[Sust-mar] Tantramar Climate Change Week, Jan. 23-30, 2016
Megan Mitton (EOS)
megan.eos at nb.aibn.com
Tue Jan 19 15:14:57 EST 2016
4th Annual Climate Change Week Planned for January 23-30, 2016
Mark your calendars! The 4th Annual Tantramar Climate Change Week (CCW) is being planned for January 23rd – January 30th, 2016. EOS Eco-Energy has been coordinating community members and groups to organize events that bring awareness to climate change and what we can do to address it. The theme for the week this year is Hope in Action. Find the schedule of events below and follow up-to-date information on our Climate Change Week Facebook Page. For more information contact EOS at 536-4487 or megan.eos at nb.aibn.com.
La quatrième semaine annuelle du changement climatique sera du 23-30 janvier 2016
Notez dans votre calendrier! La quatrième semaine annuelle du changement climatique de la région Tantramar (Semaine du changement climatique- SCC) sera du 23 janvier au 30 janvier 2016. EOS éco-énergie aide la coordination entre les membres de la communauté ainsi que d’autres groups, afin d’organiser des évènements pour la sensibilisation au changement climatique et ce qu’on peut faire pour y remédier. Cette année, le thème de la semaine est ‘L’espoir en action’. Voir l'horaire ci dessous et plus d'information sur Facebook. Contactez EOS pour plus d'information: 536-4487 ou megan.eos at nb.aibn.com.
Tantramar Climate Change Week
January 23rd to 30th, 2016
Learn more about climate change 2016 Theme: Hope in Action
All events are free!
For more information: www.eosecoenergy.com
EOS Eco-Energy: 536-4487 or megan.eos at nb.aibn.com
Semaine de changement climatique de Tantramar
23 au 30 janvier 2016
Savoir plus sur le changement climatique
Thème 2016: Espoir en action
Tous les événements son gratuit!
Plus d’information: www.eosecoenergy.com
EOS Éco-énergie : 536-4487 or megan.eos at nb.aibn.com
Happening All Week / Toute la semaine
Climate Change Information Booths
Port Elgin Public Library (Tuesday - Saturday)
Dorchester Public Library (Thursday - Saturday)
Memramcook Public Library (Tuesday – Saturday/mardi - samedi)
Pick up all sorts of information, activity sheets for kids, and more.
Climate Change Hub
11 am – 3 pm, Jan. 25 - 30, 2 Bridge St. (corner of Main St.), Sackville
Come in, learn more, ask questions, make a pledge, and more!
Green Ribbon Buttons available for purchase at the CCW Hub (2 Bridge St.) and at Earth (10 York St). Learn about the Green Ribbon for Climate Action movement here:www.greenribbonforclimate.org
C3 - Campus Climate Challenge
January 29 – February 12, Mount Allison University
University residences compete to use the least energy, starting this week! They are challenging residents to do the same! Find out more at www.mta.ca/c3.
Prize Draw: Win a 72 Hour Emergency Preparedness Kit
Pledge to take climate action and win a 72 Hour Kit. To enter, take a picture at the CCW Hub or online with a pledge to take a climate-friendly action. Tag your posts #TCCW2016 on Facebook and Twitter. Deadline: Sat., Jan. 30th. Draw will take place at CCW Hub.
EOS Renewable Energy Experience
During the week, students at schools in the region will learn about climate change and renewable energy. EOS Eco-Energy will be visiting schools in Dorchester, Sackville, Memramcook, and Port Elgin with mini solar panels, model wind-turbines, and other technology!
Saturday, January 23rd / samedi 23 janvier
Climate Change Table
9am – 12pm, Sackville Farmer’s Market (inside Ducky’s)
Kick off Climate Change Week by picking up a local, seasonal recipe booklet, CCW buttons, and a schedule for the week!
Welcome Ceremony for Climate Change Week 2016
12 – 1 pm, Field House in Bill Johnstone Memorial Park, Sackville, NB
Join the Welcome Ceremony, which will include a drumming performance by Dorchester Mayor JJ Bear. Bring your own drums! There will also be a reading by Mount A alumna Maddie Metallic. Light refreshments will be served.
Monday, January 25th / lundi 25 janvier
Celebrate the power to reduce your energy needs and environmental impact by going meatless today and every Monday! Find recipes and info at www.meatlessmonday.ca.
Tuesday, January 26th / mardi 26 janvier
Environmental Story Time at the Climate Change Hub
10 am, Climate Change Hubs (2 Bridge St.)
For preschoolers and their caregivers. Ron Kelly-Spurles will also perform a short skit called "Everything you need to know about climate change in 5 minutes". Cosponsored by the Tantramar Family Resource Centre.
Naomi Klein: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate"
7 pm, Convocation Hall, Mount Allison University
As part of the Year of the Environment, award-winning journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein will be speaking in the President’s Speakers Series at Mount Allison University.
Wednesday, January 27th / mercredi 27 janvier
Lunch & Learn: Flood Vulnerability
12:30 – 1:30pm, The Pond, Wallace McCain Building (York Street)
Come to a Lunch & Learn on Flood Vulnerability being hosted by the Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) of Mount Allison featuring Professor David Lieske and the Town of Sackville's Engineer Dwayne Acton. Lunch will be provided (or bring your own)!
Fort Folly Dine & Learn: Climate Adaptation Projects
6:00 – 7:30pm, Fort Folly Band Office (38 Bernard Trail, Dorchester)
Join the Mount Allison Indigenous Support Group to enjoy a free meal and presentations from local organizations on climate change, risk assessment, and species protection.
Thursday, January 28th / jeudi 28 janvier
Walk to Work Day
The Town of Sackville invites everyone who is able to walk, run or bike to work on Thursday, January 28. Several Town staff will be taking part! So bundle up and enjoy the great outdoors! If you live too far away, try parking partway and then walking the rest of the way.
Lunch & Learn: Climate Resistant Trees
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Cranewood on Main, 113 Main Street, Sackville
Come learn about climate resistant trees in our region from Megan de Graaf, Executive Director of the Fundy Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy a free meal while learning about our local ecosystem’s resilience. Please RSVP to megan.eos at nb.aibn.com or 536-4487 by Jan 25th.
Campus Conversation on Divestment
7 – 8:30 pm, Crabtree Auditorium (M14), Mount Allison University
Come listen to student, faculty, and administrator panelists discuss the challenges and responsibilities that the University faces with regards to the divestment of its funds from the fossil fuel industry. Everyone welcome!
Friday, January 29th / vendredi 29 janvier
Lettuce Eat Community Meal
12 – 1 pm, 2 Bridge St (corner of Main St), Sackville, NB
Come enjoy a free meal offered by Eco-Action Mount A. The vegetarian soup will use food that would have otherwise been wasted. Please bring a bowl/tupperware and spoon!
Panel Discussion on Decolonization: Space, Politics and Knowledge
6:30 – 8 pm, 111 Avard-Dixon, Mount Allison University campus
Come hear Noel Milliea, Elsipogtog Elder, Doreen Richard, Mount A's Indigenous Affairs Coordinator, and Jenna Gaudet and Emma Haasencahl, Indigenous Support Group, discuss perspectives on the environment, knowledge, and education. Sponsored by ATLIS 2016 Winter Conference.
Saturday, January 30th / samedi 30 janvier
Sackville Farmer’s Market – Climate Change Table
9 am – 12 pm, Sackville Farmer’s Market (inside Ducky’s)
Pick up a local, seasonal recipe booklet, all sorts of information, or CCW buttons before it’s too late!
Coast to Coast to Coast Film Screening: Ian Mauro Documentaries
12:30 – 2:30pm, CCW Hub, 2 Bridge St (corner of Main), Sackville, NB
Watch short docs on impacts of climate change on Atlantic Canada, British Columbia and the Arctic. Refreshments will be served.
Harsha Walia: “Anti-Oppressive Feminisms and Solidarities”
7 pm, Wu Centre, 113 Dunn Building, Mount Allison University
Anti-racist and feminist author and activist Harsha Walia will be reflecting on the state of the feminist movement as the keynote speech for ATLIS's 2016 winter conference. Everyone welcome!
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