Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Connecting with Nature Through Stories (for children and adults)

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Photo from ChildrensBookGuide.com.

I love good children’s books.  Some of my most cherished moments from my children’s growing-up years were reading stories to them that inspired and nurtured me as much as them!  So when I came across this list “16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment” I knew that I had to share it.

The folks who put together this list for ChildrensBooksGuide.com shared the following reasons for featuring books on the theme of nature and the environment:  “Now, more than ever, it is time to share with [children] the beauty that lies in caring for our world and the power that they have when it comes to making a difference. . . .  A wonderful way to turn their attention (and appreciation) towards some of the things that go on in the natural world is through story books, which plant the seeds of curiosity and intrigue that in turn lead to involvement and action.”

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One Earth Film Festival – 2015 Schedule

FOURTH ANNUAL

ONE EARTH FILM FESTIVAL 

March 6 – 8, 2015

Download and print our Official Schedule of Events.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

One Inspirational Weekend.

One Inspirational Weekend.

March 6-8, 2015 Film Selection, Venue and Schedule  subject to change.

FRIDAY – March 6

6:30 PM GREEN CARPET GALA, GROUND OPERATIONS – Columbia College Chicago TICKETS

SATURDAY – March 7

10 AM RETURN OF THE RIVER – Lake Theatre, Oak Park INFO & TICKETS

10 AM JUST FOR KIDS 3-6+ – Oak Park Public Library INFO & TICKETS

11 AM JUST FOR KIDS 7-12+ – Oak Park Public Library INFO & TICKETS 

11 AM ANGEL AZUL – Chicago Cultural Center INFO & TICKETS

11 AM ARISE – St. Martin’s, Austin, Chicago  INFO & TICKETS

11 AM ARISE – Trinity UCC, Chicago INFO & TICKETS

11 AM COWSPIRACY – Elmhurst College INFO & TICKETS

11 AM NO LAND NO FOOD NO LIFE – Institute of Cultural Affairs INFO & TICKETS

3 PM EDIBLE CITY – Institute of Cultural Affairs, Chicago   INFO & TICKETS

3 PM EDIBLE CITY – Pleasant Home, Oak Park  INFO & TICKETS

3 PM VIRUNGA – Northwestern University, Evanston INFO & TICKETS

3 PM  NATURE IS SPEAKING & CARBON FOR WATER – Sacred Keepers Sustainability Lab INFO & TICKETS

3 PM PROJECT WILD THING – Prairie Crossing Charter School INFO & TICKETS

3 PM PORTRAIT OF AN URBAN BEE KEEPER – Notebaert Nature Museum INFO & TICKETS

3 PM TRASH DANCE – Columbia College Chicago INFO & TICKETS

7 PM FIELD BIOLOGIST – Good Earth Greenhouse, River Forest INFO & TICKETS

7PM COWSPIRACY – Northwestern University, Evanston INFO & TICKETS

7PM PROJECT WILD THING – Notebaert Nature Museum INFO & TICKETS

7 PM THIN ICE: THE INSIDE STORY OF CLIMATE SCIENCE – University of Chicago, Hyde Park INFO & TICKETS

SUNDAY, March 8

11 AM  TEEN PROGRAM – Willard School, River Forest  INFO & TICKETS 

11 AM FROM BILLIONS TO NONE – Forest Preserve Thatcher Pavilion INFO & TICKETS 

11 AM PROJECT WILD THING – Garfield Park Conservatory  INFO & TICKETS

12:30 PM VANISHING PEARLS  – Wellington UCC, Chicago  INFO & TICKETS

12:30  PM URBAN FARMING–THREE SHORT FILMS: BROOKLYN FARMER, SEEDS, PORTRAIT OF AN URBAN BEEKEEPER  – Good Shepherd, Oak Park, IL  INFO & TICKETS

12:30 PM CARBON RUSH – Ascension Church & School, Oak Park INFO & TICKETS

1:30 PM YFC AWARDS & RECEPTION – Oak Park Public Library  

3 PM A WILL FOR THE WOODS – Wellington UCC, Chicago   INFO & TICKETS

3 PM EDIBLE CITY – View & Brew @ Wire, Berwyn  INFO & TICKETS

3 PM JUST EAT IT – Oak Park Public Library INFO & TICKETS

3 PM LOST RIVERS – View & Brew @ Haymarket Pub, Chicago INFO & TICKETS 

3 PM SYMPHONY OF THE SOIL – Triton College, River Grove INFO & TICKETS 

3 PM UNACCEPTABLE LEVELS – Forest Park Public Library INFO & TICKETS

6:30 CLOSING: WISDOM TO SURVIVE – Unity Temple, Oak Park TICKETS

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