Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day Calendar

April 22 was Earth Day, but the observances continue:

Thurs Apr 23, 9:30-11:30 AM: Public forum, "Bridgeport’s Environment: What is being done, what you can do" with Atty General Richard Blumenthal, Mayor Bill Finch, and others. Housatonic Community College Event Center at Beacon Hall (2nd floor), 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport. Contact Dave Koch, -

Thurs April 23, 6-8pm: "Speaking of Green": Green Heat talk by John Ruhnke, president of JR's Comfortable Heat. He will discuss radiant floor heating and solar and geothermal heating. The Center for Green Building, 3380 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, 382-0774 -

Sat Apr 25, 12:30-5:30 PM: Earth Day Symposium: "Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream." By donation, Unitarian Universalist Society, 20 Forest St, Stamford. Contact Laura, 840-1979 - -

Sat Apr 25, 11-4: Green Earth Fair at Earthplace, 10 Woodside Ln, Westport, $5. 227-7253, -

Thurs Apr 30, 10-2: Green Fair: An Earth Day Celebration. Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport. Contact, 332-5058 -

Thurs Apr 30, 12-1:30 PM: "Green Building & Land Use Regs: What You Need to Know." Soundwaters talk by Gregory S. Sampson, attorney specializing in land-use and environmental law. Robinson & Cole, 1055 Washington Blvd., Stamford. RSVP, 406-3335 -

Sat May 2, 12-4 PM: EcoChic Wedding & Home Show. Hotel Chesterfield, 1404 Shippan Ave, Stamford. $20 tickets. Contact:,
470-8020 -

Mon May 4, 5:30-7:30 PM: Union of Concerned Scientists president Kevin Knobloch talks about bringing current science to bear on shaping U.S. climate policies. Doubletree Hotel, 789 Connecticut Ave, Norwalk. RSVP at

Tues May 5, 6-8 PM: Town of Fairfield GreenDrinks at Beach Cafe, 1270 Post Rd, Fairfield. 536-4695 -

Wed May 6, 6-8 PM: Norwalk GreenDrinks at Pirate Restaurant, 7 Wall St, Norwalk. 227-2065

Sat May 9, 9:30-3: Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration at Fairfield Warde High School. Contact: -

Sat May 16, 11-3: Norwalk-Wilton Tree Festival, Cranbury Park, Norwalk. 854-3200, info@ -

Thurs May 28, 2-9 PM: Sustainable Gardening Expo. Stamford Govt Center, 888 Washington Blvd, Stamford. A project of Sustainable Stamford, in cooperation with Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, Mill River Collaborative, and Stamford Museum Nature & Center. Contact Erin McKenna, City of Stamford Land Use Bureau, 977-4715, -