Apr
21
7:30 AM07:30

GreenUp Jamestown Coalition Presents an "Earth Day ArtHappening Event

SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018, 6 PM, ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: The festivities begin in the St. Luke’s chapel with brief environmental reflections by the Reverend Luke Fodor and by Steve Raynor (AKA Ken Hardley) of the Jamestown Dharmata Meditation Group. This will be followed by ten-minutes of mindfulness (Earth healing meditation, contemplation, and/or prayers). 

Guests can also join the program at 6:15 in the main sanctuary, when Autumn Echo, Jamestown’s “Slam Master” poet presents “An Apology to Mother Earth.” “The Pillar of Light: An Earth Day Revival and Community Sculpture Project” will be illuminated during Echo’s performance. 

At 6:30, Bill Ward and the “Earth Day Revue” (Chris and Mark Panfil, and Brian Hanna will perform nature songs. We invite guests to enjoy wine and beer tasting, and hors d’oeuvres by Studio D Catering.

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May
1
7:00 AM07:00

"Saving Chautauqua Lake, Our Greatest Natural Asset, Tourist Attraction, and Economic Engine"

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018, 7 PM, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church: CHAUTAUQUA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY (CWC) presents "Saving Chautauqua Lake, Our Greatest Natural Asset, Tourist Attraction, and Economic Engine." 

John Jablonski III, CWC executive director, will speak about the economic importance of Chautauqua Lake and its fishery, the state of the lake and its contributing watershed, the many threats to the health of the lake and watershed, and the most important actions needed to conserve and enhance water quality and the aquatic plant and algae conditions in the lake.  Participants will be encouraged to ask their lake and watershed management questions after the formal presentation.

ENJOY WILLOW FODOR'S DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DINNERS SERVED FROM 6-7 PM, before the CWC presentation. 

PLEASE NOTE: VEGETARIAN DINNER RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018. Visit http://auduboncnc.org to register for dinner. Go to programs (upper right) to view vegetarian dinners/St. Luke’s ($10 per dinner, registration required).

Catering the GreenUp Jamestown events while supporting Audubon combines my passions: nature, food and cooking— WILLOW FODOR

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Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

"VALUING WATER: A New Deal for the Environment"

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018, 7 PM, at Robert H. Jackson Center: RHJC presents "Valueing Water: A New Deal for the Environment." 

The Jackson Center’s 2018 project will focus on how environmental economists determine the economic value of water and the legal precedents and legislation that have shaped current water policies.  The project title is a nod to Robert H. Jackson’s significant involvement with President Franklin Roosevelt’s efforts to create "New Deal" programs in the 1930's that helped the country recover from the economic problems of the Great Depression. Just as the New Deal restored economic viability in the U.S., a better understanding of the complete cost of natural resources, beyond what is visible in the marketplace, will enable communities to make more informed and cost-effective decisions.

 

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Apr
18
11:30 AM11:30

EARTHFEST 2018, Jamestown Community College

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 (11 A.M. TO 2 P.M.) JCC Pondside & COCE Student Union. 

THE NOON SHOW FEATURES JEFF MUSIAL with Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics as seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Musician Jamie Haight, a local favorite, will perform. The festivities include FOOD, Educational Displays, Tree Adoption, Crafts, Live Animals, Silent Auction, and Earth Friendly Products for Sale by Local Businesses. Sponsored by Earth Awareness, JCC Student Senate, and College Programming.   

 

 

 

 

 

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

"Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour"

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018, 7 pm, at Reg Lenna Center for the Arts: ROGER TORY PETERSON INSTITUTE OF NATURAL HISTORY presents Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. 

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, held annually in November in Banff, Canada, is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Immediately following the festival, a selection of the top films submitted go on a tour around the world. Host organizations in each tour location help to choose a program that reflects the interests of their community, creating a unique celebration of adventure and adventurers at each stop.

Each year RTPI brings the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown by hosting the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour which features a collection of exhilarating and provocative films that explore life in the mountains, highlight remote cultures and intense expeditions into exotic landscapes, and bring adrenaline-packed action sports into sharp focus.

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

“WATER POLITICS: Saving the Great Lakes, the Largest Fresh Water Ecosystem on the Planet.” 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2018, 7 pm, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: DR. SHERRI "SAM" MASON presents “Water Politics: Saving the Great Lakes, the Largest Fresh Water Ecosystem on the Planet.” 

Dr. Sherri A. "Sam" Mason will be joined by Helen Domske, Senior Extension Associate of the New York Sea Grant and Associate Director of the Great Lakes Program at the University at Buffalo, to discuss the health of the Great Lakes. Going from regional to local in scope, the evening will start with Sam presenting on a recent State of the Great Lakes report. Helen will then present an overview of NY Sea Grant and the numerous projects they have supported. Sam, a current recipient of NY Sea Grant support, will close out by discussing her work, past and present. The panel will end with an open discussion with the audience.

ENJOY WILLOW FODOR'S DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DINNERS SERVED FROM 6-7 PM, before Mason's and Domske's presentations. 

PLEASE NOTE: VEGETARIAN DINNER RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018. Visit http://auduboncnc.org to register for dinner. Go to programs (upper right) to view vegetarian dinners/St. Luke’s ($10 per dinner, registration required).

Catering the GreenUp Jamestown events while supporting Audubon combines my passions: nature, food and cooking— WILLOW FODOR

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Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

"PENGUINS and PERMAFROST"

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018, 7 pm, at Jamestown Community College's Robert Lee Scharmann Theatre: CHRIS LINDER presents "Adélie Penguins of the Antarctic" and "The Big Thaw."

Linder, photographer, filmmaker, and visual storyteller, holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and a master’s degree in oceanography from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. His images have appeared in museums, books, calendars, and magazines, including, Smithsonian, Audubon, Nature’s Best, and Wired

After 50 expeditions and more than two years of exploring the polar regions, Linder is now focused on the stories and scientific findings from the Congo to Siberia. He has presented over 100 talks to diverse audiences, and is a dynamic artist and presenter of scientific information.

The “Adélie Penguins of the Antarctic” and “The Big Thaw” presentations take readers on a journey of adventure and discovery of the most inaccessible and hauntingly beautiful places on Earth. — CHRIS LINDER 

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Mar
16
6:30 AM06:30

"LOVING BATS, BIRDS, AND POLLINATORS: Why are They so Important to the Ecosystem?"

FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018, 6:30 pm, at Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History: RTPI presents a panel discussion and exhibition "Loving Bats, Birds, and Pollinators: Why are They so Important to the Ecosystem?" The panel discussion includes Twan Leenders, birds; Jonathan Townsend, bats; Bob Ratterman, bees.

THE RECEPTION/EXHIBITION BEGINS AT 7:30. 

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Farming Our Fragile Island Home: A Food Ecology Forum

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018, 7 pm, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: Edible Western NY presents “Our Fragile Island Home: A Food Ecology Forum,” a panel discussion with local farmers, growers and food organizers about sustainable agriculture in our region.

Confirmed panelists currently include Jessica Fredrick (Steady Plow Farm in Sherman) Sarah Parker (Parable Farm in Sherman), Jason Toczydlowski (CHQ Local), and Linnea Carlson (Jamestown Public Market Manager). Stephanie Schuckers Burro of Edible Western New York will serve as a co-Moderator along with the Luke Fodor, Rector of St. Luke's. 

ENJOY WILLOW FODOR'S DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DINNERS SERVED FROM 6-7 PM, before the "Fragile Island" presentation. 

PLEASE NOTE: VEGETARIAN DINNER RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018. Visit http://auduboncnc.org to register for dinner. Go to programs (upper right) to view vegetarian dinners/St. Luke’s ($10 per dinner, registration required).

Catering the GreenUp Jamestown events while supporting Audubon combines my passions: nature, food and cooking— WILLOW FODOR

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Mar
7
7:00 AM07:00

“Visionary Earth Stewards and Environmental Triumphs: Now, What Can We Do in Our Homes, Communities, and Planet?”

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018, 7 pm, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: JAMES COLBY presents “Visionary Earth Stewards and Environmental Triumphs: Now, What Can We Do in Our Homes, Communities, and Planet?”

Earth’s ecosystems are wondrous, complex, delicate, and vulnerable. This presentation will illuminate heroines and heroes of the modern environmental movement that recognized these truths, and who made personal sacrifices to save Mother Earth and humanity. During the late industrial revolution, tainted waters, air, soils, and ecosystems were partially remediated, and some endangered species saved. There is much more to do! 

What historical ecological disasters can we learn from? What solutions can we model? Do we have the political will and wisdom to re-invent energy policies to leave a sustainable world for future generations? Clearly, we are called to demonstrate citizen and legislative excellence through collaboration, cooperation, and innovation. Science, ethics, and socio-environmental justice must rise to the fore. Join the cause by making Earth Day pledges or resolutions in 2018. 

ENJOY WILLOW FODOR'S DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DINNERS SERVED FROM 6-7 PM, before James Colby's presentation. 

PLEASE NOTE: VEGETARIAN DINNER RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018.

Visit http://auduboncnc.org to register for dinner. Go to programs (upper right) to view vegetarian dinners/St. Luke’s ($10 per dinner, registration required).

Catering the GreenUp Jamestown events while supporting Audubon combines my passions: nature, food and cooking-- WILLOW FODOR

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Feb
28
7:00 AM07:00

“Earth Stewardship/Creation Care: Seeking Nature’s Truths through Science, Philosophy, and Faith.”

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018, 7 pm, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: BECKY NYSTROM presents “Earth Stewardship/Creation Care: Seeking Nature’s Truths through Science, Philosophy, and Faith.” 

The exquisitely-wondrous tapestry of Life weaves its ancient story of beauty, mystery, and miracle in the fabric of time and space, and here we are, in the midst of it all. How shall we know this story? Faith, science, environmental ethics, and indigenous wisdom provide parallel paths of discovery, as we seek to comprehend the immense complexity of nature’s physical realm and experience and steward its sacred revelation of divine creativity. May we more intentionally seek to encounter and experience the wonders of Creation, learn its lessons, receive its blessings, and better care for this precious blue planet and all who dwell upon it, with a heart of gratitude. Nystrom's program is free and open to the public. 

ENJOY WILLOW FODOR'S DELICIOUS VEGETARIAN DINNERS SERVED FROM 6-7 PM, before Becky Nystrom's presentation. 

Visit http://auduboncnc.org to register for dinner. Go to programs (upper right) to view vegetarian dinners/St. Luke’s ($10 per dinner, registration required).

CATERING THE GREENUP JAMESTOWN EVENTS WHILE SUPPORTING AUDUBON COMBINES MY PASSIONS: LOVING NATURE, FOOD, AND COOKING. - WILLOW

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