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* Going Solar! Learn How! Going Solar! Learn How!

Time: 6:30 PM

Can you "live off the grid" in NYC? Find out from Ken Gale (WBAI) and Tom Wysmuller. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Flushing/Douglaston. From the end of the number 7 train, take the MTA bus number 12 going east which stops by APEC. From the Bayside LIRR stop, walk two blocks south to Northern Boulevard to catch the number 12 bus going east. Donation of .00 for members of APEC or Sierra, .00 all others. Refreshments. For further information, click this announcement or call Thelma Fellows, 718 791-3336.


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* NYCCGC 2014 Fundraiser NYCCGC 2014 Fundraiser

Time: 6:30 PM

NYC Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC), the only organization by and for community gardeners, invites you to our June 10th fundraiser will be held at the Judson Memorial Church from 6:30 to 9 pm. Click this announcement for more information.

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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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* Bronx River FestivalBronx River Festival

Time: 11:00 AM

Celebrate a River ... on land and water! Shoelace Park, 219 St & Bronx Blvd Free and Fun for the whole family: Canoe Rides and Bike Loans Children's Learn-to-Ride Clinic with Bike NY Historical Ramble Walking Tour Live Performances - Zumba, Capoiera Water testing, Eco Walks, Field Games, For details, click this announcement.


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* Sunset EcoCruiseSunset EcoCruise

Time: 7:00 PM

Meet at South Street Seaport's Pier 16. We're excited about this summer's ecocruises! Depending on which weekend you choose, cruises may visit the Brother Islands, the egret and cormorant colonies on Hoffman and Swinburne Islands, or Jamaica Bay. You'll experience the wonders of the harbor at sunset and see some of the three thousand herons, egrets, and ibis nesting on these urban island treasures. To learn register, click this announcement or call 212-742-1969. Limited to 140. Pricing varies by destination.

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* Obama's Climate Action PlanObama's Climate Action Plan

Time: 6:30 PM

Speaker Judith Enck, Head of Region 2 EPA (NY, NJ & Puerto Rico).

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* Living off the Grid in NYCLiving off the Grid in NYC

Time: 2:00 PM

NYC Sierra is reaching out to the boroughs with environmental programs. On the 28th of June, we will be presenting the program, “Going Solar! Can you Live off the Grid in NYC?” The program will be presented at the Staten Island Museum from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. by Scott McDonnell of Empower Solar and Thomas Wysmuller, Ex-NASA. Staten Island’s famous Eggers Ice Cream will be served. Admission to the program is free, but attendees are asked to make a suggested contribution to the Staten Island Museum of .00 (.00 for seniors.) Earlier, programs presented at Alley Pond Environmental Center in Queens included the film, “More than Honey,” “The Rise of Albedo as a Major Driver of Climate, and the program regarding, “Going Solar.” Sierrans from the boroughs are needed to plan and present programming for the coming year. Those interested should contact Thelma Fellows at 718 460-6734.

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* Tell Cuomo Not to Frack NYSTell Cuomo Not to Frack NYS

Time: 5:30 PM

Governor Cuomo is coming to New York City for yet another fundraiser. Join us outside the event as we call on Governor Cuomo to ban fracking, veto the Port Ambrose LNG facility and stop the expansion of gas infrastructure in New York State. Please bring your signs, banners and noise makers. We will remind Governor Cuomo again and again that New Yorkers do not want to be fracked. Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel at 109 East 42nd Street, New York City

         
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