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Rad Dish Cafe is Open! Weekend Events Feb 6-8th
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Rad Dish Cafe is Open! Weekend Events Feb 6-8th

Happy Friday!

What a week! We learned about the efforts against the crude oil trains around Philly, celebrated the opening of TU’s Rad Dish Cafe, and that Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown wants to double the green roof tax credit.

Who’s ready for the weekend to celebrate?

Weekend Events February 6-8th, 2015:

  • Green Allies Conference:  Designed for college students by college students and sponsored by SPARC, the Green Allies Conference is an environmental conference featuring inspirational speakers, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities focused on the goal of promoting sustainability initiatives on college campuses. Over a dozen colleges will be represented at the conference. GPB’s Julie will be speaking, too! February 7th, 2015 9am-4pm, Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center. More info.
  • Get Lucid Dance Party: Dance the night away in this fundraiser against fracking. Friday Feb. 8, 2015 at 8pm, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA 19108, $5 presale, $8 at door. Tickets.
  • Cedars Talks – Building Native Garden Habitats at Home with Michael Kopena: Plan for spring gardening in your home with native plants. Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM; The Cedars House. 200 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, Meetup RSVP
  • Winter Tracking & Survival: Bundle up in your coats, gloves, and hats and hike through the forest blanketed in winter to track animals, find shelter in the wild, and learn how to build a fire, an essential tool for surviving long winters. Saturday, February 7, 11 am – 1 pm, $5, RSVP. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128. 
  • Giants of the Forest : Take a guided hike to see the largest trees in the Schuylkill Center’s forest, gain a historical perspective of the land and discover simple ways to identify these species by their winter characteristics. Our walk will take us through old fields, past ruins, and into steep ravines. If there is snow cover on the ground, wear warm boots or snowshoes. Another Schuylkill Center hike. Saturday, February 7, 10 – 11:30 am, $5; Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call 215-482-7300, x110 to register. Details.

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Julie Hancher
Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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