Newsletter – August 5, 2011

TRANSITION PALO ALTO
Newsletter
August 5, 2011

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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SUMMER SOLAR PROGRESSIVE PARTY – August 6, 5:00pm, Josina Ave, Palo Alto

Come to the 9th Annual Summer Solar Progressive Party – happy hour and munchies at David Coale’s cool solar-powered house 5-7pm, then at 7pm a potluck at Susan Stansbury and Cedric de La Beaujariere’s cool, solar-powered house. See the solar cooker, other solar toys, and meet sunny faces. Please bring a dish, preferably local and organic, to share with utensils to serve. Bicycles, electric cars, and other alternate modes of transportation encouraged. Sun Salutations happening all evening!

Saturday, August 6, 2011 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM Where: David (766) , Susan, Cedric’s (766)
Josina Ave Palo Alto CA 94306 RSVP to 650 815-8121 or 650-493-9121

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GARDENING CLASSES

Learn gardening in various classes Saturdays. $35. Aug 30 – Landscaping with edibles. For more information, call Common Ground Staff at 650-493-6072 or email or visit startyourfallgarden.eventbrite.com/. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto

Master Gardeners courses

Learn various techniques for your gardens with free classes. Aug 9 – 1-2pm – Growing vegetable in the cool season, Aug 30 – 7:30-8:30pm – Cool season vegetable gardening. For more information, call UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County at 408-282-3105 or email mgsantaclara@yahoo.com or visit mastergardeners.org/scc.html. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

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MOVIE: America the Beautiful 2 – The Thin Commandments

Darryl Robert’s sequel: “America the Beautiful 2 — The Thin Commandments (A Look at our Unhealthy Obsession with Dieting and Other Weighty Matters).” This pre-release screening is open to the public and will be immediately followed by Q&A with the director. Aug. 13, 8 p.m. $15 advance/$20 at door. Visit sizediversityandhealth.org/content.asp?id=158. Sofitel San Francisco Bay , 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City

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IN THE FUTURE

September 14 – Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project
October 1 – Craft and Halloween costume swap, location TBA
October 9 – Bike Palo Alto
October 11 – Stanford Food Summit

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ONGOING EVENTS

Tuesdays – Conversation, Community and Calling [alternate Tuesdays)
Wednesdays – Book group 2 continuing discussion [alt. Wed], Reskilling group, Sustainable Meditation and Action Group (through September 21)
Fridays – Film series
2nd Sunday – Garden share at Common Ground
4th Sunday – Garden share at Full Circle Farm

Visit the website at http://www.transitionpaloalto.org for details
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You can access the Calendar via:

https://transitionpaloalto.org/events-2

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Contact the Transition team transitionpaloalto@gmail.com
to get on or off the newsletter mailing list (the transitionpaloalto Yahoo Group) or to suggest events!

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About bart

My wife and I live in a small condominium in the San Francisco Bay Area. From 2004-2009, I was the main editor for the Energy Bulletin website (http://energybulletin.net). In previous lives I was a technical writer for Hewlett-Packard, a high school teacher and a newspaper reporter and editor.

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