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October 2020
There's an Electric Car in Your Future

Kick Gas! Annapolis Green Celebrates Drive Electric Week Virtually!

October 1 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Annapolis Green for Kick Gas! as we bring you National Drive Electric Week, September 26-October 4. We're part of a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of driving electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. EVs are fun to drive and one of the best things you can do to mitigate Climate Change! And... they are perfectly normal, cheaper than you think, stylish and easy. We think that’s pretty Kick Gas!  Register here On October 1 we'll Zoom…

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There's an Electric Car in Your Future

Kick Gas! – EVs Hit the Street – West Street, that is

October 2 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Inner West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Annapolis Green is excited to bring you National Drive Electric Week, September 26-October 4, a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of and options for driving electric! EVs are fun to drive and one of the best things you can do to mitigate Climate Change. Besides, they’re becoming pretty normal now, not to mention, stylish, convenient, and less expensive than you think! We think that’s pretty Kick Gas!  In the West Street Recovery Zone, 4 to 6…

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Meet the Greens

October 8 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ever wonder what other like-minded organizations are out there? Join  this event where you can virtually meet other nearby “Greens” like Bethesda Green, One Montgomery Green, Poolesville Green, and Gaithersburg Green Drinks. Annapolis Green is a special guest, and we’ll make a short presentation about what we do, as will the others. The host organizations are calling this a Virtual Green Drinks Happy Hour, so join with your favorite beverage and see what others in our region are doing to…

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Chesapeake Bay Paddle Presentation

October 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chris Hopkinson on his SUP in Chesapeake Bay

Many of us have motored or sailed the length of Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. But can you imagine paddling the entire 200+ miles? Chris Hopkinson recently completed the journey on a standup paddleboard in order to raise funds for the Oyster Recovery Partnership. Eastport Yacht Club's Environmental Committee is bringing Chris to the club to put on a virtual talk for the public about his trip. Chris started his paddle from Havre de Grace on September…

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Climate Change Action Today for a Better World Tomorrow: an online reality check for our times

October 11 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a Countdown to the Future presentation, part of a worldwide, 24-hour conversation to explore the future we want and how we get there. Climate Change is at the center of every other issue we face: social upheaval, ocean health, food supply, population growth, public health, pollution, habitat loss, species extinction, and financial viability. Now is the time to talk about what comes next. Climate Reality Project Presenters: Ron Kaltenbaugh & Elvia Thompson Register here https://bit.ly/33yqiBw

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Annapolis Green Reads

October 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
bringing nature home bookcover

Join the Annapolis Green environmental book club by Zoom to discuss the book, Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas W. Tallamy. Dr. Tallamy reveals the unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife. Native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When native plants disappear, the insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. It will make you rethink your yard. Questions, comments, want to join? Contact Karen Grumbles, our Green…

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Free Paper Shredding, Book Drive, Diaper & Sweater Donation Day

October 31 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Books for International Goodwill, 451 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD

You are invited to help our less fortunate neighbors while saving our landfills and our trees. Sponsored by the Parole Rotary Club, this exciting opportunity is Donation Day. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required. Your discarded paper will be shredded for free by Shred Instead and then recycled. Your old books will be sent by B.I.G. to developing parts of the world. Donations of diapers will be given to families in need by the Tyler Heights Pop Up Pantries.…

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November 2020

The Great Pumpkin Dropoff – Nov. 5-8

November 5 - November 8
Truxtun Park, 273 Hilltop Lane
Annapolis, MD

Give those Jack-O-Lanterns a Dignified Demise back to the Earth Annapolis Green is partnering with the City of Annapolis to collect and compost fall pumpkins that have outlived their decorative usefulness. Instead of putting unwanted pumpkins in the trash and condemning them to the landfill, bring them to the Great Pumpkin Dropoff at Truxtun Park! Next spring those nutritious pumpkins will have been turned into fantastic compost for your spring garden... Pumpkin Spice Compost! The Great Pumpkin Dropoff is part…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Plastic

November 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There are many benefits that plastic has provided over the years. In 2020 we are surrounded by plastic in our homes, and almost all of our food is packaged in it. Plastic litters our local roads and waterways as well as creating extreme pollution problems all over the world. This free presentation dives into the alarming effects that plastic has on our health as well as our environment. While this is disturbing, there are many steps each of us can…

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Butt… It’s Plastic: A City-wide Cleanup Targeting Nasty Cigarette Butts

November 21 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
cigarette butts

If you were asked what the most common form of plastic pollution is, what would you say? Plastic bottles? Straws? Good guess, but not correct. Cigarette butts are actually the most found form of plastic waste in the world,* with about 4.5 trillion individual butts polluting our global environment. But wait! Aren’t cigarette butts made of cotton or paper? NO! Cigarette butts are primarily plastic. We are drowning in plastic and it’s hurting our environment and wildlife. That is why…

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