Upcoming Events: Oct/Nov 2017

EENA Events: 

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Reminder: Starting November, the EENA Monthly Meeting and the EENA Social  will be changing their regular day of the month. The Monthly Meeting is moving to the third Wednesday of the month and the Social is moving to the first Tuesday.

Other Community Events:

Friends of Hawthorne Library Book Sale: 10/13 (10am-8pm), 10/14 (9am-5pm), 10/16 (10am-3pm). For more info go to http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/hawthorne

Emerson Elementary Fall Beautification Day: 10/14  Rescheduled due to weather to 10/21, 9am-Noon. For more info go to https://www.emersonelementarypto.org/.

Last Eastside Farmers’ Market of the season: 10/31, 4-7pm, Central Park
202 S Ingersoll Street

Dexter’s Turns 10!: 11/4, 11am-7pm, Dexter’s Pub, 301 North St. For more info go to https://www.dexterspubmadison.com/news/2017/10/10/happy-birthday-to-us

Last Dane County Farmers’ Market (on the square) of the season: 11/11, 6:15am – 1:45pm

OSCAR Group Community Meeting: 11/14, 6:30-8pm, Location TBD. For more info email theoscargroup@northsidemadison.org or visit theoscarblog.wordpress.com

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Sustainable Saturday Night this Saturday – 9/23

This month our Sustainable Saturday Night will be co-sponsored by 3 new groups — Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, Dane Sanctuary Coalition, and First Unitarian Society’s Equity Ministry Team – as well as our usual partners – WNPJ, EPC, ENNA, OM Village, and the James Reeb PJS!

Rabbi Bonnie Margulis and Sergio Gonzalez, two of the Dane Sanctuary Coalitions founders, and perhaps others, will speak to the state of the new sanctuary movement in Dane County. They will help us understand how we can best support this beautiful movement and our neighbors who are at risk for deportation.

The night will conclude with a brief and powerful musical performance by Amelia Sweet Bluebird! Amelia is a Chicago singer songwriter, unique in her strong voice and spiritual songs. She plays guitar and sings at community venues throughout the U.S. She performs social protest, originals, and spirituals, all with universal teachings about nature, emotion, and the human experience. Her first EP will be released in October 2017.
As always, Sustainable Saturdays are on the 4th Saturday of the month.

They are free, family friendly, and welcoming to all. Meal starts at 6 PM. Program starts at 7 PM.

Sustainable Saturday Nights, Aug 27th

It is time to Repower!
27h August, at James Reeb UU Congregation, 6 p.m. potluck and 7 p.m. presentation

RePower Madison is a campaign to make Madison a national leader in clean energy with fair & affordable bills. Learn about RPM’s plans for the fall and how you can take action. You’ll hear how they plan to push MGE to be a utility of the future as well as the City of Madison’s latest actions. We’ll also look at a proposal from Alliant Energy to increase monthly mandatory fees that will reduce customers’ control over their bills and harm energy efficiency incentives. Seniors, minorities, students, and other customers with low usage will be hit hardest by this proposal.

 

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Sustainable Saturday Night, June 25th

Responding to Hate with Love and Solidarity
25th June, at James Reeb UU Congregation, 6 p.m. potluck and 7 p.m. presentation

Join us for this exciting presentation by Latino community activists on the latest updates and concerns about the struggles faced by immigrants and Central American refugees in Dane County!

Our guest speakers will be Ramón Argandona of Voces de la Frontera’s new Madison chapter, and Carlos Miranda from the Workers Rights Center’s Latino Workers Project, about the most recent workplace report, “Struggling for a Better Life,” and recommendations to stop the abuse and exploitation of Latino workers in Dane County. Continue reading