"How to Go Green Without Going Broke" Forum
Thursday, October 10, 7 - 9 pm | Kona Kai Swim & Racquet Club, 680 Hubbard Ave. Santa Clara, CA
Attend this forum to have experts help you get started or unstuck on home energy projects. Experts from SunWork, Earthbound Homes, Residential Heating & Air Conditioning, and Visual Cue Infrared Imaging will be present. RSVP here.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 8:30 am | Guadalupe River Park
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
Winter Plant Sale
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10 am - 2 pm | Forge Garden
Huge selection of organic, cool season veggies for your fall and winter garden! Sign-up for our mailing list to stay informed about our up-coming workshops!
Family Day - de Saisset Museum
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 1 - 3 pm | de Saisset Museum
Each time the museum hosts Family Day, they develop a hands-on art project that reflects the themes of our exhibitions. This quarter, they are hosting Fletcher Benton: The Artist's Studio, a sculpture exhibition of internationally known, SF-based artist Fletcher Benton and Reduce, Reuse, Re-Imagine, a group show that highlights the myriad ways artists re-purpose cast off materials in their work.
Want to contribute to the creation of small-scale sculptures? If you have stiff cardboard items such as paper towel rolls, toilet paper rolls, packaging boxes in good condition, etc., you can drop off the materials at the museum or call the main office (408.554.4528) to arrange a pick-up.
World Food Day
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | Everywhere
Join the global movement to end hunger. Find or plan your own event in your community and be part of the solution. http://worldfooddayusa.org
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | Benson
Faculty/ Staff: "Plug into the Green Economy: The New Frontier for Educators," Benson Parlor A, 3:30-5 pm Understand what a green job is, learn about emerging career trends in the green economy and discover the factors that shape the movement to greener, more sustainable solutions.
Students: "Discover Your Green Career Options," Williman Room, 7-8 pm. Carol McClelland Ph.D., author and green career expert, will present on discovering today's green career options.
Food for Thought: Annie’s Inc. Speaker Event - Food and Agribusiness Institute
Wednesday, October 17, 2013 5-7pm | Weigand Room (Arts & Sciences 102)
Come hear Shauna Sadowski, Director of Sustainability for Annie’s, discuss the company’s emphasis on organic food and sustainable production!
"A Fierce Green Fire" Free Film Screening
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 - 9:30 pm | Lucie Stern Community Center Fireside Room
"A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet" is a new documentary on environmental activism by award-winning filmmaker Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties). An audience Q&A will follow the film. Light refreshments provided. Film is free, and donations are kindly accepted.
Campus Sustainability Day Fair
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 11 am - 1:30 pm | Alameda Lawn, in between library and Benson
Join Santa Clara University's Center for Sustainability in celebrating campus sustainability! This fair showcases ways in which students, faculty, and staff can get involved on or off campus & support local vendors, businesses, and causes that are committed to environmental stewardship, education, and service.
"Cease and Desist" Film Screening
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 6pm | Performing Arts Center
Join Associate Professor Yahia Mahamdi for the screening of "Cease and Desist," a film about the struggle of four small family farms in Northern California as they face new restrictions on their herd-share operations.
"Tapped" Film Screening
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 7:30pm | Kennedy Commons
Have you heard about the Think Outisde the Bottle (TOTB) campaign on campus? The goal is to become a plastic water bottle free SCU! Join TOTB for the screening of "Tapped", a documentary that looks into the bottled water industry and its long term effects socially, economically and ecologically.
National Food Day
Thursday, October 24, 2013 | Everywhere in the USA
Check out http://www.foodday.org to find an event happening close to you!