Aug 17: Green Drinks at the Green House

Action housing

This month's Green Drinks will be a summer potluck picnic at the Pittsburgh Green House in East Liberty. Bring your picnic basket, snacks, and drinks to share;  plates, flatware, and glasses will be provided.

The Pittsburgh Green House, a project of ACTION-Housing, Inc., is a contractor and resident training and resource center for sustainable home renovations. Located adjacent to the East Liberty Home Depot, the PGH staff and partner organizations teach hands-on weatherization and green renovation classes. The space is also available for green events. Phipps Conservatory has partnered with ACTION-Housing to provide a sustainable garden, indoor clean air plants and gardening classes.

5:30-8:30 p.m. at 308 N Sheridan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  The Pittsburgh Green House is open to the public 4-7 PM on Wednesdays and by appointment. For more information on upcoming events, visit .

Pittsburgh Green Drinks

Green Drinks Calendar for the remainder of 2012:

*  September 21st, Hosts, Green Building Alliance and Rotary Korea Team
*  October 19th Elements 
*  November 16th, Scott and Eva Kerschbaumer, EsSpa Kozmetica
*  December 21st, Someplace Special

What is Green Drinks? Every month, people who work in the environmental field or have an interest in a greener planet meet up for drinks all around the world at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. We have a lively mixture of people from NGO's, academia, government and business. Come along and you'll be made welcome. Just say,"are you Green?' and we will look after you and introduce you to whoever is there. It's a great way of catching up with people you know and also for making some new contacts. Everyone invites someone else along, so there is always a different crowd, making Green Drinks an organic, self-organizing network.

These events are simple and unstructured.  Make friends, develop new ideas, do deals and forge a new organic future. It's a force for the good and we' like to help it spreading to other cities.  Green Drinks meets on the third Friday of the month.  Put it on your calendar and count on it: Green Drinks is happening every month.

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 Pittsburgh Green Drinks Data Sheet
WHAT: The world-famous Green Drinks
WHEN: Third Friday of the month, 5:00-9:00 pm
STATUS: Informal, self-organizing network
GLOBAL: Now active in 812 cities worldwide. Every month globally since 1989, locally since 2005. 
Average attendance: 90
WHERE: Rotating venues in Pittsburgh
HOW: Walk, cycle, bus, boat, taxi or drive
WHO: Anyone working on environmental issues 
or who wants to!
WHY: Fun, contacts, alcohol (or not), info, gossip, inspiration, business and pleasure
NEW: Just go up to someone and say "are you green?", and you'll be made welcome.

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