"Pitch in Day" at The Growing Place
Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Pitch In Day is an event that occurs twice a year where the parents in the community work together to maintain the 'yard' for the school. Prior to the event, the schools administrative staff determines what items/facilities require upkeep and/or maintenance on the outdoor play yard. Everyone works together to get the "wish list" accomplished. Picnic tables may be sanded, outdoor areas painted, the garden weeded/replanted/composted, etc.
401 Ashland Avenue, Santa Monica
Free parking is available on the street or in
the parking lot across the street from the school (on 4th Street).
BEFORE ATTENDING YOU MUST CONTACT:
Sarah Wiehl (email@example.com; 310.848.4886)
When & Where
Sustainable Works is a non-profit environmental education organization and a project of Community Partners. Our mission is to foster a culture of sustainability in cities, colleges, and businesses.
The Sustainability Workshop program is a 9 week educational workshop. Students in the program meet for 1 1/2 hours once a week at the Center for Environmental and Urban Studies on the Santa Monica College Campus.
During the workshop meetings our participants will learn how to incorporate sustainable practices into their everyday lifestyles, improve their quality of life, and save money while saving resources.
Sustainability Workshops teach students how to implement simple conservation methods with the help of a trained Workshop Leader and the Sustainable WorksBook. Our WorksBook is a comprehensive and up to date resource guide that provides valuable information and recommendations for the following topic areas: waste production, water, chemical, and energy consumption, transportation emissions and consumer habits. Each chapter increases one's understanding of the local, regional, and global environmental impact of their daily choices.
Each week a trained Workshop Leader facilitates the hour and a half meeting. Workshop Leaders review participants' lifestyle assessment, educate on the topic, demonstrate a variety of simple activities, and recommend specific changes that reduce participants' environmental impact. Our peer-to-peer learning environment makes Sustainability Workshops fun and trains tomorrow's environmental leaders.
Each meeting engages students in hands-on, interactive and educational experiences.