Colorado Environmental Film Festival Caravan - 07/26/2013
11 am - 10 pm
July 26 - July 27
Cost: $12/session; $100 all events, both days
Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership
PO Box 5333
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
The Colorado Environmental Film Festival Caravan is a two-day gathering of environmentalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and documentary film fans in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27. The Film Fest Caravan is a fund-raiser for the nonprofit Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership (pagosagreen.org), a community organization building an educational botanic park, a business incubation site and community gardens on the banks of the San Juan River. For information about the films themselves, please see www.pagosagreen.org and the Geothermal Greenhouse Parnership on Facebook.
Viva Streets - 08/11/2013
11 am -3 pm
Tennyson Street in Denver
44th and Tennyson
Denver, CO 80218
On August 11, 2013 LiveWell Colorado and Bike Denver will introduce Viva Streets to the Highland neighborhood on Tennyson Street creating a car-free parkway for all Denverites to enjoy. The goal of Viva Streets is to introduce the public to the many benefits that come from increased walking and biking in our local communities, and highlight safe and active transportation.
Viva Streets has been a tremendous success for the past two years in the Park Hill area of Denver, bringing together more than 10,000 people as we celebrated our City streets' potential to get people moving and to strengthen Colorado's healthy, active culture. Closed to cars, the streets came alive with walkers, bikers, runner, strollers, hula-hoopers, dancers, paraders, musicians, healthy food purveyors and others who wanted to play in the streets for the day.
In 2012, Viva Streets participants enjoyed a variety of fun, healthy activities along the street as walkers and bikers moved up and down the route, including:
Making salsa and guacamole at the Chipotle Activity Tent
Getting photos taken at the Delta Dental of Colorado Healthy Smiles Photo Booth
Getting hands on at the Cigna Go You! Wellness Zone
Participating in yoga and zumba demonstrations; cruising on bikes as part of the bike rodeo and "strider" course; enjoying face painting, healthy food trucks, cooking demonstrations, bike safety checks, gardening demonstrations, and much more.
Step Strong Colorado: A Sierra Club Benefit Hike t - 09/14/2013
8 am - 4 pm
Roxborough State Park
4751 E. Roxborough Dr.
Littleton, CO 80125
Hike at Roxborough State Park and have fun – for a purpose – at this Roxborough State Park year's premier fundraising event to promote and protect Colorado's environment, including its remaining wilderness areas and outdoors recreation spaces. Choose a hike from four different trails, with varying experience levels from easy to challenging; or, tailor your hiking to incorporate one or more or all trails to enjoy your day your way. There will be free parking, complimentary food and prizes to compete for.
WAYS TO PARTICIPATE:
PLEDGE GATHERING HIKER - $10 Entry Fee
Gather pledges from friends, family and the community for the hiking you'll be doing. Must gather at minimum $15 in pledges/donations to participate in the hike. Pledge gatherers are eligible to compete for great prizes such as a Vail Zip-Line Adventure for two, outdoor gear from Patagonia, and National and State Parks passes.
CONTRIBUTING HIKER - $25 Entry Fee
Come out to just hike – not gathering pledges.
TEAM - $50 Entry Fee
Sign up your place of worship, business, family, social group, or nonprofit as a team. You are welcome to create and wear team t-shirts to show your support of Sierra while acknowledging your special group or cause. Teams must consist of at least 2 people and each member in the team must gather pledges. Each individual of the team is eligible to compete for prizes based on their own pledges.
VIRTUAL HIKER - $25 Entry Fee
Not able to join us at Roxborough? Then donate $25 to join us in spirit, perhaps taking a hike wherever you are on Saturday, 9/14.
Self Reliance Expo - 10/04/2013
October 4-5, 2013
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St
Denver, CO 80216
Family friendly event focuses on traditional values and long-forgotten skills
Classes and speakers on numerous self-reliance topics
Many exhibitors with products, discounts, & samples
Something for everyone, beginners and experts
Self Reliance Speakers
The Survival Podcast - Jack Spirko is best known for his work as the host of "The Survival Podcast," a daily online audio program that focuses on modern survival concepts and philosophy. Jack's podcast teaches skills such as gardening and permaculture, food storage techniques, alternative investing strategies, keeping small livestock, home energy production, food preservation, and creating individual liberty. Jack and his work have been featured in The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, Freedom Watch on Fox News and the Mike in the Morning Show. Jack is a contributing editor for Survival.com Magazine and a former staff columnist for LewRockwell.com. Jack has been called "the face of the modern survival movement" by Judge Andrew Napolitano and "the man we should call Spirkodamus for his accuracy in predicting future events" by legendary survival trainer Ron Hood.
Steven Harris of Knowledge Publications is a consultant and expert in the field of energy. He is the #1 all time appearing guest on The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko. His hands on, no-nonsense approach to DIY home energy for disasters and family preparedness has helped tens of thousands of people in times of trouble. He has worked in the Aero-Thermal Dynamics department of the Chrysler Corporation and is the founder and CEO of Knowledge Publications, the largest energy only publishing company in the USA. Mr. Harris is currently working on Project Destiny, a solar hydrogen energy system and holds break through technology in the field of Solar Energy Conversion and Biomass Gasification.
National Self Reliance Organization - Ron Douglas is best know as the founder of the Self Reliance Expo and President of the National Self Reliance Organization. A husband and father of six, Ron has the skills to help prepare a large family for whatever disaster might come. Ron Douglas has spoken all over the country on Self Reliance and has focused on "Preparing Where You Stand". Ron has been covered in NY Times, CNBC, BYUTV and many local tv and radio appearances. Ron is also the co-host of a weekly radio show called Self Reliance Expozed.
Dr. David Christoper -
School of Natural Healing – Having been raised in the simple ways of natural health, David's interests grew beyond his university study and in 1974 he focused on the discipline of Herbology. In 1979 he became a Master Herbalist and the director of The School of Natural Healing.
Today, thousands safely apply the Christopher methodology thanks to his directorship. David is an international lecturer and was instrumental in establishing England's College of Herbs and Natural Healing. He is the author of An Herbal Legacy of Courage and various articles on herbs and nutrition have been published in many magazines. David and his wife Fawn host a weekly radio program, "A Healthier You."
Jared Winger has always had a passion for natural health and wellness. He loves sports, particularly basketball. Several years ago, he discovered the healing power of essential oils in healing illnesses, allergies, sports injuries, and more. He was so impressed with the quality of DoTerra essential oils and the business opportunity, he left his job as the VP of at a prominent internet marketing company to pursue his dream of helping people realize the healing potential of essential oils. Jared often teaches classes and workshops on using essential oils for healing purposes. As a father of four, Jared has experienced how essential oils are especially beneficial for everyday use for his children's common ailments: bug bites, infection, toothaches, sleep problems, colds, flu, allergies, and more. His kids now refer to the oils as "Daddy's Oils" and they know where to turn if they have an ailment. Jared is knowledgeable in emergency preparedness and feels very strongly that essential oils, which have no shelf life and never expire or lose potency when stored properly, are a vital in emergency situations. Essential oils have been studied in many emergency situations and can help with radiation poisoning, water purification, infection, and much more. Jared manages a large team of over five thousand at DoTerra and is committed to the success of the individuals he works with. He loves to see how essential oils bless the lives of those around him both financially and physically.
Derek Williams is a co-owner and Director of Sales for Amendment II American Armor, a company dedicated to providing better ballistic protection to law enforcement, military, and law-abiding citizens. Amendment II teamed up with the Nano Institute of Utah at the University of Utah to create the world's first carbon nano tube armor material, RynoHide, which was released to the public in April this year. Amendment II's engineers and the researchers at the Nano Institute of Utah are exploring emerging technologies and seeking ways to implement them in the armor and personal protection industries. Derek has a technology and marketing background having founded a web development and marketing firm in a previous life. He grew up in San Antonio, TX, studied Military Science and International Law at Brigham Young University and is married with 6 kids. His wife is the leading candidate for "Mother of the Year" award, as Derek is currently taking his family on a year-long road trip in an RV, home schooling the kids while promoting RynoHide to law enforcement, military, and civilians all over the country.