Green Things to Do in Los Angeles [October 5-11, 2012]


Featured Event of the Week:


Genetic Roulette Movie Screening & Reggae Show

When: Saturday, October 6, 2012 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Saint Rocke 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254  Map It

The South Bay/Los Angeles Chapter of Label GMOs and Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach will host a screening of the movie, Genetic Roulette, followed by a Bob Marley tribute featuring One Drop Redemption on Saturday, October 6, 2012.  Doors open at 6 pm, Genetic Roulette begins at 7 pm and the Bob Marley tribute reggae show begins at 9 pm.  Saint Rocke will be offering non-GMO food and beverages.  Tickets are $5.00 each for the movie screening.  Saint Rocke is also offering 2 for 1 band tickets for the reggae show (normally $12 each). Visit the Facebook Event Page for more information and to RSVP:

Watch the Genetic Roulette Movie Trailer:



More green events this week:


Penstemon Floral Evolution – California Native Plant Society

When: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403  Map It

Learn about the amazing penstemons from Dr. Paul S. Wilson, Professor of Biology at Cal State Northridge.  For more information visit the California Native Plant Society – Los Angeles Chapter website.


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 October 5-11, 2012, TreePeople has the following on their calendar: Santa Monica Mountains Restoration and Park Work Day. 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 Pacific Palisades Hike (Friday), Long Beach El Dorado Park Nature Walk (Saturday morning), Manhattan Beach Hike/Brunch (Sunday), and various conditioning hikes in Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro/Palos Verdes, Irvine, 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:

Marine Mammal Care Center 20th Anniversary Party for Pinnipeds: Sunday, October 14, 2012

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