Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22
What’s being done? What can we do? What’s in it for us?
Friday, April 20 · 7 PM · $10
Film: AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL – Truth to Power
Presented with The Climate Reality Project. Includes a Q&A and meet & greet reception. MORE INFO.
Saturday, April 21 · 9 AM-6:45 PM · $25
Presenting Paul Hawken’s DRAWDOWN – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming. Followed by presentations & panels with local and national experts. Lunch. World Cafe & Sound Meditation.
Sunday, April 22 · 1-4 PM · FREE
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION & FAIR
World Music Trio – 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.
Activities include The Artful Event face painting, Tesla test drives, UpSculpt with Cindy Pease Roe, “Alien Bloom” workshop with Eteri and Gocha Chkadua, Andrea Cote’s The Radiance Project, Lexy Ho-Tai’s Kookerville, Plastic Straw project with Janine Martel, Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center Raptor presentations, plus entertainment by World Music trio Son Mundial (Bill Smith, Steve Shaughnessy, and Rodney Harris).
Vendors include Mary Woltz and Bees’ Needs, Querencia Studio, Gina Arcate Garlic Tick Spray, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Peconic Land Trust, Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter, The Green Thumb & Natural Science Organics, The Venus Project, Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, Wastewater Works Inc., Plan Bee Balms, Meatless Mondays, Dark Skies Initiative, Secure the Call, DeepWater Wind, Union Cantina, and more to be announced.
Retired cell phones can be dropped in a Secure the Call bin to be reused for 911 calls in women’s shelters.
We also encourage you to join Surfrider Foundation for a shoreline cleanup at Flying Point Beach on Sunday morning from 9 to 11 AM.
Call to action! Bring a bag of materials to up-cycle & create your own Kooker! Transformable materials can include fabric, wire, string, yarn, beads, cardboard & plastic recyclables, shells, acorns branches and other found materials. Additionally, bring us found beach cleanup straws or your own used straws (cleaned) for “Imagine There’s No Plastic”, a community art project & action to inspire people to rethink the straw & reduce the vast use of plastic straws, an initiative started by Janine Martel in Cape Town, South Africa.
Earth Summit Schedule:
9 AM: Doors open for check-in, coffee, tea, and light breakfast snacks
9:30 – 9:45 AM: Shinnecock Indian Nation Invocation with Denise Silva-Dennis, Welcome and Introductions
9:45 – 11:30 AM: Intro by James Ewing, presenting Paul Hawken’s DRAWDOWN – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
11:30 – 11:40 AM: Break
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 The Golden Pear Café (vegetarian)
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)
2:10 – 2:20 PM: Break
2:20 – 3:20 PM: PERSONAL ACTION – Videos, ideas and discussion about what you can do to help our environment. Led by Sarah Hunnewell with Bruce Humenik of Applied Energy Group and Joe Densieski of Wastewater Works
3:20 – 3:30 PM: Break
3:30 – 4:30 PM: GOVERNMENT ACTION – Presentations and panel discussions led by Karl Grossman with Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Southampton Village Mayor Michael Irving
4:30 – 4:45 PM: Break
4:45 – 6:10 PM: WORLD CAFÉ hosted by Dorothy Reilly
6:15 – 6:45 PM: SOUND MEDITATION in the Galleries with Daniel Lauter – Clear, calm, and re-focus your mind after a day of learning and inspiration, preparing you to take on the world!
Earth Days 2018 committee:
Co-Chairs: Elyn Kronemeyer, and Dorothy Reilly
Committee Members: James Ewing and Sarah Hunnewell
Special thanks to Tesla Motors. All meditation programming has been made possible thanks to the generosity of Pat Sanders.
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