Green ProAction Cafe #3: Celebrating Results

Recently renovated Thatcher Pavilion will be the space for the ProAction Cafe.

Recently renovated Thatcher Pavilion will be the space for the ProAction Cafe.

Come out and celebrate local green accomplishments of 2015 at the Green ProAction Café #3. It will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 27, at the beautifully renovated Thatcher Pavilion at Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve, 8030 Chicago Ave., in River Forest. We’ll hear about progress with pesticide-free lawn care, wildlife corridor expansion, availability of local food, the shared economy, environmental political action, and more. We'll share what's new and what's next, and have time to hear about your projects and ideas. Join us for food, music, and laughter as we celebrate together as a community.

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Green ProAction Café #3 is the final in a series of three gatherings intended to grow the number and diversity of residents that are engaged in dialogue and action focused on building a healthy and resilient community. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, learn about creative initiatives and contribute ideas. Please come and bring a friend. Make sure your block, school, and congregation are represented. It is not necessary to have participated in ProAction Café #1 or #2. All are welcome! :)

The ProAction Café is organized by Green Community Connections, along with partnering organizations, and is partially funded through a grant from OPRF Community Foundation. The event is free and open to the public. Click hereto RSVP. Contact or call 773-315-1109 for more info.

Partner organizations that are providing leadership at the ProAction Cafés include: West Cook Wild Ones, Sugar Beet Schoolhouse, River Forest Sustainability Committee, Interfaith Green Network, Oak Park TreeKeepers’ Historic Oak Propagation Project, The Learning Gardens, Mutual Aid Network, Our Village Life, GoGreen OPRF, Citizens’ Climate Lobby,  Oak Park Environment and Energy Commission, and Seven Generations Ahead.