Archive for the "Events" Category

  • Climate Action and Today’s Youth

    Thursday, May 23 - "Climate Action and Today’s Youth" – WCU - doors open 6:30 p.m. – program 7pm - All welcome. Room 101 - Business and Public Management Center - 50 Sharpless St., West Chester PA 19382 Video of Greta Thunberg, Swedish high schooler who became a world phenomenon by launching a students’ strike for solving the climate crisis, plus a panel of students discussing the video and the Green New Deal movement. Audience Q&A, discussion. Doors open at 6:30 so come then for environmental and community group exhibits. No refreshments supplied but you can

  • Strawberry Festival

    Strawberry Festival - Sunday May 19, 2019 - 1 to 4pm Everhart Park, West Chester, PA Join us in the park for strawberry shortcake, games, crafts, face painting, jugglers, music, and more. Learn how to make bat boxes, take a botanical tour of the park, or just hang out and enjoy the day.

  • “The Future of Energy: Getting Ready for a Clean, Affordable, Renewable Energy Future,”

    "The Future of Energy: Getting ready for a clean, affordable, renewable energy future," 7pm Friday December 7, doors open 6:30pm West Chester University - Business & Public Management Building - Room101, 50 W Sharpless St, West Chester  (map)  Hosted by the Chester County Environmental Alliance   "The Future of Energy" is a documentary that captures the movement across the Unites States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help foster that shift. It's a positive film about the renewable energy revolution, and a love story about the countless individuals and communities that are re-imagining their relationship with

  • PA Cable Network showing of “Shale Gas and Oil Development with Tony Ingraffea” 12/13/15

    A showing of the above recording will be shown at the Main Line Unitarian Church, 816 S. Valley Forge Road, Devon PA on Sunday 12/13/15 at 12:30pm.   Light lunch will be provided. 610-688-8332   Thank you to James Schmid for bringing this to our attention. If you or your organization have an event that is related to climate changes, send us a notice and we will consider posting this on our

  • Speaker Series 11-11-15: Power Point Presentation available

    We'd like to thank Ann Faulds for her presentation on:  "Helping the City of Chester Adopt Climate Adaptation Planning Elements" at our last Speaker Series meeting at the West Chester Borough Building.   She's provided the Power Point Presentation so if you want to review this please click here: 4-C Mtg 11-11-15 Climate Adaptation-City of Chester   This presentation was very informative and provides great data on Flood projections, as well has some historical pictures and data on flooding in the City of Chester.  We look forward to hearing in the future how the City will implement Green Stormwater Infrastructure, which will absorb floods, slow

  • Tree Planting Event: Shaw’s Bridge Park/Brandwine Farms 10-17-15 9AM

    East Bradford Township’s Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)  and Green Committee, and West Chester University’s Gordon Natural Area representatives have set Saturday, October 17, 2015 for a remediation/clean-up at Shaw's Bridge Park/Brandywine Farms (200 S. Creek Road, West Chester) as part of its ongoing plan for maintenance of prior plantings.  We will convene at 9 am at Shaw’s Bridge Park.  We expect to be done within two to three hours.   Work will include: straightening tubes/stakes, re-staking trees, removing dead trees, picking up trash, etc.   We will have coffee, donuts or munchkins, and water available.   We are offering this as a volunteer opportunity to volunteer committees,

  • 5th Annual Green Earth Festival: 10-17-15 9am-2pm. Phoenixville Farmer’s Market

    5th Annual Green Earth Festival: Oct 17th 9am-2pm Growing a Healthy Community.  The 5th annual Phoenixville Green Earth Festival will be this Saturday!  The Green Earth Festival is a celebration to promote natural, sustainable, earth-friendly and community enterprises. The event features Exhibitors, presentations and demonstrations, children’s activities and more.  Come join us at the Phoenixville Farmer's Market for a fun day of community and sustainability! At the Phoenixville Farmer’s Market                (On the Schuylkill River Trail under the Gay St. Bridge) Come join

  • Film at Stroud Water Research Center: Last Call at the Oasis 10-18-15 4:30pm Unionville High School

    Water.  It's the earth's most valuable resource.  This timely film about the world's water crisis highlights the issues as well as their solutions.   Tickets are $15 or call 610-268-2153 X288  Unionville High School Auditorium     Film Last Call at the


    St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in West Vincent will host a panel discussion, Climate Change-What Now? – A Conversation for the Generations, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6. Scheduled to speak are The Rev. Alison Cornish, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light, Dr. Paul Morgan, West Chester University, and Mr. Matthew Stepp, Director of Policy, PennFuture. This forum takes place after recent major faith-based statements on climate change: a papal encyclical "Laudato Si: On the Care of Our Common Home" in June, “A Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis," signed by more than 300 rabbis from across the denominational spectrum, also in June, and an “Islamic Declaration on

  • An Evening With Judy Wicks-Monday April 7th, 2015 `

         Monday, April 6th, 2015 West Chester University Ware Recital Hall, Swope Music Building 817 S. High Street     An Evening with Judy Wicks Local Economies & Socially Responsible Businesses               6pm - Reception with light refreshments 7pm -Judy Wicks Presentation 8:15pm - Book Signing      Judy Wicks is an entrepreneur, author and speaker working to build a more compassionate, environmentally sustainable and locally based economy. Her book Good Morning Beautiful Business: the Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer won the 2014 Gold Medal in the category of "Business Leadership" from Nautilus Book Awards.   As an entrepreneur Judy