Environmental Movie, Vegetarian Potluck, and Discussion Night-The Garden

  • June 24, 2009 · 6:45 PM
  • This location is shown only to members

This month's movie is:
"The Garden" A Film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy

View the trailer:
http://www.thegardenm...

About:
THE GARDEN
"This Oscar nominee, award-winning, documentary chronicles the complex and emotional story of the destruction of Los Angeles' South Central Farm. Created from the ashes of the L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farm was the largest urban farm in the United States until its destruction in 2006. "The Garden" follows the farmers as they organize and launch an impassioned public battle to save the farm. The film documents the farmers' struggle against the city's backroom deals, and exposes the underlying issues of money, power, poverty and racial discord. The film explores the fault lines in American society, raising crucial and challenging questions about liberty, equality, and justice for the poorest and most vulnerable among us."


*Up to 15 additional people can RSVP. If the event is full and you'd still like to attend, RSVP No and write in the notes section that you'd like to attend so we can give you a spot if one opens up.


*If you RSVP and then can't come, please change your RSVP to allow others the opportunity to attend. *Please bring your own re-usable plate, cup and utensils so we reduce our waste to landfill and please indicate if you can do so in your response. *I'll make a main dish so when you RSVP, please indicate in the comment box what you'll be bringing:
Main Dish
Salad
Side Dish/Appetizer
biodegradable plates/utensils
Dessert
Fruit
Drinks
Many folks are vegan which you might find helpful when choosing what to bring.

We will begin promptly at 7:15pm and conclude no later then 10pm

I will email the address out 48 hours before the event.
Subway:
2/3 Bergen St
B/Q 7th Ave
4/5/D/M/R/N Atlantic-Pacific

Attendance Policy:

If you are a No-Show we will be keeping track and after three No-Shows (three times you RSVP yes and then do not attend a Meetup) you will no longer be able to RSVP Yes to attend limited space events until you have three perfect attendances for open events or when you've signed up as a maybe and then showed up. You will be warned after 3 times and after 4 times you will be removed from the group. We understand-life happens, all we ask is you take a moment to change your RSVP or contact the organizer to let them know you can't attend.

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  • Karen K.

    The film, which I hadn't previously been familiar with, was very moving and lead to an extremely interesting and informative discussion. The atmosphere was warm and positive as well.

    June 25, 2009

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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