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Thu, Oct 7, 2010

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> From: Brenda Cartwright > Date: October 7, 2010 10:46:59 AM EDT > To: hccn-talk@mainetalk.org > Subject: [HCCN-Talk] 10/10/10: World’s Largest Day of Practical Action to fight Climate Change – Join Hancock County Transition Towns in Ellsworth. See More Maine 10/10/10 Events > > 10/10/10: World’s Largest Day of Practical Action to fight > Climate Change > > > > JOIN US IN ELLSWORTH OR IF YOU ARE TRAVELING, JOIN ANOTHER 10/10/10 EVENT in Maine! > > > > ELLSWORTH: > > 11:45 AM – The Story of Stuff is one of the most widely viewed environmental-themed short films of all time. This 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of production, consumption, and waste will teach you something, make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all your stuff. Following the films, there will be a visual awareness opportunity on the bridge in Ellsworth. 11:45AM Cost: Free – Unitarian Church, Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME FMI: Brenda Cartwright, 667-9062 > > > HOLDEN: > > Sunday 9AM-Noon Fields Pond Audubon Center is aligning with 350.org and the 10:10 campaign in a day to celebrate climate solutions. For our local work party, we’ll focus on cleaning up the grounds of the nature center with trail work and habitat restoration. Then, for the party portion, we’ll share a potluck lunch. Sunday, October 10, 9 a.m. – noon Cost: Free. It’s a potluck, please call 989-2591 and let us know you’re coming. > > > BELFAST > > On October 10, the public is invited at no charge to join the global 10.10.10 celebration at 10:10 am at the Hungry Heron Farm, 81 Moosehead Trail in the Town of Waldo to plant winter rye, and then move to the Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast from 1-3 pm where folks living off the grid, beekeepers, the Belfast Co-op, Electric Vehicles Maine, Green Streets and Waldo County Permaculture (among others) will exchange their ideas designed to cut carbon emissions. For more information about this event, contact Chuck Piper at 548-1100, chuck@sundogsolarstore.com > > FARMINGTON: > > Sunday, 1-3 PM – Heating needs among residents in our local community will be addressed by a panel consisting of Susan Crane, pastor of Henderson Memorial Church and coordinator of ECU-Heat; Pam Green, UMF student involved in retrofitting an existing campus building; and Nancy Teel, W. ME Community Action coordinator of weatherization projects for those in need. The panel will discuss heating needs of residents of Franklin County and offer ways that our campus and local community can help assure that no one will be freezing this winter. Demonstrations of retrofits will be given. UMF Ricker Additon, Rm 217 FMI: huebner@maine.edu > > > > PORTLAND: > > On October 10, 2010, people all over Portland, Maine will participate in the 10/10/10 Global Work Party for climate change! Organized by 350.org , people all over the Earth will work together to reduce the CO2 level of Earth’s atmosphere from our current 392 ppm DOWN to 350 ppm – the climate change tipping point! Portland350.org is a collaboration among several local organizations to plan & promote 10/10/10 activities & events together. Zero Station, 22 Anderson Street, Portland, ME FMI: 207-210-7253. > > BRUNSWICK > > Sunday, October 10 – 9AM-5PM – In the same spirit of the state motto, this event leads the way with ideas worth spreading from Maine’s brightest innovators and change-makers. The inaugural theme, Frontier, pays homage to Maine’s continued legacy of being a boundary between what man previously thought he knew about himself and discovering what being human truly means in the midst of glorious wilderness. TEDxDirigo: Frontier will bring people to the edge of previous knowledge, habits and burgeoning understanding – at times uncomfortable but always exhilarating. Apply online to attend: http://tedxdirigo.com/attend > > > > — > Brenda Cartwright > The Organizer, Inc. > 330 Bayside Road > Ellsworth, ME 04605 > 207-667-9062 office and cell phone > 207-667-4420 home > > 2010 – The Year of Transformation – Let it Begin With YOU! > > _______________________________________________ > HCCN-Talk mailing list > HCCN-Talk@mainetalk.org > https://mainetalk.org/mailman/listinfo/hccn-talk_mainetalk.org

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