Cool Davis Festival to culminate weekend of special sustainable events
The Cool Davis Festival – which is rapidly approaching – now features as the finale in a long weekend of special events on sustainability. These include film festivals, a plug-in vehicle cruise and a Service Day of Action. Don’t miss out!
October 13 (Thursday) – Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival: On Thursday, , the Cool Davis Initiative with co-sponsors Sierra Club and Tuleyome presents award-winning films at the Richard Brunelle Theater at Davis High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the films begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at http://2011daviswildandscenicfilmfestival.eventbrite.com and at the door (if still available.)
October 14 (Friday) – Cool Davis Cruise About – Low Carbon Pathways to an ArtFull Life 4:30 – 8:00 The Plug-in vehicle Cruise through downtown Davis begins at the G Street parking lot at 4:30-5:30 p.m. and ends at Central Park Pavilions on C Street between 3rd & 4th at 6:30 p.m. for Show & Tell from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to walk, bike or take alternative transportation! The Cruise About is sponsored in collaboration with the: Davis Downtown Business Association, 2nd Friday ArtAbout and the UC Davis Student Alumni Association Pajamarino.
October 14 (Friday) – Davis Bicycles! Film Festival at 7:00 in the Brunelle Theater at Davis High School at 315 W. 14th Street. Davis Bicycles! hosts an annual film festival with a mix of entertaining and educational films about bicycling. Ticket sales are at the door with $5 suggested donation per person. A raffle follows the intermission. The net proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Davis Bicycles! School Program.
October 15 (Saturday) – Cool Davis Day of Service: Volunteer at www.cooldavis.org., Cool Davis will coordinate environmental, climate mitigation, and eco-justice activities for volunteer participation. Projects include planting flowers for bees (Davis Bee Charmers), transplanting seedlings for habitat restoration (Putah Creek Council), preparing winter gardens to feed the hungry (Davis Community Garden and F.A.R.M), maintaining hiking trails (Tuleyome/Sierra Club), sewing reusable Veggie bags (UCD Craft Center), planting seedlings (Sodexo), and collecting acorns (UCD SCB/Audubon).
October 16 (Sunday) – Cool Davis Festival 2011: Celebrate Healthy Pathways to a Low Carbon Life! at the Davis Veterans Memorial Center at 203 14th Street.
Move your money to a credit union or ethical bank! Credit unions usually donate to projects that strengthen local communities, and ethical banks make a commitment to support good causes. Green America Bank For Good BankTrack and Mighty Deposits are all great resources to find ethical banks!
LEARN MORE with Cathy Becker of Green America, Wednesday, November 15 at 6pm PST online. Our moderator will be Rekha Vaitla, Cool Davis board member and officer at CalSTRS.
Sign up here: www.cooldavis.org/2023/11/02/green-finances-banking-and-credit-cards-panel-yolo-earth-day-pledge/
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