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* Rally to Veto Port AmbroseRally to Veto Port Ambrose

Time: 12:00 PM

Join us on City Hall steps to call on the Governor to veto Port Ambrose. We also encourage you to attend the Council Committee hearing and testify. Testimony should not last longer than 3 minutes. Whether or not you plan to testify, you can submit written testimony to the committee.

* NYC Council on Res 549NYC Council on Res 549

Time: 1:00 PM

Join us at at the City Council calling for a positive vote on Res 549 calling on fhe Governor to veto Port Ambrose.

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* SOLID WASTE TO SOLID GOLDSOLID WASTE TO SOLID GOLD

Time: 3:21 PM

NYC can turn solid waste into compost, energy, and recycled products. Speakers include Councilman Benjamin Kallos Anthony Fiore, and NYC Dept. Rep. For more information, click this announcement

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* NYC Group ExcomNYC Group Excom

Time: 6:30 PM

The New York City Excom meets at 1115 Broadway, 11th fl. All Sierra Club members welcome

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* Tell Gov. Cuomo: Veto AmbroseTell Gov. Cuomo: Veto Ambrose

Time: 11:15 AM

Join us outside the Harvard Club at 27 West 44th Street, between 5th Avenue and Avenue of the Americas, New York City to tell Gov. Cuomo to veto Port Ambrose.

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* Crude Oil on the HudsonCrude Oil on the Hudson

Time: 8:00 PM

Join Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign in Manhattan for a discussion of fossil fuel campaigns in New York State. What does shipment of crude oil through Albany mean for the river and downstate communities. In addition, NYS still has 2 major coal fired plants. What does this mean for the state.

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* Plumb Beach CleanupPlumb Beach Cleanup

Time: 10:00 AM

oin NYC Audubon and NYC H2O for a volunteer beach cleanup at Plumb Beach, Brooklyn! Every May, horseshoe crabs come ashore at sites all across the northeastern United States to lay their eggs, providing a critical food source for migrating shorebirds. Come out to help us clean up the beach and get it ready to welcome the crabs! For more information, click this announcement.

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* Don Riepe Photo Exhibit OpeninDon Riepe Photo Exhibit Openin

Time: 2:00 PM

Please join us for the opening of Nature in an Urban Environment: Photos by Don Riepe, an exhibit at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, 175-10 Cross Bay Blvd. in Howard Beach. Don Riepe, noted naturalist, photographer and retired NPS park ranger an now Director of the Northeast Chapter of the American Littoral Society. Rreception from 2-4pm and all are welcome to attend. The exhibit continues until June 19. Click for PDF.

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* Rally at Gov Cuomo's OfficeRally at Gov Cuomo's Office

Time: 5:00 PM

Governor Cuomo has the power to veto Port Ambrose and stop the wholesale destruction of upstate by gas infrastructure, including the Constitution and AIM pipelines, oil trains and barges along the Hudson River. Join us at 633 Fifth Ave.

* Film Festival at John JayFilm Festival at John Jay

Time: 7:00 PM

April 21-23, Free and open to the public, with free snacks, and films running continually, plus post-screening discussions. Includes showings of Switch, Chasing Ice, The Story of Stuff, Oil and Water, Plastic paradise, Thomas Linzey lecture, Shellshocked, and many more. Click this announcement for complete schedule.

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* Earth Day at City HallEarth Day at City Hall

Time: 5:30 PM

April 22nd marks the release of PlaNYC (New York's official climate action plan). Join us to demand a new way forward for our energy system and economy. We must change, and justice demands that workers, low income communities and communities of color, who have disproportionately suffered under the old system, be at the forefront of that change.

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* Back to the Garden FundraiserBack to the Garden Fundraiser

Time: 12:00 PM

NYC Community Garden Coalition, the only organization by and for community gardeners. We are excited to announce our April 23rd fundraiser. Back to the Garden will be an evening of dining and dancing – come celebrate with us! Join us at DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street in Manhattan for food, drinks, and dancing. For more information and to get tickets, click this announcement.

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* Earth Grooves Indigenous MusicEarth Grooves Indigenous Music

Time: 7:00 PM

and Dance . . . Clearwater Celebrates Earth Day, combining the power of music with protection of the environment – the theme of the Earth Grooves concert – has been a hallmark of Clearwater from the time it was founded by folksinger and environmental activist Pete Seeger. For more information about this concert and to buy tickets, click this announcement.

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* Film Showing GMO OMGFilm Showing GMO OMG

Time: 6:30 PM

The Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch will show the film GMO OMG. After the film, Eric Wellman, Senior Organizer for Food and Water Watch the health impacts of GMO’s, what GMO labeling means, and the prospects for passing legislation to require the labeling GMO foods in New York State. Click this entrey for more information.

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* GMO Labelling Rally & LobbyingGMO Labelling Rally & Lobbying

Time: 11:30 AM

Join us in Albany Tuesday, April 28 to rally and lobby on GMO labeling. Buses leaving from Manhattan and White Plains. Sponsored by GMO Free New York and Food and Waster Watch. For more information, click this announcement.

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