EARTH DAYS 2018 - Earth Summit
Saturday, April 21 | 9 AM-6:30 PM | $25
Whats being done? What can we do? Whats in it for us?
Presenting Paul Hawken's DRAWDOWN - the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global climate warming. Followed by presentations & panels with local and national experts. Lunch compliments of Golden Pear Cafe. World Cafe & Sound Meditation.
- 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
- Electric Vehicles
- Pollinator Gardens
- Communicating Climate Change
- Renewable Energy Long Island
- Food Waste
- Clean Ground Water
9 AM:Doors open and registration
9:30-9:45 AM: Welcome and introduction.
9:45-11:30 AM: Presenting Paul Hawkens DRAWDOWN The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.
11:40 AM-12:40 PM: ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY Presentation and panel discussion with Gordian Raacke (Renewable Energy Long Island), Jen Garvey (Deepwater Wind), and Andrew Smith (Greenlogic).
12:40-1:10 PM: LUNCH - Compliments of Golden Pear Cafe
1:10-2:10 PM: LAND & WATER Presentations and panel discussion with Bob deLuca (Group for the East End), Edwina von Gal (Perfect Earth Project), Kevin McAllister (Defend H2O), Ann Welker (Southampton Town Trustee), Colleen Henn (Surfrider Foundation, East End Chapter), and Melanie Cirillo (Peconic Land Trust Director of Conservation Programs).
2:20-3:20 PM: PERSONAL ACTION Videos, ideas and discussion about what you can do to help our environment. With Sarah Hunnewell, Bruce Humenek of Applied Energy Group, and Joe Densieski of Wastewater Works.
3:30-4:30 PM: GOVERNMENT ACTION Presentations and panel discussions with Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Southampton Mayor Michael Irving, led by Karl Grossman.
4:45-6:15 PM: WORLD CAFE hosted by Dorothy Reilly
6:15-6:45 PM: SOUND MEDITATION by Daniel Lauter Clear, calm, and re-focus your mind after a day of learning and inspiration.
Other weekend events:
Friday, April 20 | 7 PM | $10
Film: AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL
Presented with The Climate Reality Project. Includes a Q&A and meet & greet reception.
Sunday, April 22 | 1-4 PM | FREE
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION & FAIR
Music - Face Painting - Art Projects - Children's Programs - Food - Demonstrations - Free Films & Instructional Videos in the Theater
Meet local businesses who have solutions for a cleaner planet, learn about ways to save money while reducing your carbon footprint, and discover what local environmental organizations are doing to lead the way to a cleaner East End. Enjoy healthy snacks and celebrate our amazing planet.
Current participants include Tesla, Artful Event Face Painters, Bees Needs and Mary Woltz, Querencia Studio, Citizens Climate Lobby, Peconic Land Trust, Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center, Surfrider Foundation East End Chapter, The Venus Project, Wastewater Works Inc., Plan Bee Balms, The Radiance Project, Lexy Ho-Tais Kookerville, Dark Skies Initiative, Unio Cantina, and more to be announced. Plus entertainment by World Music trio Son Mundial (Bill Smith, Steve Shaughnessy, and Rodney Harris).
Call to action! Bring a bag of materials to up-cycle & create your own Kooker! Lexy Ho-Tai, 2017 Artist-in-Resdience at The Watermill Center returns for another Kookerville adventure with the community. Transformable materials can include fabric, wire, string, yarn, beads, cardboard & plastic recyclables, shells, acorns branches and other found materials.
Additionally, bring us your unused plastic straws for The Last Straw, a collaborative mosaic project to safely dispose of these unwanted drinking tools!
Earth Days 2018 committee:
Co-Chairs: Elyn Kronemeyer, and Dorothy Reilly
Committee Members: James Ewing and Sarah Hunnewell
Digital Media Partner: The Purist
Special thanks to Tesla Motors
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