Simply Living’s Weekly Update of Community News, Events, & Resources

Friday, March 2, 2017

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Selected Highlights in this week’s Community Update!
See the Learn section for Simply Living’s film and meetup focusing on a positive future of renewable energy – nationally and locally in Columbus. Meet and learn from local doers and activists. The APTE conference this Sunday announced their speakers – it is always an enlightening program, with international perspectives on dealing with poverty. Vernal Pool Monitoring starts March 16 at Stratford Ecological Center.
 Read more details in the Learn section

See the News section for FLOW’s workshop on how to make your yardpollinator-friendly. Green Columbus has partnered with the City and OSU extension to train TREE STEWARDS and free breakfast and lunch are included. The Buddhist Christian Mother-Earth Church has revised their website and started a crowd funding project. The Columbus International Film and Animation Festival announced their 2018 schedule.
Ohio Interfaith Power & Light has tickets for a SOLAR Raffle!  If you haven’t encountered Rev Billy and his Church of Stop Shopping, click through to a segment with Amy Goodman.
Read more details in the News section

See the Community section for Columbus Underground’s Mega Weekend!  Columbus Parent has a wonderful list of local camping opportunities and an EXPO at the Zoo on Saturday. Enjoy a Happy Hour next Friday with theUnion of Concerned Scientists who are visiting OSU.
The City of Columbus is hosting a unique opportunity to meet and hear the stories of immigrants in Columbus. Check out the March Calendar of events at the All Life Center. Scroll to the end for an inspiring article of the week listing 11 ways to make our lives better.
Read more in the Community section

See the Arts & Culture section for local entertainment events!
Rj Cowdery performs at the First Saturday Chant – she’s a local treasure with national credits. Dan Heidt and Lost Orchards perform at Java Central. Tom Rush will be the headliner at the Columbus Folk Festival in May. Indulge your zany crazy side when you see Beyond Therapy, now playing at the Civic Theater in Clintonville. Jaguar Trance Dance led by Rita Carnevale is happening in Worthington. Go deep with Monsters of the Unconsciouspresented by the Jung Association.
Read more in the Arts & Culture section

SEE the Local Foods section for the We Dig Ohio 2018 Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Summit. See the next Seed Swap at Local Matters + March Cooking classes at L-M are also listed.The All People’s Fresh Market holds their grand opening on the South Side.
Read more in the Local Foods section

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