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Indypendent Staff Jun 14

rudemechanicalThe Rude Mechanical Orchestra

THU JUN 7
8pm • Free
FILM: BOREAL FOREST FILM NIGHT.
Films and a slide presentation on struggles
to defend the boreal forests using corporate
pressure campaigns and direct
action. Sponsored by Wetlands Activism
Collective and Times Up! Environmental Collective.
• Times Up! Space, 49 E Houston St.
347-293-2217
activism@wetlands-preserve.org

SAT JUN 9
4pm • $8-12 suggested donation
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY
WITH POLITICAL PRISONER JEFF
“FREE” LUERS. Help support environmental
prisoner Jeff Luers by attending
the Backyard Vegan BBQ Bonanza.
239 Himrod St., Apt 1, Bklyn
freefreenow.org

WED JUN 13
5:30-7:30pm • Free for students & WCC
members/$10 non-members
GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE
CHANGE: IS NYC UP TO THE CHALLENGE?
With speakers on NYC’s vulnerability
to climate-related disasters
including discussion of the effectiveness
of Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030.
Presented by Women’s City Club of NY.
Goddard Riverside Community Center
593 Columbus Ave
RSVP: 212-353-8070 x201
info@wccny.org • wccny.org

FRI JUN 15
Dusk • $5 on web/$8 in person
FILM: ROOFTOP FILMS PRESENTS
“New York Nonfiction” Short films about
New York’s unique communities. On the
roof of the Open Road Rooftop Project.
rooftopfilms.com • 718-417-7362

SAT JUN 16
2pm • Free
ROVING GARDEN PARTY
Beginning at Tompkins Square Park
followed by a parade led by the Rude
Mechanical Orchestra on a tour to various
Lower East Side gardens lost, saved or
endangered. Ending at the Magical Garden
de Carmen Rubio. • Time’s Up! Garden
Committee • times-up.org

SAT & SUN JUN 16 – 17
10am-dusk • $40/day or $55/weekend,
discount available. Prices go up after Jun 15.
ANNUAL CLEARWATER FESTIVAL: GREAT
HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL. Music performances
all day plus tall ship rides available.
Hudson River Park, Croton Point Park,
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
clearwater.org/festival.html

JUN 27 – JUL 1
U.S. SOCIAL FORUM
A space for people to share experiences
and skills needed to confront the
problems facing our local communities
and our planet. We must declare what
we want our world to look like and
begin planning the path to get there. A
global movement is rising. Atlanta, GA. •
ussf2007.org

JULY 2 – 8
Donation Suggested
EARTH FIRST! 2007 ROUND RIVER
RENDEZVOUS. Come camp out in beautiful
southern Indiana and participate in
a week of skillshares, workshops, hiking,
singing and building community with
environmental activists. • efindiana@
riseup.net • earthfirstjournal.org

SAT JUL 7

1pm • $53-$348
CONCERT: “LIVE EARTH” CONCERTS
FOR A CLIMATE IN CRISIS.
A global music event that will bring
together more than two billion people to
raise awareness about global warming.
The U.S. concert will be at Giants Stadium,
East Rutherford, NJ. Volunteer to
help The Indypendent hand out this paper
at the event! • 212-307-7171
liveearth.msn.com/about

10am-1pm • Free
SOLAR ONE FAMILY DAY
Workshops for kids and their families on
urban gardening; children can create
their own self-watering, self-composting
planters out of recyclables to be included
in an installation at the Citysol Festival.
2420 FDR Drive, Service Rd. East
RSVP: 212-505-6050 • sarah@solar1.org

JUL 12 – 15
Times vary by day • Free
CITYSOL CLEAN ENERGY, INTERACTIVE
ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL. A cleanenergy
festival featuring interactive art
installations, live music, workshops and
a green product marketplace to promote
sustainability initiatives in NYC.
2420 FDR Drive, Service Rd East • 212-
505-6050 info@solar1.org • solar1.org

WED AUG 15
9pm • Free
SOLAR POWERED FILM SERIES:
EVERYTHING’S COOL. A documentary
following the struggle of seven people to
counter media disinformation and public
indifference about global warming.
2420 FDR Drive, Service Rd. East • 212-
505-6050 solar1.org