Well take your pick! Here are some of DC Green's favorite recommendations. Click on header links for more information.
DC's Direct Impact Fundraiser
Where: Local 16 (1602 U Street NW)
WeatherizeDC, Earth Day Network, CarbonfreeDC and other green leaders of DC are joining forces to host the Earth Day Direct Impact Fundraiser to build DC’s Green Economy. Every dollar raised for CarbonfreeDC will directly fund the weatherization of 4 local homes in areas of high unemployment and help ignite a sustainable and job rich local green economy.
Green Drinks DC Happy Hour
Where: (TBD-U St. Corridor) Check back on the GreenDrinksDC website or FB page!
Please note that this event replaces the regularly scheduled second Tuesday Green Drinks happy hour in order to celebrate Earth Day and take part in a challenge to top the Green Drinks world attendance record, currently held by a group in Australia. Spotlight speaker will be Esmeralda Stuk, co-founder of Sharing Backyards DC.
Toast to the Ocean on Earth Day with WAN!*
When: 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: ARIA TRATTORIA 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Tickets: $10 WAN Members/Students, $15 Non-members Refreshments included
R.S.V.P. required by April 19, 2010 to [email protected]
Join the Washington Women's Aquatic Network on their 25th Anniversary to raise a glass and
celebrate collective blue planet successes. Co-sponsored by The Ocean Foundation, National
Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Ocean Champions and Marine Conservation Biology Institute.
Washington Film Institute & AED Present : “No Impact Man"
When: 6:30pm & 8:15pm
Where: AED Globe Theater 1927 Florida Ave. NW (*formerly Visions theater)
Tickets (Film & Reception): $16
Watch one man's journey into the world of carbon free living in New York city and witness the impact it has on his life and his family. The Washington Film Institute (WFI) is a new organization created to inspire audiences through film education and the cultivation of the cinematic arts.
April 24 Annual Anacostia Watershed Cleanup
When: 8:30 a.m.- 12:00p.m. Cleanup, 12:00-2:00 Festival
Where: Specific Spots along the Anacostia (Check website/map)
Want to get your hands dirty? Then join Anacostia Watershed Society and hundreds of other volunteers and participate in a massive trash cleanup along the shores of the Anacostia River in DC and several upstream tributaries in Maryland. An Earth Day Celebration in Anacostia Park will follow featuring a free picnic lunch, music, presentations from government officials and exhibits from community organizations.
April-Ongoing: Green Hours around DC
Earth Day Network has spotlighted restaurants across the Washington, DC metro area to highlight the responsible decisions they make when buying and serving local or organic, sustainable foods. Participating locations include Mocha Lounge, Busboys & Poets, Restaurant Nora, Bread & Brew, and Pitango Gelato. Specific dates and times located at: http://earthday.org/node/709/actions