“Civic Life in Ann Arbor”: 2018 Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum | March 8 | 7 - 8:30PM | AADL, Main Branch (Downtown), 343 S. 5th Ave | Downstairs Multipurpose Room
Panel discussion with representatives from local government and social media experts on what it means to be an engaged citizen in a sustainable community in the social media age. Moderated by CivCity Initiative executive director Mary Morgan.
7th Annual EcoJustice and Activism Conference | March 8-10 | Eastern Michigan University
This conference was first organized to engage activists, community members, educators, students, and scholars in deep and meaningful discussions around what we can do together to address and organize actions aimed at eliminating current social and environmental injustices occurring in our local, national, and international communities. FREE and open to public - Registration required.
Himmeli Style Metal Planters | March 11 | 2-3:30PM | AADL Westgate, 2503 Jackson Ave.
All adults and teens in grades 6 & up invited to make a geometric air plant hanger inspired by Finnish himmeli ornaments. Materials and air plant provided.
VegWeek at University of Michigan | March 12-16| 7-8:30PM | Samuel T. Dana Building Room 1040
VegWeek is a week dedicated to animals, the environment, and health. The Michigan Animal Respect Society (MARS), in partnership with Michigan Dining, the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program (UMSFP), the Campus Farm at the University of Michigan, and Planet Blue, will be hosting a 5-day series of events surrounding the ethical, environmental, and health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.There will be talks by Dr. Will Tuttle (author of The World Peace Diet), Dr. Joel Kahn (cardiologist and best-selling author), Dan McKernan (founder and executive director of Barn Sanctuary), Marc Ramirez (former UM football player), and a professor panel with University of Michigan professors.