Moving Beyond Coal & Coal Ash Spills – April 2, 2014
Sierra Club, Western North Carolina Alliance, & Green Drinks will present on Wed, April 2 at 7 pm “Moving Beyond Coal & Coal Ash Spills.” Emma Greenbaum of Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign will discuss the current status with coal ash spills, regulations, law suits, and plans for moving beyond coal use. Free & open to the public. Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1 Edwin Pl. on Charlotte in Asheville. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 828-683-2176
All programs will be on the first Wednesday, of the month at 7 pm at the Unitarian Church, 1 Edwin Pl, Asheville, (corner of Charlotte & Edwin.)
Contact: email@example.com, 828-683-2176
Wed, February 1 – “River Canoeing Adventures” Presentation
Contact: Richard Kark, 828-253-2650, firstname.lastname@example.org
“Dark Skies” by Bernie Arghiere, president of Asheville’s Astronomy Club
Program: January 4, Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Church,1 Edwin Place, at the corner of Charlotte & Edwin in Asheville
The local Sierra Club will present “Dark Skies,” a program by Bernie Arghiere, president of Asheville’s Astronomy Club, and constructor of 2 private observatories in our region, who will discuss Buncombe County’s first time lighting ordinances to be voted on Jan. 17 by Buncombe County Commissioners. Bernie will explain what we can do to encourage the county commissioners to make good ordinances. He will conclude with fun slides of Asheville’s night sky in January, 2012. Contact: email@example.com, 828-683-2176
Holiday Party December 7 at 7:00 pm
Sierra Club’s 2nd annual Holiday Party and recognition awards will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 pm at the Unitarian Church in Asheville, 1 Edwin Place. Please bring a potluck dish to share and a book to swap. All are warmly invited. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 828-683-2176
Sustainable Transportation Presentation
The Sierra Club of Western North Carolina will present a program on “Sustainable Transportation” with UNCA engineering professor Dave Erb who has had a 30 year career as an automotive engineer developing vehicles employing all power sources including hybrid electric. Program: Oct, 5 (Wednesday), 7:00 pm at the Unitarian Church, Edwin and Charlotte in Asheville.
The Last Mountain: Special Screening and Event
Special Screening and Event
7 p.m. August 16, Tuesday
(Full screening Aug 12-18)
Fine Arts Theatre, Asheville
Wenoca Group of the Sierra Club, the Western North Carolina Alliance and its French Broad River keeper, North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light, Transition Asheville, and Appalachian Voices, invite you to a Q & A discussion after the screening at 7 p.m., Tues, August 16 at the Fine Arts Theatre.
Afterwards join us for chocolate delights, more discussion and networking at the French Broad Chocolate Lounge at 10 S Lexington Ave. The sponsors will provide a selection of chocolate truffles and brownies with decaf coffee for your enjoyment. Wine and specialty coffee drinks are a la carte.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place
Jacob Sadler will be giving an overview of the new local team-based home energy efficiency improvement program, Neighbor Saves!www.neighborsaves.org. The Neighbor Saves program, funded through the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, is an excellent way for friends, co-workers, or neighbors to work together, get free training, and save hundreds on labor and material costs for home energy efficiency improvements. Jacob Sadler is the Residential Outreach Coordinator for the Western North Carolina Green Building Council, a member supported organization whose mission is to promote environmentally sustainable and health conscious building practices through community education.