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Meeting With Decision Makers Workshop Event

Looking for something to do this weekend? Join us for lunch and a workshop to learn how to effectively speak with decision makers to drive your cause forward!

 

The workshop is open to all who are interested in learning how to create change in their communities. It’s a great way to get involved in the Houston area.
There will be opportunities in the week following the workshop to meet with actual Houston decision makers and implement what you learn.

To RSVP, please click here

Join the event on Facebook!

Map of St.Stephen’s Church and School

We hope to see you there!

The Annual Renewable Energy Roundup

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend look no further! The Annual Renewable Energy Roundup and Green Living Fair is this Saturday and Sunday, September 29th and 30th in Fredericksburg. The festival highlights the latest eco-friendly technologies, green energy sources, and environmentally conscious products for our daily lives. It’s two full days of great speakers, demonstrations, and exhibits.

The event is completely family friendly. There is even a build-your-own RC solar car race for all ages, so bring the whole family for a weekend of fun!

The Roundup is being held at The Market Square, 101 West Main Street in Fredericksburg. Gates open at 9 AM and stay open until 6 PM on Saturday and 5 PM on Sunday. Please visit the Renewable Roundup Ticket Page for advanced tickets. For your convenience, you can also get them at the gate day-of.

For more information visit The Roundup Website. We hope to see you there!

Map of The Event Location- 101 W. Main Street

Are you ready for April Fuel’s Day?

Austin folks, the First Unitarian Universalist Church is hosting the April Fuel’s Day Alternative Vehicle Fair on April 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Explore your transportation options! From hybrid cars to electric scooters, there will be alternative vehicles to view.

Once you’ve looked at the inventory, join the slow bike race! Kids can race solar-powered toy cars!

If you’d like to bring your own alternative fuel vehicle or if you have any questions, please email Beki or Richard Halpin at green@austinuu.org

“Revenge of the Electric Car” Screening in Austin

Did “Who Killed the Electric Car?” make you angry? Do you you want to find out more about Electric Vehicles, maybe even ask some questions?

Revenge of the Electric Car theatrical poster

Revenge of the Electric Car

It’s your lucky week! There will be two screenings of “Revenge of the Electric Car,” both followed by a Q&A session. Local EV enthusiasts will have their vehicles on hand. If you went to the Austin National Plug In Day event, you’ll see familiar faces. You can see the trailer for the film on YouTube here.

The first screening is next Monday, January 9, 2001 at 7:00 PM at the Alamo Drafthouse on 1120 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704.

Already have plans for Monday? Catch the second screening on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Village 2700 on West Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78757.

Admission to each screening is $10.

Merry Earth Day! Handy Resources for YOU!

Earth Day is Friday, April 22.  Great stewards of the planet that we are, we like to celebrate it all month, eh?  If you have tabling events planned and want some materials or if you just want to learn more, download these EARTH DAY MATERIALS.  You can print these (in color?) for distributing at your tables.

Sierra Club Membership forms (3 per page) that you can print, cut, collect and mail with new members’ checks or credit card info.

Sierra Club’s Featured Earth Day ACTION – Gather comments on the EPA new proposed Mercury and Air Toxics rule.  Here are the postcards (2 per page, double-sided, color — need to cut them.) for the EPA Mercury and Air Toxics rule.  Please gather signatures at your Earth Day events and return these signed Mercury Postcards to:  Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, P.O. Box 1931, Austin, TX  78767.  Thank you!

Fine and fancy fact sheet GET THE FACTS: MERCURY IS TOXIC. COAL PLANTS EMIT MERCURY POLLUTION

Fish Guide that shows which types of fish have the most mercury in them.
A Poster for backdrop display.

MORE EARTH DAY MATERIALS OPTIONS FOR YOUR TABLES

Texas Clean Energy Future is Now fact sheet.
Texas Living Waters Municipal Water Conservation fact sheet.
Global Warming and the Lone Star State
(kind of long EDF publication at 24 pages)
Outings Posters – Outings are the most frequent way that people become interested in Sierra Club!
State Capitol Report on Luminant coal plants.

The Verdict is In on Nuclear Power:  Dirty, Dangerous, Expensive fact sheet.

If you have a laptop at your tabling event, you can show off Sierra Club communications!  Please bookmark and use these:
YOUR LOCAL GROUP WEBSITE URL HERE!
http://texas.sierraclub.org/
https://texasgreenreport.wordpress.com/
http://www.facebook.com/#!/TexasSierraClub
http://twitter.com/texassierraclub

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