October 2010 events - incl. 10-10-10 Global Day of Climate Action

From: Philo Collins
Sent on: Thursday, September 30, 2010 7:18 AM
October Events 2010
October 10, 2010, "10-10-10" is the big world-wide 350.org
Global Day of Climate Action with many local projecs
http://world.350.org/dc/volunteer/ for volunteering before 10-10-10 to help the event

October 1, 2010 6-8pm University of the District of Columbia School of Law
Oil, Human Rights and the Amazon

October 2 & 3 11am-5pm
DC area Solar Homes Tour
Free if you print out booklet, $10 for pre-printed tour booklet

October 1, 2010 Noon - 1pm 1850 M Street NW at Alliance to Save Energy
EE Noon: Is Energy Efficiency the Key to Recovery from the Recession?

October 7-9 2010
Association for the Study of Peak Oil -USA Annual Meeting [$$]
Capitol Hill Hyatt, Washington DC

Saturday October 9, 2010, 10am-2pm
Energy Efficiency Expo
Matthew's Memorial Church
2616 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE
Metro: Anacostia station, Green line, two blocks
Solar Panel and Geothermal Installation
Solar Co-ops ? What, How and Why?
Benefits of a Professional Energy Audit
Energy Efficiency Grants and Other Available Programs
Smart Meter Deployment, FIOS, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!
Surprise Door Prizes!

Saturday, October 9, 2010, Annual Meeting, Gaithersburg, MD
Maryland Chapter, American Chestnut Foundation http://www.mdtacf.org/
[American Chestnuts are being restored by The American Chestnut Foundation,
grreat nut food and great, rot resistant wood]
Detailed directions in flier below -
11:30 ? 12:45 Picnic Lunch: All are welcome, rain or shine in pavilion
1:00 ? 1:30 Chapter Business Meeting
1:30 ? Featured Presentation ? ?Putting the Chestnut Blight Fungus
Genome Sequence to Work? Dr. Donald L. Nuss, University of Maryland
2:30 ? ?From Genes to Jeans ? Breeding for Blight Resistance in
Maryland?s Chestnut Orchards? Ron Kuipers, Orchard Manager, & Dr. Gary Carver, Chapter President
3:00 Wine and Cheese reception

October 10, 2010 "10-10-10"
Global Day of Climate Action organized by 350.org World-wide
DC Events
world.350.org/dc for 2010 [note: no "www", because "www.world.350.org/dc" is the 2009 event]
http://world.350.org/dc/our-1010-projects/ for 2010 events and projects
10-10-10 Day ends in DC with a Community Potluck Supper
at Bread for the City, 1525 7th Street NW
from 4:30pm-7pm

October 15-16-17 2010 The American Chestnut Foundation
Annual Meeting, Shepardstown WV

October 16 2010 Capitol Hill Solar Home Tour and Fair [Tour is $5, Fair is free]
Fair 10am-2pm, Solar Home Tour - Noon - 4pm

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