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Events

March 19 and 20
Ohio Green Schools Summitt
8am to 5pm at the Columbus Athenaeum.
Explore the implementation of Ohio's newly adopted LEED standards for school facilities design through two days of seminars conducted by national experts.
For more details please visit the Columbus Green Building Forum website.

March 20
Green Drinks
5:30 to 7:30ish pm at Arnold's at 210 E 8th St.
Grab a drink in the courtyard and mingle with other green-minded locals.
For more details please visit the Green Drinks website.

March 28
Free Tree Seedling Giveaway
9am at the Main Library, 800 Vine Street.
Receive a White Pine seedling with any check-out in honor of "going green." Good while supplies last. Made possible by the Ohio Valley Forestry Fellowship and the Federated Garden Clubs of Cincinnati and Vicinity.
For more details please visit the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County website.

March 29
Recycling 101
10 to 11am at Park + Vine, 1109 Vine Street.
Learn all there is to know about recycling in Hamilton County from the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District.
RSVP 513-721-7275 or info[at]parkandvine[dot]com.

March 29
Earth Hour
8 to 9pm in your homes and businesses.
Join the global effort to conserve energy by turning off all your lights for one hour.
For more details please visit the Earth Hour website.

April 5
Evolving Architectural Landscape of Cincinnati
2 pm at the Contemporary Arts Center 
This panel discussion on architecture and urban planning will explore the changing face of Cincinnati and it's build environment.
For more details please visit the CAC website.

April 12
Container Gardening Workshop
2pm at Marvin's Organic Gardens 
Try a hands on workshop for container gardening with Leslie Shimer, Assistant Garden Center Manager.  
For more information and to register, please visit the Marvin's Organic Gardens website.

April 14
Stress Relief for the Earth
11am to 5:00pm at Fountain Square 
Local Aveda salon professionals will provide stress relief treatments $1 per minute to raise money for the Ohio River Foundation during Clean Water/Earth Month.
For more information, please visit the Fountain Square calendar.

April 17
GEO Clean Energy Network - Vegetative Roofs
6:30 to 8:30pm at Cincinnati State 
Learn about vegetative roofs with the Green Energy Ohio Clean Energy Network.  Free and open to the public.  Check out the link below to register.
For more information, please visit the Green Energy Ohio website.

April 17
Green Drinks
5:30 to 7:30ish pm at Arnold's at 210 E 8th St.
Grab a drink in the courtyard and mingle with other green-minded locals.
For more details please visit the Green Drinks website.

April 19
Earth Day Cincinnati
Noon to 7:00pm at Sawyer Point
Celebrate Earth Day with activities, music, and visits from tons of local Cincinnati green organizations.
For more information, please visit the Cincinnati Earthday website.

April 19 - 27
Cincinnati Garden Show
Coney Island
Make a point of vising the "Greener Future" exhibit.
For more information, please visit the Flower Show website.

April 26
Great American Cleanup
8:00am to Noon at Neighborhoods across the city
Join a GAC cleanup crew in your neighborhood to Keep Cincinnati clean.
For more information, please visit the Keep Cincinnati Beautiful website.

April 26
SW Ohio Clean Energy Network Meeting
6:30 to 8:30pm at Cincinnati State Technical College
Featured speaker is the Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.
For more information, please visit the Green Energy Ohio website.

May 3
Container Gardening & Starting a Veggie Garden Workshop
11am and 2pm at Marvin's Organic Gardens 
Try these workshops if you're interested in growing your own vegetables or herbs.  
For more information and to register, please visit the Marvin's Organic Gardens website.

May 3
Bike Tour of Historic Newport
at Newport City Building parking lot, 998 Monmouth Street
Explore Newport’s historic architecture and colorful history from your bike. For more information contact Bob Yoder at 859.292.3651.
For more information, please visit the Bike Newport website.

May 12-16
Bike to Work Week
Celebrate your two-wheeled commute.
For more information, please visit the Cinergize website.

May 15
Green Drinks
5:30 to 7:30ish pm at Arnold's at 210 E 8th St.
Grab a drink in the courtyard and mingle with other green-minded locals.
For more details please visit the Green Drinks website.

May 16
Bike to Work Breakfast on the Bridge
6:00 to 9:00am at the Purple People Bridge
Celebrate bicycle commuting with breakfast donated by local businesses. Volunteers will be on hand to pump up your tires and provide information and suggestions to get you to work on your bike! Call 859.261.6187 for more info.
For more information, please visit the Bike Newport website.

May 17
Market Day Shop and Ride
9:00am at Reser Bicycle Outfitters
This ride will show you how you can accomplish some of your regular errands by bike. Discuss safely riding with traffic then ride from Newport to Findlay Market in Cincinnati, shop, then return to Reser Bicycle Outfitters. Bring a helmet and prepare to carry goods on your bike. Contact Reser Bicycle Outfitters at 859.261.6187 for more info.
For more information, please visit the Bike Newport website.

May 17
Managing Your Carbon Footprint: Clean Energy Strategies for Consumers
10am to 5pm at Cincinnati Zoo Harold C. Schott Education Center.
This all day workshop provides multiple sessions covering topics in energy efficiency and alternative energy practices relevant to Midwest residential and small business applications.  Companies provising sustainable design and energy services will be on hand displaying products and services.
For more information and to register, visit the Green Energy Ohio website.

May 17
Natural and Organic Landscape Design for DIYers
2pm at Marvin's Organic Gardens 
Learn to create your own natural oasis with Wes Duren, Landscape Manager.  
For more information and to register, please visit the Marvin's Organic Gardens website.

June 7
Herb Container Gardening Workshop
11am at Marvin's Organic Gardens 
Try a hands on workshop for herb container gardening with Leslie Shimer, Assistant Garden Center Manager.  
For more information and to register, please visit the Marvin's Organic Gardens website.

June 7
Queen City Bike and Dine
The perfect way to meet new people and have a great night out: dinner and a bike ride.  
For more information, please visit the Queen City Bike website.

June 14
Eco-Friendly Landscaping
2pm at Marvin's Organic Gardens 
Learn about environmentally considerate landscaping with Wes Duren, Landscape Manager.  
For more information and to register, please visit the Marvin's Organic Gardens website.

October 3rd through 5th
Ohio Solar Tour
Tour site and attend activities in the Cincinnati area and all across Ohio demonstrating solar and other alternative energies.
For more information, please visit the Green Energy Ohio website.




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