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Open Neighborhoods's Blog – April 2011 Archive (5)

This Saturday: Giant Eco Festival, Block Parties Throughout Mar Vista

Mar Vista's "insanely popular" Green Garden Showcase this Saturday will present drought resistant landscaping, edible gardens, composting techniques, water capture and even chickens! More than 80 homes will be open to the public.

Twenty…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 28, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Plug Into Your Park - Electronics Recycling this Saturday at Mar Vista Park

Recycle your old electronics this Saturday and help support our City parks.



Free Electronic Recycling Drop-Off!

Recycle your old electronic equipment at the park!



Saturday, April 30, 2011 8a.m. to 2p.m.



Mar Vista Recreation Center

11430 Woodbine Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90066

(Drop-off at Southeast Palms parking lot)

Proceeds Benefit Your City… Continue

Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 28, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Full Slate of Candidates to Participate in April 27 Forum, Vie to Replace Jane Harman

The Mar Vista Community Council and Venice Community Council are co-presenting a candidate forum for the upcoming 36th Congressional District Special Election.  The event will take place at 6:30pm this Wednesday, April 27 at Westminster Elementary School, located at 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd (enter from Westminster).

The forum will feature the candidates certified by the County Registrar to run in the Special Election on May 17th. Moderating the… Continue

Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 26, 2011 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Mar Vista Program Inspires Silver Lake Clean Energy Conference

Mar Vista Patch reports on an Earth Day Conference in Silver Lake inspired by Mar Vista's goal of 100% clean electricity by 2018.

In 2009 Mar Vista became the first neighborhood in Los Angeles to adopt a local version of the RepowerAmerican.org goal of 100% clean electricity nationwide by 2018.  Since then the Venice Neighborhood Council has adopted…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 26, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Exchange a Bag Launch at the Mar Vista Farmers Market

Sunday is the launch of "Exchange a Bag"at the Mar Vista Farmers Market -- and the beginning of an effort for the Farmers Market to be entirely plastic bag free by September 1.

In partnership with the Mar Vista Green Committee, the Mar Vista Farmers Market will kick off this community initiative by giving away 500 free reusable bags available under the Green Tent this Sunday, April 17th.

The Mar Vista Community…

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Added by Open Neighborhoods on April 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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