south of Drachman Hall on the UMC Campus (Helen St and Martin Av). Ride...
  • GOGREEN ’11 PHOENIX | COMMUNITY PARTNER OVERVIEW
    GoGreen '11 Phoenix is a one-day sustainability conference for business that will inspire, educate and motivate professionals to deepen the commitment to green practices at their organizations. Spend a value-packed day connecting with business leaders, eco-visionaries, sustainability experts and like-minded...
  • Tucson Fall Harvest Festival & Farmers Market
    We are doing a festival October 22 and 23 - for more info see http://www.ttev.org/TusconFallFestivalAndFarmersMarket.html
  • Common Ground Six!
    Don't miss the next great coming together at The next Common Ground event. See you at Armory Park.
  • Common Ground Rocks the Heart
    HEY healers, musicians, environmentalists, gardeners, artists, students, business owners, kids, dogs.... any body, EVERYBODY who wants to see REAL LOCAL COMMUNITY created in Tucson...... You’re INVITED to participate in Common Ground Tucson’s collaboration with the ROCK THE HEART JAM FEST, Sunday...
  • Earth Day Events at UA
    Find out about the events at the University of Arizona around Earth Day. Great speakers, free movies, e-waste recycling drop-off, restaurant deals, arboretum tours, Earth Day mall event, community garden groundbreaking, Biosphere 2, and much more. More info at: www.earthday.arizona.edu
  • Medicine in Motion: the Shamans Awakening
    Location: Urban Tribe Collective 657 West St. Mary’s Rd., Unit C-12 Tucson, AZ 85701 Cost: Free - $10 suggested donation to Diamond Mountain, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization To raise funds for Diamond Mountain University and Retreat Center, Tucson performance artist Christopher Stephen has planned...
  • Solar Potluck
    Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. Learn about solar energy at the 29th Annual Solar Potluck and Exhibition. Discover how to use solar energy to power your home, cook your food, heat your water and live more responsibly. Experience the flavors of solar-cooked food and enjoy solar-powered music,...
  • Resilience 2011: An upcoming conference
    March 11-16, 2011, Arizona State University Welcome to the Conference Website for Resilience 2011; Resilience 2011 website A conference that will bring together scientists from a broad spectrum of disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in the major science and policy challenges that face us...
  • Peace Fair & Music Festival
    Reid Park Bandshell, 900 South Randolph Way Tucson The 29th Annual Tucson Peace Fair & Music Festival is Arizona's largest gathering of peace, social  justice and environmental groups. Featuring live music, food, children's activities and an awesome raffle to support the Tucson Peace Center. For further...
  • Green Building Expo and Green Home Tour
    The U.S. Green Building Council, AZ Chapter, Southern Branch's 3rd annual Expo featuring up to 60 exhibitors of green building products, businesses, and organizations; public and professional educational seminars; and a Green Home Tour. Jerry Yudelson, world-renowned author and sustainability expert...
  • Gila River Festival
    The sixth annual Gila River Festival – planned in and around Silver City, September 16-19, 2010 – will celebrate the role of the Gila River in supporting southwest New Mexico’s rich biological diversity.  One of the Southwest’s premier nature festivals, the Gila River Festival attracts an audience...
  • Cyclovia Tucson's Rave Reviews
    Transition United States is passing on the word about the great success enjoyed by the first Cyclovia Tucson. You can follow these stories here.
  • US Social Forum 2010
    The US SOCIAL FORUM will take place in Detroit, Michigan. The US Social Forum (USSF) is a movement building process. It is not a conference but it is a space to come up with the peoples' solutions to the economic and ecological crisis. The USSF is the next most important step in our struggle to build...
  • Solar Potluck and Exhibition
    Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Road. Citizens for Solar invites everyone to come and join in the fun of the 28th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition. This is the longest continuously running solar potluck in the world. See practical, innovative solar energy in useful action. People will...
  • Earth Month Events
    Join The Watershed Management Group in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  Earth Month events include: April 10th: Green Streets Block Party, 4pm to 7pm April 10th: Street Painting Event, 10am to 1pm April 17th: Samos Neighborhood Green Streets Workshop, 8am to 1pm April 18th:...
  • Cyclovia Tucson
    Cyclovia will give Tucson folks the chance to enjoy our great weather, see neighbors, friends and people from throughout Tucson, and get a little exercise – all on city streets that will be closed to car traffic and open to walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and all other forms of natural movement...
  • Peace Fair and Music Festival
    The Peace Center will celebrate its 28th annual Peace Fair this year. This day-long event in Reid Park brings people together to celebrate the peace movement in our region. Sustainable Tucson recognizes that a unifying consciousness, based on peaceful practice, is foundational to manifesting sustainability...
  • The Water Project Wave Rave
    Come to the Water-themed FUNdraiser in support of The Water Project, Tucson's Synergistic Water Festival at the Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Avenue (1 block West of Park Avenue, just South of 20th Street). $10 suggested donation. For more information, visit the Water Project...
  • Solar Rock Festival
    The 4th Annual Solar Rock Festival will be held on March 27th from noon to 6pm at Himmel Park, south east of Speedway and Tucson Blvd. This Free solar powered festival includes an outstanding lineup of local talent including Spirit Familia, Run Boy Run, Kevin Pakulis, Bruce Phillips, Drama Club, Leila...
  • The Water Project
    Celebrate our most precious and endangered resource -WATER -with the The Water Project: Tucson’s Synergistic Water Festival on March 26-28, 2010. This event combines the energy of Tucson’s sustainability community with the vibrant arts community to provide an opportunity for the public to experience...
  • Earth Day Festival and Parade
    Tucson\'s 16th Annual Earth Day Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Reid Park. The theme for the 2010 Festival is “All Species Deserve a Place on Earth!”  All species great and small - insects, plants and animals - the Earth needs them all! Exhibits related to the environment...
  • Brainstorming Gathering
    Come help plan the Water Festival! Come to the Brainstorming Gathering. Doors open / Sign in: 6pm Discussion / Activities: 6:30-8:30pm Armory Park Center 220 S. 5th Avenue, Tucson AZ (On 5th Avenue, South of 12th St) At the Community Brainstorm Gathering you will have the opportunity to: Learn more...
  • Green Streets and Neighborhoods Festival
    Tucson-based nonprofit Watershed Management Group and the Rincon Heights Neighborhood Association are hosting a block party and cookout to celebrate and share their successful model program installing \"green infrastructure\" in the neighborhood. Green infrastructure is vegetated infrastructure that...
  • The Water Project
    A Community Brainstorming Gathering is scheduled for Thursday, November 19th, 6:30-8:30pm (doors open at 6pm) at the Armory Park Center, 220 S. 5th Avenue. The Brainstorming Gathering is being organized in support of the Water Project being planned for March 26-28, 2010. The Water Project is a participatory...
  • SustainaBIL Unconference
    This November 8th in Phoenix, Arizona, an organization of BILders will be hosting their first ever SustainaBIL! This 1 day conference will focus on upcoming trends in sustainable emerging technology, recycling, green ideas, collaboration, activism, and most importantly an outlet for those who wish to...

Meetings and Events

  • UN Conference in Tucson on Food & Water in Arid Lands
    A Food and Water Conference, and a Celebration of Place WHAT: The 2016 ITKI ● UNESCO ● City of Gastronomy Conference in Tucson, Arizona, USA: Food and Water in Arid Lands: Dialogues across Contemporary and Traditional Knowledge WHEN: Opens on Friday, November 4, 2016 and concludes on Saturday, November...
  • ENVISION TUCSON SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL
    Join us at this year’s 5th annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the YWCA, 525 Bonita Avenue. The Festival will showcase the many features of sustainable living in Tucson and our desert Southwest. We’re very excited about the great variety of activities...
  • Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference (AHESC)
    The Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference (AHESC) is the first conference designed to inspire, inform, and create engagement opportunities for students, faculty, staff and administrators working or studying in higher education institutions across Arizona to advance sustainability solutions...
  • 3rd Annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival - Oct 20
    Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival Celebrate Tucson’s unique position of leadership in sustainability! The third annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival will be on Sunday, October 20, 10 am-4 pm, in Reid Park at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center (the Bandshell), off Country Club near...
  • Climate Smart Southwest: Ready or Hot? - National climate change conference in Tucson - Sep 20-21
    Free lecture Friday evening at the TEP Unisource Building, 88 East Broadway, Tucson AZ Saturday conference at the Tucson Convention Center (details below) Tucson will be hosting a climate change conference focused on public health and climate adaptation in September, sponsored by Physicians for Social...
  • March Against Monsanto worldwide - and in Tucson at Reid Park - May 25
    Free movie at Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot Road Tucson, AZ March begins May 25 at 12 noon at Reid Park, 900 Randolph Way, Tucson AZ May 19 Sunday 1:30 pm - free documentary movie showing and discussion of "The World According to Monsanto" at the Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot...
  • Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival - June 1
    Free, at the Bisbee Farmers Market in Vista Park, Warren District, Bisbee Arizona Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and the Bisbee Farmers Market for the 11th Annual Solar Cook-Off & Festival on Saturday, June 1 from 9am to 1pm. Activities will include solar...
  • Building Sustainable Cities - New York Times Conference April 25
    See the online video archive of the entire conference at nytenergyfortomorrow.com ENERGY FOR TOMORROW - BUILDING SUSTAINABLE CITIES A NEW YORK TIMES CONFERENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH RICHARD ATTIAS AND ASSOCIATES APRIL 25, 2013 THE TIMESCENTER, NEW YORK CITY THE CONCEPT According to U.N. data, the...
  • Rethinking Money in Tucson - meetings with Bernard Lietaer & Jacqui Dunne - March 25 & 26
    Monday - Santa Rita Room, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ Tuesday - City of Tucson Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Meeting Room C in the basement Both events are Free. Monday's will also be webcast (ask for address). Please RSVP for Tuesday. Rethinking Money: A Wildcat...
  • 31st Annual Solar Potluck - Catalina State Park - April 6
    at Catalina State Park near Tucson AZ Citizens for Solar - 31st Annual Solar Potluck Saturday, April 6 from 10 am to sunset at Catalina State Park The Solar Potluck is free and open to the public, although the park charges a $7/carload entry fee. Please go to Citizens for Solar website for more info...
  • The 4th Annual Water Festival - Tucson Arts Brigade - Earth Day - April 21
    Earth Day at Reid Park, Tucson Arts Brigade presents THE WATER FESTIVAL Synergy of Art, Science, and Community The 4th Annual Water Festival, presented by Tucson Arts Brigade, raises awareness and promotes stewardship for water and water-related themes relating to sustainability, health, and community...
  • 5th Annual Free Green Living Fair - Nov 3
    at the HabiStore, 935 W. Grant Experts on "green" building, alternative modes of transportation, rainwater-harvesting, gardening, air quality, water and energy conservation, solar power and more will be available to discuss ways to save money with a more "green" home and lifestyle. The Green Living...
  • Earth Harmony Festival - Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage - Oct 6-7
    at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, Tumacácori, AZ (South of Tucson) Free admission, donations appreciated Earth Harmony Festival A weekend celebration devoted to creating a sustainable future now. EcoVillage tours on water harvesting, green building, organic gardening, solar energy, composting,...
  • Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival - Oct 21
    at Reid Park in Tucson AZ, free and open to the public ENVISION TUCSON SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL A Community Event for a Bright Future By Clinton MacKillop September 26, 2012 Tucson, AZ – Envision Tucson Sustainable and Sustainable Tucson announce the 2nd annual “Envision Tucson Sustainable” festival...
  • Challenges in Vertical Farming - all-day workshop & live webcast - Sep 26
    live webcast from University of Maryland Conference Center Workshop on the “Challenges in Vertical Farming” September 26, 2012 The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College 3501 University Blvd, East Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 USA http://challengesinverticalfarming...
  • National Electric Drag Racing Association EVent - Tucson April 14
    at Southwest International Raceway in Tucson Bookmans 1st Annual Spring Thaw - a NEDRA EVent Bookmans is hosting the 1st Annual Spring Thaw - a National Electric Drag Racing Association (NEDRA) EVent at the Southwest International Raceway on Saturday, 14 April 2012. Also, done in conjunction with the...
  • UA Earth Day 2012 - University of Arizona - April 20
    at Main Gate Square on University Boulevard UA Earth Day 2012 Come celebrate UA Earth Day on Friday, April 20th from 4-7:30 p.m. at Main Gate Square on University Boulevard. The event will feature live entertainment, activities for kids and families, and interactive demonstrations. As many as 60 UA...
  • How do you move through the city? - Worker Transit Authority
    Free - April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5, May 11 & 12 - 5 pm to 8 pm 210 East Broadway, Downtown Tucson Arizona The Worker Transit Authority asks the community “How do you move through the city?” A Convergence of Art and Planning For three weekends in a series of free public events, Tucson residents can...
  • Solar Potluck And Exhibition - April 28
    at Catalina State Park, 11570 N Oracle Road Solar Potluck And Exhibition Citizens for Solar invites you to our 30th Annual Solar Potluck And Exhibition. Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Road, 10 am til Sunset. Solar cooker food, solar displays, speakers, and solar powered...
  • Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living - Tucson Village Farm - April 7
    Bookmans, Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona and Tucson Village Farm Gear Up for Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living GREENFEST 2012 Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012 Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: Tucson Village Farm, 4210 N. Campbell Ave (Across from Trader Joe’s at Campbell and River) Cost: FREE Are...
  • Annual Flavors of the Desert - April 28
    at the University of Arizona and Tohono Chul Park ANNUAL FLAVORS OF THE DESERT This year we are celebrating the 1981 landmark gathering of the folks who would become the luminaries of the seed world, with a day of workshops at the University of Arizona, and then in the evening at Tohono Chul Park, we...
  • Tucson Electric Car Parade
    Tucson Prepares for National Plug-In Day on October 16 By Benjamin Nead · October 07, 2011 Bob Oldfather, owner of Bookmans Books and a longtime supporter of electric cars, at a Tucson event for the rollout of the Nissan LEAF. Tucson's parade for National Plug In Day will begin at Bookmans’s Campbell...
  • Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself
    Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself, Sunday Oct 16, 2:00-2:40 pm We'll gather to talk about the roots of this ritual in the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot, and how we bless / express gratitude for water and all that we are thankful in our lives. Then we'll move outdoors to scoop up water in a...
  • Occupy Wall Street & the Climate Movement
    Subject: #OccupyWallStreet and the #Climate Movement From: organizers(at)350.org Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 19:49:56 +0000 Dear friends, I'm writing from New York City, where the Occupy Wall Street movement is taking off. What started as a small group of young people with a vague call to action is evolving...
  • Moving Planet - Connect 2 Tucson - A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels
    Moving Planet - September 24th, 2011: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels JOIN THE RIDE: Connect 2 river paths on 2 wheels! Celebrate the linkup of the Santa Cruz and Rillito river paths and ride beyond fossil fuels. Meet on the plaza south of Drachman Hall on the UMC Campus (Helen St and Martin Av). Ride...
  • GOGREEN ’11 PHOENIX | COMMUNITY PARTNER OVERVIEW
    GoGreen '11 Phoenix is a one-day sustainability conference for business that will inspire, educate and motivate professionals to deepen the commitment to green practices at their organizations. Spend a value-packed day connecting with business leaders, eco-visionaries, sustainability experts and like-minded...
  • Tucson Fall Harvest Festival & Farmers Market
    We are doing a festival October 22 and 23 - for more info see http://www.ttev.org/TusconFallFestivalAndFarmersMarket.html
  • Common Ground Six!
    Don't miss the next great coming together at The next Common Ground event. See you at Armory Park.
  • Common Ground Rocks the Heart
    HEY healers, musicians, environmentalists, gardeners, artists, students, business owners, kids, dogs.... any body, EVERYBODY who wants to see REAL LOCAL COMMUNITY created in Tucson...... You’re INVITED to participate in Common Ground Tucson’s collaboration with the ROCK THE HEART JAM FEST, Sunday...
  • Earth Day Events at UA
    Find out about the events at the University of Arizona around Earth Day. Great speakers, free movies, e-waste recycling drop-off, restaurant deals, arboretum tours, Earth Day mall event, community garden groundbreaking, Biosphere 2, and much more. More info at: www.earthday.arizona.edu
  • Medicine in Motion: the Shamans Awakening
    Location: Urban Tribe Collective 657 West St. Mary’s Rd., Unit C-12 Tucson, AZ 85701 Cost: Free - $10 suggested donation to Diamond Mountain, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization To raise funds for Diamond Mountain University and Retreat Center, Tucson performance artist Christopher Stephen has planned...
  • Solar Potluck
    Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. Learn about solar energy at the 29th Annual Solar Potluck and Exhibition. Discover how to use solar energy to power your home, cook your food, heat your water and live more responsibly. Experience the flavors of solar-cooked food and enjoy solar-powered music,...
  • Resilience 2011: An upcoming conference
    March 11-16, 2011, Arizona State University Welcome to the Conference Website for Resilience 2011; Resilience 2011 website A conference that will bring together scientists from a broad spectrum of disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in the major science and policy challenges that face us...
  • Peace Fair & Music Festival
    Reid Park Bandshell, 900 South Randolph Way Tucson The 29th Annual Tucson Peace Fair & Music Festival is Arizona's largest gathering of peace, social  justice and environmental groups. Featuring live music, food, children's activities and an awesome raffle to support the Tucson Peace Center. For further...
  • Green Building Expo and Green Home Tour
    The U.S. Green Building Council, AZ Chapter, Southern Branch's 3rd annual Expo featuring up to 60 exhibitors of green building products, businesses, and organizations; public and professional educational seminars; and a Green Home Tour. Jerry Yudelson, world-renowned author and sustainability expert...
  • Gila River Festival
    The sixth annual Gila River Festival – planned in and around Silver City, September 16-19, 2010 – will celebrate the role of the Gila River in supporting southwest New Mexico’s rich biological diversity.  One of the Southwest’s premier nature festivals, the Gila River Festival attracts an audience...
  • Cyclovia Tucson's Rave Reviews
    Transition United States is passing on the word about the great success enjoyed by the first Cyclovia Tucson. You can follow these stories here.
  • US Social Forum 2010
    The US SOCIAL FORUM will take place in Detroit, Michigan. The US Social Forum (USSF) is a movement building process. It is not a conference but it is a space to come up with the peoples' solutions to the economic and ecological crisis. The USSF is the next most important step in our struggle to build...
  • Solar Potluck and Exhibition
    Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Road. Citizens for Solar invites everyone to come and join in the fun of the 28th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition. This is the longest continuously running solar potluck in the world. See practical, innovative solar energy in useful action. People will...
  • Earth Month Events
    Join The Watershed Management Group in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  Earth Month events include: April 10th: Green Streets Block Party, 4pm to 7pm April 10th: Street Painting Event, 10am to 1pm April 17th: Samos Neighborhood Green Streets Workshop, 8am to 1pm April 18th:...
  • Cyclovia Tucson
    Cyclovia will give Tucson folks the chance to enjoy our great weather, see neighbors, friends and people from throughout Tucson, and get a little exercise – all on city streets that will be closed to car traffic and open to walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and all other forms of natural movement...
  • Peace Fair and Music Festival
    The Peace Center will celebrate its 28th annual Peace Fair this year. This day-long event in Reid Park brings people together to celebrate the peace movement in our region. Sustainable Tucson recognizes that a unifying consciousness, based on peaceful practice, is foundational to manifesting sustainability...
  • The Water Project Wave Rave
    Come to the Water-themed FUNdraiser in support of The Water Project, Tucson's Synergistic Water Festival at the Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Avenue (1 block West of Park Avenue, just South of 20th Street). $10 suggested donation. For more information, visit the Water Project...
  • Solar Rock Festival
    The 4th Annual Solar Rock Festival will be held on March 27th from noon to 6pm at Himmel Park, south east of Speedway and Tucson Blvd. This Free solar powered festival includes an outstanding lineup of local talent including Spirit Familia, Run Boy Run, Kevin Pakulis, Bruce Phillips, Drama Club, Leila...
  • The Water Project
    Celebrate our most precious and endangered resource -WATER -with the The Water Project: Tucson’s Synergistic Water Festival on March 26-28, 2010. This event combines the energy of Tucson’s sustainability community with the vibrant arts community to provide an opportunity for the public to experience...
  • Earth Day Festival and Parade
    Tucson\'s 16th Annual Earth Day Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Reid Park. The theme for the 2010 Festival is “All Species Deserve a Place on Earth!”  All species great and small - insects, plants and animals - the Earth needs them all! Exhibits related to the environment...
  • Brainstorming Gathering
    Come help plan the Water Festival! Come to the Brainstorming Gathering. Doors open / Sign in: 6pm Discussion / Activities: 6:30-8:30pm Armory Park Center 220 S. 5th Avenue, Tucson AZ (On 5th Avenue, South of 12th St) At the Community Brainstorm Gathering you will have the opportunity to: Learn more...
  • Green Streets and Neighborhoods Festival
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