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Friday, April 5, 2013
14 Day Forecast
Providing you with environmental events in your area
With Earth Week right around the corner, there are tons of upcoming environmental and sustainable events in the Triangle area. For those of you who want to get involved, here's a 14 day forecast of fun and informative events that you alone, or with the family can enjoy!
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James B. Hunt Jr. Library
Schedule a tour to learn all about the impressive sustainable architectural aspects of this new library on NC State's Centennial Campus, which is projected to qualify for LEED Silver Certification. Click here for more information.
Triangle BEST Fest
As part of the NC Science Festival, BEST Fest (Biotechnology, Engineering, Science and Technology), brings scientists, researchers, engineers, and educators together for a fun, educational, family event. There will be crafts, games and hands-on activities for the whole family. Click here for more information.

Date: Saturday, April 6

Time: 9am-5pm

Location: Nature Research Center, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh


Switch Screening at NC State University

Switch is a documentary of the transition from coal to the energies of tomorrow. The documentary takes place all over the world to envision how the revolution will most likely happen. Click here for more information.


Date: Monday, April 8

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Witherspoon Student Cinema, NC State Campus, Raleigh

No Impact Man: The Documentary Screen
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impactClick here for more information.


Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 6:15pm

Location: College of Design's Downtown Design Studio, Raleigh


8th Annual Green Home Tour 
The Green Home Tour is a diverse group of newly-built green certified homes open to the public for touring, with a green building professional on site to answer questions and describe their home's green features. 
Date: April13-14, 20+21
Time: 12-5pm
Location: 16 Windy Knoll Circle, Chapel HIll


Kickoff Reception

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Date: Thursday, April 11

Time: 5pm-7pm

Location: Buildsense, 502 Rigsbee Ave., Durham


Kickoff Educational Event

This event includes one-hour educational seminars on green topics hosted by AIA Triangle. Come for one or all of the sessions! 


Date: Friday, April 12

Time: 1pm-5pm

Location: AIA Building, 14 East Peace St., Raleigh

UNC Science Expo

As part of this year's NC Science Festival and UNC Science Expo, the Town of Chapel Hill is sponsoring a Sustainability Center and Solar Stage to educate and encourage making environmentally responsible decisions in our lives. Click here for more information.


Date: Saturday, April 13

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill


Green Energy Workshop: Water Power
Explore the power of H2O as a green energy source. Investigate properties of water, create a water wheel and build hydro-electric snap circuits. Sponsored by Duke Energy. Green Energy Workshop is part of the NC Science Festival. 


Date: Sunday, April 14

Time: 2:15-3:30pm

Location: Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh


10th Annual Sustainability Energy Conference
This conference is about educating others on how we can embrace an intelligent energy future. How will North Carolina integrate economics, behavior, supply and delivery strategies to shape our energy landscape? Click here for more information.


Date: April 15-17

Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh

Scavenger Hunt: Discover the GREEN Side of Downtown

Capital Area Transit will be celebrating Earth Day with a scavenger hunt to discover the green side to downtown Raleigh. Look for CAT and the R-Line so you can ride, play, and win! Click here for more information.


Date: Tuesday, April 16

Time: 11am-2pm

Location: Downtown Raleigh


Emerging Professionals Committee Meeting
Join the USGBC Triangle Branch Emerging Professionals for their monthly committee meeting. The emerging professionals committee is designed for individuals new to the green building industry, whether you're right out of school or just changing careers. Click here for more information.
Date: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 6pm-7:30
Location: USGBC Triangle Branch Office, 305 W. Martin St., Raleigh


NC State Earth Day
If you love food, you'll love Earth Day 2013 which focuses on "Barn toBrick: Sustainable Food and Agriculture at NC State." One of the largest campus events this spring, come join the Pack as it celebrates the planet. Click here for more information.


Date: Wednesday, April 17

Time: 10am-2pm

Location: NC State Brickyard, Raleigh

More events to come in our weekly 14 Day Forecast!


Sandra Simpson

Greetings From Green NC

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