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September 2019

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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Climate Strike with CCAN in Virginia Beach 9/20

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign up to strike in Virginia Beach on Friday, September 20 with CCAN! This strike is taking place three days before the United Nations will hold a climate summit in New York City. It’s a unique opportunity to create a roaring upswell of public support for the ambitious climate solutions we need at all levels of government worldwide. During the strike, we will be calling on our leaders in Virginia to move away from fossil fuels in a just transition…

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DC Climate Strike 9/20

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join young people in the streets for global climate strikes and a week of actions to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and climate justice for everyone. Sign up to strike in DC with CCAN on the 20th! This strike is taking place three days before the United Nations will hold a climate summit in New York City. It’s a unique opportunity to create a roaring upswell of public support for the ambitious climate solutions we need at all…

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Richmond, VA Climate Strike 9/20

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the VA Youth Climate Strike for speeches and discussion outside the Richmond capitol building urging action on climate change by our state government! RSVP HERE. This strike is taking place three days before the United Nations will hold a climate summit in New York City. It’s a unique opportunity to create a roaring upswell of public support for the ambitious climate solutions we need at all levels of government worldwide. During the strike, we will be calling on our…

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Circle of Protection: Bent Mountain

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - September 23 @ 9:00 am

Water protectors from three states will gather on Bent Mountain for a potluck supper, a SUN SiNG & Local Friends Concert, and overnight camping. We will share stories, interfaith prayers and strategy. We will sing, dance, grieve, learn and make art for the following day. Registration (completely secure) will be required and the link for that will follow here very soon. As always, the “Circle of Protection” will seek to serve and elevate the voices of our host community, in…

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Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike! (Roanoke, VA)

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

“Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike” will kick off at 10:00 AM in downtown Roanoke, VA, Monday, September 23, 2019! Join with us as part of the Global Climate Strike week of action to stand with impacted communities across WV, VA, and NC, protect energy customers and demand the pipelines be stopped! This is a public, permitted, and very family-friendly event! ALL ARE WELCOME! We will be occupying the Wells Fargo Plaza (outside the Wells Fargo bank). Here are the details:…

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Hands Across the Appalachian Trail – Humpback Rocks

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines propose to cross several nationally known and highly popular public recreational areas including the George Washington National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Eastern Trail, and – the iconic Appalachian Trail. The dedicated work of volunteers, community groups, allies, legal advocates and individuals has led to Stop Work Orders and further delays of the pipelines, and the efforts to stop these fracked-gas project continues. What: Join your friends and neighbors at the…

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Hands Across the Appalachian Trail – Giles County

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines propose to cross several nationally known and highly popular public recreational areas including the George Washington National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Eastern Trail, and – the iconic Appalachian Trail. The dedicated work of volunteers, community groups, allies, legal advocates and individuals has led to Stop Work Orders and further delays of the pipelines, and the efforts to stop these fracked-gas project continues. The Hands Across the Appalachian Trail events features…

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November 2019

Climate Action Happy Hour – Norfolk, VA

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Virginia Conservation Network, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and our friends at Coelacanth Brewing Company in Norfolk, VA. Who: You! And other environmentally-minded people! We’re joining Virginia Conservation Network at Coelacanth Brewing. What: Climate Action Happy Hour! Where: Coelacanth Brewing, 760 A W. 22nd St, Norfolk, VA 23517 When: Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Hear from Kevin Erskine, Coelacanth Brewing Company’s head brewer, and other experts on the impacts of climate change on brewing beer…

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Climate in the Pulpits 2019: VA

November 15 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 10:00 pm

Throughout Virginia, 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 Interfaith Power…

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