Green June Events Part Deux

Mark your calendar for another crop of green events this month, including a special film screening from The Environmental Film Festival, a garden fiesta to support City Blossoms, and more.

Film Screening: Climate of Change
June 16
When: 6:30
Where: Letelier Theater, 3251 Prospect St., NW (enter through courtyard next to Café Milano)
What: “Climate of Change” is about ordinary people around the globe, from London to Indonesia, who are taking action to save their local environments. The screening is hosted by The DC Environmental Film Festival, Cost is $20 per person and seating is limited. RSVP required to A wine reception catered by Sweetgreen follows the screening.

Biking, Walking, Public Transport: Smart Mobility for the 21st Century
June 23
When: 6:30 pm
Where: Goethe-Institut Washington, 812 7th St., NW (Gallery Place Metro)
What: Part of the Institut’s 2010 event series Green Living, this panel discussion will look at what can be learned from cities across the world to improve the safety, convenience, and feasibility of non-motorized modes of transportation. There will also be a hands-on demonstration of how to change a bike tire by Daniel Hoagland, DC Bike Ambassador, Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

City Blossoms’ Garden Fiesta
June 24
When: 6-8
Where: The playground on the corner of 11th and Harvard St., NW (Columbia Heights Metro)
What: Enjoy music and delicious treats in a lovely garden setting. A $15 suggested donation will go toward City Blossoms. Please RSVP to

Film Screening and Solutions Fair
June 30th
When: 6:00 reception followed by the film screening at 7:30
Where: Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Archives/Navy Memorial Metro)
What: A wine tasting, green solutions fair, and film screening. “Local Warming” follows the fictional adventures of a stubborn suburbanite who sets off on an odyssey of proving that a few people can make a difference about global warming by gathering a group of locals to collectively reduce their carbon emissions by the same amount that the Harbor Energy Plant in Bridgeport, Conn., puts out each year. Film director Tom Reilly will be in attendance. A $10 donation is requested at the door, which includes a glass of wine. All proceeds go the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Register and more information.

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