No Espresso Coffeehouse, Saturday – April 27Posted on April 23rd 2019
Please look for more information on the May Espresso Coffeehouse coming soon.
For questions, contact Cindy Freeman, email@example.com.
Spartanburg Earth Day FestivalPosted on April 23rd 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Spartanburg Earth Day Festival is proudly sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg which provides leadership, volunteers, and festival facilities.
“Countdown to Earth Day” Speaker Series
This year we will have several fun and engaging speakers in the weeks leading up to the May 4 Spartanburg Earth Day Festival. All presentations will be held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Barrett Room of the Spartanburg County Library main branch at 151 S. Church St. The lineup:
April 16: “El Camino – A Pilgrimage across Spain” by Simon Cairns. Simon is a licensed acupuncturist from Dublin, Ireland currently practicing in Duncan SC. He teaches weekly qi gong classes in the Spartanburg area. Simon offers a travelogue of the 500-mile walk he and his daughter took on the El Camino de Santiago trail from the Austrian Alps through Spain.
April 23: “Nature in Your Backyard” by Dr. Jon Storm. Jon is Associate Professor of Biology at the University of South Carolina Upstate. He is the lead author of the free interactive eBook field guide, Field Guide to the Southern Piedmont which you can download at https://www.uscupstate.edu/fieldguide and the free Southern Piedmont Wildlife Coloring Book. His presentation at last year’s festival was very popular and can be viewed at hhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOm8huaun4w&t=1370s.
April 30: Keynote Speaker Bob Inglis – “A Free Enterprise Solution for Climate Change.” Bob, a one-time climate skeptic, served in the U.S. House of Representatives 1993-1998, 2005-2010, as a Republican representing the Greenville-Spartanburg area. He is now Executive Director of republicEn.org, which works to enact legislation to address the threat of climate change. For his work on climate change, Inglis was given the 2015 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
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