CONNECTING TO NATURE IS KEY!
Wednesday, February 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movie Screening at the Aero Bike Valet courtesy of Santa Monica Dept. of Planning & Community Development.
An award winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature shows how deeply we’ve lost touch with nature and takes viewers on a cinematic journey through the beauty…..
A Panel discussion will follow the screening
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An award winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature shows how deeply we’ve lost touch with nature and takes viewers on a cinematic journey through the beauty and intimacy of our relationship with the natural world. Love Thy Nature shows that a renewed connection with nature is key not only to our well being, but also to solving our environmental and climate crises.
* Please arrive by 6:40 to guarantee you get a seat
A Panel discussion will follow the screening moderated by Sheila Laffey, Ph.D., adjunct Professor SMC and award winning producer and director.
Panelists will include:
Sylvie Rokab, Emmy nominated film maker and the writer and director of Love Thy Nature.
FREE Admission for:
Santa Monica Residents, High School and College Students w/valid ID and Sustainable Works Members
Not a Santa Monica resident, High School/College student or Sustainable Works Member? Purchase tickets at Fandango.
Free Bike Valet
Bike Valet courtesy of Santa Monica Dept. of Planning & Community Development.
Zero Waste Event
Enjoy the concessions, but when finished, please discard in a sustainable manner to minimize waste…ideally ZERO!
You can do this by discarding items at the Zero Waste stations we’ll have at the theatre. Sustainable Works staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you sort and place materials into the correct Compostable, Recyclable and Landfill bins at these stations.
Bring a reusable water bottle! Water will be provided by the City of Santa Monica.
Sustainable Works, along with the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment is very excited to announce the 9th Annual Sustainable Santa Monica Student Poster Contest!
The Poster Contest is open to all K-12 students who attend school and/or live in Santa Monica. Each year, students use art to investigate a theme of sustainability relevant to Santa Monica. This year’s theme is Saving Energy Today for a Brighter Tomorrow. Sustainable Works will be scheduling 20 minute presentations to share the principles of sustainability in Santa Monica as it relates to this year’s theme.
Bellow is a flyer with the contest rules, selection process and information on submitting posters. To help us continue to grow this wonderful event, we welcome your help in spreading the word to your contacts and encouraging participation! When the community promotes the contest, students participate. Last year over 450 students participated in the contestand this year we’re looking forward to even more.
Prizes for winning posters include $10 – $100 gift cards. The winning posters will be displayed in the of City of Santa Monica, helping to further showcase our budding young artists while raising awareness of the benefits of energy conservation.
- March 31st: Deadline for Poster Submissions
- Early April: Winning Posters selected
- May: Contest awards ceremony and celebration to honor student winners and all participants. Gift bags and raffles for all!
If you have any questions, please contact Gina Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-Guided Tour of Santa Monica’s Vintage / Resale Shops just in time for the Holidays! Buy /Bike LOCAL
Reuse is the highest form of recycling. Get ready for a day of vintage shopping that’s fun, environmentally sustainable and affordable! The Buy Local SM Committee has created a fun self-guided tour of Santa Monica’s vintage and thrift stores (download below). You can do the tour by bike, foot, public transit or a combo of the above!
Here’s an idea of what to you may find on your excursion: designer vintage handbags (think Chanel, LV + Coach!), jewelry & accessories (tres chic!), scarves to reuse as gift wrapping, antique silverware & china to dress up the holiday dinner table, beautiful coffee table books, vases that go perfectly with a bouquet of fresh flowers & holiday cd’s & puzzles for everyone to enjoy together! We’ve also included a few shops that feature gift items made with reused products.
Happy shopping, happy exploring! Thank you for buying local – it makes a difference!
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