Greening Your Home for Health & Prosperity
How can you save on utility bills, and create a healthy and comfortable home? How can homeowners take advantage of home improvement incentives and rebates? How can you help create sustainable neighborhoods, economic development and new jobs in your community?
Join us at a “Greening Your Home for Health and Prosperity” Workshop on:
August 15, 2012 at 6:00-8:00 pm at Admiral Kidd Park Community Center (2125 Santa Fe Ave Long Beach CA.)
Who should attend: Homeowners, 1st Time & Prospective Homebuyers, Realtors, Business Owners, Investors AND anyone interested in saving $$$$, energy & creating a healthy home.
RSVP to Stella at email@example.com and at 562.413.1749.
Light meal and soft drinks provided! Brought to you by: Green Education Inc. Made possible by grant funding from The CA Endowment & Building Health Communities. Sponsored by West Long Beach 90810. In partnership with Energy Upgrade CA.
August 3rd is the next First Fridays and it will be one you DO NOT want to miss. Nino’s Italian Restaurant is partnering with Green Long Beach! to make this a night of awe! Music from the banquet room to the parking lot, plus a showcase of various local Long Beach artists!
Nino’s and the Green LB Festival Collaboration will bring about Long Beach’s finest.
Nino’s Italian Restaurant 3853 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach – (562)427-1003 or (562) 427-9111. Please like us on www.facebook.com/
6:00-6:45pm- Jaime Carcamo
7:00-9:00 pm -The Four Level Interchange is a fusion jazz band based in Long Beach, CA
11:00-11:45pm- DJ Peoplemover
12:00-1:00am- Nelson Matthew Nailat Jr
Music outside of Nino’s in the parking lot includes:
6:00pm-6:45pm- Jodi Burchardi
8:00pm-9pm- Fountain M.U.S.E
Penelope Chan (face painter)
Yellow 108 (Sustainable head wear+accessories from salvaged materials) http://www.yellow108.com/
Above it All (creative plates & lighted wine +liquior bottles)
Diosa Headpieces (www.facebook.com/
The Green Long Beach Collaborative Community is comprised of individuals, community groups, non-profit organizations, businesses and city agencies working together to see a green Long Beach. It will require all of us partnering together strategically on various community projects, events, and efforts.
Contact Green Long Beach!
Phone: (562) 646-SOIL
Facebook Non-profit Page: Green Long Beach! Non-profit Organizaton
Facebook Group Page: Green Long Beach! Group (Like us!)
Twitter: @GreenLB (Follow us!)
Green Drinks Long Beach and Green Long Beach! are partnering this month to host a “Green” Wine & Beer Tasting event from 5-8pm on Tuesday, June 19th at The Wine Crush (3131 E. Broadway). We will be featuring select Organic/Sustainable Wines & Beers, catered food, local Long Beach Artist displays, and “green” raffle prizes.
Since this is also a fundraising event for Green Long Beach — Wine Crush will be generously donating their patio space for our use, 25% of all tasting proceeds, all food & raffle sales, and $20 donation when anyone who joins their wine club membership!! So help us spread the word and come enjoy some great food, drinks, art, and people!
Please RSVP below for your tasting selection — All pre-sale purchases will receive a FREE raffle ticket, valued at $5 for high end raffle items.
Buy now: 1- Wine OR Beer Tasting ($20)
Buy now: 2- Wine AND Beer Tasting ($40)
|The Wine Crush: Wine & Beer Tasting (June 19th) RSVP|
Q: How does the wine/beer tasting work??
A: Check in at the GreenDrinks LB table and you will receive a raffle ticket (for pre- purchase only) and a ticket for your tasting glass. Take your ticket to the counter, and every taster will receive a wine or beer glass. After that — you will be free to get your tasting pours at the bar at your own pace and leisure. Feel free to mingle, check out art work, and grab a plate of food — and go back for your next pour whenever you’re ready.
A: YES! Go back to the Green Drinks LB check-in table and purchase another flight for only $20.
Q: When i finish my tasting, will i be able to purchase beverages inside and drink them in the patio?
A: YES! Feel free to stick around and mingle with a plate of food.
Q: Why are the raffle tickets so much? What can we expect to win?
A: Since this is a fundraising event, we will be selling raffle tickets at 1 = $5, 3 = $10, 8 = $20, 20 = $40. Green Long Beach and Green Drinks Long Beach will be putting together some special items together that will be worth the win!
Green Long Beach is looking for dedicated community members to join their festival in making the 4th Annual Green Long Beach! Festival run smoothly and fun! If you are interested in helping in the following categories, please fill out the 2012 GreenLB Volunteer Form. The 4th Annual Festival is on Saturday, June 9th from 11am-8pm.
- Volunteer Booth/hospitality
- Festival Marketing/Beautification
- Educational Workshop station
- GreenLB Info/festival guide
- Recycling bins & maintenance
- Fitness & Kid Zone
- Main/Acoustic Stages
- Anything else, please specify your skills.
Brenda Carsey is a Long Beach-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, & producer. She has a strong desire to express thoughts that most suppress & to bring a positive and sincere message to the world. Carsey’s solo project/band, she puts no limits on herself in regards to genre & what sounds she is capable of creating.
Traces of alternative rock, soul, blues, trip hop, hip hop, & rhythm & blues, just to name a few, can be heard in Carsey’s music presented in two different live experiences: acoustic, featuring Carsey on guitar & piano playing solo or along with bass & drum; & Side Show, more of an electronic performance featuring originally produced beat compositions, piano, & voice. She also plays as keyboardist and backing vocals in two bands, Feral Kizzy and Centuries. Learn more at www.brendacarseyart.com
Dig Brenda?! Like her on Facebook!
Natural Hi-Fi is a 3-piece rock sensation living in Long Beach, California. You’ve never seen anything like this! Their music is a sexy, wild ride… crafted with big guitar hooks, deep grooves, pop smartness, and lyrics that move you. Founded in 2005, Natural Hi-Fi has built a loyal following by performing high energy shows featuring their genre-bending, category-crossing music.
Natural Hi-Fi is also committed to preserving our precious environment. The band is a proud member of 1% for the Planet.
Natural Hi-Fi Productions
Member 1% for the Planet http://www.naturalhifi.com
PAXMekanika has been DJing the best electro, tech, and face-melting House Music since 2000. While in college he hosted a weekly radio show bringing in local and nationally famous hip hop and Electronic Music Djs. After a brief break to concentrate on teaching philosophy and pursuing a Master’s Degree in English from Middlebury College, PAXMekanika is back in big way. His weekly residency at SABABA in Long Beach has reinvented how people chill on Friday Nights at The Beach. As a promoter for NyteHype Entertainment, he is able to bring the best Electronic Dance Music to the hearts and souls of people all over Southern California. PAXMekanika is currently working hard to make Long Beach an EDM destination.
Checkout some of PAXMekanika’s beats on SoundCloud! I can guarantee you will start groovin’! You can also check out his music Facebook page here. PAXMekanika has generously donated his time and talent to GreenLB during a previous fundraiser. He is a talented DJ that is involved in his community and we support his endeavors! Thank you PAX!
Interested in participating in the 2012 Green Long Beach! Festival? Fill out the 2012 GreenLB Artist & Performer Application form and return it to us, and a member of the Green Long beach! Arts & Entertainment Committee will contact you. Please submit the form to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to ATTN: GreenLB at 1730 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90813. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2012. Thank you!
Please join the Southern California Green Economics Council at P2S Engineering on Thursday, October 27 @ 6:00 – 8:00pm 5000 E. Spring Street Long Beach CA. Guest speakers from P2S Engineering and the United States Green Building Council will discuss the growth of the green building industry, “green schools” and the jobs that are being created here in California and across the U.S.
Please RSVP to Stella at email@example.com Space is limited. Bring friends and family that are unemployed, looking for new careers or just curious about the green building industry!
Hello friends of SoCal Green Economic Council! A reminder that we have quite a line-up for this Thursday’s council meeting…we are truly thrilled to have the following individuals speaking about green plumbing, water conservation and treatment efforts here in Long Beach, the piloting of gray water systems, and jobs that are being created in these industries. Please share this with anyone you know that is interested in transitioning to green industry jobs…you won’t be disappointed!
Much thanks to Cal State University Long Beach for hosting our event, and to Green Long Beach! for partnering with us to continue our green speaker series each month.
Melissa Keyes – Long Beach Water Department
Rachel Davis – Long Beach Water Department
Carlos Collins – Go Green Plumbing
Tiffany Chen – Office of Sustainability
Wiggs Mendoza – Metropolitan Water District
Marcus Castain – Generation Water
Stella Ursua – Green for All (Green the Block)
The Foundation Building is located at: 6300 State University Drive Long Beach, CA 90815.
RSVP on FACEBOOK here.