Climate CalendarCHEARS Events for April 2014
Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens & Food Forest
2014 Chesapeake Forest Gardens: Permaculture Design Course
April 5, 2014 at 9:30 AMApril 6, 2014 to 5:30 PM
Edible Landscapes, Forests and Watersheds ~ Dive deeply into the vision and practice of creating wholesome, dynamic, and resilient edible ecosystems using temperate deciduous forests as models.
Location: Greenbelt and Bowie, Maryland
Contact: Kim Walsh, 301-458-0241
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Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens & Food Forest
Soak up spring at the Rain Gardens
April 5, 2014 at 12:00 PMApril 5, 2014 to 2:00 PM
Soak up spring! No really, we need help soaking up all of the rain! Join us to learn about the the rain gardens at Springhill Lake and help us get them in shape for the spring. RSVP required- This program is FREE.
Location: Springhill Lake Rain Gardens, 6101 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, MD
Contact: Alex Palmer, VMC, 240-542-2168
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Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens & Food Forest
Alight Dance Theater Open Dress Rehearsal
April 5, 2014 at 2:00 PMApril 5, 2014 to 4:00 PM
Learn about the importance of rain gardens and help us maintain the rain gardens at Springhill Lake! Limit is 25 participants.
Location: Springhill Lake Rain Gardens, 6101 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, MD, 20770
Contact: Alex Palmer, VMC, 240-542-2168
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Seminar
Intensive Training: Dynamic Governance - Empowering People and Organizaitons
April 8, 2014 at 7:00 PMApril 8, 2014 to 9:00 PM
Drawn to the grassroots spirit of Greenbelt activism, John Buck and Sheella Mierson offer highly interactive and engaging trainings designed for everyone who’s ever been in a meeting and wondered, “How can we do this better?”
Location: Greenbelt Community Church, 1 Hillside Rd, Greenbelt, MD
Contact: Joan Clement, 301-775-5368
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CHEARS Board Meeting
Seed Starting Workday
April 11, 2014 at 4:30 PMApril 11, 2014 to 6:30 PM
Spring is here! Join us for our next seed starting workshop on Friday, April 11th from 4:30-6:30pm at the Greenbelt Public Works greenhouse. An RSVP is required at alex@chears.org Space is limited to 10 participants.
Location: Greenbelt Public Works Building, 555 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Contact: Alex Palmer
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Greenbelt Forest Stewardship Project
Grafting Invasive Bradford Pears to Produce Fruit
April 12, 2014 at 1:00 PMApril 12, 2014 to 4:00 PM
Learn a useful horticultural skill, and try transforming an invasive "Bradford" pear into a fruiting pear.
Location: Forested, 3707 Enterprise Road, Bowie, MD 20721
Contact: Kim Walsh, 301-458-0241
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Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens & Food Forest
Greenbelt Food Forest Exploration & Planting Workday
April 19, 2014 at 10:00 AMApril 19, 2014 to 12:30 PM
We bet you didn't know figs, passion fruit, hazelnuts, and more can be grown outside in Maryland! And you won’t believe how many wild plants are edible (and delicious!) You can learn about it all with our Greenbelt Food Forest Project!
Location: Springhill Lake Recreation Center, 6101 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, MD, 20770
Contact: Alex Palmer, VMC, 240-542-2168
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Green Man Bake Sale!
April 19, 2014 at 11:00 AMApril 19, 2014 to 3:00 PM
ChEARS and the Green Man Festival coordinators are having a bake sale at the Co-op. Stop by and pick up some treats!
Location: Greenbelt Consumer Cooperative, 121 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens & Food Forest
Earth Day Celebration: Three Sisters Gardens for All Seasons!
April 26, 2014 at 2:00 PMApril 26, 2014 to 4:00 PM
Celebrate Earth Day outside with garden tending and a performance by Alight Dance Theater. Contact Alex to register your garden work group today!
Location: Springhill Lake Recreation Center, 6101 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Contact: Alex Palmer, VMC, 240-542-2168
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Stone Soup
Spring Nine Lives Yard Sale
April 27, 2014
Join the Turtle and his friends as they offer good things a chance at a new life at our first 9 Lives Yard Sale and exchange. Donate or find stuff that has more lives left. Proceeds from the sale go entirely to community events.
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Contact: Richard McMullin, 202-664-7572
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