The Washington DC Green Festival is being held on Sep 21 and Sep 22 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Saturday's hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday's hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 200 green businesses and organizations will be represented at the Festival. The Food Court will offer organic and vegetarian dishes. There will also be speakers including Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and Ralph Nader. Tickets bought online cost $10.00 per person; tickets bought at the door cost $15.00 per person. For more information, visit www.greenfestivals.org/wdc.
The Irvine Nature Center's Youth Birding League will go birding on Sep 21 at Cromwell Valley Park. The hours are 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. A naturalist will teach kids how to identify birds and work as part of a scientific team. The program is for kids between 10 and 15 years old. Registration is recommended. Admission is $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members. For more information, call (443) 738-9220.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks volunteers for an oyster restoration project on Sep 21 at Harness Creek in Annapolis. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will be transporting oysters to a sanctuary reef-- and should wear clothes that can get dirty. To learn more, contact Heather Tuckfield at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retrofit Baltimore is holding an energy meeting at the Fourier Hall of Notre Dame University on Sep 21. It will run from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will learn how to prepare for fall and make their homes more energy efficient. For more information, contact Molly Rice at email@example.com or (410) 929-6169.
Blue Water Baltimore's annual fundraiser, Trash Bash, takes place on Sep 21. It will be held at Nick's Fish House from 1 p.n. to 5 p.m. Visitors will enjoy food drink, live music, and waterfront views. Tickets cost $75.00 per adult and $15.00 per child under 16. For more information, contact Emily Grant at (410) 254-1577 ext 101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baltimore Green Forum is resuming its monthly forum on Sep 22 at the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson. It will run from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This month's topic is "Communes, Cohousing, and Intentional Communities from the 60's to the Future," by Paul E. Schoen. Representatives from Mid-Atlantic Cohousing and the Heathcote Community will also speak. for more information, call (410) 554-0006 or e-mail email@example.com.