Opening Ceremony, Parliament Hill, Sunday, Sept 28th at 5 pm.
Intergenerational Conversation, University of Ottawa, Social Science 4006, Mon. Sept 29th. 10am. We are starting the conversation with a showing of the film ‘Do the Math’, giving us the real numbers showing why we must take action now.
Hands ON, Ottawa Premiere Mon. Sept 29th, Main Library on Metcalfe, 6:00 pm followed by panel with Ecology Ottawa, West End Well Coop, and Ottawa Renewable Energy Coop. The film profiles five women activists on four continents and how they are working for change. (Thanks to OPL for sponsorship)
People of Faith Discuss Climate Change, Tuesday Sept 30th - 10am to 1 pm, at St. Paul’s Eastern United Church (Cumberland and Daly). (Pot Luck Lunch) Come and find out what people from different faith communities are doing to take action.
‘The Change Agents,” 6 pm-8:15 with our partner, The Main Library at Metcalfe. The film shows how a high school class, led by a Doukhobor student, worked to raise awareness in their community. (Thanks to OPL for sponsorship)
Climate Fastival on Wednesday, Oct. 1st 11:30am to 1pm (Climate First on the First) At the PM’s office on Elgin. Enjoy music & fun interspersed by great speakers bringing strategy & hope. Highlights will be Tony Turner, Chris White, and Vela.
Activist Conversations on Thursday, Oct 2nd, 10am to 1 pm (brown bag lunch) for social action and social service groups working on climate issues. RRSP to email@example.com for location.
Closing Ceremony and candle light vigil, Parliament Hill, Thurs, Oct 2nd, 7 pm.
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