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Free community event: guest speaker Dr Stephen Kellert - Feb 23, 2014

Tue, 2013-11-26 08:39
When: Sun Feb 23, 2014

Where: art gallery of hamilton, hamilton, ON
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: The 2014 Upwind Downwind Conference kicks off with a free community event- a lecture on environmental conservation and sustainable design. Sunday February 23rd, 2014 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton in the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion. Our featured speaker is Dr. Stephen Kellert, author of Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World (2013); Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together (2012); Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (2008). The Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology and Senior Research Scholar at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies explores understanding the connection between nature and humanity with a particular interest in environmental conservation and sustainable design and development. Please RSVP your attendance to the Sunday event at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/998XD8Y

Clean Air Hamilton Upwind Downwind Conference - Feb 24, 2014

Thu, 2013-11-07 09:33
When: Mon Feb 24, 2014

Where: 116 King Street West , Hamilton, ON
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Clean Air Hamilton is please to announce the 2014 Upwind Downwind Conference: Built Environment - Foundation for Cleaner Air. The conference will take place on Monday February 24th, 2014 from 8am to 5pm at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Hamilton. The 2014 theme of this one day conference will explore how the built environment and transportation can improve air quality, address climate change and improve health. Topics include public health and the built environment, tactical urbanism, cost and benefits of air quality management, transportation and complete streets, planning with climate change and sustainability. We have two plenary streams in the afternoon - one focussed on air quality management and land use planning, the second is focussed on transportation and includes a workshop component. This Conference will be of interest to government, municipalities, academics, industry, planners, health professionals, transportation planners, community groups, non-profits, university, college and high school students, and citizens. Location: The Sheraton hotel, downtown Hamilton, Ontario 116 King Street West Directions - http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/area/transportation.html?propertyID=185 Costs: Government/Industry/Academics – Early Bird (before Jan 23, 2014) - $204.56 After Jan 23, 2014 - $263.86 Non Government Organizations - $85.97 University/College student - $26.67 High school students - $11.30 Retirees - $11.30 * Costs listed include HST and Service Fee. Register online at: http://www.cleanair.hamilton.ca/default.asp?id=45 Please see our website for up-to-date details: http://www.cleanair.hamilton.ca/default.asp?id=42

Halloween at EcoHouse

Mon, 2013-10-28 10:25
When: Thu Oct 31, 2013 6pm to Thu Oct 31, 2013 8pm  EDT

Where: EcoHouse
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Don't forget to stop by EcoHouse (22 Veeves Dr.) from 6-8 pm on Halloween. Our dedicated volunteers will be giving out candy. No word on whether or not Bertram or Ron will put in an appearance...

Help GV by voting for our Aviva Community Fund project - Round 2 until Nov 4

Fri, 2013-10-25 06:29
When: Sat Oct 26, 2013

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: "Put a Roof Over our Heads" http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf16853

Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program

Thu, 2013-10-24 15:05
Recurring Event
First start: 2013-11-01 EDT
Duration: 86400
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Winter is almost upon us... We're Still Looking for the Coldest House in Niagara! Green Venture is pleased to provide the Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program for eligible residents of Niagara See here: http://energy.greenventure.ca/enbridge-home-weatherization-retrofit-program

Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program

Thu, 2013-10-24 15:05
When: Sat Jun 1, 2013
Replaces event originally scheduled for: Sat Jun 1, 2013

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Summer heat penetrates the house as much as winter's chill. We're Still Looking to Help the Coldest (and Hottest) Houses in Niagara! Green Venture is pleased to provide the Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program for eligible residents of Niagara See here: http://energy.greenventure.ca/enbridge-home-weatherization-retrofit-program

Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program

Thu, 2013-10-24 15:05
When: Wed May 1, 2013
Replaces event originally scheduled for: Wed May 1, 2013

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Spring is here, but those winter heating bills are still coming in. Don't get caught with high arrears! Green Venture is pleased to provide the Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program for eligible residents of Niagara See here: http://energy.greenventure.ca/enbridge-home-weatherization-retrofit-program Beamsville residents: Look for our information notice in your mailbox April 9 - 12 , 2013.

Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program

Thu, 2013-10-24 15:05
Recurring Event
First start: 2013-04-01 EDT
Duration: 86400
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Those winter heating bills just coming in now? We're Still Looking for the Coldest House in Niagara! Green Venture is pleased to provide the Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program for eligible residents of Niagara See here: http://energy.greenventure.ca/enbridge-home-weatherization-retrofit-program St Catharines residents: Look for our information notice in your mailbox April 2-4, 2013.

Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program

Thu, 2013-10-24 15:05
When: Sun Sep 1, 2013
Replaces event originally scheduled for: Sun Sep 1, 2013

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: It might be the last days of summer, but don't forget- Winter is Coming. Don't be a lone wolf, your home Stark naked without insulation... Green Venture is pleased to provide the Enbridge Gas Distribution Home Weatherization Program for eligible residents of Niagara See here: http://energy.greenventure.ca/enbridge-home-weatherization-retrofit-program St Catharines, Niagara Falls, and Port Colborne residents: Look up the program information in your municipal Pools and Arenas Recreation Guide, published in August.

My Green Adventures!: Cleaning up our watershed- Oct 19, 2013

Fri, 2013-10-11 11:03
When: Sat Oct 19, 2013 10am to 2pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Help keep our neighbourhood and its watershed clean! Help promote a cleaner watershed and take some action. Help local residents in a creek cleanup of neighbourhood Davis Creek. Or visit Ecohouse to learn more about water management. EcoHouse will be showing off its newest technology- a residential ozone infusing laundry system, donated by Airtrona, which reduces the need for laundry soap and fabric softener. Save water, dump less chemical residue, and save energy. Volunteers will be working on a Davis Creek clean-up, starting around 10 am. EcoHouse will also be open to the public. 10 am - 2 pm, and tour guides are on site. You may also purchase environmental products during the open house, if desired. For more information contact 905-540-8787, ext 115 or visit http://ecohouse.greenventure.ca

Davis Creek Community Clean Up

Thu, 2013-10-03 14:05
When: Sat Oct 19, 2013 10am to 3pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Come to Green Venture (22 Veevers Drive) on Saturday, October 19th to help keep our community clean and beautiful! For more information, contact Deirdre Connell at 905-540-8787 ext 113 or deirdre.connell@greenventure.ca

Vote daily for GV's Aviva Foundation grant project, until Oct 14

Wed, 2013-10-02 13:09
When: Wed Oct 2, 2013

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Please make sure to vote for our Aviva Community Fund grant project - you can vote once a day until Oct 14 ! Go here: http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf16853 You must be registered (free) to vote. Help us make improvements to EcoHouse with an outdoor education centre! Please feel free to share the above link with someone supportive of Green Venture's mission.

EcoHouse will be closed for the holidays Dec 21, 2013 - Jan 1, 2014

Tue, 2013-10-01 16:13
When: Sat Dec 21, 2013 to Wed Jan 1, 2014 

Event Status: confirmed

Free EcoDriver tire pressure check booth- Aug 10, 2013, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Fri, 2013-08-09 13:49
When: Sat Aug 10, 2013 9:30am to 1:30pm  EDT

Where: 1060 Wilson St W, Ancaster, ON L9G 3K9
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Green Venture and Canadian Tire - Ancaster present a free tire pressure clinic- our last one for 2013! Drive in for 5 min and have our staff and volunteers check to make sure you're Eco-driving on properly inflated tires. We'll bring your tires up to the right pressure. Learn a bit more about purchasing a eco-friendly vehicle and driving in a sustainable manner, all while you wait. Thanks to Canadian Tire for hosting this free event. Funding for the activity is provided by a grant from the Shell "Fueling Change" program. http://air.greenventure.ca/ecodriver