Dear Friends of the Environment and Peace:
In an effort to raise funds for our Silk Road to Peace project, you are invited to 3 events this Saturday:
1) ecoTours of the Alberta Sustainable Home/Office, with Jorg & Helen Ostrowski
2) Garage Sale (see items for sale and suggested donation), and
3) ecoEvening with Dr. David Swann, MLA
on a donation basis. Details below.

(RSVP) 2 Calgary ecoEvents,

Saturday April 26: in honour of EarthDay (see poster)

• (RSVP) special ecoHouse BearthDay Tours:

• 20 years later, 140,000 visitors, 130 articles, several awards

• SUSTAINABILITY=green building+conserver lifestyle+responsible transit+food security+community, in a bioSphere

a) (RSVP) Open House/Garage Sale: 1:00-4:00 PM: by donation, • proceeds go to the Silk Road to Peace project


reflections on past & future through the present, sustainable features, appropriate technologies, green products,

• low/no maintenance, things that do/do not work, pros & cons, alternative views, future directions/plans

1) plans of completed projects in various provinces, large & small

2) current work on display (binders) & books relevant to or on the Silk Road to Peace project

2) ecoProducts: healthy, natural or green products & some literature

3) ecoTour of ecoHouse (as group gathers)

4) Garage Sale: large & small drafting tables, TV, wood for handicrafts, ink jet printer, fax machine, lawn mower, surplus items

BearthDay presents: no alcohol or food, useful (reusable items only, i.e. ceramic flower pots, seedlings or herbs)

links for photos, updates & details:

1) Silk Road Blog:

2) Jörg Ostrowski's FaceBook

 • (RSVP) special ecoEvening BearthDay Party:

b)  (RSVP) ecoEvening: 5:30-9:30 PM with guest of honour Dr. David Swann, former client & MLA:

ProgramPlease bring slippers & sweater, dish & plate, cup & cutlery.

1) 5:30-6:00 PM: networking

2) 6:00-7:00 PM: pot luck vegetarian supper

3) 7:00-8:00 PM: Dr. David Swann, former client, MLA (see below for topic):

4) 8:00-8:30 PM: Q&A session, other announcements

5) 8:30-9:00 PM: wrap up and action plan

6) 9:00-9:30 PM: clearing out & cleaning up

Topic: Public Action for Climate Change:

"citizen action for better public policy and focus on what we can do in relation to climate change on both mitigation and adaptation policy which is woefully inadequate and misguided"

links for photos, updates & details:

1) Silk Road Blog:

2) Jörg Ostrowski's FaceBook