Green Drinks, BVCP Champions Forum and other things – Nov/Dec 2013

 

 

 

 

Upcoming events

We’ve been quite over the last few months while part of the team has been traveling and figuring things out for next year. We’ll be looking at doing some much smaller, informal events to test out some workshop ideas and screen some documentaries. But for now, a look at some events coming up as the year steadily draws to a close.

28 Nov – Green Drinks (details below)
30 Nov – Pop Shoppe Auction
1 Dec – Back To Earth Organic Market
13 Dec – Baakens Valley Champions Forum (details below)
16 Dec – The Granary Market

The Eco-Brick Exchange has been doing great work encouraging recycling in Walmer Township and recently had their first swop shop where eco-bricks were exchanged for clothing.  Their next one will be on 8 December. You can see photos from the first swop shop on their facebook page.

GREEN DRINKS – 28 Nov 2013
Its been a while since our last one, and it will be the final one for 2013 before we start things up again in January.So come join us for Green Drinks on Thursday (28 Nov), meet some like minded people interested or working in environment-related issues over some drinks and snacks (which you are welcome to bring with you)

Venue: Andrea’s house: 6 Morrison Str, Glendinningvale, PE
7pm – 10pm
Thursday 28 Nov, 2013
All welcome, feel free to invite friends via our facebook event
Green Drinks PE – Nov 2013

Contact Ryan on 0832652465 for more info

Baakens Valley Champions Forum 
13 Dec 2013

The Baakens valley Community Partnership invites you to join in our last Champions Forum meeting of the year.  Much has happened in the Valley since we last met and we would like to share some of the good news stories with you.

We would very much like to use this Forum to hear from you about your activities in the Valley; as well as your advice, suggestions and support for our joint efforts to improve the Baakens Valley for the benefit of all the users of this fantastic natural resource.

Please join us:
Date: Friday 13 December 2013
Venue: Settlers Park (meet in car park)
Time: 08h30, for 08h45 start
Finish: 13h00 (lunch)
Bring your ideas, creativity and sparkle.
RSVP: morgan@wessaep.co.za, on or before Thursday 5 December  2013 


You might already be wondering what you’d like to do for dinner and lunches around Christmas time. We suggest checking out the Organic Footprints website and ordering your ingredients through them, supporting local business as well as local and organic farmers. Here’s to a healthy festive season!

We’re doing what we can to help Nelson Mandela Bay become a green metro, but if we are ever to achieve this, then we need your help. A handful of people simply wont be enough to stimulate the change we want to see at the necessary scale and pace that it needs to be. So if you have idea on how you’d like to help create a greener Madiba Bay, be sure to share them with us and be ready to get your hands dirty. Residents in Richmond Hill are doing their bit by transforming a neglected piece of land into public green space. What do you want to do in your neighbourhood?

Its time we did some tangible resilience building. Onward!

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