Thursday, November 27, 2008

Bay Area Events Weekly Calendar

Bay Area Events Weekly Calendar

This Bay Area Events Calendar is compiled by Global Exchange and updated daily at Not all events are endorsed by Global Exchange.

Featured Event
  Bio-Debatable: Busting Through the Clutter of Conflicting Eco-Messages
Tue, Dec 2, 2008   6:30 PM
Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street
San Francisco

  Cut through the buzz and fads and find out exactly how you can help green your life and save the planet.


Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Co-manager, Alemany Farm; Board Member, Global Exchange

Bob Schildgen, (aka Mr. Green), Previous Managing Editor, Sierra Magazine; Author, "Hey Mr. Green" column, Sierra Magazine

Simran Sethi, Visiting Professor, University of Kansas; Host and Writer, Sundance Channel's "The Green"; Contributing Blogger, The Huffington Post

Are compostable plastic cups better than recyclable plastic cups? You've screwed in some fluorescent light bulbs around the house; now what? Many people want to know what they can do, but have they been so inundated by a barrage of green messages that they're too tired to do anything? We're sorting paper and plastic and busting through the clutter of conflicting eco-tips, so you don't have to. Lose the green fatigue. Get the real info you need to take action, and learn how to start doing the right day-to-day things for our planet.

Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. reception

Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

For more information contact:

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Friday, November 28th

Fri, Nov 28, 2008 - Wed, Dec 31, 2008      9:00 PM
[view] If you shop, shop LOCAL -- GUARDIAN CAMPAIGN: SPEND $100 LOCALLY ... AND YOU COULD WIN $500
Saturday, November 29th

Sat, Nov 29, 2008      1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
[view] Buy Nothing Day + Really Really Free Market = Lucky You
Dolores Park (near 19th and Dolores St).
San Francisco
Tuesday, December 2nd

Tue, Dec 2, 2008      6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
[view] Get Your Blinky On  -- free bike lights will be distributed to commuting cyclists
San Francisco

Tue, Dec 2, 2008 - Sun, Dec 28, 2008      6:30 PM
[view] 27 Days of Change: Winter Practice Period for Agents of Social Change
Center for Transformative Change
2584 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tue, Dec 2, 2008      6:30 PM
[view] Bio-Debatable: Busting Through the Clutter of Conflicting Eco-Messages
Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street
San Francisco

Tue, Dec 2, 2008      7:00 PM
[view] El Chocó, Columbia: Resistance for Survival
Steve Cagan
Community Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto
Thursday, December 4th

Thu, Dec 4, 2008      6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
[view] Pandora's Trunk & Brava Theatre present Visual Vaudeville & Built Burlesque
Brava Theatre, 2781 24th St
San Francisco

Thu, Dec 4, 2008      7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
[view] Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Our Environmental Destiny
Berkeley Community Theatre
1930 Allston Way

Thu, Dec 4, 2008      8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
[view] SF Firefighter's Toy Drive at Old Station 30 in San Francisco
Old Station 30 at 3rd and Mission Rock (1300 4th Street)
San Francisco
Friday, December 5th

Fri, Dec 5, 2008      7:00 PM
[view] Deborah Nelson discusses her new book, The War Behind Me
Revolution Books, 2425 Channing Way

Fri, Dec 5, 2008 - Sun, Dec 7, 2008      7:00 PM
[view] urbanRETREAT Intensive: Wake Up for Change
Center for Transformative Change 2584 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Saturday, December 6th

Sat, Dec 6, 2008      12:00 PM
[view] International Day of Action for Climate Solutions
Crissy Field
San Francisco

Sat, Dec 6, 2008      11:00 PM - 4:00 PM
[view] 6th Annual Holiday Peace Fair
Campbell United Methodist Church 1675 Winchester Blvd
Sunday, December 7th

Sun, Dec 7, 2008      6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Silent auction and Concert with earth first
3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley (near Ashby BART)

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