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Selected Highlights in this week’s Community Update!
See the Learn section and discover Joan Blades, the co-founder of MoveOn.org, will speak via video at the Citizens Climate Lobby meeting in Columbus. Make plans to see The Future of Energy at Studio 35. Lily Kunning is still doing workshops at The Preserve on Calumet. Sustainability through Reinvention is the signature event for the Environmental Professionals Network at OSU.
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See the News section and enjoy a Happy Hour this evening with the visiting staff of the Union of Concerned Scientists. If you have the time, I highly recommend the link to Jeremy Rifkin’s latest video on the Third Industrial Revolution and a possible path to a sustainable future. Will Petrik is speaking about his work with the Yes We Can Coalition. Read about two of the upcoming films in The Columbus International Film and Animation Festival.
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See the Community section for Columbus Underground’s Mega Weekend! Sandy Bolzenius will be presenting at the Free Press 2nd Saturday Salon about Move To Amend and her book on Women’s History. The Care & Share Time Bank is offering a special Orientation in March and there are links to their brochure and the full updated Directory of Services! The City of Columbus is hosting a unique opportunity to meet and hear the stories of immigrants in Columbus.
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See the Arts & Culture section for local entertainment events! The Short North Stage has announced some remarkable plays “remembering 1968” – one on MLK and the other: HAIR! Hear some serious soul/blues music from Long Tall Deb and Colin John at Java Central. Rita Carnevale has moved her TranceDance to a new larger venue. Bohemian Highway will perform at the Folk Music Society’s March Coffeehouse. Veteran singer/songwriter Dave Hawkins +Grapefruit Moon will be at El Vaquero’s on Olentangy River Road in April. The Folk Ramblers will perform a sing along at Byrne’s Pub. Go deep with Monsters of the Unconscious presented by the Jung Association.
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SEE the Local Foods section for the awesome heirloom Seed Kits for kids being sold by Interfaith Power & Light. OSU’s Food for Thought event is hosting an open discussion on food animal production. Vegan Eriyah Flynn will be on the panel. Check out 5 events at Stratford Ecological Center, all on March 24:organic gardening for Kids and Adults, a Seed Swap, a Seed Starting workshop, and a Grow Native plants workshop. Plan to attend the We Dig Ohio 2018 Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Summit.
Read more in the Local Foods section