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March 2016

T.E.J.A.S. Toxic Tour visit to communities affected by fossil fuel and other pollution.

March 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bay Area UU Church, 17503 El Camino Real
Houston, TX 77058 United States
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Visit toxic sites in SE Houston where neighborhoods surrounded by refineries and chemical plants spewing toxins. Lunch n learn presentation & bus tour Juan Parras

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Climate Change and its Effect on Water- Panel Discussion

March 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Houston Center for Photography, 1441 W Alabama St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Join the Houston Center for Photography on World Water Day, March 22, 2016, at 6:00 pm. for a panel discussion: Climate Change and its Effect

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Houston Green Film Series – Katrina; 10 Years After Katrina: Resilience, Recovery, and REALITY

March 30, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Rice Cinema and Media Center, 2030 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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The Houston Green Film Series and Transition Houston are proud to host Katrina X and 10 Years After Katrina: Resilience, Recovery, and REALITY. These two films will discuss the realities of New Orleans after the storm. Join us for a look at the effects of climate change on Houston’s neighbor as these films demonstrate what disaster capitalism means for cities on our coast.
Special Guest Breial Kennedy co-director will be traveling to Houston to discuss her experience with the making of the film and the realities of “recovery” for many Katrina survivors.

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Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities

March 31, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St.
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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The Rothko Chapel has scheduled a four-day symposium exploring economic inequality and ways communities can improve and sustain local economies. March 31-April 3

“Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities” is slated to start with the keynote at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31.

Terry Tempest Williams, author, conservationist and activist, will serve as keynote. She is known for speaking out on behalf of taking an ethical stance on life – and frequently discusses the social implications of environmental issues, which are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.

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April 2016

Celebrate Earth Day with the Dominican Sisters

April 23, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dominican Sisters Chapel, 6504 Almeda Rd
Houston, TX United States
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The Dominican Sisters of Houston invite you for Evening Prayer and to walk Labyrinth.  We will begin with prayer at 5:30 in the Villa Chapel.

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May 2016

RESCHEDULED! Get Your Garden ON! Join Transition Houston for a Permablitz Sunday, May 1st!!

May 1, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Join Transition Houston for our last spring permablitz!

Come together with like minded people to learn how to live more sustainably and help build community! Our projects for the recipient of this permablitz include:
* installing a basic water reclamation system
* building a compost bin
* adding a garden bed
* and more!

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June 2016

Houston Urban Gardener Meeting

June 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Metropolitan Multi-Services Center, 1475 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019 United States

This month Andrew Cobb will present on his apprenticeship at the Possibility Alliance (PA), a electric free and low petroleum permaculture farm in Missouri. At the farm they cooked by wood fire, made wattle fences from the forest, raised animals, and hosted visitors looking to learn about nonviolent living.

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