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Events for week of September 22, 2013

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  1. Week of September 22, 2013 to September 28, 2013

    1. Tuesday, September 24, 2013

      1. 10:00 amGreat Stuff Exchange
        Student Center East - West Concourse
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmPedal Powered: Bike Sharing & Safety in the City
        412 South Peoria Suite 400, 4th Floor
    2. Wednesday, September 25, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmGuy McPherson is professor emeritus of natural resources and the environment at the University of Arizona, where he taught and conducted research for twenty award-winning years. His scholarly work, which has for many years focused on conservation of biological diversity, has produced 10 books and more than 100 articles. He lives in an off-grid, straw-bale house where he puts into practice his lifelong interest in sustainable living via organic gardening, raising small animals for eggs and milk, and working with members of his rural community. McPherson developed a comprehensive set of durable living arrangements in response to the ongoing collapse of the industrial economy and global climate change. He shares property in a rural area developed specifically to provide abundant supplies of food and water as well as maintaining comfortable body temperature in the absence of fossil fuels.
        The Twin Side of the Fossil Fuel Coin
        Student Center East 750 S Halsted Street, White Oaks Room A and B
    3. Thursday, September 26, 2013

      1. 9:00 am   ; Friday begins at 5:30pmThinkBike Workshop: Dutch Take on Chicago’s Streets
        Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Room 300 Theater) (Thursday) & Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. (5th Floor Millennium Park Room) (Friday)
      2. 10:00 am - 2:00 pmCampus Electronics Recycling Collection Program - East Side
        800 S. Halsted - Lawn South of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum
    4. Friday, September 27, 2013

      1. 9:00 am   ; Friday begins at 5:30pmThinkBike Workshop: Dutch Take on Chicago’s Streets
        Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Room 300 Theater) (Thursday) & Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. (5th Floor Millennium Park Room) (Friday)
      2. 12:00 pmDaniel Block Professor of Geography at Chicago State University and Director of the Fred Blum Neighborhood Assistance Center
        Food Deserts: Do they exist and should we care?
        Room 110 CUPPA Hall 412 S. Peoria St. Chicago, IL
    5. Saturday, September 28, 2013

      1. All DayChicago Wilderness Corporate Council Presents Day of Service
        Various Locations
      2. 12:00 pmGreen Living & Learning Tour 2013
        Oak Park and River Forest