EcoCalendar July 16th – July 23rd, 2015: Nature Nights, Zero Waste Social, and Lots of Happy Hours

[Happy Hour] Friday, July 17th at 5pm is the Tree Huggers Happy Hour at the Posse East Bar & Grill on Duval Street. Anyone who loves trees and wants to chat with fellow tree-lovers should attend. More info>>

[Bee Meeting] Monday, July 20th at 7pm the Austin Area Beekeepers Association is having its monthly meeting at the Old Quarry Branch Library. The Austin Area Beekeepers Association is a social group of people who are interested in getting together to chat about honeybees and other pollinators, share books and ideas on the subject, and establish some cooperatively managed honeybee colonies around town. At their July meeting, Meridian Hive Meadery will be giving a talk about the process of making mead. Both experienced beekeepers and wannabe beekeepers should attend. More info>>


[Happy Hour] Tuesday, July 21st from 5:30pm to 8pm Solar Austin is hosting a happy hour at Scholz Garten. The topic of discussion will be the Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program in Travis County. PACE is an innovative financing program that enables property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for water conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy projects. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea will be speaking. More info>>


The Austin Zero Waste Lifestyle Meetup will be at in.gredients on Tuesday.[Zero Waste Social] Tuesday, July 21st from 7pm to 8:30pm

the Austin Zero Waste Lifestyle Meetup is having a meeting at in.gredients, a zero waste grocer. The store manager of in.gredients will be giving a special presentation on the store's own zero waste initiatives and members of the Austin Zero Waste Lifestyle Meetup group will be speaking about the benefits of using chickens to reduce waste. The purpose of the Austin Zero Waste Lifestyle Meetup group is to unite the community to promote a zero waste lifestyle and create a cleaner, healthier city. If that interests you, feel free to attend this event. More info>>

[Happy Hour] Wednesday, July 22nd from 5:30pm to 7pm the Sustainable Food Center is hosting Wine Wednesday at their headquarters on East 17th Street. The evening will feature cocktails from the Tipsy Texan, bites from Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar, and a tour of the SFC Teaching Garden. Tickets are $15 and the proceeds benefit the Sustainable Food Center. More info>> 

[Nature Night] Thursday, July 23rd from 6pm to 9pm the Nature Nights series continues at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. This week's theme is,"Birds of Prey." The highlight of the evening will be a special presentation from the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, featuring live birds. And as always, the event is free and kid-friendlyMore info>>



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