Event Date: 04/05/2017   Event Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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On April 5th from 4-8 p.m., Dogwood Alliance and The Asheville Grit will be co-sponsoring an Artists in Resistance event at The BLOCK off Biltmore. Join us as we collaborate with local artists to create a community-generated, forest-focused community art project that we will take with us to the People’s Climate March in D.C. on April 29th. This event is kid friendly and open to the public! Forests are our number one defense against climate change, and our Southern forests are being destroyed at four times the rate of the Amazon rainforest. Let’s protect our home and stand tall for forests and for our communities. All proceeds of the event will go towards sponsoring the travel fees of those who would like to attend the People’s Climate March, but cannot afford the trip on their own. The event will have music by local Dj’s and other special guests. and food will be donated by Eden Out. The climate is changing, and we need to change too. Come and join the movement.

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39 South Market Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/05/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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On Wednesday, April 5, Michael Shore will explore the past history of wind and solar energy, talk to its current status in today’s world and discuss what the future might hold in this arena. Shore, who co-founded First Light Solar in 2006, now is president of BarberWind Turbines. Learn about the success of renewable energy! This event is free and open to the public. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Judy Mattox, [email protected], 828-683-2176

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1 Edwin Place , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/12/2017   Event Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Learn how to use your voice at a free advocacy skills workshop hosted by RESULTS Asheville at Firestorm Books & Coffee. Offering skills training in how to: -Schedule and meet with elected officials -Mobilize the media -Empower the community RESULTS is a citizen lobbying organization that has been using research-based advocacy tactics for 37 years to affect change on issues of domestic and global poverty. For more information about RESULTS visit our website: http://results.org/

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610 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/22/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The March for Science is a celebration of our passion for science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. Recent policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists, and the incredible and immediate outpouring of support has made clear that these concerns are also shared by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. The mischaracterization of science as a partisan issue, which has given policymakers permission to reject overwhelming evidence, is a critical and urgent matter. We are a satellite of the march in Washington This is an opportunity for anyone and everyone who supports scientific research and evidence-based policies to be heard.

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, Asheville, NC
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