Earth Day in LA 2009: Part 2

21 Apr

Part 2 covers events only on Earth Day, to see what’s happening this weekend for Earth Day Please See Part 1.

HAPPY EARTH DAY!

April 22nd

LA County National Conversation on Climate Action will have exhibits and workshops on all the existing county and regional green initiatives — plus work to engage the community “in an open dialogue about solutions.”

7am to 7pm. Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90012

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Silver Lake Earth Day Ball Join the Silver Lake community in collecting discarded plastic bags to create a giant plastic ball to demonstrate the amount of trash we create and to honor the businesses who have pledged to stop using plastic.

10am to 4pm. Triangle Square at Sunset Junction, 3700 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles

The Second Annual Wilshire Center Earth Day/Car Free Day Unlike last year there will not be any road closures, rather the community will gather in a open space. Bring your unwanted E-waste for recycling and check out organic food vendors, free trees from “Million Trees LA” and dance troops from all around LA.

11am to 2pm. 3700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

Green Dot Awards First Annual Ceremony for the truely green amongst us. The awards “strive to reward and promote forward-thinking businesses that create environmentally friendly products or services, and to reward revolutionary green business plans and proposals.” RSVP at http://www.greendotawards.com

6pm to 9 pm. Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

Los Angeles Green Drinks’ I Heart Earth event “The event celebrates Earth Day through an informal atmosphere to bring environmentally-minded people together over an organic beverage in a space focused on socially relevant art and topics. Plus, come participate in the special ‘I Heart Earth’ group canvas.” The first 50 attendees will receive a free bag. There is a suggested $5 donation.

7pm to 10pm. Pharmaka Gallery, 101 West 5th Street, Los Angeles

Sign up for the next series of Green Living Workshops with Sustainable Works. The 6-week workshops meet once a week to cover many aspects of green living, all offered in Santa Monica locations. Cost: $25 for Santa Monica residents; $50 L.A. residents.

Various Santa Monica Locations

The Cool Globes grand opening with over 50 Cool Globes going on display.

11am. Rose Garden at Exposition Park, 701 State Drive, Los Angeles

Bon Appetit Management Co.’s cafes — including the Getty restaurant — will be serving special low carbon diet lunchtime meals in celebration of Low Carbon Diet Day, also April 22.

Lunch. Various Locations

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