Seek climate resilience with us this Earth Month.
Goleta Bike Master Plan Community Workshop – Tuesday, April 4
5:30-7:00 p.m., Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Avenue.
On Tuesday, April 3, City staff and consultants will provide an update on the Goleta Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP) to Council. The following day, April 4, you can attend the Community Workshop on the BPMP to review and give input on draft versions of the project. Learn more.
3 Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future with renowned author Daniel Sperling – Thursday, April 5
6:30 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre.
Hear a vibrant talk on how new transportation technologies are poised to drastically reshape the ways we move, followed by a panel of startups currently engaged in this work. $10 general/$7 students and seniors. Presented by Community Environmental Council (CEC), Coalition for Sustainable Transportation (COAST), Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), and SBBike. Buy tickets.
Eco Trivia Night – Tuesday, April 10
6:00-8:00 p.m., Draughtsmen Aleworks in Goleta.
Come test your eco-know-how and bring friends! One dollar of every order from Draughtsmen's Karma Tap will go to benefit CEC this night and EVERY night in April. Learn more.
Waste Free Kitchen Workshop – Thursday, April 12
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Art From Scrap.
Learn hands-on how to reduce home food waste, including pantry organization, proper food storage, creative recipes and uses for all parts of produce. Make and take a jar of quick pickles and a compost bin! $45 includes all materials, farm fresh snacks, ingredients, and takeaways. Learn more.
Entangled Waters – Friday, April 13 & Saturday, April 14
8:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Santa Barbara County Courthouse.
Enjoy a free, immersive, outdoor video installation by environmental steward Lamara Heartwell at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Learn more.
CEC’s Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival – Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22
Sat. 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Alameda Park.
CEC's annual Earth Day celebration is just around the corner. Two days of live music with 200+ earth-friendly exhibitors will provide opportunities for the community to gather, share stories, and work toward building a climate-resilient future. Learn more.
Drought, Fire and Flood: Climate Change and Our New Normal – Wednesday, April 25
7:00 p.m., Granada Theatre.
Join a free town hall where expert speakers and panelists will squarely confront the potential impacts of climate change on human lives in our community. We'll look at how to improve our readiness and response to those impacts, and what this new reality requires for both policy and practice to improve the resilience of our infrastructure, our businesses, our homes, and our community. Tweet questions in advance to #droughtfirefloodSB, leave them at CEC's Booth at the #SBEarthDay Festival or enter questions in the Granada lobby when doors open at 6 p.m.
Presented by the UCSB Bren School, the Community Environmental Council (CEC), the Santa Barbara Foundation, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and generously hosted by the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts. Learn more.