PO Box 13324, Olympia, WA 98508 info@thurstonclimateaction.org

Upcoming Events

October 17, 2019 -
3:15 PM
Climate & Clean Energy Work Group

This Thurston Thrives Work Group will discuss the Climate & Clean Energy (C&CW) strategy map revision, implications of SB 5116 for the Power Supplied to Thurston County (Puget Sound Energy), and the C&CE Action Team Charter.

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October 17, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia: Ancestral Waters

This month’s Movie is Ancestral Waters, which chronicles the Puyallup Tribe’s fight for their treaty rights, water and way of life. Evening will include panel and discussion with filmmakers Benita and Darren Moore.

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October 18, 2019 -
5:30 PM
"Delicious Again" potluck

The Food and Agriculture Action Group is hosting this Potluck Dinner, and invites you to bring your favorite dish made from ingredients typically found as leftovers. Speakers will talk about regenerative agriculture, and food waste and climate. Please RSVP to  lynn@Thurstonclimateaction.orgFacebook event.

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October 19, 2019 -
10 AM
Ninety-Day Action Team Kickoff

Join TCAT and Rapid and Just Climate Action (RJCA) as we launch our 90 Day Climate Action Teams, which consist of 5-8 members focusing on specific, measurable and achievable climate action targets.

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October 19, 2019 -
11 AM
Youth Education Communications Outreach Group

Participate in a two-way live stream from the  Drawdown Learn Conference,  which will feature the Olympia High School climate club, other youth leaders, WA  teachers, indigenous educators and faculty. Pizza Provided! RSVP on Facebook

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October 19, 2019 -
3 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also on YouTube

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October 19, 2019 -
6 PM
Celebrating 10 Years of DERT!

Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team invites you to celebrate 10 Years of DERT! Harvest Dinner, Live and Silent Auction, & Dance.  Buy tickets here.

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October 21, 2019 -
7 PM
Faith and Climate Action On International, National, State And Local Levels

Climate Action at the International and National Levels. First in a series of 3 classes. Presented by William McPherson. Register here.

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October 21, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also on YouTube

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October 22, 2019 -
6 PM
Future Proofing Multifamily Buildings: Strategic Investments that Create Value and Income

Learn about an integrated approach to multi-family building renovations designed to cut costs, increase value and income, and comply with new code requirements. Register here.

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October 23, 2019 -
10 AM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also shown on YouTube

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October 23, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Vacant to Vibrant – Embedding green space in neighborhoods

Vacant lots, so often seen as neighborhood blight, have the potential to be a key element of community revitalization. Embed green space in neighborhoods to clean water, cool cities, and bring equitable prosperity.  Register for free webinar.

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October 23, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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October 24, 2019 -
11 AM
Teleconference: Zero to 100: Taking Bold Action on the Climate Crisis

Teleconference about Earthjustice’s work to transition the US to zero emissions and 100% clean energy, our partnership with a historic national climate coalition, and how these high-level initiatives translate into real change on the ground for impacted communities.  Register here.

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October 26, 2019 -
1 PM
Climate Reality Training – Presentation Tips

Learn how to give Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project “Truth in 10” presentation to your organization or place of worship.

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October 26, 2019 -
3 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also on YouTube

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October 28, 2019 -
7 PM
Faith and Climate Action On International, National, State And Local Levels

Climate Action In Washington State. Second in a series of 3 classes. Presented by Kelly Thompson. Register here.

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October 28, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also on YouTube

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October 30, 2019 -
10 AM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons talks with Faith Addicott,  Olympia Community Solar Board Member and Master of Public Administration and Organizational Development. Faith offers some practical advice for dealing with the psychological challenges of climate change. Also shown on YouTube

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October 30, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Farming Methods That Thrive in a Decarbonized World

The produce on your table tonight will have gotten there faster, fresher and more cost-effectively thanks to leading-edge technology in agriculture. However, farmers and farming face great threats including the production uncertainty of a changing climate and ecosystem impacts on the health of soils. Register for this free webinar.

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November 2, 2019 -
9 AM
Tree Planting Event

Join TCAT’s Tree Action Group to plant trees in SE Yelm. Bring a water bottle and work gloves, and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided. Register here for location and directions.

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November 2, 2019 -
10 AM
Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail

Come witness the migration of chum salmon into Kennedy Creek, experience the wonder of these amazing creatures as they enter the final stage of their lives, spawning. Volunteer Docents are at the Trail to answer questions and explain the relationship between these iconic species and our beautiful forests. Directions to the trail.

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November 4, 2019 -
7 PM
Faith and Climate Action On International, National, State And Local Levels

Local Climate Action. Last in a series of 3 classes. Presented by Tom Crawford. Register here.

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November 9, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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November 13, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Science in Environmental Decision-Making

National Council for Science and the Environment Register for this free webinar.

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November 13, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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November 14, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

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November 16, 2019 -
9 AM
Fellowship of Reconciliation Fall Retreat

Facing Climate and Nuclear Catastrophes: Acting to Protect Life On Earth. Three powerful speakers to put together a retreat that addresses the intersectionality of climate and nuclear issues; their potential effects on human survival and quality of life.

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November 21, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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November 27, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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December 11, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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December 12, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

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December 14, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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December 19, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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January 8, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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February 12, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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March 11, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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March 14, 2020 -
10 AM
South Sound Sustainability Expo

The South Sound Sustainability Expo will return for its 13th year on Saturday March 14th, 2020 from 10am-3pm. And we have some BIG news—we’re headed up to the 5th floor of the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. That means more room for all things sustainability and community in Tacoma!

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April 8, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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May 13, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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May 23, 2020 -
10 AM
Climate Symposium

Save the date for the Climate Symposium at The Evergreen State College. Details will be announced as they become available.

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