Green Things to Do in Los Angeles [March 23-30, 2012]

Featured Events of the Week:

Cabaret Confessions of an Eco-Diva

When: Thursday, March 23 – Sunday, March 25, 2012 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Macha Theatre @1107 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Enjoy a musical comedy and the cabaret confessions of an Eco-Diva at Macha Theatre in West Hollywood.  Final shows on March 23, 24, and 25.  Proceeds benefit TreePeople.  Eco-Diva is the story of one woman’s hilarious struggle to find the balance between glamour and environmentalism.  For reservations call 1-323-960-5770.  Tickets are $15 per person if purchased in advance or $20 at the door.  For more information visit Eco-Diva’s website and Macha Theatre’s website.


TreePeople Sustainability Weekend

When: Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, 2012

Where: TreePeople@Coldwater Canyon Park (Saturday) and Natural History Museum (Sunday)

TreePeople and The Natural History Museum are offering two companion workshops on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, 2012.  Saturday’s workshop, held at Coldwater Canyon Park, will provide information about how to harvest rainwater.  Sunday’s workshop, held at The Natural History Museum, will focus on things you can do to grow a greener, more sustainable landscape.  Both workshops are free but you must register in advance to attend.  For more information about Saturday’s Rainwater Harvesting Workshop click here.  For information about Sunday’s Sustainable Landscape Workshop click here.

World Water Day Workshop

When: Saturday, March 24, 2012 – 2:00pm – 4:0opm

Where: SM/Westside YMCA, 2019 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Join Sustainable Works on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm at the SM/Westside YMCA for a World Water Day Workshop focusing on water issues as they relate to food production.  Workshop will include discussion about environmental problems related to water and food, solutions you can implement, how to start an edible garden, and a raffle for sustainability tools.  Rain barrels will also be available for purchase.  The workshop is free but space is limited – sign up ASAP.  For more information about the World Water Day Workshop click here.

More green events this week:

TreePeople Events

When: throughout the week, see the TreePeople calendar

Where: throughout Los Angeles

TreePeople offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including tree planting, tree care, mountain restoration, reforestation, park maintenance, seedling nursery, photography. Minors (accompanied by an adult) are welcome. Visit their calendar to select an activity and sign-up by pre-registering. Once you register, TreePeople will contact you with event details and directions.

During the week of March 23-30, 2012, TreePeople has the following on their calendar: Cabaret Confessions of an Eco-Diva, Santa Monica Mountains Restoration, Angeles Forest Restoration, WaterWorks Workshop and EarthWorks Workshop. Check out their calendar for more information.

Sierra Club Outings

When: throughout the week, see the Angeles Chapter Activities Calendar (rain may cancel)

Where: throughout Los Angeles

A few of the Sierra Club outings for this week include a Long Beach El Dorado Park Nature Walk (Saturday morning), Miraleste Trails Hike (Saturday morning), Introductory Botany walk in Altadena (Sunday morning), and various conditioning hikes in Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro/Palos Verdes, Irvine and Puente Hills, Signal Hill and Pasadena. Visit the Sierra Club – Angeles Chapter Activities Calendar for more activities and additional information.


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Heads Up for Next Week

Earth Hour 2012:  Saturday, March 31st 8:30 pm EVERYWHERE

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