Fairfax County budget meetings

Tue., Apr. 4, 4 p.m.; Wed., Apr. 5, 1 p.m.; Thu., Apr. 6, 1 p.m., Fairfax County Government Center auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on its fiscal year 2018 budget. Come support Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions and make your voices heard about energy conservation and alternative energy, environment, schools and green spaces. If you can’t attend a meeting, consider writing to your county supervisor and Chairman Sharon Bulova.

People’s Climate March

Sat., Apr. 29, downtown Washington, DC. Learn more at https://peoplesclimate.org/. Contact Eric Goplerud or Jean Wright. Join the UUCF Climate Action Group to connect, inspire and show your faith in action. Many UUs will be coming to DC for the march and related activities throughout the weekend. All Souls Church Unitarian is the UU hub for the weekend events.

Climate Action Group

Wed., Apr. 5, 7:30-9 p.m., via conference call only, 712-432-0460, passcode 426443. Contact Eric Goplerud. Everyone welcome. We’ll discuss preparations for the People’s Climate March on Apr. 29, the Carbon Footprint Game’s April focus on recycling and reuse, the Paris Pledge and more.

“Blood on the Mountain” screening

Sat., Apr. 8, 7 p.m., Chapel. Free. All are invited. Sponsored by the UUCF Climate Action Group and the Great Falls Sierra Club group. Have you wondered about the intersections between justice issues and climate change? Come see “Blood On The Mountain” and meet award-winning PBS documentarian and producer/director Mari-Lynn Evans. The movie is about the economic and environmental injustices that have resulted from coal company control in West Virginia.  

Climate action training

Sat., Mar. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield United Methodist Church. (RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 21.). Register here. Are you interested in renewable energy in Northern Virginia? Are you concerned about the effects of climate change on our future? Do you want to do something about it? The purpose of this event is threefold: 1. To identify and connect Northern Virginians interested in climate change 2. To give an overview of the basic science of climate change and what is happening in Northern Virginia to address it 3. To help community members be more effective activists in their communities Training topics include: –Climate change 101: The Basics –EPA’s Clean Power Plan –Engaging […]

Climate group movie night

Fri., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Unity of Fairfax. Free admission. Join the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions’ screening of “Thomas Berry: The Great Story.” As a pioneer in the field of spiritual ecology, Thomas Berry created a quiet revolution. Discussion will follow the film.