The Employees’ Committee for a Sustainable Lakewood (ECSL) is a cross-departmental committee that was founded in 2007 to explore opportunities to advance sustainability in municipal operations and encourage sustainable behavior in the organization and community. The committee would like to invite the public to a special screening of the film The Human Element. We will provide refreshments. Please see the attached flyer for details and RSVP to me if you plan to attend. Hope to see you there!
Feeling a bit blue from winter weather or limited daylight? Get warm with a nice bowl of soup and some nice company! Please join us for our monthly resilience circle that will feature a soup cook-off and recipe exchange. Our resilience circles are potluck events and you are encouraged to bring soup to share (and to enter into the competition), or a salad, drinks, or dessert. The judging of the soup entrees will be overseen by our very own soup assessor Scot Kersgaard. This is a zero waste event so please bring a bowl and spoon. Rsvp @ SustainableEiber@gmail.com to obtain the location of this event.
Tour of 'The Co -op @1st' + Potluck - Tues,November 13, 6 - 8pm
Our next Resilience Circle will take place at the recently opened 'Co-op at 1st' , 5045 W. 1st Ave, Denver. 80219 The co -op includes a commercial kitchen, store selling local produce, food and crafts, a yoga studio and more. Are you an artisan? The co-op is currently looking for vendors! (Contact Kristina Welch, email@example.com, 952 270 6302) Please bring food to share for a potluck supper and your own cutlery, plate and cup!
Día de los Muertos Art Walk
Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 p.m.
Join 40 West Arts District for their final district-wide art walk of the year. The Art Crawl is themed around Día de los Muertos, a Day of the Dead celebration honoring those who have passed. There will be exhibits of local altars, Aztec dancers, fire artists and more.Visit the website for more!
Wondering what the long term impacts of oil and gas developments are on local communities? Come share a pot luck meal and listen to a free talk by anthropologist Dr Elisabeth Moolenaar, our August Resilience Circle guest speaker.
Bring: Food to share. As a zero waste event, please bring your own cup / plate / utensils / cloth napkin to avoid use of disposables!
Please RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
and you will be sent the address!
“The Eiber Neighborhood’s main summer event is this coming weekend!
Hotdogs and Horseshoes at Richey Park – Saturday August 18, 11am–3pm – 13th and Carr.
Come join your Eiber neighbors for a potluck picnic and the inaugural George Lopez Memorial Horseshoe Tournament this Saturday. BBQ meat (hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, etc) and refreshments will be provided; bring a side dish to share if you wish, or bring your own BBQ meat if you prefer something out of the ordinary; we’ll cook just about anything! The horseshoe tournament will feature prizes, there will be drawings for neat stuff, and plenty of side activities for the kids, including the recently renewed playground. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket.”
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Potluck from 6-7p; please bring a dish to share and your own dishes/cutlery
Speakers from Holy Shepard Lutheran Church and The Action Center providing information on resources available to families or individuals in need.
Home of Deb Treseder and Mark Eaton
7910 W 8th Avenue
Come learn about pollinators and what to plant to attract bees and butterfly's. Guest speaker from Bear Creek Lake Park.
Bring potluck item to share and your own beverage, eating dish and utensils. 6-7pm
Guest speaker - 7-8pm
Holy Shepard Lutheran Church
920 Kipling Street
Lakewood's annual Earth Day Celebration is returning on April 21, 2018. In addition to celebrating with music, food, beer, art and games, we are looking for vendors to share their sustainability mission with more than 2,000 attendees. If you'd like to showcase your eco-friendly products, services or resources, apply online at Lakewood.org/EarthDay. Space is limited, so be sure to include how you will help attendees make a positive impact on their community. The Earth Day Celebration is a free community event organized by the Employees' Committee for a Sustainable Lakewood as a way to spread environmental awareness and celebrate our community.
Hello Neighbors, Bee Safe participants and wanna-Bees,
As someone who has already committed to avoiding pesticides and herbs in your yard and garden (or who is thinking about it!), you are invited to the upcoming Bee Safe Open House!
This event will include a talk by Bee Safe expert Dave Braden of the Living Systems Institute, provide local information of where to shop for Bee Safe plants, recognize existing participants and give new-bees the opportunity to ask specific questions.