THUNDER BAY – Events – Ellen Mortfield from EcoSuperior shares that “Green Drinks Thunder Bay meets the third Wednesday of every month and share ideas and opportunities. Join us next week at the Sovereign Room on Red River Road, 5 -7 pm. For a list of upcoming dates and venues, visit www.greendrinks.org.
There are lots of things to do coming up this month — here’s a few:
May 17 Maude Barlow — 6pm at the Italian Cultural Centre on Algoma: Are you concerned about the future of Lake Superior? Maude Barlow is a best-selling author, life-long activist and the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians. Recently she has served as Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly. Joining Maude will be Anishnawbe elder and Water Walker Josephine Mandamin.
For more information please visit the Council of Canadians Website Hosted by EcoSuperior – Admission is free.
May 22, Streamwalk, McVicar’s Creek 7-8 pm. Rain date is May 23: Creeks and rivers are important because they provide habitat for fish and other aquatic creatures. EcoSuperior Environmental Programs and the Thunder Bay District Stewardship Council will show you what can be done to improve water quality and habitat in our urban streams. Get more information and register online at www.ecosuperior.org.
May 26, 11 a.m. Mini Go-Ride – Annual fundraiser for Camp Quality and Bicycles 4 Humanity – Register Online at www.minigoride.com.
May 26, 9 am – 1 pm Wildflower Plant Sale at EcoSuperior – lots of great perennial wildflowers for your garden!
May 29 – June 2 Safe Cycling Skills for the 55+ Cyclist 55+ Centre, 700 River St. Learn about cycling with traffic, defensive skills, proper equipment, bike safety, bike fit, and bike maintenance through classroom, outdoor, and on-road sessions. Cost is $35 and a bike and helmet are mandatory. Visit www.safecyclingthunderbay.com for more information.
May 30, 7:30 pm “To Make a Farm” Film – Environmental Film Network Paramount Theatre (24 S. Court St.) What might the future of local food and farming look like? Presented by the Environmental Film Network and the True North Community Coop. Admission is free, donations appreciated.
June 2 Youth Bike Rodeo 10am-2pm, LU Fieldhouse: Learn cycling skills, bike maintenance, helmet fit, riding safety and test your skills on the obstacle course. Ages 8-13, and parents must accompany. Cost is $5 per participant or $10 per family. Register by May 19 at 625-8463. For more information visit: www.safecyclingthunderbay.com