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July 2019

Play-In For Climate Action!

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Moms Clean Air Force for their 6th Annual Play-in for Climate Action! Join Moms from across the country on Thursday, July 11th in Washington, DC for kids’ activities, music by Latin GRAMMY award-winning children’s musician, Mister G, and exciting speakers, as we deliver a public message from families across the country: it’s time to get serious about climate change! What: “Play-In” featuring kids’ activities, a musical performance by Mister G, and a press conference Who: Parents and children from across the…

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Virginia’s Green New Deal 101 w/ Anthony Flaccavento

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come out to learn about the Green New Deal Virginia and how it can achieve a cleaner environment, support farms and create good, green jobs – in clean energy, sustainable agriculture, building, restoring water and air quality, research and more! You will also hear about the Sierra Club’s campaign for Solar Freedom to remove the barriers that hold back solar energy on rooftops and a thriving industry. For more information visit vasierra.club/moresolarmoreplaces What: Informational session regarding the Green New Deal Virginia…

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Workshop: Improv for Climate Advocacy

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Register to attend the improv workshop for climate advocacy! What:At this workshop, you’ll learn how “magic” and comedy can be used to cut through BS and disrupt power systems. Learn how to talk across the aisle, confidently be yourself, loosen up and have fun in stressful situations. Where: Sierra Club office at 50 F St NW, Washington, DC 20016 When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM Who: Sam Jared Bonar is donating his time to put…

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August 2019

Free Movie Night: Paris to Pittsburgh

August 3 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Pope Francis has said that the “effects of global inaction are startling” and cited recent extreme global meteorological events, such as heat waves, droughts, fires and floods, as “a dire premonition of much worse things to come, unless we act and act urgently” on climate change. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’…

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August DC Climate Coalition Meeting

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the DC Climate Coalition’s August meeting. We’ll talk about the Green Bank, continuing developments with the Transportation Climate Initiative, and more. Agenda items welcome. What: August meeting of the DC Climate Coalition. When: Join us Monday, July 5 at 6:30pm Where: Sierra Club office (8th floor) 50 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001-1525, United States Who: DC Climate Coalition, CCAN, Sierra DC Chapter, Moms Clean Air Force, Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA), Solar United Neighbors, Citizens Climate…

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Hampton Roads Solar and EV Charger Co-op Happy Hour Info Session

August 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Come to a Solar Happy Hour to learn about a Solar & EV Co-op in Hampton Roads, EVs and chargers, and a new Solar Opportunity Zone Fund. And of course, have one of O’Connor Brewing’s great beverages while you enjoy networking with the solar and EV community! We will have several types of EVs on display in the parking lot. Here are the details: Who: You! And other Virginians who care about solar power and EVs! What: Hampton Roads Solar…

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Support the State of Maryland’s fight against Columbia Gas

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join our groups for a press conference and rally! The court will hear the State’s “Motion to Dismiss” Columbia Gas’ eminent domain lawsuit, in which the company is attempting to take state land for a pipeline that would go through Hancock, MD. The land is part of the Western Maryland Rail Trail, which the Maryland Department of Natural Resources owns. The pipeline, known as the Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, would supply fracked gas to industry in the Eastern Panhandle…

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Super Spectacular Comedy Show For A Healthy Climate

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Between the soot in the air, the runoff in the water and the fastest rate of species extinction since 1981 (just kidding: since the dinosaurs), Mother Earth has been taking a real beating. It’s like our planet is a side character in a Quentin Tarantino flick and she’s being left for dead by people who were supposed to be her friends. As always, it shall be a night of hilarity, merriment, and levity, and for a cause that is in…

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September 2019

Climate in the Pulpits 2019: DC & MD

September 13 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 10:00 pm

Throughout Maryland and D.C., congregations will be inviting their communities to better care for Creation: at home, in our congregations, in our local governments, and around the world. What: Pastors, rabbis, imams, and other clergy in congregations across the region will be raising up Creation care and climate change as part of their sermons at weekly services and through other learning programs. Who: A partnership between Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA), Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, and Virginia…

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Close Enough Benefit Concert for CCAN

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a fun and family friendly night listening to the music of Close Enough, and enjoying good food and company. Close Enough is Silver Spring’s own 50-80’s cover band and are a fun-loving trip down memory lane. With its rich harmonies and familiar guitar riffs, listening to Close Enough will have you singing and dancing to every tune. Enjoy oldies from Fleetwood Mac, CSNY, The Eagles, Linda Rondstadt, 50’s Girl Groups, the Righteous Brothers, Carole King, Bonnie Raitt…

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