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Green Events and Classes

Want to get involved? Want to learn a new skill? There’s no time like the present. Check out our list of Green Events and Classes. The schedule is updated on a regular basis, so you may want to bookmark this page and check it often. Hope to see you soon!

2018 Event Schedule
Date Event Location Cost
Dec 31, 2017 New Year's Eve Party West Side Community Center $25.00
Jan 20, 2018 Community Potluck West Side Community Center Free
Jan 27, 2018 Cross Country Ski Trip Burkeline Mountains Resort $65.00
Jan 28, 2018 Volunteer Day for City Animal Shelter Meridien Animal Shelter Free
Feb 14, 2018 Nature Photography Photo Group South Side Community Center $5.00
Feb 16, 2018 Cross Country Ski Weekend Burkeline Mountains Resort $165.00
Feb 17, 2018 Winter Hike Burkeline Nature Preserve Free
Feb 24, 2018 Cross Country Ski Outing Meridien Park $10.00
Mar 14, 2018 Book Club West Side Community Center Free
Mar 17, 2018 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser South Side Community Center Donation
Mar 18, 2018 Winter Hike Burkeline Nature Preserve $10.00
Mar 28, 2018 Open House GreenStart Offices, Meridien Free
Apr 7, 2018 Nature Preserve Hike Burkeline Nature Preserve $10.00
Apr 14, 2018 Spring Flower Hikes Burkeline Nature Preserve Free
Apr 21, 2018 Day Hike Burkeline Nature Preserve $10.00
Apr 27, 2018 Advanced Backpacking - 3 days Burkeline Mountains Resort $125.00
May 1, 2018 May Day Parade City Hall Free
May 7, 2018 Mothers Day Walk Meridien Park Free
Jun 4, 2018 Day Hike East Side Park $10.00
Jun 19, 2018 Glaciel Park Tour Meridien Park $10.00
Jul 9, 2018 Beginners Backpacking - 3 days Burkeline Mountains Resort $125.00
Jul 17, 2018 East Trail Hike East Side Park $10.00
Aug 4, 2018 3-Day Backpack Burkeline Mountains Resort $125.00
Sep 13, 2018 Book Club East Side Community Center Free
Oct 17, 2018 Day hike at the Dunes Shoreline Park $10.00
Oct 20, 2018 Volunteer for Homeless Shelter North Side Community Center Free
Oct 20, 2018 Book Club West Side Community Center Free
Oct 29, 2018 Halloween Haunted Hike West Side Park $10.00
Nov 11, 2018 Nature Photography Photo Group South Side Community Center $5.00
Nov 18, 2018 Nature Photography Photo Group South Side Community Center $5.00
Dec 17, 2018 Holiday Party West Side Community Center Free
Dec 31, 2018 New Year's Eve Party West Side Community Center $25.00

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2018 Class Schedule
Class Description Length Day Cost
Choices for Sustainable Living This course explores the meaning of sustainable living and how our choices have an impact on ecological systems. 4 weeks M $40
Exploring Deep Ecology An eight-session course examining our core values and how they affect the way we view and treat the earth. 4 weeks F $40
Future Food Explores food systems and their impacts on culture, society and ecological systems. 4 weeks Tu-Th $80
The Impact of Globalization This class explores the affect of global trade on local environments and economies throughout the world. 6 weeks Tu $60
Green Gardening This class explores a variety of ways to plant, weed and sustain a garden, emphasizing green techniques to reduce waste, chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides. 6 weeks Sa $60
Green Home Construction This class will review the basic components of residential construction, focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy technology integration. 4 weeks Th $40
Healthy Choices for a Healthy Planet This class examines the influence advertising and media can influence us and our view of the world. 4 weeks W $40
Home Composting Made Easy This class teaches you how to set up and maintain a home or backyard composting station 6 weeks Tu-Th $80
Intro to Renewable Energy This class compares and contrasts wind, hydro and solar power. 4 weeks Su $40
Intro to Sustainable Communities This class explores how sustainability can be applied to our local communities. 4 weeks Su $40
Overview of State and National Standards This class will give you a detailed introduction to state and national residential building and energy efficiency standards. 6 weeks M-Tu $80
Protecting Place This class focuses on knowing and protecting your local environment and ecology. 4 weeks W $40
Simplicity in Motion This course evaluates our modern lifestyles and reviews the choices we make on a daily basis that can renew our connections to family, friends and the natural environment around us in a sustainable way. 4 weeks Th $40
Window Box Gardening This class shows you how to supplement your diet with herbs, fruits and vegetables that you can grow even in a window box garden. 6 weeks Sa-Su $80

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