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Release Date: March 30, 2008

I would like to encourage every Greenburgh resident to attend at least some of the programs/fun events, discussions, movies in Hastings this week that address global warming concerns. The schedule is posted below:


CLIMATE ACTION WEEK 2008: All events free and open to public; all at the James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main St., Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: ClimateActionHOH@gmail.com

Tues., Apr. 1 Movie and Music Night, 6.30 p.m. Solar-powered rock group Solar Flash, world premiere rock video "Talkin' Trash". 8 p.m. feature-length documentary written and narrated by Hollywood star but we can't use the name because of our distribution contract.

Weds., Apr. 2, 7:30 p.m. "Climate Change 101". Panel discussion on facts about climate change, with Brendan Mackey, Nat'l University of Australia; Joseph Siegel, Pace Law School/EPA; Radley Horton, NASA/Goddard Institute; Keri Powell, EarthJustice, moderated by Sandeep Mehrotra, Hazen & Sawyer.

Thurs., Apr. 3, 7:30 p.m. "Impending Issues in Public Health Caused by Climate Change". Panel discussion. Patrick Kinney, Columbia U School of Public Health; Bruce Jennings, Humans & Nature & Yale University; Jeffery Dyke, psychologist; Robert Klein, Montefiore Hospital.

Fri., Apr. 4, 5 p.m. Kids Night! Kids k-12 and parents. "Bash the Trash", games, arts & crafts, films, and dinner.

Sat., Apr. 5 Mayors Conversation, 9 a.m. Panel discussion mayors and other elected officials (public welcome) on Westchester County Global Warming Action Plan, moderated by Robert Funicello. Green Living Fair, 1-6 p.m. Sustainable and green vendors and exhibitors, Transportation Station (13 alternate fuel cars and the Westchester Veggie Van). Talkin' Trash tent (news in composting & recycling). Workshops on green investing, lobbying, our water supply & conservation, organic lawn care and more. Kids Zone. Tour a brand-new green building.

Sun., Apr. 6, 2.p.m. Josh Dorfman, The Lazy Environmentalist. Author's talk on inexpensive and simply green living, green furniture and more. Book signing.

Mon. Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m. "Bringing It All Back Home" Hastings Public Library.. What have we learned about climate change and where do we go from here, at home and as a community.

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